World Conference Journalists Fellowship

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in Grants, Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open: U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level Cost: full and partial support to cover economy airfare, accommodation will be provided

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The world conference of science journalists 2017 is excited to offer to travel fellowships for professional and student attendees from the U.S. and abroad. These fellowships are intended to enable those who otherwise could not attend to join us for the conference in San Francisco.

Eligibility WCSJ2017 will provide special training, mentoring, editing, and publication opportunities for students interested in writing, editing, or producing science news, information, or commentary for the public as a career. Priority for these fellowships will be given to U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level, although graduate students in... Read More »

PhD positions in Critical Security Studies

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 March 2017 Open to:  candidates having a master’s degree in a field politics, International Relations, law, anthropology, social sciences, or European Studies Remuneration: indication from 2,191 to 2,801 Euros gross per month

Description

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff are employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees in the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of... Read More »

NIGINTERN Research Internship Program

Posted on February 14th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Open to: prefinal year undergraduates at the time of application Scholarship: NIG will arrange flights for the accepted intern students

Description

National Institute of Genetics (NIG) and Department of Genetics, SOKENDAI offers a 6-week research internship program for undergraduate students who wish to gain research experience in genetics and related fields in life sciences. Intern students will conduct independent research under the mentorship of a host investigator at NIG. Their program includes training on scientific research, scientific communication, and lab visits to discuss with individual principal investigators. At the end of the program, participants will give a presentation on their experience in the “NIGINTERN Reports Symposium”. NIG will issue a certificate to those who have successfully completed the program. Interns can... Read More »

Pasteur Institute Doctoral Research Scholarship for Scientists

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 July 2017 Open to: both French and foreign scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship Scholarship: covers living and insurance expenses

Description

The Pasteur Institute International Division allocates funding (twice yearly) to promote and aid completion of doctoral theses for both French and foreign scientists in institutes of the Pasteur Institute International Network located outside mainland France.  The Pasteur Institute is a private, non-profit foundation. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, mainly those of infectious origin, through research, teaching, and public health initiatives. Scholarship is available to pursue research topic related to any theme developed in laboratories at International Network institutes, such as infectious diseases (infectious pathophysiology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology), and public health activities (diagnosis, surveillance,... Read More »

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems Internship

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: rolling until April Open to: students (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral) and industry employees interested in pursuing graduate studies Remuneration: monthly stipends, plus free housing by the institute and travel reimbursment

Description

Internships provide an opportunity for exceptionally well-qualified undergraduate and graduate students to take part in research projects at the MPI for Software Systems. Interns are expected to tackle new and challenging research problems in close collaboration with graduate students and faculty at the institute. Successful internships often result in coauthored publications at top academic conferences. 

Only a limited number of internship positions are available each year, and admissions are very competitive. Candidates are selected based on their academic achievements (e.g., honors, course grades, prior project experience) as well as their... Read More »

Anna Lindh Foundation Internship Opportunity

Posted on February 1st, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 February 2017 Open to: nationals of one of the 42 member countries of the Euro-Mediterranean Remuneration: paid a monthly salary of Euro 400

Description

The Anna Lindh Foundation announces the launch of the Internship Programme for 2017. This programme aims at fostering interdisciplinary knowledge as well as practical know-how building,  targeting talented youth willing to gain practical experience in a field relevant to the Anna Lindh Foundation activities through their full involvement in the Foundation daily work. Through the Internship Programme, ALF benefits from the input of young enthusiastic, motivated graduates, who can give a fresh and up-to-date academic knowledge.

Eligibility

Target group: Graduates who have less than 2 years of relevant working experience. Profile and skills Required:

Must hold a Bachelor degree. Must have... Read More »

Joint Fellowship Programme in Asian-African Interactions

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March and 15 September 2017 Open to: candidates having PhD Scholarship: cover a monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing

Description

It aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived in the West. This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS and the African Studies Centre in Leiden. The ASC-IIAS fellowship is intended for researchers specialising in Asian-African interactions.

The fellowship is available in the subjects of African-Asian comparative economic developments or Chinese investments in Africa.

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Young Connectors of the Future programme

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 Febuary 2017 Open to:  NGO leader, legal worker, journalist, social worker, cultural worker, social entrepreneur, civil servant, youth politician or in another type of leadership role Costs: meals, accommodation and travel will be provided

Description

SI seeks to compose a diverse and balanced group in terms of gender, age, geography, skills and experiences in order to enable a dynamic learning environment. The applicant’s ability to contribute to the programme is also taken into account alongside the extent to which the programme is expected to strengthen the applicant in his or her work for social change. The Young Connectors of the Future is an intensive programme with a full-day schedule and many evening activities and all selected participants have to commit to... Read More »

TACSO People2People: Leadership Workshop

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: CSO representatives or human rights activists, active in the areas of human rights Cost: fifteen participants will be provide with travel costs, visas, accommodation, meals and refreshments

Description

TACSO People2People is organizing a Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs between 27-31 March 2017 in Mavrovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

This workshop aims to:

Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and volatile circumstances; Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, minority rights and other rights based focus, from the Western Balkans and Turkey to share experiences working in various contexts; To share and develop tactics... Read More »

Sixth Groningen Energy Summer School

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: intended for PhD candidates / students with a sufficient command of the English language Scholarship: cover full tuition fees and accommodation during the summer school + EC/Certificate

Description

The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of different aspects of energy transition, to develop novel insights, and to create synergy in approaches to the energy transition.  This 6th summer school in a highly successful series discusses energy transition ‘in your own backyard’. In the fossil fuel based energy system citizens and local companies play a... Read More »