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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