Friday, October 4, 2013


Welcome Our State Department Web site for the 2015 Diversity Visa program (DV-2015) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2015 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 1, 2013 to 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on November 2, 2013. The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service. After reading the instructions, scroll down and click on “Begin Entry” to enter the DV Lottery.
Visit the Official government website for details and application

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Friday, June 14, 2013


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Saturday, June 8, 2013

2014 Rotary Foundation Peace Fellowship

Deadline: 1 July 2013
Open to: candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in a related field; three years of relevant work experience and proficiency in a second language for the MA program and five years for the professional development certificate and proficiency in English.

Fellowship: tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation and internship/field study expenses

The Rotary Peace Centers of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is currently recruiting for applicants for the 2014 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities.

Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.

For eligibility and application process, CLICK HERE

PDF Information, CLICK HERE

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Scholarships for International Students at Bond University in Australia, 2013/14

Bond University offers international scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Australia. Applicants must currently be or have previously been in the top 5% of their high school or university class. These scholarships are available to international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability.

International scholarships will cover 25% to 50% of tuition fees of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree (excluding Bond University’s Medical Program, Master’s of Psychology, Doctor of Physiotherapy). Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for studying any one of the courses offered by Bond University in Australia. Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level at Bond University in Australia.

Scholarship Provider: Bond University,

Australia Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Available for international students only, for undergraduate or postgraduate study.
-Applicants must currently be or have previously been in the top 5% of their high school or university class.
-Students will be selected for scholarships based on outstanding academic ability. In addition, demonstrated strong leadership skills and extensive involvement in extracurricular activities will also be considered.
-Students whose first language is not English must refer to and meet Bond University’s standard. - English entry requirements for undergraduate applicants.
-English entry requirements for postgraduate applicants. Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The International Student Scholarships are a testament to Bond University’s commitment to quality and outstanding international students. These scholarships are available to international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability (academic merit based scholarships).

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Ted 2014 Fellowship Applications

We are looking for the next generation of innovators who have demonstrated remarkable accomplishment and outstanding potential to positively affect the world.
Who should apply
We are looking for an eclectic, heterogeneous group of young thinkers and doers from the fields of technology, entertainment, design, the sciences, engineering, humanities, the arts, economics, business, journalism, entrepreneurship and NGOs.
At TED, we can take risks on unconventional innovators. We value achievement over credentials -- making and doing over merely talking.
We are targeting applicants of ages 21-40 from five target regions: Africa, Asia/Pacific, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East. However, anyone over the age 18 from around the world is welcome to apply.
How to apply
To apply to become a TED Fellow, please complete the application form in its entirety. (Before beginning the application, please review our applications tips and our terms and conditions.)
In addition to basic details and contact information, the application asks applicants to answer essay questions and provide three references. Applications must be received complete and on time to be considered.
The application cycles for TED and TEDGlobal are different. Applicants apply to one conference.
The selection process
TED Fellows are selected by the program staff. Once a year, an international selection committee meets to select the TED Senior Fellows for the following year.
The selection committee is comprised of people who represent the breadth of interest and achievement that makes up the TED community. Committee members bring experiences from various fields and come from countries representing our target regions. Selections are made by the group as a whole, not by individuals.
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CFA: Fung Global Fellows Program, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Each year the Program selects six scholars from around the world to be in residence at Princeton for an academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme. Fellowships are awarded to scholars employed outside the United States who are expected to return to their positions, and who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and exhibit unusual intellectual promise but who are still early in their careers.
During the academic year 2014/15, the theme for the Fung Global Fellows Program will be "Global Diffusion." The Program seeks applications from scholars developing new, innovative ways to study global diffusion processes. The objects of diffusion could be specific modes of social categorization (such as "race" in census forms), principles of legitimation (such as democracy), government policies (such as minority quota systems, forms of conflict (such as revolutions), or cultural practices (such as Tango dancing or marrying "in white"). We especially encourage analytically oriented approaches that identify recurring patterns and mechanisms through rigorous comparison of multiple cases or quantitative analysis, with broad geographic (preferably trans-continental) coverage. Researchers working on all historical periods of the modern age, all regions of the world and of all disciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply.
Applications are due on November 1, 2013 (deadline 11:59 p.m. EST). To be eligible, applicants must have received their Ph.D. (or equivalent) no earlier than September 1, 2004. Fellowships will be awarded on the strength of a candidate's proposed research project, the relationship of the project to the Program's theme, the candidate's scholarly record, and the candidate's ability to contribute to the intellectual life of the Program. For more information on eligibility requirements and the application process itself, see the Program's website at
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Sunday, April 28, 2013

PhD scholarships available at the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

The Department of Chemistry at University of Copenhagen is offering 3- or 4-year PhD scholarships, to commence from 1st of June 2013 or later. 

Job description
Key tasks for PhD students at the Department of Chemistry are: 
  • Research: the research project should occupy most of the time
  • Teaching is an essential part of PhD training in the department (800 hours during 3 years)
  • Participation in PhD courses is required (30 ECTS)
  • Preparation and submission of articles and the PhD thesis
  • A stay at another research institution, possibly abroad
Key criteria for the assessment of candidates 
  • A master´s and/or honours bachelor (4 year) degree within chemistry (or with a strong component of chemistry)
  • Professional qualifications relevant to the PhD project
  • Relevant work experience, including teaching, dissemination and research
  • Teaching skills
  • Language skills (fluency in Danish or English)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Other professional activities
  • Time taken to obtain your degrees
For applicants applying with an honours (4-year) bachelor degree, the grades obtained during the bachelor program will be considered.

Qualifications required

The scholarships are open to Danish and international applicants. Normally, we expect applicants to have obtained an MSc degree in Chemistry but it is also possible to enroll in the 4+4 scheme either with an honours (4 year) bachelor or with a 3 year BSc degree and 1 MSc year already completed. This model requires an addition year of study, a midway qualification exam, and lower salary for the first two years.

An assessment committee that evaluates the applications will be appointed. Each applicant will be notified of the composition of the committee and will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns her/him. The main criterion for selection of the PhD candidates will be the research potential of the applicant. The final selection of successful candidates will be made by the Head of the Department, based on the recommendations made by the evaluation committee.

The successful candidate will then be requested to formally apply for enrolment as a PhD student at the PhD School, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen and to start their enrolment not later than December 1st 2013.

Terms of appointment and payment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC). The starting salary for candidates with an MSc degree will be a minimum of DKK 304.056 per year (April 2013 level) plus pension contribution and the possibility to negotiate wages.

The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Further information can be obtained via the email  or

Applications and deadline

Applicants are requested to submit their application in English. The application must be submitted electronically by clicking on "Apply online" below.
Deadline for application including all material is May 15, 2013 at 11:59pm. Applications received after the deadline or with insufficient documentation or otherwise not complying with the above requirements will not be considered.
Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the oldest university in Denmark. With 37,000 students and 9,000 employees, it is among the largest universities in Scandinavia and one of the highest ranking in Europe. The University consists of six faculties, which cover Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences and Theology.


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2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Asia-Pacific (APAC)

Title of Programme: 2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Asia-Pacific (APAC)
Host/Provider: The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google
Fields of Study: Computer Science, Software Engineering, and closely related technical fields
Level (Degree): Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Target Applicants: Students from Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India
Eligibility/Requirements: Applicants must:
-Be a female student enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at an university.
-Be enrolled at a University in any of the following countries: Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
-Be studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.
-Maintain an excellent academic record.
How to Apply: Application should be completed and all required documents should be submitted online. First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Applicant will be asked to submit electronic versions of the following: Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Answers to three short essay questions. The deadline for your references to complete the letter of recommendation is June 10, 2013.

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UNIPV (ITALY) International Scholarships for Developing Countries

University of Pavia
Masters Degree
Deadline: 10 May 2013
Study in: Italy
Course starts Sept 2013
Brief description:
The University of Pavia (UNIPV), in order to promote international cooperation with the Developing Countries, offers scholarships for selected Masters Studies at the University of Pavia or at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS) during the academic year 2013-2014.
Host Institution(s):
Field(s) of study:
Applicants may select only a course degree taught in English, selected among the following ones offered by the University of Pavia:
Target group:
The scholarships are targeted to students coming from a developing country classified as low-income economy or as a lower-middle-income economy by the World Bank (see
Scholarship value/inclusions:
6 scholarships of 8.000 Euros will be available.  Each scholarship will cover also the expenses for the Visa and for the travel to Italy and back (economy class).
• Only students born on/after the 1st January 1978 can participate.
• Must come from a Developing Country classified as low-income economy or as a lower-middle-income economy by the World Bank (see
Application instructions:
Interested candidates must submit the application form (available on the website of UNIPV) which has to include:
• a complete application form with all the requested personal and academic data, the exact name of the selected course degree and of the Faculty at the University of Pavia or at IUSS;
• a curriculum vitae (European format: available on this Web page);
• a programme of studies and/or research activities which the candidate intends to implement during his/her stay in Pavia;
• a recent letter of reference signed by a university professor;
• a recent health certificate attesting that the applicant is not suffering from physical or mental illnesses;
• a photocopy of a valid passport of the applicant.
Applications must arrive ONLY by e-mail (just one PDF file by email) by 12.00 pm of the 10 May 2013.  It is important to read the 2013-2014 Call for Applications and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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Netherlands Fellowship Program For Master Student from Developing Country, Netherlands

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) is a full scholarship for master, PhD and short courses in almost field of studies offered by Netherlands' institutions which is sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and  the Ministry’s development cooperation budget.  The The aim of the programme is to help reduce the shortage of skilled workers.  

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are designed to promote capacity building within organisations in 61 countries by providing training and education to mid-career staff. The NFP is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation.

The overall aim of the NFP is to help alleviate qualitative and quantitative shortages of skilled manpower within a wide range of governmental, private and non-governmental organisations. This is done by offering fellowships to mid-career professionals to improve the capacity of their employing organisations

To be eligible for an NFP fellowship you must:
  • be a mid-career professional with at least three years' relevant work experience;
  • be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the NFP country list valid at the time of application;
  • be nominated by your employer, who pledges to continue paying your salary and guarantees that you will be able to return to the same or an equivalent position at the end of your fellowship period;
  • have been unconditionally admitted by a Dutch institution to one of the Master’s degree programmes or Short courses on the 2012-2013 course list, or have agreed upon a PhD research proposal with the Dutch institution. This means that you must have met all the academic requirements set by the Dutch institution;
  • not already have received an NFP fellowship for a master’s degree programme or a PhD fellowship.
  • not already have received two NFP fellowships for a short course and you must not have already received a fellowship in the year preceding your application.
  • not be employed by:- a multinational corporation (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft);  - a large national and/or commercial organisation;  - a bilateral donor organisation (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid);   - a multilateral donor organisation, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB); - an international NGO (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care).
  • have completed and submitted an NFP PhD study, master’s degree programme or short course application, including all the required documentation, before the applicable fellowship application deadline;
  • be employed in an area to which the study will make a relevant contribution;
  • have a clear-cut, functional relationship with a relevant organisation and be in a position to introduce the newly acquired skills and knowledge into that organisation;
  • be full-time available for the entire period of the programme or course and be physically and mentally able to take part in the entire programme;
  • endorse the objective and the aim of the NFP and use your new knowledge and skills to support your employing organisation and your country. Nuffic urges you to return to your home country upon finishing the course or programme to meet the NFP aim in the most effective way.

Application Procedure
To be eligible for an NFP fellowship, candidates need to be admitted to the master’s degree programme or short course for which they would like an NFP fellowship or be admitted as a PhD student.
Obtain academic admission

You first apply for academic admission directly to the Dutch institution. Your admission must be unconditional in terms of your education and language proficiency. Admission may be granted only, subject to you finding suitable funding for the programme.

You are strongly advised to seek academic admission as early as possible to allow the institution to process your application in time. Check the deadlines for academic admission with  the Dutch institution directly for up-to-date information.

The academic admission process for a PhD study is an individual track. If you want to be admitted as a PhD student check the requirements and the deadlines with the Dutch institution.

If you have been admitted to more than one course or study programme in one fellowship per applicationdeadline you will have to choose one programme before you apply for a fellowship.

Your NFP application consists of:
  • a copy of a valid passport or other official identity document;
  • an employer’s statement;
  • a statement from the Government Authority (if applicable);
  • Statements of motivation
If you have obtained academic admission and prepared all the necessary documentation you can submit your NFP fellowship application in Scholarships Online (SOL), Nuffic’s online application tool. You can access SOL using the quick links on the right-hand side of this page. If you have very limited or no access to the internet it is possible to submit a paper application, which you must send directly to Nuffic by regular mail or by courier.

Submission Deadline
February and May Every Year

Download NFP guideline Here nfp-guidelines.pdf

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) at Australian Universities

Australian Gov’t/DIISR
MS/PhD Degree
Deadline: varies, July-Oct (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Course starts 2014
Brief description:
The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) program is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR).  The IPRS program was established to maintain and develop international research linkages and specifically aims to:
•  attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in Australian higher education providers; and
•  support Australia’s research effort.
The IPRS program enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.  The scholarships are available for a period of two years for a Masters by research degree or three years for a Doctorate by research degree.
Host Institution(s):
The list of Australian Universities that offers the IPRS is found at this link.
Field of study:
Any postgraduate research programme offered at participating Australian Universities.
Number of Awards:
Around 330 are awarded annually. The allocation of IPRS grants to participating universities is based on a formula that is reflective of their overall research performance.
Target group:
Scholarships are open to international students of all countries (except Australia and New Zealand).
Scholarship value/inclusions:
The scholarship covers tuition fees, living allowance, and health cover costs.
To be eligible for an IPRS, a student must:
(a) be an international student; and
(b) meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Ageing; and
(c) be commencing full-time enrolment for the first time in a HDR at an eligible scholarship provider in Australia; and
(d) be undertaking study in a subject area identified by the provider as one of its areas of research concentration; and
(e) not hold a research qualification regarded by the provider to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree or, if undertaking a Research Masters degree, not hold a research qualification regarded by the provider to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Masters degree; and
(f) not have held an Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship within the two years prior to commencing the IPRS; and
(g) not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution.
You must check with the Universities if they require specific eligibility requirements.
Application instructions:
Applications for a scholarship need to be made directly to a participating Universities/Higher Education Providers (HEPs) in Australia. HEPs are responsible for determining the selection process by which scholarships are allocated to applicants.
The deadline varies among universities but is around July-October each year. It is important to visit the website of the University where you intend to apply and the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Contact information:
All enquiries regarding IPRS awards need to be directed to the university at which the applicant wishes to conduct their postgraduate research.


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Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships, at UK Universities 2013-2014

Distance Learning Scholarships – information for candidates

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are being offered in 2013 for the following Master’s courses. Full details of these courses and the application process must be obtained from the relevant institution.


To be eligible for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship, candidates should:
  • be Commonwealth citizens of a developing Commonwealth country, refugees or British protected persons
  • be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country
  • normally hold a first degree of upper second-class standard, or higher qualification. In certain cases, we will consider a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience
The CSC may require candidates to undertake the academic IELTS English language test as a condition of eligibility. Candidates should check with the UK institution/provider whether this requirement applies to them. It is the candidate’s responsibility to note that an IELTS test will only be considered valid if taken after 1 September 2012 for those candidates wishing to start their studies from September 2013 onwards. Candidates will be asked to provide evidence that they have achieved a minimum overall score of 6.5 on the IELTS scale.

How to apply

Full details of the application process must be obtained from the relevant institution.
The CSC expects all candidates being considered for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship to have completed an application form using our Electronic Application System (EAS). Full help on how to apply using the EAS is provided in our guides, which should be read in full before making any attempt to use the EAS.
Full details of the application process must be obtained from the relevant institution. To apply for a Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship:
  1. You must complete an EAS application. Please note that it is not possible to submit an EAS application after the deadline that you will see when you open an application
  2. The UK university will then decide whether or not to nominate you to the CSC
  3. The CSC then selects which of the shortlisted nominated candidates to fund
You are advised to read the following step-by-step guide showing you how to use the EAS:
The application form has links to the Notes for Candidates to help you as well.

Go to the EAS

You can send feedback about the guides to

The deadline for applications is 23:59 GMT on 17 May 2013.

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*** Application cycle 2014 - 2015 currently open ***
Deadline for submission of online application and supporting documents June 1, 2013. Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for mid-July, 2013. 

The Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State. Teaching Assistants are vetted through the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The program aims to strengthen U.S. foreign language instruction and promote mutual understanding by establishing a foreign language native speaker expertise on U.S. campuses. The program enables the teaching assistants to complete their home country pre-service training by engaging in non-degree studies at accredited post-secondary U.S. educational institutions while teaching one or two language courses. Additionally they serve as resource persons in conversation groups, cultural representatives, attendants in language laboratories, coordinators of extracurricular activities or supervisors of clubs and language houses.Selected teaching assistants will enjoy Fulbright status in the United Status. They are expected to teach their language/culture for up to 20 hours per week while taking two courses per semester. All FLTA's receive room and board, a monthly stipend, and tuition waiver for the required coursework, in addition to Fulbright immigration services. The Fulbright grant is for one academic year and is non-renewable.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) on behalf of Department of State, USA, would like to place several language teaching assistants at universities and colleges in the US as part of a strategic language initiative.
Kiswahili is one of the targeted languages. 

These teaching assistants would be Fulbright Scholars and are expected to teach their language/culture for up to 20 hours per week while taking two courses per semester. The grant is for one academic year and is non-renewable. The program is designed to have native language and cultural informants who are close in age to undergraduate students in the USA. Normally, FLTAs would teach:
  • beginning level or conversation courses
  • work in a language lab
  • animate a language table
  • organize cultural activities or have similar duties
Each institution assigns duties that will best meet the needs of their school's unique circumstances. 

Fulbright will pay for travel, health insurance and monthly maintenance of the selected candidates. Institutions where the FLTAs are placed provide tuition scholarships for the required coursework. The selection process for Tanzania is facilitated through the American Embassy in Dar es Salaam. 

Applicants must be teachers of English or in training to become teachers of English, and at minimum must possess the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree by June 1, 2014 to allow time to submit an official transcript prior to the start of the Fulbright FLTA Program and who are willing to travel without their dependants for one academic year. 

This is an excellent opportunity for young teachers in Tanzania. To apply, please refer to the requirements listed here, and if you qualify, apply through online application process. Three reference letters should be filled out by teachers or other professionals you have worked with, and submitted directly to the address below. Signature page should be submitted together with relevant certificates and transcripts to:
Fulbright Program Coordinator, Fulbright FLTA program, 
Office of Public Affairs, 
American Embassy, 
686 Old Bagamoyo Rd. - Msasani, 
Box 9123, Dar es Salaam. 
Voice: 255 22 229 4813 
Fax:    255 22 229 4722
Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview. Also, only nominated candidates will be required to sit for the TOEFL exam and submit a medical report.

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Equity And Merit Scholarships For Ugandans At University Of Manchester, UK, 2013

Full-time campus-based masters – Uganda

We are offering scholarships for full-time campus-based postgraduate taught masters to applicants from Uganda starting in September 2013. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses. Eligibility

The scholarships are aimed at applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants must:
a) be a resident citizen of Uganda and have not previously studied abroad;
b) hold a first or upper second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
c) have a minimum of two years relevant work experience;
d) be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate his/her potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda;
e) have a clear idea how studying in the UK would benefit both his/her career and the development of Uganda.
f) have achieved a grade 6 or above in English Language at Ugandan Certificate of Education level; or, have a minimum IELTS result of 6.5, or a minimum TOEFL result of 88-89. Please note that some programmes may require a higher language qualification so please check the programme website for more details.

Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, Law and Education. Download the full list of courses (PDF document, 62 KB)

How to apply Applications for September 2013 are now open and the deadline is 30 April 2013. Download the application form (PDF document, 164 KB)

Please email with any enquiries.  


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The Transsolar Academy Fellowship 2013 - "Connect Ideas – Maximize Impact"

Transsolar Academy 


The symposium "Connect Ideas – Maximize Impact" taught us about the importance of the "majority world" and “education” on our path for higher impact.

Therefore, we are inviting 10 young graduates primarily from the "majority world" to connect us to parts of the world where we have had almost no impact in the past. Our goal is to gain knowledge and learn about the possibilities of climate engineering in parts of the world where we believe the greatest changes will take place in the near future. We hope to increase impact by connecting ideas through our TS Academy fellows returning home and applying their knowledge.

Program Overview 

The Transsolar Academy offers a one-year fellowship in climate engineering covering tuition, travel, room and board.

The program will provide lectures, tutorials and project work. The comprehensive and practical training combines theoretical background with hands-on experience realized in form of project work. Students will not only work with and learn from Transsolar staff mentors and our partners, but also learn from each other.

When and where? 

The Academy will begin in October 2013.
The Academy will take place in the Transsolar Office.

Are you eligible? 

Yes, if you are: 

a) A highly motivated young graduate

b) An agent committed to creating a sustainable future From the majority world, or have a strong connection to it Fluent in English Yes, if you have: At least an undergraduate degree, or the equivalent, by 31 Aug 2013

c) A record of accomplishment and ability to meet challenges

d) A highly developed curiosity about building livable environments

e) An eagerness to engage with our way of working

f) A strong interest in exploring the possibilities of climate engineering in the "majority world"

g)  A strong interest in applying your gained knowledge when returning home An ability to tackle complex problems and develop creative solutions

Yes, if you possess these qualities:

Determination to achieve your goals

Yes, if you are seeking the time and opportunity to: 

Undertake or complete a project or field of study concerning the "majority world"

Connect ideas and exchange knowledge

How to apply 

The application process is now open for the program starting in October 2013. Submission deadline is the 12th of May 2013.

Click here to download the application form

Please send the completed application form to: 

Please attach the following documents: 

a) Photocopy of your passport
b) Photocopy of your university degree, and transcript in English
c) Letters of recommendation

For more information about the Transsolar Academy applications process, please contact us at:


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