Communications | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

UJ-CANSA Scholarships for Master’s and Doctoral Study 2011, South Africa: Carcinogens – Environmental (e.g. Pollution) • Health Sciences – Cancer prevention and treatment • Animal Studies and Zoology – Elephant Bio-detection (opportunity available) • Socio-Psychological issues • Business Management – Non-profit Organisations (NPO) • Marketing and Communications (strategies for NPO

All applicants must submit the following documents:
• A completed application form
(available at Library, Level 1 (APK) or download from the Research and Innovation Division section of
• Curriculum Vitae (clearly indicating your study field).
• ID document.
• Full official academic record including all levels of tertiary study prior to your current qualification.
Please note that academic records from student portals will NOT be accepted.
(Do not submit certificates. Academic records must include marks.)
• For Master’s and Doctoral students – A brief (max one page) outline of your project
(clearly indicating the research area).
• Letters of Reference (see table below for specific letters of reference required per level of study)

Level of study in 2011 Reference reports required
1st year Master’s Two references (at least one academic lecturer or HOD) and potential supervisor
(if already identified).
2nd year Master’s Supervisor of Master’s and two references (at least one academic lecturer or HOD).
Doctoral Supervisor of Master’s; HOD of Master’s and one other reference
(preferably an academic lecturer).

Scholarship Application Deadline:6 May 2011

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JRF Positions in the Department of Science and Technology at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India

Applications are sought for three Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) leading to Ph. D. position at DA-IICT and SVNIT, to work on research project sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Project title: Immersive Navigation for walk through application. (Sponsored by DST in the category of India Digital Heritage for the site Hampi-Karnataka). The project has two parts. Part I of the project aims at developing high quality digital immersive viewing system in terms of both the video and audio for the heritage site in Hampi-Karnataka. The second part concentrates on the acoustic analysis/synthesis of musical pillars of the Mahamandapam of Vitthala temple. M.E./M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering or a related discipline. B.E./B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering (or a related discipline) and GATE qualified in related discipline. Background in Image Processing/Computer Vision/ Digital Signal Processing / Speech Communications/ Acoustics and knowledge of MATLAB/C/C++ will be an added advantage.3 years (with an initial appointment for one year and possible renewal for two more). Location: Two JRFs will be working at DA-IICT, Gandhinagar and one will be working at SVNIT, Surat. The candidates recruited for the above position are encouraged to register for the PhD program at DA-IICT within 1 year from the date of joining.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

2011-2012 Scholarship in the College of Communications at The Pennsylvania State University, USA

To apply, read the guidelines first, then complete the appropriate fields below and submit the application. When submitted properly, you will receive a copy of your filed application. ·  The College of Communications Scholarship Application Form (required to be considered for any scholarship from the College). Available online below.  FAFSA (Free Application for Federal and State Aid) is required for scholarships that stipulate financial need. In order to establish and document your financial need, you must complete this form in accordance with instructions from the Office of Student Aid. This financial statement should be filed as soon as possible after Jan. 1. This form is required for any scholarship awarded for “demonstrated financial need,” and more than 95 percent of College of Communications scholarships require that proof. If you have questions about the FAFSA form, please contact the Office of Student Aid by phone (814-865-6301).
Recipient selection is based on the pre-set criteria established for each scholarship. While on scholarship, students must continue to meet the eligibility requirements:

  • Declare a major in the College of Communications at University Park
  • Complete a full-time course load (12 or more credits per semester with a requirement of 30 credits per year)
  • Maintain a respectful cumulative GPA
  • Attend scholarship recognition events as requested
  • Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011.

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