environmental studies | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme 2011–2012, Uganda: Agriculture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Commerce, Engineering, Food Science & Technology, Information Technology, Law, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Architecture, Veterinary Medicine, Actuarial Science, Environmental Studies and Human Medicine.

The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation is a Charitable Trust which was set up with the primary objective of promoting scientific
and technical education for the betterment of the people of Uganda.
It is in pursuit of this objective that the Board of Trustees of the Foundation set up a Scholarship Committee and instituted a University scholarship programme starting in the 2003/4 academic year. The scholarship programme is aimed at benefiting Ugandans pursuing either undergraduate or post-graduate education at University level in Uganda.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011
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The Old Mutual Education Trust Scholarships Program 2011-2012, South Africa: Agricultural Studies, Architectural and Environmental Studies, Biological, Physical and Chemical Sciences Business, Commerce and Management Sciences/Studies, Communication, Computer Science

This scholarship provides funding to study on a full time, part time or on a distance basis, for a first time undergraduate degree or diploma (including BTech) at an accredited Higher Education Institution.The candidate can apply if He/She is a member or staff member of one of the participating Trade Unions, child of a member or staff member, and are under the age of 25.And if He/She grandchild or other child blood relation of the member or staff member, and are under the age of 25, and are solely financially dependent on the member.
The scholarship will cover Registration and Tuition Fees,Prescribed books and other approved study materials,Accommodation and meals in a residence administered by the Higher Education Institution for students studying on a full time basis.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2011

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Graduate Assistantship Position at University of West Florida, USA

The Department of Environmental Studies and the Online GIS Certificate Program at The University of West Florida invite applications for a twelve-month Graduate Assistantship to begin as early as August 22, 2011. Compensation includes tuition (36
credits) towards M.S. Environmental Science and salary (14k per year for two years). The successful candidate will be expected to assist in online GIS Certificate Program courses such as Introduction to GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing + Photo Interpretation, and GIS Programming as well as provide assistance with outreach activities. Requirements include a B.S. or B.A. in Geography, Environmental Studies, or related degree, 3.2 GPA, 1000 on GRE, acceptance to graduate program, and eligibility to work in the United States. The ideal candidate must demonstrate theoretical and practical experience with GIS, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and be organized, productive and ethical.Applicants are encouraged to visit http://www.uwf.edu/gis/gisonline/

Apply: Send the following materials in PDF format: (1) A cover letter including experience, academic and research interests and (2) résumé to Amber Bloechle, GIS Online Coordinator (abloechle@uwf.edu). Email Ms. Bloechle for inquiries.
Submit the following to the Office of Graduate Admissions by May 10, 2011:
1. An on-line graduate admission application https://nautical.uwf.edu/utility/admissionapp/ui/graduate/ along with official transcripts of all
college work and a nonrefundable processing fee.
2. A formal letter of interest, background, and professional goals, including a preference for the thesis or non-thesis track. Applicants for the thesis track are encouraged to contact departmental faculty in their field of interest before applying to secure availability of a thesis
3. Three letters of recommendation by individuals in professionally relevant fields.
4. A current curriculum vitae.
5. Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). A minimum ranking in the50th percentile and 40th percentile for the verbal and quantitative parts of the GRE
respectively are recommended by the department.
Department of Environmental Studies, University of West Florida, 11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514. Ph: (850) 474-2746 Fax: (850) 857-6036
Scholarship Application Deadline:Review of applications will begin March 21, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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