Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in Master, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 May 2017 Open to: citizens of developing Commonwealth countries Scholarship: GBP18,000 per scholarship

Description

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

Purpose: To contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas.

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To apply for these scholarships, you must:

Be a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, refugee, or British protected person; Be permanently resident in a developing Commonwealth country; Hold a first degree of at least upper second class... Read More »

Newton International Fellowships at UK Research Institutions

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing application Open to: PhD candidates Scholarship: subsistence costs, research expenses and relocation expenses

Description

The scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for two years.The scheme covers the broad range of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. It also includes clinical and patient orientated research for applicants from Newton Fund partner countries.

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To apply, applicants must:

Have a PhD, or will have a PhD by the time the funding starts; Have no more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the date of application (discounting career breaks but including teaching experience and time spent in industry); Be working... Read More »

Seminar: Resistance is Fertile

Posted on January 20th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 January 2017 Open to: activists between the ages of 16 and 32 years old, coming from the former or current conflict areas or disadvantaged backgrounds Venue: 24-29 March, 2017, Liverpool, UK

Description

Despite the ideals and the efforts of several generations to stop wars, the reality is that armed conflicts are still ravaging societies worldwide, including in Europe and on Europe’s borders. These ongoing wars bring about tremendous misery for those affected, they erase the future perspectives of any young people living in those societies, and they force people to flee, often to societies that might not even welcome victims of war.

The Federation of Young European Greens, are an organisation and a movement committed to going to the roots of... Read More »

PhD Studentships in Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 February 2017 Open to: applicants holding or be close to completing a postgraduate Masters degree in anthropology, cultural and literary studies, history, legal theory and socio-legal studies, philosophy, politics, religious studies, sociology and theology Scholarship: include home/overseas fees and a full stipend of £14,539 per annum

Description

Founded in 2009, CISRUL studies the application of political ideas globally. The Centre draws on expertise across disciplines to examine how political principles function within and beyond the contemporary West. Concepts such as ‘citizenship’, ‘civil society’, and the ‘rule of law’ are used as often by policy makers as by scholars. Core to CISRUL’s mission is informing academic and public debate on how they are used, and to what effect.

Eligibility Applicants from the following... Read More »

Masters Scholarships at University of Nottingham in UK

Posted on January 6th, 2017 in Master, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 24 March 2017 Open to: students from Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth Scholarship: 105 scholarships available for 2017 entry: 30 x 100% tuition fee and 75 x 50% of tuition fees 

Description

The University of Nottingham is offering 105 scholarships for students starting full-time masters degree programmes in September 2017. Scholarships are available for full-time masters degree progammes in an area of study within the: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science.

The aim of the Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from Africa, India or one of the countries of the Commonwealth.

The University of Nottingham is a... Read More »

Fellowships for Women in Science in UK & Ireland

Posted on December 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 January 2017 Open to: outstanding women scientists in the early stages of their career to enable and/or facilitate promising scientific research in the fields of life, physical and computer sciences, engineering and mathematics Fellowship: to support a 12-month period of postdoctoral research

Description

Up to five fellowships will be awarded in 2017 to outstanding women scientists in the early stages of their career to enable and/or facilitate promising scientific research. The fellowships are tenable at any UK or Irish university or research institute to support a 12-month period of postdoctoral research in any area of life, physical and computer sciences, engineering and mathematics.

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The L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women in Science are awards offered... Read More »

Fellow Vacancy at School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Posted on December 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 February 2017 Open to: Phd holders, with the degree related to Slavonic and East European Studies Remuneration: salary for the position inclusive of London allowance is from 34,056 -41,163 GBP/ per annum

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Post-doctoral Mellon research fellowship focused on ‘Critical Area Studies and the Production of Knowledge’ is funded for one year and is embedded within a six-year themed research programme established at UCL in 2012, entitled New Horizons in Russia and Eastern Europe: A New Vision through Language-Based Area Studies. This one-year strand will focus specifically on the production of knowledge on educational practices in Area Studies. The fellowship is to be taking place at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Eligibility Applicants need to have PhD or hold... Read More »

Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme 2017

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

Deadline: 6 or 20 January 2017 Open to: applicants who are applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford Scholarship: 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (at least £14,296)

Description

The Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme was established in 2015 thanks to generous donations from multiple donors to mark the 95th birthday of Lord Weidenfeld.

This scholarship is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a groundbreaking new matched funding initiative to enable the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest calibre from across the world. The University contributes 40% of the funds for these scholarships, together with 60% from generous donations provided by supporters of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust, including... Read More »

President’s PhD Scholarships at Imperial College London, UK

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

Deadline:  11 November 2016 Open to: talented candidates with outstanding academic performances from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide Scholarships full funding for tuition fees, a stipend of £20,800 per annum, a consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study

Description

If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master’s student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships aims to provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor.

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Research Excellence Academy Scholarship

Posted on August 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Open to: UK, EU and international applicants who propose to study their PhD on a full-time basis Scholarship: includes the UK/EU rate of tuition fee and £14,296 living expenses per year

Description

Interested in connections between memory, heritage and identity in Europe?  This project examines how and why particular historical moments are mythologised for symbolic effect in official and non-official heritage practice and in political discourse. You will explore this over a variety of cultural forms, including social media, connecting uses of the past to contemporary discourses of European and anti-European identities.

The PhD project will benefit from and complement a major EU-funded award led by the primary supervisor – Critical Heritages: performing and representing identities in Europe... Read More »