Friday, May 17, 2019

ADB JAPAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2019


Deadline: 19 July 2019
Open to: all graduates from ADB member countries who are under 35 (the age limit is 45 years for some programmes)
Benefits: tuition fee, travel costs, basic living costs and health insurance or a grant for scholars engaged in research

Description

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB – JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Japanese government. The aim is to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Upon completion of their study programmes, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.
University of Auckland programmes covered by this scholarship scheme are limited to the following:
  • Master of Public Health;
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science);
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies);
  • Master of International Business;
  • Masters programmes in Engineering.

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UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups (Deadline: ONGOING)


UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Tech Start-ups


APPLY NOW

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make $50-90K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit  technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity.
If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open source prototype (or you are willing to make it open-source) showing promising results, the UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you.

Who we’re looking for?


AN OPEN CALL TO JOIN THIS YEAR’S AI/ML/DATA SCIENCE COHORT
Data Science +  Artificial IntelligenceWe are currently looking to invest in companies that are using data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence or similar technologies to build solutions. Click here to read more about the kind of AI/ML/DS startups we are looking for. 

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JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs (Deadline: June 1, 2019)

Deadline: 1 June 2019
Open to: young leaders working towards any of the Sustainable Development Goals
Benefits: up to 5,000 USD in funding from the Global Youth Empowerment Fund

Description

Are you a young leader working towards the SDGs? Apply for the JCI/SDSN Programme 2019 for Young Leaders and Innovators for the SDGs. JCI and SDSN Youth launch this joint program to empower the next generation of SDG innovators.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth (SDSN Youth) are partnering to offer young leaders the global recognition, tools, training, and resources needed to scale their SDG-focused projects. The 50 selected solutions will be officially announced in September 2019 during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York City.

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MY KEYNOTE SPEECH TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019 FROM AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES


Dear Graduating Class of 2019 from African universities,

I would like to start my speech with the quotation, I made a couple of years ago. I believe it is appropriate in my today’s speech.

“You don’t need to be Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey to inspire people. You’re inspirational to others in so many ways because you’re God’s masterpiece” Ernest B. Makulilo

I would like to primarily congratulate you for spending over 18 years in academic life. That takes dedication, commitment and hardworking. I can also say that it is the highest degree level of sacrifice you have made to constantly spend half of your entire life in classrooms. Bravo for that.

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Pan African University - Scholarships for Master's and PhD studies (Deadline: June 27, 2019)

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.
Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the African Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes at any of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

To see the list of the institutes and programs please check the page “Institutes & programs”

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Department of State-Embassy of the United States, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2019 (Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019)

The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Affairs Section’s Annual Program Statement (APS), which outlines our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please read carefully the instructions below before applying.
Public DiplomacyProgram Office: Public Diplomacy (PD)
Announcement/Award Type: Grant, Individual Grant, Property Grant and Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-DAR-2019
Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement for Public Diplomacy
Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2019 (12:00 pm. GMT)
Individual award amount: The award floor is $1,000 and the ceiling is $25,000
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Monday, May 13, 2019

Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women in Agribusiness for Tanzanians, Kenyans and Ugandans (Deadline: May 24, 2019)

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LEARNING THROUGH EXCHANGE:

East African entrepreneurs, MSU, and external partners connect via the U.S. Department of State funded Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Young Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators


The Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian, and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their counterparts in Michigan for knowledge exchange and capacity building. The program strengthens visiting fellows’ skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment.

Apply to Program

We are recruiting young Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan professionals from diverse backgrounds in private, public, non-governmental, and education sectors who are either women agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector. View the detailed program information.

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World Health Organization (WHO) internships for people with Bachelors Degrees

WHO internships - (1900142)  
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Intern
Contract duration: Mininum 6 weeks - Maximum 24 weeks
: 

Job Posting

: Jan 11, 2019, 7:56:17 AM

Closing Date

: Jun 30, 2019, 4:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: Multiple locations

Organization

: World Health Organization and Other Entities

Schedule

: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.
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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

PhD Program in Anthropology at Boston University in USA

PhD Program in Anthropology

(for students entering in 2018 and later)

The PhD program in anthropology is designed to provide a broad background in the field with a primary emphasis on sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, or anthropological archaeology. The degree prepares students for careers in academia, consulting, or other applied professions in the discipline. Major foci of research and instruction in sociocultural anthropology include religion, law and politics, ethnicity, gender, history and anthropology, problems of social change and economic development, culture and the environment, cognition and culture, and medical/psychological anthropology; the faculty has greatest strengths in the study of the Islamic world, East and Southeast Asia, and Africa. Major foci in biological anthropology feature the study of living and fossil human and non-human primates, including their evolutionary morphology, behavior, genomics, and sensory adaptations.  Major foci in anthropological archaeology include human-environment interactions, urbanism, households, and material culture viewed in deep historical perspective; primary regions of study include Mesoamerica, North America, and the Mediterranean.

Funding

Each year, The Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers incoming PhD. students Dean’s Fellowships, which include full tuition, a living stipend, and health insurance for five years.  Review the Graduate Admissions Prospective Students webpage for more information on student financial aid.
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Fully-Funded Rotary Peace Fellowships 2020-2021 for Master's Degree (Deadline: May 31)

Peace Fellowship Application

Each year, Rotary funds some of the world's most dedicated and brightest leaders to study at Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become catalysts for peace and development. Many go on to careers with governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and the World Bank.
Applications for the 2020-21 Rotary Peace Fellowship program are now being accepted. The due date for candidates to submit applications to their district is 31 May. Districts must submit endorsed applications to The Rotary Foundation by 1 July.  district endorsement instructions.
"The world is in great need of more peace fellows who can work hand in hand with governments and communities to counterbalance the outbreak of war and conflict." – Abu Sufian Taj Elassfia, 2011-13 Rotary Peace Fellow 
Brief description:
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships to pursue a Professional Development Certificate Program or Masters Degree Program related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention at one of the participating peace centers around the world (USA, Japan, UK, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)
Host Institution(s):
•  , England
•  , Australia
•  , Sweden
•  , Thailand (certificate program)

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DAAD Scholarship: Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance 2020 in Germany (Deadline: July 31)


DAADMasters Degree
Deadline: 31 July 2019 (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts Sept/Oct 2020


Brief description:
The DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme offers very good graduates from developing countries the chance to obtain a Master’s degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country at German institutions of higher education.
Participating Programmes in Host Institutions:
The scholarships are awarded for selected Master courses at German institutions of higher education listed below:
•  Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
•  University of Duisburg-Essen: MA Development and Governance
•  Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
•  Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
•  Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
•  University of Osnabrück: Master of  Democratic Governance and Civil Society
•  University of Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy
•  University of Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)
The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German and/or English.


  • Current Announcement
  • Application form
  • List of countries
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Information about the Master Courses
  • PPGG Programme Booklet



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    Goethe Goes Global - Master Scholarships in Germany


    Your profile

    • You are well versed in your academic discipline and particularly interested in research?
    • You hold or are on track for an excellent or above-average Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a university outside Germany?
    • You are looking for an interesting Master's programme and are considering a PhD in the long run?
    • You want a platform to exchange ideas with other international researchers about the topics you are passionate about?
    • You are seeking hands-on experience in research under the supervision of excellent professors in a renowned university with state-of-the art facilities?
    • You need a stepping stone to start a successful, international career and funding for your Master's programme?
    Then you should apply for Goethe Goes Global Master's scholarships!
    The Goethe Goes Global Master's Scholarship is generously funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt.

    What we offer

    Goethe University will provide you, as a scholarship holder, with:
    • A monthly stipend of 1,000 € for the standard period of study in a Master programme at Goethe-University (generally 2 years)
    • Excellent academic supervision by professors and academic staff who work in most cases in the university's most distinguished research units
    • The option to write your Master's thesis and other seminar papers or do an internship in their respective research unit
    • Support and orientation by an experienced Master's student buddy during your studies
    • Access to seminars focusing on professional skills at our Graduate Academy GRADE, normally open only to PhD students and postdocs
    • Innovative research environment and networks to fellow scholarship holders and other advanced researchers
    • Career support through Goethe University’s Research Support Office
    • Insight and involvement in the activities of multidisciplinary research groups at Goethe University
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    Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students for Masters and PhD studies

    Italian Government 
    Masters/PhD Degrees
    Deadline: 30 May 2019 (annual
    Study in: Italy
    Course starts AY 2019/2020




    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy* and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** for the academic year 2019-2020 in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).
    The grants are only available to attend academic courses in Italy.
    The list of eligible foreign countries can be found on the website Study in Italy:https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure.
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    Scholarship by Japanese Government for Tanzanians (Monbukagakusho: MEXT Scholarship Program)





    The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT; in Japanese "Monbukagakusho") of Japan offers Tanzanian students 2 types of scholarship to study at Japanese universities or colleges: Research students, and Japanese Studies Students.

    For scholarship in 2020, follow the instruction below for each scholarship and apply by FRIDAY 31st MAY 2019 either by post or by hand addressed to the CULTURAL SECTION of the Embassy of Japan. NO SUBMISSION REACHED THE EMBASSY AFTER 31st MAY 2019 WILL BE ACCEPTED




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    Free Online Courses - Distance Learning Courses at MIT/Harvard/UC Berkeley etc.



    Brief description:
    edX is a learning platform that gives students from any country the opportunity to take free online courses offered by premier Universities around the world.  Online learners can earn a certificate of completion after completing the course.
    Host Institution(s):
    There are about 60+ participating Universities which include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California Berkeley, McGill University, Australian National University, Wellesley University, Georgetown University, University of Toronto, TU Delft,  and The University of Texas System.
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    Monday, May 6, 2019

    GREEN CARD LOTTERY RESULTS FOR DV 2020 - CHECK YOUR STATUS


    GREEN CARD LOTTERY RESULTS will be out on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

    For those who applied for Green Card Lottery last year in October - November application, the results are out on May 7th, 2019 [at Noon (12:00pm) of Eastern Standard Time (which is New York time) which will likely be in the evening depending on your time zone, like 7:00pm in East Africa] You can check your results anytime, any day after being published.


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    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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    MINISTRY OF EDUCATION IN TANZANIA: BACHELOR'S SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TANZANIANS IN EGYPT (Deadline: June 30, 2019)

    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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