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THEME: State of Agricultural Extension in Nigeria

Twenty years into the life of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, (AESON), the Society will use the 2014 Conference to examine, identify and recommend implementable strategies for addressing the challenges facing agricultural extension practice in Nigeria.



TENTATIVE DATE: 7-12 April, 2014

Posted on Nov. 27, 2013, 1:23 p.m., by admin

PhD Scholarship in African Studies at the University of Birmingham

African Studies PhD Scholarship (Arabic Sources for West African History, West African Manuscripts in the British Library)

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham (incorporating the Centre of West African Studies) and the British Library are pleased to announce a three-year studentship for students commencing their MPhil/PhD in African Studies in September 2014. The studentship is attached to an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership awarded to the British Library for research and cataloguing related to its collection of West African Arabic manuscripts and its forthcoming exhibition: ‘West Africa: Cultures of the Word’. The successful applicant will receive (at UK/EU rate) full tuition fees and maintenance funding (which was £13,726 for 2013/14, increasing annually), plus associated expenses (£550 yearly maintenance payment from AHRC; up to £1,000 per annum from the British Library to cover travel and related costs).

Posted on Nov. 18, 2013, 11:02 a.m., by admin

International Partnership and Mobility Scheme

The British Academy is now inviting applications to its International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme 2013-14.

Posted on Nov. 11, 2013, 2:18 p.m., by admin

Call for Applicant in Computer, Electrical, Electronic Engineering

*Ph.D. studies/fellowship

*Postdoc Research Fellowship

*Visiting Research Scholars with self financial supports in Computer, Electrical, Electronic Engineering

Posted on Nov. 11, 2013, 11:16 a.m., by admin

CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in Nigeria, 2013/14

About the CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarship

CIAPS is very pleased to announce the establishment of these awards, as part of the CIAPS Scholars schemes for 2013-14 entry. CIAPS is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. We look for students who are pursuing higher learning so that they can play a part in making their societies and the world a better place.

Posted on Oct. 25, 2013, 3:42 p.m., by admin

Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies Doctoral & Postdoctoral Scholarships in Germany, 2014

The Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies offers doctoral & postdoctoral scholarships in 2014. Total 12 scholarships are offered, 10 doctoral scholarships for the duration of 3 years maximum and 2 post-doctoral scholarships for the duration of 2 years maximum. Applicants must hold a completed degree (M.A. or equivalent) with above-average grades in the humanities, preferably literary studies

Posted on Oct. 25, 2013, 3:35 p.m., by admin

History of Art Postgraduate Scholarships at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2014

The University of Edinburgh is offering a number of postgraduate scholarships. Scholarships are open to PhD and MSc by Research students in the History of Art department. Scholarship covers usually with a minimum value of £5,000 and a maximum value of £15,000. The application deadline is 11 April 2014.

Posted on Oct. 25, 2013, 3:24 p.m., by admin

Irish Aid Fellowship Programme

So as to support capacity development in Irish Aid programme countries in Africa, each year Irish Aid funds a small number of students to undertake post-graduate study.

Posted on Oct. 22, 2013, 2:29 p.m., by admin

University of Cambridge Centre of African Studies Visiting Research Fellowships

Visiting Research Fellowships 2014-15

The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowships is to enable the fellows to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.

Posted on Oct. 22, 2013, 1:20 p.m., by admin

Workshop call for participants

First MENA social policy workshop to be held on 3 December 2013 at the University of Bath. Travel Bursaries for PhD students from the UK and overseas are also available.

Posted on Oct. 8, 2013, 1:03 p.m., by admin

Department of Statistics PhD Bursaries at University of Warwick in UK, 2014/15

The Department of Statistics of University of Warwick offers PhD bursaries for UK/EU or overseas students in the UK. The bursary will cover Home/EU or overseas academic fees as appropriate, plus a maintenance allowance of £13,726. Two bursaries are offered for three years (bursary will be renewed at the end of the first year for up to a further two years). Funds might also be made available from this source for successful PhD applicants who have only partial support from elsewhere.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013, 3:13 p.m., by admin

Piscopia - Marie Curie Fellowship Programme

PISCOPIA is a Programme co-funded by the Marie Curie actions under the FP7 Programme of the European Union to attract outstanding junior researchers for a period of 12 or 24 months. The main objective is to reinforce the international dimension of the University of Padova.

The Programme intends to support the most promising young researchers to implement their research project at the University of Padova and to acquire those complementary and transversal skills necessary to start their independent research career.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013, 3 p.m., by admin

Websites for global health, non-profit, development, research and membership organisations

Manta Ray Media create and build websites, web-based tools and applications for global health, non-profit, development, research and membership organisations.

The aim of Manta Ray Media is to help organisations overcome the challenges they face in interacting, communicating, building communities and sharing knowledge with their audiences by providing the appropriate tools.

Posted on Sept. 20, 2013, 11:14 a.m., by admin

2014-2015 Norwegian Government Quota Scholarship for Developing Countries

The Norwegian government provides scholarships for students from developing countries and countries through the Quota Scheme.The objective of the scheme is to promote the internationalisation of higher education. Currently, the scheme provides full scholarships for a total of 1 100 students, of which 800 are from developing countries.

Posted on Sept. 20, 2013, 10:35 a.m., by admin

2013 Web Of Life Foundation International Essay Competition

Individuals around the world are invited to apply for the 2013 Web Of Life (WOL) Foundation International Annual Essay Competition in the USA. WOL Foundation is a US-based non-profit organization aimed at encouraging dialogue and fresh thinking on subjects related to socio-environmental questions. The annual essay competition is aimed at encouraging young people to tell their story and give the world their point of view.

Posted on Sept. 17, 2013, 1:52 p.m., by admin