Deadline: 31 October 2016
Open to: team of 3-5 interested university students
Prizes: all expenses paid trip to the TFF Global Summit, USD 15,000 in seed funding
The #TFFChallenge was officially launched on September 14, 2016! The world’s best and brightest university students are to be called to tackle the grand challenge of feeding 9+ billion people by 2050. You’ll have the chance to win a trip to the TFF Global Summit and become immersed in an environment equipped with cutting-edge learning tools and resources, world-class mentorship from innovators and entrepreneurs, and funding for your project, all while creating lasting relationships and networking opportunities.
Teams of 3-5 university students and sidekicks from all over the world.
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Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: students enrolled at the University of Milan who meet the income, merit and academic continuity criteria
Scholarship: the value of the Scholarship depends on the student’s geographical origin
DSU regional scholarships – University of Milano regional scholarships consisting of a sum of money and free access to refectory services are covered by DSU benefits (Education incentive Programme – Diritto allo studio). Financed by the Lombardy government and the Ministry for Education, regional scholarships are guaranteed to all eligible applicants thanks to extra funds provided by the University.
The scholarships are awarded yearly, via competition, to university students meeting certain merit, income and regular attendance requirements, provided they are regularly enrolled in degree or postgraduate programmes.
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Deadline: 19 September 2016
Open to: international high school students
Venue: 5-8 January 2017, Hong Kong, China
Harvard Model Congress Asia is a global conference where international high school students learn and experience government while playing the roles of officials in the United States government and several international political bodies. HMC Asia strives to educate and foster the next generation of global leaders by offering a truly interactive program, featuring one-on-one communication with Harvard students, debate on pressing global issues, and cross-cultural connections among delegates from throughout Asia and around the world.
Students from more than twenty nations converge at the conference and work together to address challenges facing governments across the world. At HMCA students discuss contemporary political issues, draft... Read More »
Deadline: 15 December 2016
Open to: international students, with qualification equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree
Scholarships: CHF 1,600/ approx. 1470.62 EUR per month
The University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers the UNIL Master’s Grants on a competitive basis to international students who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at the University. Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education, Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention, Master of Science in Traceology and Crime Analysis, and all the MAS (3rd cycle programmes). The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree... Read More »
Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to: candidates with strong research interest and ability in Archaeology, Geography or Environmental Science
Remuneration: fully funded for four years as a research student studying for a PhD (75% of time) and a teaching assistant (25% of time)
Applications are invited for the post of Graduate Teaching Assistant. The appointed person will be registered for a Part-Time PhD, while holding a contract of employment from the University of Reading which encompasses both doctoral studies and teaching responsibilities with an associated salary.
This innovative participatory action research (PAR) project will explore how family relations and an ethics of care are sustained across space in the context of forced migration and seeking asylum in the UK.
Six PhD... Read More »
Deadline: 21 August 2016
Open to: Teams must have at least one person who is a student, faculty member or recent graduate (within the current calendar year) at the time of submission
Venue: 3-7 October, Copenhagen, Denmark
The University Startup World Cup will start off in Copenhagen with pitch session, investor meetings, mentor meetings, a trade show, a competition and the chance to build a strong startup network across the world. The week will end off with the election of the world’s best university startup!
The University Startup World Cup is more than just an entrepreneurial competition. The aim is to support the development process of all finalist teams. Over the course of one year, an environment in which the... Read More »
Deadline: 21 April 2016
Open to: candidates who hold Master’s Degree or equivalent in Slavic or East European studies and with very good knowledge of one of the Slavic languages
Fellowship: NOK 430,500 – 475,400 (depending on level of expertise)
Two positions as Doctoral Research Fellows in “Symbolic nation-building in Eastern Europe” are available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.
The persons appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty’s organized research training. The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is expected to join the existing research milieu and contribute to its development. Read more... Read More »
Deadline: 9 April 2016
Open to: all students from every part of the world, aged 18-35
Awards: 600 EUR in prizes
What are the core gender challenges in the society? Who is doing what and why, are the roles different between males and female? Are youths able to reach their goals despite their sexes? Visage project was founded as a group project from the Vienna, MA in Human Rights students in January, 2015. A group of four human rights students who shared a common concern for the issue of domestic violence against women.
Global issues such as domestic violence and gender inequality are too huge for us to tackle ourselves. The best way to do this is by promoting and celebrating positive... Read More »
Deadline: 31 March 2016
Open to: students or recent graduates under the age of 30
Venue: 17 August-2 September 2016, Alpbach, Tirol, Austria
European Forum Alpach 2016 will be held under the main topic “New Enlightenment” from 17 August till 2 September in Alpbach, Tirol, Austria. It will allow explorers from the fields of science, business, politics, arts and civil society to find inspiration through dialogue.
The Forum will start with the Seminar week, offering 16 topics for morning and afternoon seminars and will continue with symposiums covering health, technology, politics, economy, architecture and other fields.
Young participants have become an integral part of the European Forum Alpbach. Each year, the Forum welcomes more than 700 students and graduates whose attendance is enabled by the extensive scholarship... Read More »
Deadline: 15 April 2016
Open to: economists who obtained their Ph.D. and/or M.A. in North America, Australia/NZ or Western Europe and who are assuming a full-time academic position in any country in Central and Eastern Europe
Fellowship: USD 7,200 per year/ for a period of 3 years
The purpose of the fellowship is to make academic careers in the post-communist countries more attractive for such graduates by providing supplemental income to bridge the gap between academic and private sector salaries. The fellowship also provides a set of services designed to improve the academic environment for fellows.
The donors who provide funding for the fellowships have a desire to improve the quality of economics education in Central and Eastern Europe. Recent graduates from North... Read More »