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2014/15 University of Portsmouth Scholarships for Nigerians, Ghanaians

The University of Portsmouth invites Nigerian and Ghanaian students who applied for one of the following full-time taught master's postgraduate degrees in the university to apply for the 2014/15 scholarships. The courses are: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences:MSc Engineering Geology MSc Geological and Environmental Hazards MSc Environmental Geology and Contamination MSc Crisis and Disaster ManagementDepartment of Geography:MSc Geographical Information Systems MSc Coastal and...

$40k Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants 2014

The Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants supports short-term exchanges between Canadian and African universities and research institutes that address the International Development Research Centre research themes. As well as joint research activities. The program also provides some support to activities aimed at improving student training at the graduate level. Worth of AwardSupport through this program will be cost-shared on a...

Smart Kids: Kenyan Students Innovate Biometric System for Land Administration

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology in Kenya has produced two innovators of a biometric system to be used for computing of land registration and ownership records. Robert Ouko and Jennifer Mwai are both Undergraduate students of Information and Communication Technology. Ouko has said that he came up with the biometric system in order to solve the rampant...

Zanzibar VP Thinks Entrepreneurship is Way Out of Unemployment

“I know that now, some of you are going back to your employers but others are going to join the labour market queue, some fields in the market are saturated. Do not sit and wait, use your knowledge and skills to create employment,” said Amb. Seif Ali Iddi, the Zanzibar VP during the University College of Education Graduation ceremony...

2014 CoR-AF Scholarship for Developing Countries at SOAS, UK

The Cultures of Resistance Network Foundation and the American Friends of SOAS, University of London (AFSOAS), invite applications for postgraduate scholarships from applicants from countries that have been affected by wars and extreme poverty. Security conditions permitting, scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply their knowledge and skills for the betterment of their societies. In the...

$100k Stars in Global Health Challenge in Canada 2014/2015

Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada, invites applications for the 2014/2015 Stars in Global Health challenge. The challenge aims to support Bold Ideas with Big Impact from the best and brightest talent, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to use scientific/technical, social and business innovation to address some of the most...

Macquarie Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship 2014-2015

Macquarie University, Australia, invites applications for the 2014-2015 Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship, which covers full international tuition fees for study on campus at North Ryde in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree Worth of AwardThe Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship is available across most courses* to cover a range of full international tuition fees for study on campus at North Ryde in an...

2014 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows Program

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows Program (ADF) is a scholar exchange program, offered by IIE in partnership with Quinnipiac University (QU) and funded by a two-year grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY). ADF will support 100 short-term faculty exchange fellowships for African-born academics. The program exemplifies CCNY’s enduring commitment to higher education in Africa. IIE will manage...

2014 LYFE Bootcamp for Nigerian Student Entrepreneurs

Lifting Youth and Fostering Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (LYFE Camp) invites application from Nigerian undergraduate and graduate students who are under the age of 30 to apply for the 2014 conference to be held in Lagos in June this year Program Detail: The LYFE Camp conference is specifically designed to help Young Nigerian take their businesses to the next level. The program...

2014 Wildlife Fellowship for Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia Citizens

EFN is offering the best and brightest future conservation leaders from Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia, the opportunity to pursue graduate-level study anywhere in the world with the goal of advancing conservation in their home country to ensure the long term success of conservation efforts. The fellowship is open to PhD and master's students starting their studies latest January 2015. Program...
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