Research | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

2011 Business H3 Global Research Scholarship, Griffith University, Australia: Applied Finance

Griffith Business School, in collaboration with H3 Global Advisors Pty Ltd is offering a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) scholarship worth $AU 32,000 per year.This scholarship is for applicants wishing to undertake full time study in applied finance research topics such as: market efficiency, market microstructure, transaction costs, asset allocation and more.This scholarship is worth $AU 32,000 tax free per year for three years (total $AU96.000), and will be paid as a fortnightly stipend.This scholarship is open to students completing a Doctor of Philosophy degree program.
Applicants should have an Honours degree (1 or 2A) or equivalent.This scholarship is open to both domestic and international student applicants, although applicants should note that this award is a living allowance scholarship only, and will not cover tuition fees. Overseas candidates will need to cover the cost of enrolment fees and any other compulsory costs.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 29 May, 2011

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2011 Doctoral Grant Programme in Information and Knowledge, Spain

The IN3 offers grants for following the Information and Knowledge Society Doctoral Programme in each new edition. The IN3-UOC Doctoral Theses Grants Programme require full-time dedicationfrom the student and being physically present in the research institute’s facilities.

The maximum duration of the grants is four years. Grants require annual renewal. Renewal is contingent on the students benefitting from such grants achieving the training and research objectives established in each case. One of these objectives is to complete the organised research period within a maximum of three years. Another is to carry out research papers derived from the doctoral thesis.The rules for renewal and the resolutions on the allocation of IN3-UOC grants.

Scholarship Application Deadline:20 May 2011

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University of Otago Coursework Master’s Scholarship, New Zealand

The University of Otago Coursework Master’s Award provides funding to support course work-based Master’s students studying at the University of Otago.
Applicants must be:
* Obtaining their first Master’s qualification.
* Domestic students or international students
* Undertaking a papers based thesis*
* Coursework Master’s Awards are not available for the papers year of a two-year research Master’s degree, but are available for the MIntSt, MIndS, MBA, MEntr, MAvMed, MBHL, MDiet, MEd, MTchg and MMin degrees and for students undertaking the dissertation or research report option for the MEd(Tchg), MClinPharm, MPlan, MGP, MHealSc, MPH, MPHC, MPhty, MSCW, MSW and MTravMed degrees.
Confirmation of the scholarship is dependent on approval to register as a Master’s candidate and completion of the enrolment procedure.
International applicants must separately apply for international admission to the University of Otago.Selection is based predominantly on academic merit and the applicant’s potential for research.
Up to date application forms will be available from August 2011.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 November 2011

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