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DAAD Scholarships For The Master Of Research And Public Policy 2018/19

Posted by | January 16, 2018 | Opportunities

DAAD Scholarships For The Master Of Research And Public Policy 2018/19

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organisation working to enhance research excellence in governance and public policy that contributes to the overall wellbeing of women and men.




In its Higher Education Programme, PASGR works with thirteen universities across seven African countries to implement a collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme. Seven of the universities are located in East Africa:

University of Nairobi; Maseno University; Egerton University; Uganda Christian University; Uganda Martyrs University; University of Dar es Salaam; and Mzumbe University.

Scholarship awardees will be hosted at any one of these institutions.

Call for applications:





PASGR invites applications from eligible candidates for the DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for the MRPP. The scholarships include tuition fees to the university according to the submitted fees structure, a monthly stipend to cover living costs and accommodation (at DAAD rates), as well as an annual study and research allowance.

Eligibility:

Eligible candidates must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa, admitted to study the Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme at any of the universities listed above. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and / or Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honours upper division from any accredited university. The last university degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.




Note: Potential candidates who are not enrolled in the programme are advised to contact any of the universities listed above directly for admission first. Prospective students may request admission at a university within or outside their home country.

Duration and commencement:

Scholarships are available for up to a maximum of two years. The scholarship will be initially granted for one year and may be extended upon individual request and receipt of a complete application using using a form that DAAD will avail on its portal around March 2019.

Application documents:

  1. Fully filled and signed PASGR Scholarship Application Form;
  2. Signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF. Please use the Europass CV template: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu
  3. Certified scanned PDF copies of all university degree certificates;
  4. Certified scanned PDF copies of all university transcripts;
  5. Proof of admission to the Master of Research and Public Policy, which may be a temporary admission letter including fee structure of the course (scanned PDF copy);
  6. Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages in PDF);
  7. Academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (scanned PDF copy); and,
  8. A signed and scanned copy of this document: DAAD Scholars information sheet 2018




Application procedure and deadline:

A complete application form must be sent to PASGR – scholarships@pasgr.org – together with all the application documents listed above by Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1700hrs.

This announcement was first posted at http://www.mrppafrica.org/daad-scholarships-for-the-master-of-research-and-public-policy-201819/

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Scholarship – University of Glasgow in UK, 2018

Posted by | December 29, 2017 | Opportunities

Clark Graduate Bursary Fund for International Students at University of Glasgow in UK, 2018

The University of Glasgow now wishes to invite applicants for its Clark (Mile-End) Graduate Bursary Fund to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and postgraduate research programmes.
The aim of the bursary is to support graduates of the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at a university in the UK or abroad.




The University of Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Latin: Universitas Glasguensis) (abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: Applications can be submitted between 1st March and 1st October each year.
  • Course Level: Bursary is available to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and postgraduate research programmes.
  • Study Subject: Bursary is awarded in the field offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The value of the bursary normally between £500 and £1,500.
  • Number of Scholarships: Number of bursaries is not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:




  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra ,Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo Democratic Republic of Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republi,c East Timo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea North, Korea South, Kosovo, Kuwait Kyrgystan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar(Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepa,l Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau ,Palestine ,Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis ,St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda ,Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for the bursary.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants can either be graduates of the University of Glasgow or Strathclyde studying for, or applying to study for, a subsequent degree at a university in the UK or abroad.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.




UK Scholarship

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

  • There is an annual application process. Applications can be submitted between 1st March and 1st October each year.Applications must be submitted online.
  • Interviews of candidates selected for consideration are held in Glasgow at a Governors’ meeting during November. Interviewees will usually be notified within a week of the interviews whether they will receive an award. Awards are normally paid to successful applicants before the end of the year.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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Maxaa kuu qorshe ah sannadka cusub ee #2018.

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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10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

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

20150709172101-sleeping-man-iphone-apple-bedYou are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.

“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”   — Warren Buffett

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Maxay loo shaqeeyayaashu kaa rabaan?

Posted by | September 13, 2016 | Career Guide, Opportunities, Uncategorized

Lix arrimood ayay loo shaqeeyayaashu ku qiimeeyaan shaqaalaha ay qaadanayaan. Lixdaasiba waxaa lagaa rabaa in aad muujiso in aad kartidooda leedahay. Kursiga & miiska waraysiga shaqo, haddii aad fursad u hesho waa mid mashquul badan oo aad ogtahay in ay hawl badan kaa horayso oo aad kula tartamayso tartamayaal cidhiidhsanaya halka aad rabto in aad gaadho. Marka aad isku hubsato fadhiisashada miiska waraysiga shaqo waxaa lagaa rabaa in aad muujiso in aad tahay qofkii ku habboonaa shaqadan laguu waraysanayo, il-bidhiqsi kastaa wuxuu kuu yahay dahab aad isku iibin karto – lixdan arrimood ayay loo shaqeeyayaashu kugu qiimaynayaan isla markaana kaa raadinayaan;

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