Scholarship for Women- Executive MBA Programme

Executive MBA Programme Scholarship for Women

The Executive MBA programme office is delighted to offer scholarship support for the September 2009 (SEMBA2011) for the female participant who has best demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to support the ongoing success of the Executive MBA programme. This substantial scholarship of up to £23,850 (the final award to be determined at the review stage) will be deducted from the balance of the first year tuition fees for the programme.

Who is eligible?
Women who have been accepted for SEMBA 2011 and who are fully self-funding. Candidates may submit a scholarship application at the time of submitting their EMBA application, however essays will only be considered for the award if candidates have been offered and have accepted their place on the programme by the scholarship deadline.

Criteria for awarding the scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to an appropriate female candidate on the basis of future professional and leadership potential as demonstrated by the quality of the essay submitted in support of the scholarship application, and a proven track record of success, (i.e. educational and professional background) demonstrated at the EMBA application and interview stages. The Scholarship Committee will also consider the original and personal contribution to the ongoing success of the Executive MBA expressed through the essay and to which the scholarship winner will commit as an ambassador of the EMBA programme.

Judging panel
The judging panel is made up of members of the Admissions Committee and includes representatives from the Sloan and Executive MBA Admissions, Marketing and Programme Management Teams, Faculty and Career Services.

How to apply
You must submit the following documents:

  • Completed scholarship application form
  • A short essay of not more than 1,000 words (please supply the word count) in support of your application for the scholarship award.

The topic of the essay is:
‘As a female leader, please outline how you will personally support the ongoing success of the EMBA programme’.

Deadline for submission
We must receive your scholarship application before 12 noon on Monday 13 July 2009. The decision will be communicated to applicants by 17.00 on Friday 17 July 2009.

Candidates will need to have their funding in place and make all the necessary payments as outlined in the fee schedule. The full amount of the award will be deducted from the balance of the first year tuition fees for the programme.

[France] Master in Advanced European and International 2009

Applications for Master in Advanced European and International Studies (M.A.E.I.S.) at Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales (Nice/France) in cooperation with Istanbul Bilgi
University is open! 
The Master Program offers the unique opportunity to learn Europe “in Europe” and develop perspectives for Europe’s future. The programme includes semesters in Istanbul, Nice and Berlin and guarantees an international education with an excellent academic staff and environment.

Location: Istanbul, Nice, Berlin, Poznan
Duration: 9 months (From October to July)

In any case, applications and especially request for financial aid should reach the I.EH.E.I. as early as possible in order to be considered under the best conditions.

Deadline for Master Applications:
The deadline for applications is on June 30th, 2009.

Curriculum Highlights: Students who successfully complete the program acquire 60 ECTS credits. In addition to the stays in Istanbul, Nice, Berlin, the Institute offers a study trip to European and international organizations in Geneva, Strasbourg, and Brussels.

Program Value: The program is taught by academics from various European countries, as well as experts from research institutions and international organizations. Over the last years, the Institute
has graduated 5000 students coming from more than 80 different countries, having offered them many scholarship opportunities.

Subject Areas: International Relations, European Integration, Democracy and Society, Federalism.

This program is supported by the European Union.

For more information, you are welcome to consult our web site at:

Please address further requests to:
Students Service
10 avenue des Fleurs
06000 NICE - France
Email :
phone: +33 (0)4 93 97 93 70 - Fax : +33 (0)4 93 97 93 71

Centre International de Formation Européenne
Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales
10 avenue des Fleurs
F – 06000 Nice

[Africa] Peace and security women fellowships in Africa

Peace and security women fellowships in Africa

The Conflict, Security and Development Group (CSDG) at King’s College London together with the Africa Leadership Centre (ALC), is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women for 2009/2010. These Fellowships1 are intellectual and financial awards for personal, professional and academic achievements, as well as the recognition of future potential.From October 2009, the Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women will be delivered by CSDG and the ALC, which is a partnership of King’s College London and Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
The ALC aims to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development.

The Fellowships bring together African women in the early stages of their careers to undertake a carefully designed training programme in conflict, security and development. This training is followed by an attachment to an African regional organisation or a Centre of Excellence to acquire practical experience in the field of peace and security. It is intended that this project will train African women to develop a better understanding of African peace and security issues in order to increase their participation in conflict management processes and other areas of security concerns for Africans.

Eligibility Requirements:

    Applicants should:

  • Be female citizens of an African country, with valid travel documents.
  • Have knowledge of, or experience of women’s rights, gender and development issues.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to contribute to work on peace and security in Africa
  • Demonstrate commitment to the core values of the programme and the Africa Leadership Centre.
  • Must have a relevant organisational base and be endorsed by an organisation with which they have been involved for at least two years. Exceptional candidates without such organisational ties will be given special consideration.
  • Have a demonstrable plan for how to utilise knowledge gained in the Fellowship upon return to their countries and organisations.
  • Hold a Master’s degree or Bachelors with an equivalent level of professional experience.
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English.

How to Apply
To be considered for the Fellowship please e-mail or post the following documents to Eka Ikpe at or Eka Ikpe, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College London, Strand Bridge House, 138-142 Strand, London, WC2R 1HH, UK by 17:00 hrs, Monday 4 May 2009:

  • A letter of application detailing your relevant experience
  • A supporting statement detailing why you think that this Fellowship is important and future plans for engagement with peace and security issues no longer than 2,000 words
    2 letters of recommendation(To be received directly from the Referees by the deadline of 17:00 hrs, 4 May 2009)
  • Recent curriculum vitae
  • Two samples of your written work (maximum 5,000 words) with a one page abstract
  • Please ensure all documents are sent in as MS Word attachments in a single email message (separate emails for the same application will not be accepted) or as a single post package and that your name is indicated at the top right hand corner of every page of all documents submitted.

Due to the large volume of applications received it may not be possible to contact all applicants that have not been short listed. Hence, if you have not received a response from CSDG by 24 July 2009, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
This project is supported by a range of funders including the Foundation Open Society Institute, King’s College London Alumni, UK Department for International Development and King’s College London. It is subject to continued funding support from all funders

Applications should be recieved by Monday 4 May 2009:

[Norway] Ph.D. position on Process Analytical Technology

Ph.D. position on Process Analytical Technology
Telemark University College currently enrols about 5000 students and employs about 500 employees. The university college has four faculties and the teaching and research activities are located at campuses in Bø, Notodden, Porsgrunn and Rauland. The university college administration is located at Porsgrunn.

Process Analytical Technologies: acoustic chemometrics, multivariate image analysis and representative sampling for improved industrial process control

The Faculty employs a staff of 70. The position is associated with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, and Cybernetic, and the immediate superior is the Head of the Department. The place of employment is Porsgrunn.

Current activities at the Faculty of Technology are a.o. directed towards extending the scope of Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) to a broader range of processing and manufacturing sectors, with a particular focus on particle-processing and bio-mass conversion industries. The Ph.D. study focuses on three modalities not yet fully exploited in PAT, individually or in more powerful combinations:

  • Acoustic chemometrics [AC]
  • Representative process sampling [Theory of Sampling, TOS]
  • Multivariate image analysis [MIA, AMT, and MIR]

These emerging modalities will be applied in feasibility studies on selected industrial processes - in TUC’s own process technological equipment laboratories, with pilot-plant or full scale-up applications in selected collaborating industries.

It is a requirement that the person appointed to the position will enter a doctoral degree programme in Process, Energy, and Automation Engineering. Candidates should have a Master of Science or Master of Technology degree, or the equivalent, in areas such as chemometrics, chemical engineering, process technology, cybernetics or applied statistics.

The appointment term is for a period of 3 years.

The workforce in the public sector should to the greatest extent possible reflect the diversity of the population. It is therefore a personnel policy objective to achieve a balanced age and gender composition and recruit people from immigrant backgrounds. Persons of different ethnic backgrounds are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Academic Appointments Committee is responsible for appointments to academic positions at Telemark University College.

The position is placed in the State salary scale 17.515, code 1017, research fellow, scale of pay 45 (NOK 353,200/ year). A statutory deposit is made to the state pension. The successful applicant must comply with the laws, regulations and agreements that apply for the position.

For more information please contact Associated Professor Maths Halstensen, tlf. 35 57 51 87, or Professor Kim Esbensen, Please contact Human Resources Manager Eldrid Eilertsen, tel. 35 57 51 12 for general information.

Telemark University College uses online applications. We therefore ask applicants to register their application online by clicking on the “Send application” link to the right.

Please submit copies of certificates, qualifications, references, and list of publications either electronically together with your application or by post within one week of closing date. The address is Høgskolen i Telemark, Avdeling for teknologiske fag, Postboks 203, N-3901 Porsgrunn. The envelope should be marked with 09/432.

The applicants are responsible for submitting the required documentation.
Region: Telemark
Job type: Contract
Working hours: Full-time
Working days: Day
Application deadline: 15.05.09
Expected Start Date: By appointment
Location: Porsgrunn
Contacts: Kim Esbensen
Maths Halstensen
Telephone: +47 35575187
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[Italy] SDA Bocconi School of Management Scholarships & Loans Tuition Waivers

Scholarships & Loans Tuition Waivers
SDA Bocconi School of Management is making available maximum 4 total (100%) or 8 partial (50%) tuition fee waivers to 2009/2010 candidates with an outstanding profile. Besides excellent credentials, candidates from specific geographical areas (Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Central and South America) will be considered with special attention during the assignment procedure.

The assignment criteria of total or partial tuition waivers are defined and acknowledged by a special Commission whose decision is final and will be notified to beneficiaries in correspondence to the 2 application deadlines (15th February and 15th July 2009).

Applications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Analysis of academic and professional record
  • Results of the MIHMEP selection process
  • Strength of the Motivation Letter

To be eligible for the tuition waiver applicants must have:

  • Sent the full application to the SDA Bocconi School of Management for MIHMEP 2009/10 selection
  • Completed the Tuition Waiver Application Form (see below)
  • Written the Motivation Letter

A limited number of scholarships fully or partially covering tuition fees are offered by sponsoring companies, consultancy firms and other organizations. Scholarships are awarded upon the basis of merit and other criteria as specified from year to year by the sponsoring entity.

Participants are encouraged to seek out the numerous opportunities available in all countries, such as the sponsorship of the company that employs them, or scholarships offered by private foundations, international organizations or local governments.

Sponsoring companies of previous editions
Astrazeneca, Baxter, Bracco, Glaxo Wellcome, Novartis Pharma, Oracle, Zimmer Europe, WHO.

For the 2009-2010 MIHMEP edition two Foundations have awarded MIHMEP a the following scholarships:
Download Cariplo Foundation
Download Emirates Foundation

The School assists candidates with their search for funds by placing at their disposal the documentation required for loan applications.

In particular, Bocconi facilitates opportunities for low-interest loans available to admitted students, thanks to agreements with some partner banks.

Furthermore the University provides international students with information about possible sources for financing in several countries.
For further information, please visit our website:

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[Australia] MBA Scholarships 2009 - Bond University

here are numerous MBA scholarships available to support full-time study at Bond University.

MBA scholarships are awarded annually across the following specific categories:
International MBA scholarships:

  • Latin America
  • India
  • Northern & Western Europe
  • Southeast Asia
  • Eastern Europe & Russia
  • South Africa

Industry specific MBA scholarships:

    • Finance and banking
    • Public sector, health and education
    • Fast moving consumer goods
    • Engineering, technology and manufacturing’

    Other MBA scholarships:

    • Woman’s Merit Award
    • Dean’s scholarship

    All MBA candidates who wish to be considered for scholarship support should mark the scholarship box on their application form for the program and provide a statement supporting their request for a scholarship award. Scholarship applications will be evaluated after candidates have been approved for entry into the program.

    Scholarship awards are based on academic merit, using university records, work experience, references, application essays and possibly a GMAT score and interview to evaluate merit. Successful scholarship applicants will be notified when they receive their letter of acceptance into the program.

    Your complete application must be received by the following dates:

    • November 1, for admission in the January semester
    • March 1, for admission in the May semester
    • July 1, for admission in the September

    Scholarships vary in value and have different criteria on which they are awarded.
    For more information or assistance with your application please contact the Office of Admissions:
    Phone: 1800 074 074 (toll-free within Australia)
    Phone: +61 7 5595 1024
    For more information on Bond MBA scholarships email

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    [England] Charles J Mauro International Undergraduate Scholarship

    One undergraduate scholarship will be offered to a student from the United States of America for undergraduate study in Economics or Business Studies. The scholarship will be worth £1,000 per year and will be tenable for the duration of the programme of study.


    The scholarship is competitive and will be awarded to a citizen from the USA who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for an undergraduate programme in either Economics or Business Studies.

    The scholarship will be awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.

    The scholarship is not available to students already on programme.

    Applicants should have applied through UCAS, should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
    Application Procedure

    All applicants must complete a scholarship application form which can be downloaded in Rich Text Format (RTF) or PDF (which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) and send it to the Scholarships and Student Finance Office:

    The Scholarships and Student Finance Office
    The University of Edinburgh
    Old College
    South Bridge
    Edinburgh EH8 9YL
    Fax: +44 131 651 4066
    Telephone:+44 131 651 4070

    Completed scholarship application forms must be received by the Scholarships and Student Finance Office no later than 1 May 2009.

    Selection Procedure

    A University of Edinburgh Selection Committee will meet in late May 2009 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarship will be announced in early June 2009.

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