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Scholarship Award in Nigerian Universities at Media Trust Limited

Media Trust Scholarship Scheme for Female  Medical Students

Media Trust Limited (Publishers of Daily Trust, Weekly Trust, Sunday Trust, Aminiya, Kano Chronicle and Kilimanjaro) hereby request applications for its 2010/2011 Academic Session Scholarship Award in Nigerian Universities.



To qualify for the Scholarship Award, applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Nigerian
  • Female
  • Medical Student (MBBS)
  • Must be in 200 Level and above and must have passed their examination.
  • Must be a student of


1.         University of Ilorin, Kwara State.

2.        Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto State or

3.        University of Maiduguri, Borno State.


Method of Application:

Interested students who meet the above requirements are to collect Application Forms from the College Secretary’s Office of their respective Colleges/Faculties, fill appropriately and attach passport, photocopies of Admission letter, I.D Card, Certificate of Origin and Course Registration Form for the current Academic Session.


Closing Date for the Application:

Completed Application Forms should be sent to:


Administrative Secretary,

Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme,

37, A. E. Ekukinam Street,

Opposite ABC Transport Company,

Utako District, Abuja.



P.O. Box, 6873 Wuse, Abuja,

On or before Friday 17th June. 2011.


Phone: 08065931928

E-Mail: scholarship@dailytrust.com

Kenyatta University M.Sc. Scholarship Programme in “Intregrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM)”, Kenya

This will be a 2-year MSc programme with course work, examination and thesis with effect from September 2011. The programme has been developed with support from Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).
The programme is designed to take cognizance of new and emerging knowledge and skills in the management of soil fertility for sustainable soil productivity. It addresses the contemporary challenges and highly complex issues that affect soil productivity and sustainable development. The degree is intended to produce well trained scientists equipped with modern knowledge and skills for analyzing and interpreting data to solving the soil productivity challenges that are affecting farming communities in food production. The programme is also intended to avail excellent opportunities in broadening the students perspectives and vision for global market competitiveness, for careers in the environmental sector, fertilizer industry research and further training to PhD level.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to apply for admission in this MSc programme. We actively encourage applications form suitable female candidates. Female candidates from Mozambique are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must fill in application forms available at Kenyatta University Website and submit the same accompanied with their CV, copies of degree certificates and transcripts. The application letter should give the full name, contact address, telephone/fax number and Email address.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 21 May 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Postdoctoral/Research Fellows in Philosophy, Australia

The School of Philosophy, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, seeks to appoint three research-only Postdoctoral/Research Fellows (Level A/B). The Fellows will be appointed in association with projects directed by Professors David Chalmers (on consciousness and related topics) and Daniel Stoljar and Frank Jackson (on philosophical progress).

Two of these positions are associated with the Centre of Consciousness, directed by Professor David Chalmers and one of the positions is associated with the Philosophical Progress grant, just awarded to Professors Frank Jackson and Daniel Stoljar by the ARC.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in philosophy or a related discipline prior to appointment, and should specialize in the philosophy of mind or language, metaphilosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, or cognitive science. Appointment will be for up to three years. The School will consider proposals to fill the positions by secondment from other institutions, and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.

Position Dimensions and Relationships:
The appointees will facilitate links and partnerships across the University, and nationally and internationally, building on the School’s reputation. The appointees will provide links to other areas with cognate interests across the ANU, where appropriate.

The appointees and are expected to participate fully throughout the year in all aspects of the academic life of the school, including attending school seminar programs, School, Research School and College meetings, and actively engaging in the governance of the School, Research School and College.

Role Statement:

* The conduct of research in philosophy related to the Philosophical Progress Project and the Centre for Consciousness with the productions or contribution to the production of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research;
* Involvement in professional activities including, subject to availability of funds, attendance at conferences and seminars in the field of expertise;
* Some administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research of the academic;
* Distinguished contribution to supervision of PhD students and other HDRs in these areas
* Actively participate in the intellectual life of the School of Philosophy.
* Other duties as consistent with the classification of the position.
Fellowship Application Deadline: 14 January 2011
Further Fellowship Information and Application