Wednesday, April 17, 2019

PhD Research Fellowship in Development - World Bank Scholarships Program (Deadline: May 2, 2019)

World Bank
PhD Research Fellowships
Deadline: 2 May 2019 (annual)
Study in:  any Country
Research starts Sept-Dec 2019
Brief description:
The World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program awards fellowships for developing country PhD candidates to conduct innovative, development-related, doctoral research under the supervision of a research advisor at a host institution abroad through a residency period of 6 to 10 months.
Host Institution(s):
Your fellowship can take place at any university or research institution in a World Bank member country other than your country of citizenship and, if applicable, other than a developing country in which you currently reside.
Level/Fields of Research:
Doctoral research in development-related topics
Number of Awards:
Not specified
Target group:
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

RSMFP provides up to $25,000 (U.S.) for developing country nationals to travel abroad to conduct development-related PhD research under the supervision of a host advisor at a university, research or development institution in a World Bank member country. Scholarship covers a 6 to 10 month period.
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Master's degree in Global Affairs - Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University (Deadline: September 26, 2019)

Tsinghua University
Masters Degree 
Deadline: 26 Sept 2019 (annual)
Study in:  China
Course starts Summer 2020
Brief description:
Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Host Institution(s):
Tsinghua University in Beijing, China
Level/Fields of study:
Master’s Degree Programme in Global Affairs  with concentrations on one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies
Number of Awards:

Up to 200 students – about 45% of the first class will come from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world.
Target group:
All nationalities

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1.0 Introduction
The General public is hereby informed that the British University in Egypt – BUE has announced Undergraduate degree scholarships for applicants from the United Republic of Tanzania for the academic year 2019/20120.
2.0 Scholarship coverage
This scholarship will cover cost of flights (go and return) to EgyptAccommodation in the University dormitoriesTuition fee, Books and Education materials, Medical care and stipend.
3.0 Qualification for Bachelor Scholarship.
General Requirements for the Academic year 2019/2020:
  • Applicants must have completed Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination  either 2017 or 2018;
  • Applicants must have a valid IELTS exam with minimum score 6.0 (Not taken before January, 2018;

  • Applicants must have passed with division I or II in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination.
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MSc and PhD Programs in 2019/2020 - Africa Center of Excellence for Water Management at Addis Ababa University (Deadline: May 31, 2019)

Call for Application
MSc and PhD Programs in 2019/2020
Africa Center of Excellence for Water Management
Addis Ababa University

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PhD in microbial ecology - University Bourgogne Franche-Comté, FRANCE (Deadline: JUNE 1st, 2019)

PhD in microbial ecology

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté - Department of Biology
Dijon, France

Job description
A 3-year PhD position is available for a highly motivated student with interest in microbial ecology and biotic interactions in the group of Laurent Philippot in Dijon, France.

The goal of the project is to unravel biotic interactions within complex microbial communities for understanding and predicting microbial community assembly and functioning in terrestrial ecosystems. For this, the successful candidate will conduct controlled experiments and apply a combination of molecular, bioinformatic and functional analyses to explore the assembly of soil microbial communities.

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student, who has a thorough understanding of microbial ecology and a strong interest in biotic interactions. Applicants should hold an MSc degree in microbiology and should have a practical background in molecular techniques. Experience in community analyses is desired. Additional bioinformatics skills such as working knowledge of R and scripting languages, as well as a solid knowledge of statistical data analysis would be of additional advantage.
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Phd-Studentship "African history" (University of Gent) - Deadline: April 30, 2019

Gent University
01.10.2019 - 30.09.2023

Applications are invited for a four-year, fully-funded PhD studentship in African history at Gent University, Belgium. The holder will be affiliated with the History Department and be part of a research group on the aftermath of slavery in East Africa, funded by the European Research Council. The topic of this PhD project is the apparent disappearance of former slaves from the Central Tanzanian region of Tabora in the early twentieth century, and the afterlives of slavery in social memory. Principal investigator on the project is Felicitas Becker (see There is no obligation to teach, but contributions to teaching can be arranged. The stipend amounts to ca. 2000 EUR per month, tax-free. The default start date is October 1, 2019, but there is some flexibility.
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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Tanzanians (Deadline: JUNE 30, 2019)

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
For Mid-Career Professional Study In The United States
*** Application cycle 2020 – 2021 ***
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking qualified candidates for the Hubert H. Humphrey program. Online applications are now available starting April 16, 2019. Deadline for submitting applications will be no later than June 30, 2019. Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for mid-July, 2019.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished mid-level professionals to the United States for a year of academic and professional work. In Tanzania, fellows are nominated by the Office Of Public Affairs of the American Embassy based on demonstrated potential for leadership and commitment to public service. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) from provide primary funding for the Humphrey program within its congressional appropriation for exchanges. The Humphrey program is a non-degree program. Applicants should not assume that they could become degree candidates after they arrive in the U.S. Anyone seeking a degree program should look at the Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program, among others.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019


NYU School of Medicine is proud to award all students enrolled in our MD degree program full-tuition scholarships as part of our tuition-free initiative, so that any student can pursue the dream of becoming a physician without the burden of overwhelming student debt. We award full-tuition scholarships to all current students and future matriculated students, regardless of merit or financial need, that cover the majority of the cost of attendance, provided each student maintains satisfactory academic progress in accordance with NYU School of Medicine’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

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Doctoral Research Fellow in International Community Health: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis against HIV in Tanzania at the University of Oslo in Norway (Deadline April 21, 2019)

Qualification requirements
  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., medicine, public health, anthropology, sociology or epidemiology).
  • Fluent oral and written English language skills.
  • Education or experience from the health sector, with the HIV epidemic, and/or with populations with particular HIV-related vulnerabilities, will be considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Swahili will be considered an advantage.
We offer
  • Salary: NOK 449.400 – 505.800 per annum depending on qualifications in position as PhD candidate 1017 plus funds for research stays abroad, conference participation, research dissemination, and equipment.
  • An academically stimulating work environment including the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary and multinational environment.
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities.
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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Opportunity for teaching KISWAHILI in universities in USA - Fulbright FLTA Program for TANZANIANS (Deadline MAY 17, 2019)

Eligibility Criteria
  • Be an English Teacher
  • Be between 21-30 years old
  • Earn a Bachelor’s degree by June 2020
  • Have excellent English communication skills
  • Speak fluent Kiswahili
  • Have excellent academic track record
  • Be able to discuss and showcase Tanzanian culture
  • Be willing to travel without your family for one academic year
  • Be willing to teach Kiswahili at U.S. institutions
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team
If you meet the minimum criteria above, you can proceed to the application.
Please note that there is usually an information session for this program.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

PhD in Sustainability Science (2019) at the Institute for the Advanced Studies for Sustainability (United Nations University) Application deadline: 19 April 2019

Online Application form

The award of the scholarship below is based on application selection results. Only applicants that are accepted for enrolment in the UNU-IAS PhD in Sustainability Science programme can be considered as candidates for the scholarship. There is no separate application form for the scholarship as it is a part of the online application for admission. Interested applicants must provide necessary information and documents for the scholarship together with the required documents for admission to the PhD degree programme.

Scholarships provided through the Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU)


The JFUNU scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 120,000 JPY* for living expenses for a maximum of 36 months. However, travel costs to and from Japan, visa handling fees, and health/accident insurance costs must be covered by the student. The tuition fees are fully waived for the scholarship recipients.
*The amount of monthly allowance has been changed to 120,000 JPY effective 2017.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicants must be from developing countries* who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
  2. Applicants who are currently living in Japan under a working visa are NOT eligible for the scholarship.
  3. Applicants who want to pursue a second PhD degree at UNU-IAS are not eligible for the scholarship.
*Developing countries included in the latest OECD DAC list.
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OFID Scholarship Award for International Students for MASTER'S DEGREE IN ANY COUNTRY OF YOUR CHOICE (April 14, 2019)

OFID Scholarship 2019/20

The OFID Scholarship Award supports outstanding young individuals from developing countries so that they are able to pursue graduate studies in a development-related field. The program, which is currently in its thirteenth year of operation, has to date helped over 50 young people complete their education. Last year, OFID received close to 9,000 applications. The Scholarship portal is now open to receive applications.  Please refer to the link below for application guidelines.  Candidates are strongly encouraged to read the scholarship FAQs before applying.  The deadline for submission is April 14, 2019. 


  • Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
  • Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.
  • Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2019, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master's Degree.
  • Must be a national of a developing country—please refer to the list of eligible countries. Please note that nationals of OFID Member Countries (Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia,  Iran, Iraq, Kuwait,  Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela) are ineligible to apply. 
  • Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.
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Reporting Grants For Women’s Stories

The IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, is a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants support reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide.
Through programs, fellowships, and grants the IWMF empowers women journalists with the training, support, and network to become leaders in the news industry. The IWMF recognizes that promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media is critical to transparency and that women journalists remain underrepresented in both media organizations and bylines across the world. Consequently, stories about women and the issues that affect their lives remain severely underreported. The IWMF’s Reporting Grants on Women’s Stories initiative empowers journalists to access untold stories through new means of funding that emphasizes gender balanced reporting.
The Secular Society’s support for gender equity through independent reporting grants highlights the need to provide women journalists with more robust funding opportunities to pursue journalism in the public interest. The Secular Society believes that all governmental activities and those of religious organizations should be separate; they also hold that all religious beliefs are equally valid and their expression must be treated with tolerance and respect. Journalism funded by the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories will contribute to the larger conversation about secularism’s role globally and focus on the challenges faced by women in a non-secular world.

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2019-2020 Women PeaceMakers Fellowship (Deadline to apply is April 22, 2019) - Joan B Kroc Institute for Peace and and Justice at the University of San Diego (California, USA)

Women PeaceMakers Applicants

Women PeaceMakers Program

The Women PeaceMakers Program offers a unique opportunity for women building peace to engage in a cycle of learning, practice, and reflection through participation in a 12-month Fellowship. The internationally-renowned Women PeaceMakers Program is honoring 17 years of documenting the diverse roles women play in peacebuilding. Knowing the power of women’s full participation in peace and security decision-making to building more durable peace, the Women PeaceMakers Fellowship aims to build stronger, more effective collaborations between women peacebuilders from conflict-affected communities and their international partners.

2019-2020 Area of Focus and Selection Criteria: 

Strengthening Funding Partnerships Between Local Women Peacebuilders and International Funders


Four Women PeaceMakers and four individuals, who represent international non-governmental organizations, will be selected as a cohort to build mutual learning and stronger partnerships between women peacebuilders and international organizations who are working to end cycles of violence.

During the 12-month Fellowship, the program will focus on Pillar II of the Kroc IPJ’s Peace Partnership Compact: Equitable Funding Partnerships, to strengthen and build more effective partnerships between local and global peacebuilders.

Peace Researcher

For 2019, the focus of the Program is on strengthening Funding Partnerships Between Local Women Peacebuilders and International Funders
Applicants for the Women PeaceMakers 2019/2020 Fellowship must have the following qualifications:
  1. Have worked for 5-10+ years as a peacebuilder and have worked directly in their local peacebuilding contexts;
  2. Demonstrates peacebuilding/peacemaking skills and attitudes;
  3. Be in a position to participate in all activities during the 12-month fellowship and apply what is learned at the conclusion of the residency program;
  4. Has worked directly with an international or national funder;
  5. Demonstrate local credibility and a strong social network within her country/community of practice;
  6. Speak sufficient English to relate personal experiences;
  7. This year we are looking to bring on an American (from the United States) Women PeaceMaker - such applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Become EBM SCHOLARS Volunteer - Opportunity to Serve

Become EBM SCHOLARS Volunteer

Are you interested to help people reach their dreams through jobs and education opportunities around the world? EBM SCHOLARS, the international foundation with headquarters in Missouri, United States is looking for volunteers to serve others.

EBM SCHOLARS has been in operations since 2007 – focusing on looking the following issues
  •  Searching for scholarship opportunities and sharing to thousands of people online
  • Coaching prospective students on how to prepare winning scholarship applications
  • Advise international students on immigration regulations and being on status
  • Guiding job seekers on how to prepare themselves (building their resume and win interviews)
  • Mentor new authors on how to write their books and self-publish them
  • Coach people with weight loss and health lifestyle
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Center Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for International Students in USA, 2019-20

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is calling applications from Postdoctoral scholars from around the world to apply for its 2019-2020 Center Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.
Founded in 2014, the Center for Advanced Genocide Research is the academic arm of the USC Shoah Foundation. The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is dedicated to advancing new areas of interdisciplinary research on the Holocaust and other genocides, focusing on the origins of genocide and how to intervene in the cycle that leads to mass violence. The Center organizes annual international workshops and conferences, hosts a speaker series on genocide and mass violence, and offers a competitive international research fellowship program.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
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Rotary Foundation Graduate Scholarship Programme for Study in USA, 2019-2020 (Deadline MARCH 31, 2019)

Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the Rotary Graduate Scholarship programme. This scholarship is for students from outside the UK (a citizen of a low to middle-income country), who are planning to take up a place on a graduate course within District 1090.
The Rotary Scholarship programme is one of the largest privately funded scholarship programmes in the world. In 2017 Rotary International celebrated 70 years of the scholarship programme.
The Rotary Foundation is a non-profit corporation that supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Course Level: The scholarship is open for the graduate degree program
  • Study Subject: The scholarship will be awarded either in the area of Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution or Economic and Community
  • Scholarship Award: The applicants have an opportunity to win USD 30,000
  • Nationality: Low or middle-income countries are eligible to apply
  • Number of Scholarships: There is only one scholarship available
  • Scholarship can be taken in the USA
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Cambridge University PhD Scholarship in Philosophy (Deadline end of MARCH 2021 to start PhD August 2021)


The Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy is offered at the Faculty of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s leading institutions for teaching and research.
Scholarships will be awarded only to candidates taking a PhD degree in philosophy at Cambridge University and recipients become members of Pembroke College, the third oldest and one of the most highly regarded colleges.
The Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship is granted once every three years to an applicant in philosophy.
The Scholarship offers the following:
 Tuition fees for the three-year course
 Accommodation and living expenses at Pembroke College
 Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.
The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing Autumn 2021.
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Harvard University MBA Scholarship, USA (Deadline MAY 31, 2019)

Harvard University MBA Scholarship


The Harvard MBA is one of the world's leading business programmes, taught at one of the world's most prestigious Universities.
The Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship is granted once every two years for a two year course at Harvard Business School.
The Scholarship offers the following:
 Financial aid amounting to US$95,000 (US$47,500 per year) towards tuition fees
 Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.
The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing Autumn 2019.
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FAO Regional Office – Hungarian Government Master Scholarship (Deadline FEBRUARY 28, 2019)

Hungarian Government Scholarship

Deadline: 28 February 2019
Open to: residents (who must be nationals) of the countries mentioned below
Benefits: application and tuition fees, dormitory accommodation; subsistence costs and health insurance

Description of the programmes and application procedures
The following Master of Science degree courses are being offered in English for the 2019-20 Academic Year:
  • MSc in Plant Protection (University of Pannonia)
  • MSc in Rural Development and Agribusiness (Szent István University)
  • MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology (Szent István University)
The following universities and faculties are participating:
  • University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences 
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Courses will be offered provided the minimum number of students is reached.
The scholarship will cover:
  • application and tuition fees throughout the study period with basic books and notes; 
  • dormitory accommodation; 
  • subsistence costs;
  • health insurance.
All of the above mentioned costs are financed by the Hungarian Government, according to the Agreement between FAO and Hungary in 2007.
The scholarship covers student costs only; family members are not supported within the frame of this programme.
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Chinese Government’s MOFCOM Scholarship 2019 for International Students for MASTERS and PhD (Deadline APRIL 30, 2019)


MOFCOM Scholarship is set up by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China to further strengthen the communication and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to develop talents for developing countries. Starting from 2019, MOFCOM Scholarship mainly sponsors the young and the middle-aged talents from recipient countries to pursue their postgraduate degree education in China and entrusts China Scholarship Council to administer the Scholarship.
MOFCOM Scholarship supports the Master’s program for 2-3 years or Ph.D. program for 3-4 years. Scholarship winners must register for English-taught program if such a program is available. When only Chinese-taught program is available, students should take Chinese language training courses for one to two years before moving on to their degree study.

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