engineering system | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Government of the UAE, IRENA Scholarship Programme for International Students: Chemical Engineering, Computing and Information Science, Electrical Power Engineering, Engineering Systems and Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering.

The Programme extends to the eight Master of Science Programmes offered at MASDAR Institute. All IRENA scholars are entitled to generous benefits and are offered IRENA’s exclusive Lecture Programme, which will provide IRENA’s scholars with an overview of the current state of renewable energies.

In the following text, interested students can find all necessary information and specifics or useful links to further sources that explain the MSc Programmes, entry requirements and the selection process. Extensive information can be retrieved from IRENA’s and MASDAR Institute’s websites

During these two years Programmes, IRENA’s MSc scholars will work on a research project and can select between the below listed MSc Programmes. The study is completed with a Master thesis. Research project and Master thesis shall be relevant to renewable energies

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

PhD, Masters and Advanced Studies Positions, MIT, Portugal: Bioengineering systems, engineering design

The MIT Portugal Program announces its call for applications for the 2011-12 academic year. The MIT Portugal Program is an international partnership involving MIT, universities and industry in Portugal. The goal of the initiative is to develop world class education and research programs in the emerging field of engineering systems. Scholarships Scholarships are available for the best candidates for PhD programs in all areas. Corporate scholarships are available for the Transportation MSc (CTIS). These scholarships cover tuition fees.

Further Requirements
Formal candidacy materials and the online application form are available at the MIT Portugal Program website.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
PhD Programs until 28/02/2011
Master’s Programs until 31/03/2011
Advanced Studies Programs until 15/06/2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Facebook Fellowship Program 2011-2012, USA

We are interested in a wide range of academic topics, including the following topical areas:

* Computational Advertising
* Computer Vision
* Compiler Technology
* Computer Architecture
* Computer Networking
* Computer Security
* Databases
* Data Mining
* Distributed Computing
* Fault Tolerance
* Human-Computer Interaction
* Internet Economics
* Machine Learning
* Machine Translation
* Natural Language Processing
* Search
* Smart Datacenters
* Social Computing

Eligibility Criteria

* Full-time Ph.D. students in topical areas represented by these fellowships who are currently involved in on-going research.
* Students must be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, System Architecture, or a related area.
* Students must be enrolled during the academic year that the Fellowship is awarded.
* Students must be nominated by a faculty member.

Selection Criteria

* Eligibility of applicant.
* Quality of application.
* Applicability of the project or study to Facebook.
* Other criteria as decided by Facebook in its sole discretion. Facebook complies with all equal opportunity laws.

Fellowship Application Deadline: February 28, 2011
Further Fellowship Information and Application