PhD Scholarships in Political Science and International Studies at University of Birmingham UK
Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The Department is offering two scholarships of £10,000/year for 3 years to new applicants starting a PhD research degree in the Department of Political Science and International Studies, 2007/8
Deadline for Applications: 1 May 2007
Applications will be assessed against the following criteria: academic merit of the proposal academic qualifications academic references English language qualifications For details on areas of supervision, please consult our website at http://www.polsis.bham.ac.uk/postgraduate/index.htm
Any prior teaching experience will also be taken into account. Further enquiries contact Professor Daniel Wincott on email@example.com
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The £10,000 scholarship comprises two parts: A lump sum scholarship component of approximately £6500 per year A component of approximately £3500 per year comprising income from Graduate Teaching Assistant duties. These duties will consist of four hours of teaching per week during term time, two office hours per week during term time, and examination and coursework marking duties. Specific rates of pay and conditions will be specified by contract.
Applicants will be expected to apply to external sources of funding also; if they are successful, they will be expected to take up the external funding rather than the University of Birmingham scholarship.
The scholarship competition is open to Home, EU and International students, studying on a full time basis.
Existing Postgraduate Research students in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham are not eligible to apply.
A scholarship committee comprising the Head of Department, Director of the Graduate School, Director of Postgraduate Research and the Research Director, will select the successful applicants. Applicants may be required to participate in a telephone interview. The decision of the committee cannot be appealed.
Successful applicants will be informed in writing in mid-June.
HOW TO APPLY
The following information should be provided by ALL candidates who wish to be considered for a Postgraduate Research Scholarship:
Name: Address: Telephone No: Email:
On what basis are you eligible for an ESRC award (UK Citizenship/Residence, EU Citizenship?):
PhD proposal of up to two typed A4 pages (in 12 point font) covering the rationale for and significance of the proposed research, the theoretical framework for the thesis, and the methodology to be used. Candidates may attach bibliographic references only on an additional sheet.
Please provide the names of two academic referees. Referees are asked to e-mail their references to Elizabeth Bradley (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) before the closing date, stating the name of the applicant in the subject header.
Please name up to 3 potential supervisors, and indicate whether/what contact you have had with them. We encourage all applicants to approach potential supervisors for advice and comments on the proposal before submitting an application. Please indicate your reasons for applying to POLSIS.
Undergraduate Title of Degree: Awarding Institution: Overall Degree classification: Please list modules/courses studied and marks for each one
Postgraduate Degree (if applicable) Title of Degree: Awarding Institution: Overall Degree classification: Please list modules/courses studied and marks for each one
English Language Qualification (for non-native speakers of English). Title of qualification (IELTS/TOEFL) Date obtained: Scores: Reading Writing Listening Speaking Overall
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (if applicable)
Applicants with prior teaching experience should send details of courses and levels taught; nature of teaching contribution (lecturer, tutor, course convenor etc.); language of instruction; and brief details of the curriculum. Teaching references or evidence of student evaluation will also be considered.
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT POLSIS?
Please let us know how you became aware of our research/PhD programmes and scholarship awards. This information will help us plan future marketing.
PLEASE SEND COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO MRS E. BRADLEY, DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, EDGBASTON, BIRMINGHAM B15 2TT. Email: E.Bradley@bham.ac.uk
For more details go to: http://www.polsis.bham.ac.uk/ PhD_Pages/ index.htm
International Scholarship : PhD Studentships in Psychology 2007 in UK
March 22, 2007
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PhD Studentships in Psychology, University of Birmingham in UK
The School of Psychology is offering up to 10 University and Research Council funded research studentships for students wishing to start a research degree in October. The studentships pay the tuition fee and a maintenance allowance currently £12,300 per annum. Home and international students are eligible to be considered for these studentships. Tuition fees for overseas applicants will be paid at the home tuition fee rate.
Spanish Language Schools Directory at 123teachme.com - Website Review
123TeachMe is a free service for both students and language schools. 123TeachMe allows you to save money by working directly with Spanish language schools. 123TeachMe has online Spanish learning materials for grammar, vocabulary, verb conjugations, conversation, and more. Drop your textbook and utilize these FREE online lessons to kickstart your learning.
123TeachMe is a directory of independent Spanish language schools. 123TeachMe allows the student to compare the tuition cost, quality of instruction, and overall value of over 900 language schools around the world. The Advanced Search option allows the student to quickly locate language schools offering dozens of special language programs including: medical, business, legal, technical, painting, literature, art, history, humanities, and many more. You may also search language schools by the activities available, such as dancing, cooking, horseback riding, hiking, surfing, mountain biking, wine tasting, and many more.
U.S. citizens or nationals (permanent residents are not eligible)
enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited school of nursing in a professional registered nurse program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma)
Master and Doctoral Student Position in Cancer Models at Technical University Munich - Germany
We currently have positions available for Master`s students in our group to work on projects in two areas of research:
The production of large animal models of human cancers - to facilitate the development of diagnosis and therapy.
RNA interference techniques for the specific inhibition of gene expression in transgenic pigs.
We also have a position available for a Ph.D student as part of a project funded by the German Cancer Research Foundation (Deutsche Krebshilfe) to establish physiological animal models of human cancer. Applicants should hold a master`s degree, or equivalent in biology, molecular biotechnology or a related field. Previous laboratory experience in molecular biology, gene targeting, transgenic livestock and/or the derivation, cultivation and genetic manipulation of primary cells cultures is desirable. The salary will be according to BAT IIa/2. The position is funded for an initial period of three years.
Application Deadline: April 02, 2007
For general enquiries, please contact our group secretary,
Barbara Bauer email: email@example.com
Postal address: Lehrstuhl fuer Biotechnologie der Nutztiere TU Muenchen WZW Weihenstephan Hochfeldweg, 1 85354 Freising Germany Tel: 08161-712005 Fax: 08161-712108
For further informations open website below: http://www.wzw.tum.de/btn/
Master Scholarships 2007 from ENI Corporate University in Italy
The Eni Corporate University announces a competition for an academic course that leads to a Master’s Degree in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics - MEDEA. The course is organized and managed by the Scuola Enrico Mattei.
The Master is offered to Italian and foreign university graduates that are interested in career paths within firms, authorities and other institutions operating in the energy and environmental sectors. For the Academic Year 2007-2008, the Scuola Enrico Mattei will assign a maximum of 50 scholarships.
FEES Euros 25,000 Three programs of the MEDEA are offered:
Energy Industry Economics Business Administration in Energy Industry Managing Technical Assets in Energy Industry The program is articulated on three phases, with an increasing degree of specialisation. All profiles consist of preliminary courses, followed by fundamental courses and by specialisation classes.
The Academic Year runs for ten months, from September 5, 2007 through to June 27, 2008. Full-time attendance is required. Since courses are conducted in Italian and in English, an intensive Italian language course will be held during the summer of 2007. Those who have successfully completed the programme of study will be awarded a Master’s Degree in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics - MEDEA.
REQUIREMENTS Admission is subject to the following requirements:
university degree in Italy, or an equivalent academic qualification abroad, in departments of: Business Administration, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Geology, Industrial Chemistry, International Law, Physics and Statistics; Italian candidates must be under the age of 28 years and non-Italian candidates must be under the age of 32 at the beginning of the Master course; good knowledge of the English language. The course, moreover, can be attended also by people autonomously chosen by the Eni Companies.
APPLICATION AND SELECTIONS The deadline for application is March 31, 2007 for foreign citizens and April 30, 2007 for Italian citizens. Italian candidates will attend the final selection in San Donato Milanese (MI); non-Italian candidates in Algeri, Almaty, Ankara, Beijing, Brussels, Budapest, Cairo, Lagos, London, Luanda, Madrid, Monaco, Moscow, New York, Sao Paulo, Tripoli, or in other offices of Eni, depending on their nationality.
GRANTS For successful candidates, the admission to and the enrollment in the School carry no fees. The School offers students a financial contribution for the accommodation and living expenses. Moreover, students are given free training materials and the opportunity to avail themselves of Eni canteen facilities. Finally, scholarships are provided on the basis of examination results.
Applications must be sent online at: http://www.enicorporateuniversity.it/scuolamattei
For further information and leaflet please contact the School Secretary at:
Scuola Enrico Mattei - Eni Corporate University Via S. Salvo, 1 20097 - San Donato Milanese (MI), Italy.
Master, Doctoral, Postdoctoral - French Government Scholarships Program 2007 for Indonesian
The French Government Scholarships Program 2007 in Master, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral Studies For Indonesian Citizens
EDUFRANCE JAKARTA Centre Culturel Français de Jakarta Jl Salemba Raya no 25 JAKARTA 10440 Tel. : (021) 310 18 84 Fax : (021) 310 13 17 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EDUFRANCE BANDUNG CCF Bandung Jl Purnawarman no 32 BANDUNG 40117 Tel. : (022) 421 54 30br /> Fax : (022) 420 78 77 Email: email@example.com
The French Government, through the Embassy of France in Jakarta, has been providing excellence scholarships to Indonesian citizens for more than 25 years. In order to pursue its objective to improve Indonesian human resources, the Embassy of France will offer scholarships for the year 2006. These scholarships are given to government officials, lecturers, students (with a priority to those involved in a cooperation program between France and Indonesia) to undertake three kinds of training :
Master degree (maximum duration of 2 years) Doctoral degree (maximum duration of 3 years, only on a shared cost basis) Post-Doctoral program (maximum duration of 6 months, only on a shared cost basis)
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements : Minimum diploma : bachelor degree / S1. Fluent English. Less than 35 years old. Minimum GPA score of 3 (except for fundamental sciences - 3.5). 2 years of working experience (except for fresh graduate students). Submit all the documents specified in the application form. Fields of studies Public administration * Law and political sciences * Engineering (water management, agronomy, civil engineering...) Fundamental sciences (mathematics, physics) - Minimum GPA score of 3.5. * Please note that these . elds of studies (1.2) require a minimum level of French language. To get the application form, send an e-mail to To get the application form, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants from outside Java are encouraged to apply to this scholarship program.
The selection committee will greatly appreciate applicants who have already identified a master/doctoral program and have been in correspondence (via e-mail) with the Professor in charge of the program, as a proof of their motivation and interest to study in France.
Please note that applicants are not requested to get an acceptance letter.
The Edufrance offices in Indonesia may help you in order to find the study program that suits your project.
Step one : Selection based on the application forms and required documents submitted.
Step two : Motivation interview (French or English languages only) in Jakarta.
The Embassy of France scholarship covers Intensive French language course (11 months in French Cultural Center) Airplane tickets Tuition fees Monthly living allowance Insurance Application deadline
All applications must be sent before Monday 30th April 2007 at the following address :
Ambassade de France en Indonesie Service de cooperation et d`action culturelle Jalan Panarukan no 35, Menteng - Jakarta 10310
Please note that applications sent via e-mail will not be taken into consideration.