graduate student | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

National Black MBA Association Graduate Scholarship 2011-2012, USA: Management,Business Program

The scholarship is offer to graduate student who must demonstrate academic excellence, strong communication skills, community involvement and leadership ability.The applicant must be a current financial member of NBMBAA ,applicants who are not currently NBMBAA members may join now.The applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time (9 semester hours or equivalent)  in an accredited Master’s Degree program in a management or business related program no later than fall 2011 at a college in the United States or Canada.The amount of scholarship awards is up to $15,000.
Additionally some recipients will receive Round-trip airfare & housing to the Annual Conference & Exposition, Complimentary conference registration, Special VIP access to receptions and events at the conference.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011

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Hill Country Master Garderners, Inc. Scholarship in Horticultural Studies, USA

Hill Country Master Gardeners, Inc. (HCMG), a non-profit, trained volunteer organization, a component of Texas AgriLife Extension Service, promotes volunteer education and service to the community. As part of our mission, HCMG is offering two $2,000 scholarships in horticultural science for the 2011 – 2012 academic year. It is our intention to provide financial support to two undergraduate or graduate students at Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Tarleton State or Stephen F. Austin State Universities.

The applicant must:
1. Be pursuing a degree in the horticultural sciences.
2. Be a full-time student in one of the four Universities listed above. Full-time is defined as 12 hours for undergraduate and 9 hours for graduate students.
3. Be at Junior level (60 hours) or above, with at least a 3.0 GPA.
4. Be a Texas resident. Preference will be given to students who are residents of Kerr, Kendal, Gillespie and Bandera Counties. If none apply, then any student who meets all other criteria will be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline:30 May 2011

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2011 Monica Cole Research Grant for Overseas Fieldwork: physical geography

The Monica Cole Research Grant offers £1,000 each year to a female physical geographer undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking original fieldwork overseas. The Grant is given in memory of Professor Monica Cole, an eminent physical geography researcher.

Born in 1922, Monica Cole was a leader in the field of geo-botany. Her career spanned continents and decades. She held the position of Chair of Geography at Bedford College for many years. Shortly after her retirement in 1975, she received the RGS-IBG Murchison Medal for major contributions to the geography of South Africa and to the understanding of savannas.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 January 2012

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