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Call for Applications : Sweden-Korea Research Cooperation Programme 2011: All areas of science, medicine, natural science, technology, humanities and social science.

STINT and The National Research Foundation of Korea, NRF, has opened the 2011 call for applications to a joint programme with the aim of promoting colloborative research projects. The objective of the programme is to encourage new patterns of cooperation.

In 2011 the programme is open for applications in all areas of science, medicine, natural science, technology, humanities and social science. Researchers and scholars at institutions of higher education as well as at research institututes in both countries are eligible to apply for funding, to STINT and NRF respectively.

Scholarship Application Deadline:19 June 2011

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UNESCO Kalinga Prize for Popularization of Science 2011

The UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is an international distinction created by UNESCO in 1951 following a donation from Mr Bijoyanand Patnaik, Founder and President of the Kalinga Foundation Trust in India.

The purpose of the Prize is to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help interpret science, research and technology to the public. He/she is expected to be knowledgeable of the role of science, technology and general research in the improvement of the public welfare, the enrichment of the cultural heritage of nations and the solutions to the problems of humanity. The objective of the Prize is in conformity with UNESCO’s policies and is related to the Programme on the popularization of science.

Candidates shall have made a significant contribution to the popularization of science. The Prize may be conferred only upon individuals. A work that has been produced by two or three persons shall not be considered

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 June 2011

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2011 Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate Students to Study Abroad: science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepresented in study abroad.

Boren Scholarships promote long term linguistic and cultural immersion, and therefore study abroad proposals for two or more semesters are strongly encouraged. Preference will be given to undergraduate applicants proposing a full-year academic study. Boren-funded programs can begin no earlier than June 1. Summer-only programs must be eight (8) weeks or more and are limited to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students. To learn more about this special STEM.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
February 9, 2012

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