architecture | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

2011 PhD Position in Human-Computer Interaction at Uppsala University, Sweden

The candidate is supposed to participate in the department’s ongoing research in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI). More specifically, we seek a PhD candidate oriented towards research on post-representational HCI/interaction design, open innovation, and new and emerging digital practices. We seek a PhD candidate interested in doing empirical, theoretical and design-oriented research contributing to the area of HCI. We are also interested in a PhD candidate who seeks to combine areas such as architecture, cultural- and historical studies and design for the purpose of advancing the field of human-computer interaction.

Qualifications: master’s degree (candidates with any suited disciplinary and interdisciplinary background are welcome to apply), excellent command of written and spoken English.

Scholarship Application Deadline:1 June, 2011

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NEWH Scholarship for Students Majoring in the Hospitality, Foodservice or Related fields, UK: Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food,Service, Architecture, Design

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, with 19 chapters and many affiliated areas, which links professionals from every facet of the hospitality industry and related fields. To date, NEWH has given $2,200,000.00 USD in scholarships to young people wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry.One of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship and education of and interest in the Hospitality Industry. To that end, each Chapter is tasked with fundraising to provide scholarships for young people wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry and related fields.
Scholarships are awarded annually, based on the financial ability of the Chapter to fund such scholarship awards. Scholarship types are the Community College, or their equivalents, and the Baccalaureate College and are for students majoring in the Hospitality, Foodservice or related fields.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 17 June 2011

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TGI offering 35 PhD Studentships tenable at Participating Universities and ITs: Minimal Energy Internet Protocols & Architecture, Service Management: adaptation for social connectivity, Self-Organizing Wireless Networks,Novel Optical Network Architectures

In all, TGI will offer 35 PhD studentships tenable at participating Universities and ITs. Each studentship is for 4 years and carries a tax-free stipend of €16,000 per year as well as an allowance towards student fees of €5,000 per annum.  In the table below, we have listed the research topic areas, the number of studentships available and a link offering further details on how to apply for studentships at that institution. Students who wish to apply should first consult the TGI website. This carries details of the studentships on offer, the research topics of interest, industry links and the institution at which they are tenable. Following a selection process undertaken by the potential supervisor, you will be guided through the admission process for your host institution.
Eligibility: Applications are welcome from students with a background in Engineering, Computer Science a related discipline. High calibre candidates holding, or expecting to receive a degree at first or upper second class level are encouraged to

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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