WCSJ International Travel Fellowships, Switzerland 2019

WCSJ2019 and the WFSJ are delighted to offer International Travel Fellowships for professional and student attendees from all around the world. These fellowships are intended to enable those who otherwise could not attend to join us at the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) in Lausanne, Switzerland (1-5 July 2019). Eligibility: Anyone who actively writes, edits or produces science news, information or commentary for the independent media, is working as a staff employee or a freelance journalist, or is a member of a WFSJ Member Association, and who normally would…

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Communications Officer at United Nations, Kenya

Communications professionals with at least five years of experience can apply for this position in Nairobi. The United Nations is seeking a communications officer for its Environment Communication Division. Responsibilities include communicating UN Environment’s core messages to all stakeholders and partners, raising environmental awareness and enhancing the profile of UN Environment worldwide. The ideal candidate will have experience in the development and execution of a media strategy entailing complex research and story innovation. Fluency in one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat (English or French) is required; knowledge of another UN language…

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International Peace Scholarship Fund 2019 Application Opens

About the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS) The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding. Scholarship The scholarship is based upon demonstrated need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. At the time of application, the applicant is required to indicate additional financial resources adequate to meet her estimated expenses.…

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STANDARD CHARTERED FOUNDATION CHEVENING FINTECH SCHOLARSHIP LAUNCHES

The British Consulate General in Hong Kong and the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation have signed a one-year agreement to offer Chevening Scholarships in Hong Kong. Scholarships are for students intending to study financial technology-related subjects at any university in the UK. The Foundation will sponsor two Hong Kong nationals for the 2019/2020 academic year, with the goal of developing Hong Kong’s promising young professionals in the field of financial technology. Mary Huen, Trustee of the Foundation and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) said:…

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Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships Application Opens

These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiative aims to support capacity building in the Global South and to advance future leadership focusing on sustainable global development. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a guiding principle for the TU Delft. TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. From the students we expect that they are willing to act as our ambassadors during their studies and after graduation. Number…

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AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2019 ARE OPEN!

African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to enroll the most outstanding young leaders from across African and around the world  — ALA is not only looking for young people who are smart and excel academically, we are also looking for young people with potential to lead and impact the world around them through their courage, initiative and innovation. Please watch our video if you would like to learn more. Admission Criteria African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to enroll the most outstanding young leaders from across Africa and around the world. ALA is…

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Manchester United players turn against Jose Mourinho — and believe he is now CERTAIN to go

Jose Mourinho has lost a growing number of Manchester United players who feel he is finished at Old Trafford. They have lost faith in manager Mourinho and believe his departure from the Red Devils’ hotseat is now inevitable. A source close to the dressing room told MirrorSport some of the players have been left hurt by his repeated criticism of individual players, and believe he has undermined team spirit and confidence. They now feel inhibited because the manager has created such a negative atmosphere. Mourinho has clashed several times with Paul Pogba,…

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Georgetown University Scholarship 2019 For Africans

As of Fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire Ghana Kenya Liberia Nigeria Senegal South Africa To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application materials (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the student’s application in the admissions process. The application deadline…

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Higher Degree Research Programs Scholarships

The UQ School of Economics is one of the largest, most influential and prestigious Economics departments in Australia and the Asia-Pacific. Across all major global rankings, UQ is consistently among the top 100 universities in the world. According to RePEc, UQ Economics ranks among the top 50 economics departments in the world. Its diverse research strengths span economic theory, applied economics and econometrics. The faculty consists of some of the foremost researchers and accomplished scholars in their specialisation, along with a growing cohort of exceptional junior academics. Our faculty consistently…

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6th Edition SUERF-UniCredit Foundation Prize

NOW OPEN the call for papers for the 6th SUERF/UniCredit & Universities Research Prize, launched in cooperation with SUERF (The European Money and Finance Forum). This competition is addressed to researchers born after 30 September 1983, citizens or residents/students of the EEA, Switzerland, and non-EEA countries in which UniCredit is present (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Serbia, Turkey). Prizes of €2,500 gross will be awarded to up to 2 outstanding papers on topics related to “Green Finance”. The winning papers will be presented at the SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Workshop to be held at…

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