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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), through the UNWTO.Themis Foundation, is granting scholarships for the Master in Tourism Destination Management to officials from National Tourism Administrations of UNWTO Member States who wish to strengthen their skills and gain practical experience on key areas of their responsibilities. This blended Master course (starting 10 October 2011) will provide Senior Officials from National Tourism Administrations and Tourist Destination Managers with strategic guidance and practical tools to enhance the competitive edge of destinations and prepare them for responsible growth.
The five IMD MBA Alumni Scholarships are designed to encourage diversity in the class. One is awarded to each region: Asia, Africa/Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Western Europe/North America/Oceania. Submitting an essay on: "As a business leader, which issue would you set as your first priority to address in your region / country? Why would you choose this issue? How would you, personally, address it?" (maximum 1000 words) Please draw on your own experiences in your answer, rather than on general, broad statements. The committee is looking for essays that are personal, visionary and demonstrate leadership, which include a clearly articulated description of how the solution could be implemented.
The UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers' Fellowship Programme) funded under the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the capacity-building of Human Resources will aim, in particular, to impact on capacity-building and research activities in the following areas: Environment (with particular attention to Water Sciences); Intercultural Dialogue; Information and Communication Technologies; and Peaceful conflict resolution. No other research topics will be considered.
IMEC is a two-year international Master Programme (120 ECTS) in Early Childhood Education and Care. All students will follow a given structure, spending at least one semester at all three partner institutions. IMEC is offered in cooperation between Oslo University College (Norway), University of Malta (Malta), and Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland). IMEC is delivered on campus. All modules are taught in English. The 3 first semesters will have an introductory week at the new university. An LMS (Learning Management System) will support on-campus learning.
You are a talented social entrepreneur or working for an NGO in an emerging country. You would like a top international MBA to expand your horizons so that you can go back and make a difference. Scholarship winners must complete and pass the regular IMD MBA admission process prior to being accepted for the program! IMD does NOT guarantee a place in the MBA program until completion and passing of the regular MBA admissions process. IMD reserves the right not to award a scholarship if the criteria are not met to the satisfaction of the jury / sponsors.
The International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste offers post-graduate training to obtain a "Doctor Philosophiae" (Ph.D) degree in Astrophysics.
The International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste offers post-graduate training to obtain a "Doctor Philosophiae" (Ph.D) degree in Cognitive Neuroscience, Physics and Chemistry of the Biological Systems, Theory and Numerical Simulation of the Condensed Matter ,Functional and Structural Genomics, Neurobiology and Statistical Physics.
A postdoctoral position will be available immediately in the Center for Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems (CNCS, Rovereto, Italy) at the Italian Institute of Technology to work with Dr. Lorella Battelli. The project will explore links between motion, attention and time in a neurological population as well as in normal subjects. Moreover TMS and tDCS will be used as techniques to study the direct relationship between brain functions and behavior.
The Epilepsy Foundation awards grants and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes of epilepsy. Program goals include understanding basic mechanisms, developing new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of scientists and healthcare professionals. The purpose of the Pre-doctoral Research Training Fellowship is to support pre-doctoral students with dissertation research related to epilepsy. Applications from all fields of research pertinent to epilepsy will be considered. This fellowship provides one year of support for qualified individuals who are pursuing dissertation research with an epilepsy relevant theme, and who are working under the guidance of a preceptor with expertise to supervise in the area of epilepsy investigation. The fellowship carries a stipend of up to $20,000 ($19,000 for stipend and $1,000 to support travel to attend the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society). The number of awards granted each year is contingent on available funds.
The Epilepsy Foundation awards grants and fellowships for cutting-edge research into the causes of epilepsy. Program goals include understanding basic mechanisms, developing new therapeutic approaches, understanding the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of having epilepsy, and encouraging the professional development of scientists and healthcare professionals. The purpose of the Research Grants Program is to stimulate epilepsy research by providing funding for investigators in the early stages of their careers The Research Grants program offers one year of training support. The award carries a stipend of up to $50,000 per year. Funding for the award is provided by the Epilepsy Foundation and various sponsors. The number of awards granted each year is contingent on funds available.
For the academic year 2011/2012 the Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy, offers 15 research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools/International Courses. During the 3-year doctoral programme (2012-2014), the successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU - Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario. The connected charges will be covered by Università degli Studi di Padova through Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo
The Nestlé Scholarship for Women was first awarded in 1997 and was initiated by a group of IMD- Switzerland- MBA (Masters in Business Administration) participants who desired to encourage women to take the MBA courses. Preference are given to women from developing countries. CHF 25,000 in scholarship award will be given to the female scholarship winner(s).
The Global Business Center at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business is hosting its 8th annual Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC). The application opens July 25, 2011 and the deadline for submission is November 9, 2011.
The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) has formally approved Oregon State University's request to begin an accreditation process to become the first nationally accredited College of Public Health and Human Sciences in the state of Oregon. Currently, the Department of Public Health at OSU offers degrees at the graduate level (Master's and PhD) and at the undergraduate level (BS in Health Management and Policy, and BS in Health Promotion and Health Behavior).
The Schlumberger Foundation awards Faculty for the Future fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies who are preparing for PhD or post-doctoral study in the physical sciences and related disciplines at top universities abroad. Launched in 2004, the Faculty for the Future community now stands at 194 women from 54 countries, and it grows steadily each year. Program grants, which are based on the actual costs of studying and living in the chosen location, are capped at $50,000 for PhDs and $40,000 for Post-doctoral study.
The MBA program at Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington has several funding opportunities available to international graduate students. Each academic year, approximately eight Global Fellowships valued at $25,000 are provided through the Institute for Global Organizational Effectiveness. Preference is given to students who have a direct connection with Latin America.
Michigan State University provides a variety of funding opportunities for international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level. Upon submission of an application for admission, all international undergraduates will automatically be considered for the Global Neighbors Scholarship, a merit-based $4,000 annual scholarship that is renewable for eight consecutive semesters. In addition, the Global Spartan Scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 awarded to academically talented international students based on grade point average at the time of application.