energy research | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Internships in Energy and Climate Change Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa

The Energy Research Centre at UCT undertakes multi-disciplinary work on energy policy andclimate change for a range of clients, from the of Cape Town, to national government, to the United Nations. We are currently doing ground-breaking research on ways in which the South African energy system can be made more climate-friendly. We are looking for one or two interns to assist us with these projects.

Candidates should be numerate, familiar with Excel, be able to write clearly and precisely (in English), be familiar with energy issues and technology, and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
We are especially looking to attract black South African students, but all interested candidatesare strongly encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 March 2011

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4-Year PhD Studentships in Energy Research, University of Sheffield, UK

An award from the EPSRC for a Doctoral Training Centre in Interdisciplinary Energy Research (E-Futures) is centred on a 4-year PhD programme aimed at graduates of a physical sciences discipline, or a related subject that includes some degree of numerical or statistical analysis (e.g. physical geography, biology, economics, psychology etc) who already have or expect to obtain a first or upper second class honours degree.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact Employer

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NRF Clean Energy Company Scholarships, Singapore: Science and Research

This scheme allows for CEPO and companies to jointly fund local scholarships for clean energy Research and Coursework Masters and PhDs. The scheme will help to ensure an adequate supply of CE trained postgraduates for companies as they expand their businesses.

Eligibility Criteria for Companies
Companies to be considered for this programme should be key companies that have a reputation for, or that can demonstrate, professional personnel management to ensure that the scholars are gainfully employed. The companies should preferably be well-established and have a sizeable operation in Singapore or are considering new investments / projects in Singapore.

Joint NRF (Clean Energy) Company Scholarships, would be branded as the NRF (Clean Energy)-(“company name”) Scholarships.

The scholars would be bonded to work at the participating company either at the company’s local operations (for foreign/local companies) and/or overseas operations (for Singapore companies) upon graduation. The bond period would be 2 years for local Masters and 3 years for local PhDs.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications are open throughout the year. Interested companies are advised to contact EDB for further discussions.

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