General | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 3

Physician Biodesign Research Fellowships Positions at University of Missouri 2011-2012, Columbia

The MU Biodesign and Innovation Program (MUBIP) is located on the University of Missouri – Columbia campus. The MUBIP is a collaborative group of surgeons, engineers, and business professionals. Faculty members hold appointments in the School of Medicine, the Department of Surgery or the College of Engineering. Business experts such as successful entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists serve as faculty members of MUBIP and provide networking opportunities. Several core faculty members of MUBIP have been identified by industry as serial inventors in the medical device arena. The purpose of the program is to improve health care through the invention and implementation of new medical technologies.

The Physician Biodesign Research Fellowship and the Biodesign and Innovation Fellowships are for surgeons, engineers and business individuals who have an interest in a career developing new medical technologies. Optimal background for the engineer and business fellowship candidates is to have completed a masters program, however, other circumstances, e.g. work experience, may be considered. Optimal background for the surgeon fellow is to have completed two years of residency.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 May 2011

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The University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships 2011, UK: Arts, Science and Law

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce postgraduate Masters degree scholarships for candidates from Hong Kong beginning their studies in September 2011. The application deadline is 30 April 2011. Candidates for the scholarships should normally fulfill the following requirements: a.have resided in Hong Kong for at least 7 years preceding 1 October 2011; holders of a degree (or expect to gain a degree before September 2011) from any institutions of tertiary education in Hong Kong; c.have applied for admission to the University of Birmingham through the University’s normal admissions procedures by 30 April 2011; eligible for admission to their intended course of study at the University of Birmingham (Note: the scholarship award will only be confirmed when the candidate has been offered a place at the University. The offer of a scholarship is not a guarantee of admission to the University); able to provide evidence satisfactory to the University of an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English; f.should not have previously studied in the United Kingdom; and g.should be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham including living costs from other sources.

Scholasrhip Application Deadline: on or before 30 April 2011.

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StuNed Scholarships Programme 2011, Netherlands

StuNed, Studeren in Nederland, is a scholarship programme focusing on mid-career professionals, as part of the bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and the Netherlands. The scholarship programme aims to contribute to the development of Indonesia through strengthening the human resources of Indonesian organisations. Individual applicants may apply for master degree or short courses in the Netherlands, whilst institutions may apply through the StuNed Group Application and/or for refresher courses.
The StuNed programme is supporting the Dutch policy for development co-operation with Indonesia and aims to contribute to the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals in 2015. The framework for the bilateral relations between the Netherlands government with Indonesia is laid down in the Multi-Annual Strategic Plan 2008-2011 (MASP). The overall objective is to strengthen bilateral relations and to support Indonesia in realizing its medium term development goals.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 March 2011

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