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Canadian Government Scholarships for International Students, 2018

Posted by | June 19, 2017 | Career Guide, Opportunities

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.



Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually;
A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

Value

$50,000 per year

Duration

3 years (non-renewable)

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D. level at Canadian universities.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to study any one of the courses offered by the Canadian universities.



Scholarship Award: Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  • be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2018 (see calculating months of doctoral studies below);
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average, and
  • must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.





Nationality: Canadian and international students can apply for these Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Canada Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Nomination submission deadline: Scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link




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Government of Poland Scholarship for African Students, 2017 – Apply before 30 June 2017

Posted by | June 19, 2017 | Career Guide, Opportunities

The Government of Poland, through the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Nairobi, offers partial scholarships to students from Kenya, Burundi, the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda. These scholarships are available to apply for bachelor, master and doctoral degree.



The aim of the scholarships is to promote Poland as prospective study and research destination.

The Government of Poland provides the very best conditions for successful higher education students in a challenging and friendly atmosphere. With top- quality internationally recognised degrees.

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DAAD Master Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance in Germany, 2018

Posted by | June 5, 2017 | Opportunities

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is funding master scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance at German institution in Germany. Students of Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East can apply for these scholarships.





This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life.The DAAD supports over 100,000 German and international students und researchers around the globe each year – making it the world’s largest funding organisation of its kind.

The latest university degree should have been obtained during the six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.

Course Level: Scholarships are for Master courses at a German institution of higher education.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of applicant’s home country.

Scholarship Award: DAAD pays a monthly scholarship rate of currently 750 €. The scholarship also includes contributions to health insurance in Germany. In addition, DAAD grants an appropriate travel allowance and a study and research subsidy as well as rent subsidies and/or allowances for spouses and/or children where applicable. DAAD scholarship holders within the Helmut-Schmidt-Programme are exempted from tuition fees.





Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility:
The programme is open for very well qualified graduates with a first university degree (bachelor or equivalent) who want to actively contribute to the social and economic development of their home countries. The scholarships are offered both for young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals. The scholarship scheme is open to graduates in the field of social sciences, political sciences, law, economics and in public administration from Africa, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia, from countries in the Middle East as well as from the Ukraine.

Nationality: Students of Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and America can apply for these scholarships.




List of Countries: Europe (Ukraine), Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Dem. Rep., Central African Republic, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauretania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeriadaad_logo), Middle East (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestinian Administered Areas, Syria and Yemen), Asia: (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Indonesia, Korea, Dem. Rep., Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam, Rwanda, Sâo Tomé und Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, America (Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela) can apply for this DAAD International scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The latest university degree should have been obtained during the six years prior to the application for the scholarship. Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: For Master courses taught in German or in German and English, good knowledge of German (ideally at completed A 2 level at the time of application) is an advantage for being able to pass the German language test required for admission to the Master programme at the end of the six-month preparatory German course. For courses taught in English, proof of good knowledge of English is required.

Germany Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications have to be submitted in German or English. Please indicate that you are applying for the DAAD Helmut-SchmidtProgramme (Master’s scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance). Please submit your applications for the selected master`s courses and for the DAAD scholarship to the respective universities only (not to DAAD). The application period at all 8 universities lasts from June 1 st to July 31st 2017. Applications sent to the DAAD will not be forwarded to the respective course/university. They become property of the DAAD and will NOT be returned. The applicant has no right to claim for reimbursement. You are allowed to submit your application for up to two master`s courses listed below. Please fill in the DAAD application form only once making clear which study course is your first and which is your second priority. Please send this same application form and the necessary documents listed below to the two universities of your choice. In case your application is sent to more than two universities or if non-specific priorities are given your application will not be accepted. Furthermore, we would like to point out that only complete applications can be accepted. The necessary documents are:

  • DAAD application form for research grants and study scholarships (please fill in electronically and not written by hand)
  • Motivation letter containing a precise description of the applicant’s academic/professional and personal reasons for choosing this scholarship programme and the universities, two pages maximum
  • Full curriculum vitae including information about precise field of study and, if applicable, description of job experience
  • Copies of acquired university degrees (an explanation of the grading system has to be attached)
  • Copies of the transcript of records
  • Copy of the school leaving certificate/high school diploma which entitles holders to study at a university in their home country
  • Recent language certificates (German and English)
  • Two letters of recommendation by university professors and/or current or former employers of recent date, supplemented by signature, official letterhead, stamp (not in a sealed envelope)



If you fail to follow the given procedures, you will be excluded from the application process. The committee selecting the candidates at the end of 2017 consists of professors responsible for the respective study programmes and of representatives from DAAD. All applicants will be informed at the end of the selection process – approx. by the end of December 2017.

Application form

Application Deadline: The next application deadline is July 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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Updated: 2017 List of Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

Posted by | March 14, 2017 | Career Guide, Opportunities

In celebration of this year’s International Day of the Girl Child by the United Nations (11th October), AfterschoolAfrica hereby releases an updated and more comprehensive list of scholarships for females in Africa and Developing countries for the 2017/2018 academic year.

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Maxaa kuu qorshe ah sannadka cusub ee #2017.

Posted by | December 31, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

Haa, waa mar kale iyo sannad cusub iyo fursad Illaahay SWT ku siiyay – imisaaa saaxiib & ehel aynu jeclayn fursadan aad hadda haysato ee aad qoraalkan ku akhrinayso aan haysan. Sannad kasta oo innoo bilawda waxaynu filanaa rajo cusub iyo yididiilo cusub oo ah – In Sha Allah sannadkan ayaad wax badan gaadhi doontaa, wax badan aad hanan doontaa ogolaansha Illaahay dartiis.

Fursada Illaahay SWT ku siiyay – waa lama huraan in aad si heersare ah u qorshayso sidii aad uga faaiidaysan lahayd inta aad wakhti ku leedahay. Illaahay SWT wuxuu innoo sheegay in lagu waydiin doono waxa aad ku qabatay wakhtigaagii qiimaha lahaa ee lagu siiyay. U diyaar garowga aakhiro & u tabcashada quudashada xaalasha ee Illaahay inna Faray.

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8 Ways to Build Trust with Your Coworkers

Posted by | December 28, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

Generally, one-third of our days are spent at work. This work environment can either enhance or diminish employee morale and productivity. Learning how to build trust with coworkers can improve efficiency, attitude, and confidence. Use these tips from experts on how to build trust in your workplace.

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HOW TO FIND YOUR DREAM JOB

Posted by | December 16, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

Nine practical ways to turn that dream job into a reality and get the kind of working life you deserve.  Here’s the bottom line: a huge number of people are working in jobs that are not really what they want and less than they deserve.  Why is this? Partly the pull of inertia (better the devil you know…); partly lack of confidence in their ability to land anything better; but mostly the belief that either their dream job doesn’t exist, or they wouldn’t land it if it did.

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Use your current job to move up

Posted by | December 2, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

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Wondering how to turn your vanilla job into a glamorous career? Thinking you’re on a road to nowhere? Open your eyes — you can leverage your current position into your next opportunity. Follow this advice.

You Can Leverage Any Job

One of the best ways to leverage any job is to make connections. Not only will networking be helpful in your current gig, every relationship can be an opportunity to get an offer for something better.

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How To Build A Career At The United Nations

Posted by | November 5, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

united_nations_flag-810x529Lisa Smyth is an international development communications specialist, currently Communications Manager at the Forest Stewardship Council in Bonn, Germany, and simultaneously completing a Masters of Communications for Development at Malmo University in Sweden. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Lisa got her first job in the field at the United Nations, without any connections, family money, or even a Master’s degree. Here, she talks about experience vs. education, and what to do when your application gets rejected…

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8 Things Killing Your Productivity

Posted by | October 27, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities

thingskillingyourproductivityI don’t know about you, but I often feel an enormous amount of pressure to produce more. No matter how efficient I am, I’m always looking for ways to increase both the quality and quantity of positive results.

There are eight significant factors that hold us back from getting positive results, but there are ways to improve on these factors, to unlock your potential and become an unstoppable force in whatever you’re trying to achieve.

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