Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Scholarship Links

This post is for bachelor students, and post-bachelor degree persons interested to pursue Master or PhD studies, and are looking out for Scholarships. We update the links regularly so click on the label scholarship to visit this post often, or subscribe for an RSS.

Flemish Inter-University Council (VLIR) Scholarships, 1 and 2 Years Master level for ICPs and short-term training programmes (ITPs) , tenable in Flemish Universities in Flanders, Belgium.  PhD scholarship only awarded to ICP Graduates. Application deadline February 1 each year. http://www.scholarships.vliruos.be/ ; http://www.vliruos.be

Ghent University, Special Research Fund (BOF), supports Doctoral students from developing countries. You can apply any time through your Promoter (Professor) at Ghent University. http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/phd/BOF/docos.htm

DAAD Scholarships http://nairobi.daad.de/

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are fellowship programmes designed to promote capacity building in 60 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members. For deadlines and more info visit http://tinyurl.com/3d9dd4r

Erasmus Mundus - Scholarships and Academic Cooperation
Erasmus Mundus aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships for individuals (Master and Doctorates) and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world. Check link for more info.

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) implements its mission through a range of activities but at its core is the Competitive Grants System (CGS), comprising a number of different competitively awarded grant programmes including;
  • the Graduate Research Grants (GRG),
  • the Community Action Research Programme (CARP), special calls to meet some particular disciplinary or operational criteria, and  
  • the Field Attachment Programme Awards (FAPA) for students to engage with prospective employers and clients of their research after handing in their theses.
Check out their website for calls.

National Council for Science and Technology - Research Grants. They have calls every year, so it is worth visiting their site often. Helps if you have a proposal ready for customizing to the particular call.

Local projects - talk talk talk to the Professors and Heads of Departments in the line of your research interest. A ready proposal is an added advantage.

Scholarships Websites - Examples, http://scholarship-positions.comhttp://www.advance-africa.com/ Many of these websites allow you to subscribe to an email newsletter and they send you updates to your inbox

Google - the best thing that ever happened 'sic' to information age. So go ahead and Google it. You never know.

Among others..........that you can put in the comments section below and benefit someone else.

Good luck. The Living Land

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