least developed countries | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

UNESCO/Israel (MASHAV) Co-sponsored Fellowships Programme – “Slum Upgrading and Delivery of Services to the Urban Poor”

To Promote Human Resources Capacities In The Developing Countries Through Intensive Training And To Enhance International Understanding And Friendship Amoung Peoples Of The World And The People Of Israel.The Government Of Israel Is Placing At The Disposal Of UNESCO A Number Of Fellowships For The Benefit Of Certain Member States (Especially The Least Developed Countries) Within The Framework Of The UNESCO Fellowships Programme. Beneficiaries Of These Fellowships Will Be Given The Opportunity Of Participating In A Variety Of Training Courses In Israel, Conducted Under The Sponsorship Of The MASHAV, Israel’s Agency For International Develoment Cooperation
“Slum Upgrading And The Delivery Of Services To The Urban Poor””
(From 4 July To 2 August 2011)
Scholarship Application Deadline: 13 May 2011

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Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries 2011

This fellowship programme is for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa or Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a doctorate degree at a centre of excellence in the South outside their own country.

* Please read the following information carefully before applying.
* Only women scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and/or one of the Least Developed Countries can apply.
* Host institutions must be located in a developing country.
* Applications that are incomplete or illegible cannot be considered. Please make sure all the requested enclosures are submitted together with your application.

The Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) with funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), has instituted a fellowship programme for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs), who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a Ph.D., at centres of excellence in the South (developing countries), outside their own country.

The general purpose of the scheme is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.

The specific aims of the scheme are:

* To improve access to educational and training opportunities in science and technology for young and talented women graduates from Sub-Saharan Africa and LDCs.
* To increase the scientific productivity and creativity of women scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and LDCs.
* To empower a new generation of talented women to assume a leadership role in science and technology and their application to sustainable development.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2011

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