2014 scholarships for developing countries

2013 Call For African Origins Platform Programme for Research Students, South Africa

The African Origins Platform (AOP) was originally established as a research programme aimed at integrating and coordinating scientific research conducted in South Africa. During 2009 and 2010, the DST embarked on a consultative strategy development process for Archaeology, Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology which is currently underway to provide direction on a holistic approach towards the development of Palaeosciences and related disciplines. This strategy addresses issues on public engagement, human resources, challenges faced by Universities and museums as research institutions and repositories for collections, the legal landscape and tourism development in palaeosciences. While the adoption of the strategy is being…

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2012 Call for Bursaries for Masters and Doctoral Research Studies at Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage, South Africa

The Centre aims to transform the energy R&D human capital available to the country, not only by growing it, but by ensuring that women and previously disadvantaged individuals receive sufficient support. An amount of R100,000 per year is available for Masters students over a period of two years and an amount of R120,000 per year is available for PhD students over a period of three years respectively for full time studies Applications for postgraduate coursework-based studies will also be considered but preference will be given to research-based studies….

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IDRC Doctoral Research Awards for Developing Countries and Canadians, 2012 Canada

These awards are intended for field research in one or more developing countries. Candidates must conduct their research in areas corresponding to IDRC’s research priorities and must ensure that their research project aligns with these priorities. n principle, IDRC supports research in all developing countries. At this time, however, we do not support awards that involve research in Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Eastern Europe, or Central Asia. -be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or a citizen of a developing country -be enrolled at a Canadian university at the doctoral level -your research proposal must be…

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PhD Scholarships for Developing Country Nationals at Maastricht University, 2012-2013

In UNIDO Specialization on Structural Change and Industrialization Year 1: In the first semester, students follow the usual joint programme. At the start of the second semester, students select their courses. UNIDO fellows are obliged to take the UNIDO specialization, which is also open to other fellows. All usual programme conditions apply. Year 2: UNIDO fellows are obliged to complete an internship of between 3-6 months at UNIDO (Vienna). -The programme is open to applicants from developing countries and countries in economic transition. -Willing to conduct PhD research in one of the priority topics indicated above. -UNIDO fellows…

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Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center, USA

The Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program was founded in 1993 at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in order to train women’s human rights lawyers from Africa who are committed to returning home to their countries in order to advance the status of women and girls in their own countries throughout their careers. The entire LAWA Fellowship Program is approximately 14 months long (from July of the first year through August of the following year), after which the LAWA Fellows return home to…

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