graduate studies | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

The Goa Education Trust (GET) Scholarships 2011, UK

Goa Education Trust (GET) has been conceptualized by the industrious Dempo and Fomento groups from Goa. GET is aimed to provide Goans an efficient medium to pursue the best available opportunities in education, in whatever areas they desire. It will provide scholarships and/or research fellowships etc. to Eligible Students for their post graduate studies in the United Kingdom in all spheres, fields and departments
Since the introduction of the scholarship in 2010, several Goan students have successfully completed their studies in subjects as diverse as Journalism, Education, Ancient History and the law.

What do the scholarships cover?
-Full or part tuition fees
Please note: All other costs are to be borne by the students.

Eligibility Criteria:
The applicant should:
be an Indian citizen with a valid Indian passport and residing in India at the time of applying for the scholarship
be resident in Goa or born of Goan parents
be not more than 30 years old at the time of applying for the scholarship
be a graduate and have excellent academic track record and extra curricular achievement
have confirmed admission for any academic course of study in the UK for up to one year

Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact Employer

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Fellowship Opportunity for Master’s Degree in Comparative and International Disability Policy, Thailand

The Nippon Foundation will provide full fellowships including tuitions, books, required assistive technology and other support services, to a small group of individuals with disabilities to pursue graduate studies (Master’s level) in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIPD), beginning in August 2011 at the recently establishment Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) for the ASEAN region. This program will be offered entirely online, with the exception of a two-week residency held at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand July 18th-29th.

The aim of the IDPP is to serve as a regional resource to both public and private sectors. The institute will develop a cadre of leaders who will work to foster public policies consistent with the overall vision of the ASEAN Socio-cultural Community. That is an inclusive, barrier-free and rights-based region where people who are disabled are leaders in the determination of their own destinies.The IDPP fellowship committee is currently recruiting a small number of candidates who have
1) Hearing Impairments, 2) Vision Impairments, or 3) Mobility Impairments, to serve as a human resource cadre to the IDPP and conduct research on disability and public policy in the ASEAN region.

Scholarship Application Deadline:June 10, 2011.

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Postgraduate Law Scholarships at St Anne’s College, UK

St Anne’s College: two BCL/MJur Law Scholarships. The scholarships are open to graduates of any university. Applicants should apply to Oxford University in the normal way, naming St Anne’s College as their first choice college.As part of the development of postgraduate Law studies at St Anne’s College, directed by Professor Stefan Talmon, St Anne’s will offer two Scholarships worth up to £2,500 to two suitably qualified students applying for the BCL or M Jur.
It is expected that the successful candidates will fully involve themselves in the activities of St Anne’s and help promote postgraduate studies in Law and relevant interdisciplinary areas. Click here for full details of the Law School at St Anne’s. Suitably qualified applicants applying for the BCL or M Jur.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2011.

Further Scholarship Information and Application