Czech Republic Government Scholarships

Posted on August 24th, 2016 in Bachelor, Master, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Open to: Developing countries Scholarships: USD 500 per month

Description

Applications are invited for Czech Government Scholarships available for foreign nationals from developing countries to pursue Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree program at public universities in the Czech Republic. The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals. The scholarships are intended solely to promote the studies of adults who are foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. A limited number of scholarships are also offered to applicants from selected developing countries through UNESCO.

Eligibility Foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. Neither a citizen of the Czech Republic, nor a citizen of a member state of the European Union, nor any... Read More »

Fellowships for Young Scientist from Developing Countries

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 01 October, 2016 Open to: young scientists from developing countries, holding at least an MSc or equivalent degree Grants: covers international low-cost airfare plus a contribution towards subsistence amounting to a maximum of USD 300 per month.

Description

If you are from developing country and willing to conduct your research in the natural sciences at an institution in a developing country other then your own, then this is the opportunity for you to apply for a 3 to 12 month fellowship offered by the World Academy of Sciences.. Areas to consider include: Agriculture; Ecology; Forests; Biodiversity; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science; Water management

Eligibility In order to be eligible to apply you should: Hold at least an MSc or equivalent... Read More »

Scholarships for Journalism Courses

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 July 2016 Open to: midcareer journalists from several developing countries Fellowship: fellowships cover travel costs, accommodation and the course fee

Description

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are accepting applications for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC). NFP is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and run by the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC).

Eligibility

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.

Fellowship

An NFP or MSP scholarship will cover the full cost of your travel and visa (if required), accommodation and meals, insurance, and the course fee.

How to apply?

Registration deadlines for the individual courses vary. The individual applications are available... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Foundation Workshop “Reporting Taboos” for Journalists

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 April 2016 Open to: journalists working for domestic media in developing countries or countries in transition Venue: 11-15 July 2016, London, UK

Description

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is hosting the workshop “Reporting Taboo” from 11-15 July 2016 in London. The workshop will cover how to report on sensitive issues in an impartial way. Topics include story conception and planning; interviewing techniques; finding multiple sources to speak about sensitive issues; and more.

Participants will be asked to submit and develop story ideas which will be the focus of the programme. There will be an intensive workshop in London during which the participating journalists will develop and refine their story ideas and pitch them to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning editorial team.

Eligibility Journalists working for domestic media... Read More »

Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships in Switzerland

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Open to: all university graduates with a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree Scholarship: amounts to a maximum of 2/3 of the first-year gross salary for doctoral students (based on 100% salary), paid out every month

Description

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is offering Engineering for Development (E4D) doctoral scholarships for the year 2016. The goal of the Engineering for Development (E4D) programme is to promote the development of products or methods which are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. ETH Global is the staff unit for international relations at ETH Zurich. It fosters international partnerships in research and education and enhances the institution’s visibility abroad.

Eligibility All university graduates with a Master’s degree or... Read More »

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Open to: Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs Grant: the maximum amount requested from the IFCD for each project is USD 100,000

Description

UNESCO announces the International Fund for Cultural Diversity’s (IFCD) seventh call for applications from Parties, NGOs and INGOs that aim to foster the emergence of dynamic cultural sectors in developing countries.

The main objective of the IFCD is to invest in projects that lead to structural change through the introduction and elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct effect on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural expressions, including cultural goods, services and activities.

Since 2010, the IFCD... Read More »

UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships

Posted on March 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Open to: applicants from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean who hold the Bachelor’s or M.Sc. degrees Fellowship: monthly allowance of 1,350 PLN (1 USD = approximately 3.9 PLN)

Description

Applications are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships. Fellowships will be given to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering.

The fellowships are offered with a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland.

Since its creation UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one... Read More »

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarships for Developing Countries

Posted on January 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Open to: nationals of an ADB borrowing member countries pursuing postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields Scholarship: full tuition fees, monthly subsistence and housing allowance, allowance for books and instructional materials, medical insurance and travel expenses

Description

Government of Japan offers ADB-Japan scholarship program for students in 2016-2017 academic session. Scholarships will be awarded to undertake postgraduate studies. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.

Eligibility A national of an ADB borrowing member (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship); Gained... Read More »

FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries

Posted on December 30th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2016 Open to: PhD degree students registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme Scholarship: up to 4,000 EUR

Description

The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships to PhD students for applicants from low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy. This international organization is representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. As a fellow you will support society, environment and economy by providing innovative, reliable and best practice solutions.

Eligibility Be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying; In a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy (see HERE); Must have had a... Read More »

University of Groningen Talent Grant for Developing Countries

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Open to: students from developing countries applying for Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), PhD programme Grant: tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance

Description

University of Groningen through its Eric Bleumink fund offers talent grant for the students of developing countries. Grants are available for pursuing master programme, master (MSc/MA/LL.M.) and PhD programme at University of Groningen.

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria:

Academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors; Contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country; Perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen. Grant

The grant is provided by University of Groningen, awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s... Read More »