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Wellcome Trust-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Postdoctoral Fellowships: Biology, Medicine and Mathematics, Engineering, Computer, Physical or Chemical Sciences

The fellowships provide four years’ support for recently qualified postdoctoral researchers to gain experience of research at the interfaces between biology/medicine and mathematics, engineering, computer, physical or chemical sciences.
These awards are open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area. If you are currently training or working in an academic or research institution in the United States, you are not eligible to apply to this scheme. You should be about to submit your doctoral thesis or have up to, but no more than, three years’ postdoctoral experience from date of your PhD viva to the deadline for applications to the scheme.Time spent outside the research environment will be taken into consideration.
You may have a background in any appropriate field of study (e.g. biology or medicine or chemistry or physics) but you must propose to address an important biomedical research question.The proposed research should fall within the Wellcome Trust’s normal funding remit.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 July 2011

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The Old Mutual Education Trust Scholarships Program 2011-2012, South Africa: Agricultural Studies, Architectural and Environmental Studies, Biological, Physical and Chemical Sciences Business, Commerce and Management Sciences/Studies, Communication, Computer Science

This scholarship provides funding to study on a full time, part time or on a distance basis, for a first time undergraduate degree or diploma (including BTech) at an accredited Higher Education Institution.The candidate can apply if He/She is a member or staff member of one of the participating Trade Unions, child of a member or staff member, and are under the age of 25.And if He/She grandchild or other child blood relation of the member or staff member, and are under the age of 25, and are solely financially dependent on the member.
The scholarship will cover Registration and Tuition Fees,Prescribed books and other approved study materials,Accommodation and meals in a residence administered by the Higher Education Institution for students studying on a full time basis.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2011

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HSCST Fellowship Programme, India: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Earth Atmospheric Ocean & Planetary Sciences.

In order to attract talented and meritorious students, HSCST is offering research fellowships in Science subjects.  The fellowships will involve full time research work leading to Ph D degree in the relevant subject areas from any of the Institute/University in Haryana.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by CSIR. Candidates who have opted for CSIR-JRF and have at least qualified CSIR- LS NET will be selected on the basis of their performance in NET for carrying out their PhD work in any of the University/Institute in Haryana.


M.Sc. or equivalent degree in any of the subjects in above broad subject areas, with minimum 55% marks; and should have opted for CSIR JRF (NET) and were able to qualify eligibility test for Lecturership-NET in joint CSIR-UGC Test for JRF and LS (NET) held on 20.06.10. Candidates availing fellowship/ financial assistance from any other source will not be eligible.

Age Limit
The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years as on 1.1.2010, which is relaxed upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes, Women, Physically Handicapped and OBC applicants.

Stipend & Tenure
Rs 12,000/ p.m for a period of first 2 years as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Rs 14,000/- p.m as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) for the 3rd and subsequent year subject to terms and conditions alongwith annual contingent grant of Rs. 20,000/- to the University / Institution.
Tenure of the fellowship will be 3 years extendable to 4th and 5th year as per terms & conditions of the programme. The total tenure as JRF plus SRF will not exceed five years.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 28 February 2011

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