environmental issues | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

2011 Design Impact Fellowship in India

In November 2011, Design Impact will celebrate our second year of embedded design by assigning our first round of full time designers, or “Fellows”, to Indian organizations–kicking off five projects that apply design to social and environmental issues.
As a Design Impact Fellow you will:
Live and work for six months amongst the challenges faced by resource-poor communities.Learn about international development and non-profit structures from a unique perspective.Play a leadership role on a design project that has measurable positive outcomes for society.Use your design skills in non-traditional functions such as organizational capacity building, product distribution patterns, partnership development, and solution implementation.

Scholarship Application Deadline:June 1st, 2011.

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Doctoral Studentship in Environmental Science, Sweden

This student will be a part of two cooperating research groups. The position is connected to the Atmospheric Aerosol Group, i.e. the activities dealing with airborne particles, in the Division of Nuclear Physics at the Department of Physics. Our research activities on airborne particles deal with effects of atmospheric aerosols in the important environmental issues climate and health. The project will be in close cooperation with the Division of physical geography and ecosystems analysis, which is part of the Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, where biogenic emissions of organic compounds and the analysis of these are studied.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

Employment as a Doctoral student can only be granted if you have been accepted to the postgraduate student program. Acceptance to the postgraduate student program is based on the estimated ability to perform well in your postgraduate studies. This is also one of the basic criteria for employment. Furthermore you need a valid university degree within a relevant study program. Basic eligibility to education at PhD level requires a university exam at advanced level, with fulfilled course requirements of at least 240 university credits (högskolepoäng), of which at least 60 should be at advanced level. Highest priority is given applicants with a MSc degree in environmental science, physics, meteorology, engineering physics, chemistry, biology, physical geography, or similar.

In the evaluation we will especially look at knowledge and experience in the fields related to the project, the applicant?s ability to work independently, take responsibility and address scientific questions. It is also important that the applicant can communicate well in written and spoken English.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 2011-03-30

Further Scholarship Information and Application

2011 Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships, University of Adelaide, Australia: Agriculture Food and Wine, Mining,Biotechnology and Biosciences, Information and Communication Technologies, Energy, Environmental issues, Health

The University of Adelaide is very pleased to be working in partnership with the Government of Chile to provide greater opportunities for Chilean students to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia. Under an Agreement for Co-operation in Human Capital Development between the Government of Chile and the University of Adelaide, places are available in a variety of programs for Chilean students who are awarded a scholarship by the Chilean Government. Under the agreement, scholarships will be available for up to four years for postgraduate research programs offered by the University of Adelaide.
The University is a leader in research with expertise in a broad range of research areas. Priority fields of study for the Bicentennial Fund Scholarship scheme include, but are not limited.The Scholarship provides living expenses while studying in Australia, full tuition fees, return economy air travel, health insurance for the duration of the program, and English language proficiency training before the commencement of the program (when required).

Scholarship Application Deadline:
late March 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application