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Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme 2011/12: Arts

The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is partnering with the UK Clore Leadership Programme (CLP) to launch the “Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme”. The Scholarship is funded by the Home Affairs Bureau with the aim to nurture creative talents in Hong Kong. The HKADC is inviting application from local arts practitioners for the 2011/12 Scholarship.

The Scholarship is open to outstanding and talented local candidates with leadership potential. The successful Scholar(s) will engage with Fellows of the CLP in a 6-month full-time programme of intensive leadership training and secondment in the UK from September 2011 to July 2012. The total value of the Scholarship is £20,000 per award of which a bursary of up to £14,000 will be provided to cover the cost of tuition and conference fees, accommodation and subsistence allowance, and two return airfares. The CLP will also provide at no cost to the Scholar accommodation, tuition and meals at two fortnight long residential courses of the programme and access to a mentor who will be a senior figure in the cultural field in the UK.

Applicants must have at least 5 years of paid work experience in the arts and cultural sector and demonstrate a strong commitment to the sector. Most Fellows and Scholars on the programme will have an average of 10 years experience. Save for exceptional circumstances, successful applicant(s) will be required to work in the arts and cultural sector for at least two years after completion of the programme

Applicants must be a permanent resident of Hong Kong at the time of applying for the programme and will return to Hong Kong at the end of the programme

Applicants must have an excellent command of spoken and written English

Applicants will be required to devote full-time to complete the programme during the periods they are in the UK

If the applicant is presently employed in the local arts and cultural industries and intends to remain in employment with the current employer during the study period, a supporting letter from the employer indicating the approval of the applicant to participate in the programme if selected is required

Applicants must fulfill any other language, health and immigration requirements applicable for study in the UK. The successful applicant(s) must be responsible for his/her own insurance, visas and tax

Scholarship Application Deadline:by 6:30pm, 18th March 2011 (Friday)

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Biomedical Informatics Fellowships Position in University of New Mexico -2011

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (UNM HSLIC) announces the availability of funding for a 2011-2014 full-time fellowship position in the HSLIC Biomedical Informatics Training Program. Funding includes a stipend, benefits including health insurance, and limited support for research expenses and travel to national conferences. Fellows complete a rigorous curriculum and perform a mentored research project in the biomedical informatics domain.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 April 2011

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The Building Excellent Schools (BES) Fellowships in Nashville: business, law, education

The Building Excellent Schools Fellowship prepares leaders to design, found and lead urban charter schools of uncompromising excellence.While the process of founding a charter school may be viewed over a period of several years, in the first 12 months of the program, Fellows receive an $80,000 professional stipend and extensive training and support to focus on one goal — founding and leading a high-achieving, no-excuses urban charter school that is independently managed.In its first year, the Fellowship comprises 85 training days in Boston, an extended residency in a high-performing charter school, and ongoing coaching and support around board and charter application development. The culmination of the year is the submission of a well-written, thoroughly researched charter application that reflects the best practices in urban school design.Although the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship is one year, BES is committed to the success of its schools and encourages Fellows to participate in Follow-On Support for the subsequent two years or more in order to receive continued training and guidance through start-up and early operation.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 February 2011

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