Friday, June 25, 2010

TWAS-ICCBS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, Pakistan

Job Description: For young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in organic chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular medicine, pharmacology or physical chemistry at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) — comprising the H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and the Dr. Panjwani Centre for Molecular and Drug Research, Karachi, Pakistan.

Important: The following is additional information concerning the TWAS-ICCBS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme tenable in Pakistan. It is an integral part of the information given here:TWAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research.
Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year. With the exception of the fellowships “for research collaboration”, all other fellowship programmes offered by TWAS and TWOWS that are mutually exclusive.

Programme Details

* TWAS-ICCBS Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) – comprising the H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and the Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular and Drug Research, – for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months in the following fields: organic chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular medicine, pharmacology or physical chemistry.
* ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
* The language of instruction is English.


Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

* be a maximum age of 45 years on 31 December of the year of application;
* hold a PhD degree in a field of natural sciences;
* be nationals of a developing country (other than Pakistan);
* be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Pakistan) and hold a research assignment there;
* provide a certificate of good health from a qualified medical doctor;
* provide an official Acceptance Letter from the supervisor or head of department at ICCBS (see sample Acceptance Letter included in the application form). Requests for acceptance must be directed to the Director of ICCBS, Prof. M. I. Choudhary by e-mail ( or who will facilitate the assignment of a host supervisor. In contacting Prof. Choudhary applicants must accompany their request for a preliminary acceptance letter with copy of their CV and a research proposal outline;
* provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Submitting your application

* The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 June each year.
* Applicants must submit an Acceptance Letter from ICCBS when applying, or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance the application will not be considered for selection
* Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters as attachments via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line must contain: ICCBS/PDoc/candidate’s surname. Alternatively, letters can be sent by post in sealed envelopes.
* Applicants to the TWAS-ICCBS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should send one copy of their application to TWAS only (by email or post). Please do not send a copy to ICCBS.

Application Form:

Click on the links below to download the application form and guidelines. Before applying it is recommended that you read very carefully the application guidelines for detailed information on eligibility criteria, deadlines and other key requirements of the application procedure.

* PDoc Application Form
* PDoc Application Guidelines

Contact Details:

TWAS Fellowships Office
ICTP campus, Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39 040 2240314
Fax: +39 040 2240689

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS),Pakistan

Job Description: Sheffield Hallam University participates in the CSSS Scheme and welcomes applications from students for this prestigious award. The award covers tuition fees, living and travel costs for the duration of a Masters course.
Four CSSS scholarships are available for the academic year 2010/11 (September intake). The deadline for applications is 01 May 2010

You can download the scholarship application forms from the CSSS website or as found below. Please ensure that all necessary forms and documents are included in your application as failure to do so will delay your application and reduce your chances of success.
Eligibility of candidates

To meet Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) eligibility criteria, candidates must

* be nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) a Commonwealth developing country, and not be currently living or studying in a developed country
* hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level
* be sufficiently fluent in English to pursue the course
* have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
* not be employed by a government department (at national level) or a fully/partially state-owned corporation/government agency (employees of universities are normally acceptable however)
* be able to confirm in writing that neither they nor their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
Application Deadline Scholarship applications for courses starting in September/October 2010 must be submitted by 30 June 2010.

Scholarship applications for courses starting in January 2011 must be submitted by 30 November 2010.

International Research Support Initiative Program 2010/11,Pakistan

Job Description: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is offering this six month research fellowship abroad to full time PhD students enrolled in Pakistan to enhance their research capabilities. It is of utmost importance that the doctoral studies carried out in Pakistan are of a standard that is at par with any international reputed institution. This is only possible if candidates are provided with adequate support in research projects. This may be a problem because of the paucity of resources in Pakistan therefore the scheme is helping to provide doctoral students exposure internationally so they could carry out research projects of high standard. The scheme is also assisting ongoing Indigenous PhD programs by providing a mechanism for PhD scholars to travel abroad and conduct research in advanced industrialized countries for a period upto 6 months. This is providing exposure to the PhD scholars which will enhance the quality of research that they will be conducting in Pakistan. It is also serving to develop linkages between Pakistani and foreign institutions.

Any full time AJK/Pakistani national PhD student:

1. Who has completed at least one year of PhD studies at Public Sector University/ Institution which has adopted HEC guideline for M.Phil and PhD studies while being engaged in thesis related research.
2. Who has an approved PhD research topic and synopsis by the Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR) or Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research (DASR) or equivalent body of the university
3. “Who has an official acceptance/invitation letter for research from a foreign university/institute/lab of international repute (Preference will be given to top 500 universities as per Times Ranking of World Universities)”.
4. Those Scholars who are already availing any other HEC scholarship are also eligible to apply provided they submit NOC from their concerned HEC officer.
Application Deadline There is no last date for submission of applications. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as they are eligible and fulfill the basic criteria.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Fulbright Scholarships (USA) for Pakistani Students 2010

Fulbright Scholarships (USA) for Pakistani Students 2010

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is now accepting applications for Fulbright advanced degree grants for 2011. USEFP is a bi-national commission dedicated to improving mutual understanding between the people of Pakistan and the people of the United States of America through educational exchange opportunities. Since 1951, the USEFP has sent more than 2200 Pakistanis to the U.S. and brought 800 Americans to Pakistan on educational exchange programs. The USEFP is one of 51 Fulbright Commissions worldwide and is the largest Fulbright program in the world.

The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. government and provides participants – chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential – with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research at universities or academic institutions in the United States. For Pakistan, the Fulbright program funds tuition at an accredited university in the U.S., as well as required textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and students from FATA, NWFP and Baluchistan are strongly encouraged to apply.

Students may apply for a Master’s or Ph.D. program. Master’s Program applicants must have completed 16 years of formal education. Ph.D. program applicants must have completed 18 years of formal education. The U.S. government works with the Higher Education Commission of the Government of Pakistan to promote and support this program.

All disciplines are eligible, with the exception of clinical medical fields. Priority fields for these scholarships are:

Water and Environmental Management
Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
Health (Nursing, Allied Health Professional, Medical Technology, Public Health)
Humanities and Social Sciences (Public Administration, Media and Communications, Public Policy, etc.)
Fulbright applicants should register to take the GRE test immediately, as this is required for the application. Applications must be received at USEFP by May 18, 2010.

Additional information is available at:

Monday, February 22, 2010

Netherlands fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences

NIAS Fellows are selected from prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to scholarship and who are able to continue their research and to advance knowledge in their particular fields during their stay.

Application Deadline: Monday 1st March 2010

Regular NIAS Fellowships are awarded for a full research year, from 1 September – 30 June, although a five-month period is also possible. Other fellowships that are awarded on the basis of submitted applications are the Golestan Fellowship, the Lorentz Fellowships, the Mellon Fellowship, the Visiting Grants, the Henry G. Schermers Fellowship, the Writer-in-Residence, the Translator-in-Residence, and the Journalist-in-Residence.

Duo Fellowships. Scholarly research may benefit substantially from a close co-operation of two scholars working on a joint project. Joint applications for regular NIAS Fellowships by a Dutch scholar and a non-Dutch scholars are most welcome.
They consist of two individual applications, one by a Dutch scholar and one by a non-Dutch scholar, and a joined research project as requested under item 15 in the application form.
The deadline for Duo Fellowships is the same as the one for regular NIAS Fellowships for non-Dutch scholars.

Theme Groups are part of NIAS’s policy to emphasise the symbiosis among various disciplines within the humanities and social sciences, and among diverse scientific methods. To improve and stimulate the quality of scholarship in these areas an exchange of knowledge and insights in an international context is considered vitally important. To this end, work at NIAS is in part organised in multidisciplinary research theme groups, that have a distinctly international character.

There are also several invitational fellowships: Willem F. Duisenberg Fellowship, Spinoza Fellowship, Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship, the KB Fellowship as well as Guest of the Rector.

All fellowships are residential and are awarded on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee, whose membership is determined by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The minimum requirement to be eligible for a NIAS Fellowship is a Ph.D. degree.

Fellowships are awarded for a full research year from 1 September – 30 June or for one semester, i.e. from 1 September – 31 January and from 1 February – 30 June.

Please note, that NIAS does not provide fellowships for training programmes or educational purposes. Nor does it offer courses or financial support to conduct research elsewhere.

Application Procedures
For application procedure see the information on the relevant webpages.

Scholars who wish to apply for one of the fellowships at NIAS should go to the Fellowship’s page and follow the instructions.

Applicants are asked to apply by e-mail Application-at-NIAS.KNAW.NL and attach the following:

the completed application form
their curriculum vitae (3 pages)
a list of (major) publications (3 pages)
the research proposal describing the work that they propose to carry out at NIAS (3 pages).
All attachments should be one and a half spacing and not exceed the maximum limit of three pages.

Monographs sent in to support of an application will be returned after completion of the selection procedure in case the application is unsuccessful. Publications by successful applicants will be placed in the NIAS library.

All information supplied will be treated with utmost confidentiality and used only by the Scholarship Committee and the Directorate.

Please note, that the number of scholars expressing interest always exceeds the places available.

Monographs to support an application should be sent by regular mail to:

Research Planning
Meijboomlaan 1
2242 PR Wassenaar
The Netherlands

You will be notified by e-mail if your application fulfils initial requirements and has been passed on for the reviewing proces. An indication when information about the outcome of the selection procedure will be given.

For further information: Jos J.M. Hooghuis, Head of Research Planning & Communication.

Friday, February 19, 2010

The Taiwan Scholarship Program

The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established jointly by three government agencies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) — the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Science Council of the Executive Yuan (NSC) — to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. While providing study opportunities for a wide range of disciplines, at Taiwan’s universities and colleges, this program also aims to:

1. Promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between people in Taiwan and in countries around the world.
2. Provide opportunities to increase academic and educational links with international institutions of higher learning.
3. Develop outstanding professionals and experts to meet the needs of the global society.

All applicants for the scholarships have to submit their application forms to this office ?Delegation Culturelle et Economique de Taipei?during the period from February 11 to March 31, 2010.

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Asian Islam Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Asian Studies Program of Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year teaching post-doctoral fellowship for a scholar of Islam in South, Southeast, or East Asia to begin July 1, 2010. The applicant’s facility with Asian languages is assumed. Completion of dissertation by the time of appointment is expected, but ABDs nearing completion of the dissertation will be considered. Applicants must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will teach three courses during the academic year and be housed in the department of his or her discipline. The annual stipend is $50,000 for the candidate with degree in hand and a $5,000 fund to support scholarship. Send a letter of application, c.v., graduate transcripts, at least three letters of recommendation, and course syllabi or proposals to Professor Lisa Trivedi, Asian Islam Search Committee Chair, Asian Studies Program, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY, 13323 (asianpd1-at-hamilton-dot-edu).

The deadline for applications is March 12, 2010.

Hamilton College ( is a residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; for applicants with dual-career considerations, Hamilton participates in the regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which posts additional area employment opportunities at Hamilton College provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Professor Lisa Trivedi
Asian Islam Search Committee Chair
Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

Hamilton College (

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Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships scheme is managed by the British Council on behalf of the Scottish Government. The programme offers up to 200 awards each worth £2000 towards the tuition fees of a one year Masters course at any of Scotland’s higher education institutions.

Gain an internationally recognised qualification and take your career to new heights.

Under this exciting scholarship opportunity, you can achieve a Masters degree from one of the UK’s top-ranked research universities. We are now looking for bright, talented and hard working individuals to live, work and study in Scotland in 2010.

We are offering up to 200 Canadian, Chinese, Indian and US citizens the opportunity of a scholarship to study at one of our world renowned universities for their postgraduate Masters degree.

We are offering £2000 as a one off award towards the cost of tuition fees for a full time Masters level course (excluding PhD studies) in a wide range of subject areas. You can choose to study at any of Scotland’s 17 universities and Higher Education Institutions.

Our Masters degree can help you gain a professional edge to your career. Employment rates from Scottish universities are high, with up to 97% of graduates finding relevant employment, research posts or further study within six months.


You can apply online here through our NEW application process. So don’t miss this opportunity for a bright new future and improved career prospects Come and join us in Scotland next year!

Deadline for applications is Friday 11 June 2010.

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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Islamic Development Bank Merit Scholarship Program for High Technology 2010-11

Pakistan: Islamic Development Bank Merit Scholarship Program for High Technology 2010-11

* The Islamic Development Bank (IBD) is delighted to announce that applications scholarships under the 1430 (2010-11) IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology are open for application. The scholarships will be awarded to the successful application in September 2010;

* The Programme is designed to help promising research students to pursue a full- time three-year Ph.D study or a six-twelve month post-doctoral research work in scientific disciplines that enhances development in IDB member countries; for issuance, health/medicine, agriculture/food production, water resources/desertification, energy/infrastructure development, nanotechnology, development-focused ICT. Some scholarships have also been reserved for studies and research in invention-related abstract sciences;

* The scholarship comprises tuition fees, cost of living allowance, health insurance cost and travel ticket cost and dependency allowance for Ph.D students;

* The applicant must be a citizen of an IDB member country, must be a permanent employee of an academic institution or research centre of his/her country and must satisfy all the eligibility requirements of the Programme;

* The successful candidate must secure admission to one of the universities listed in the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES). The list is available on the IDB website

* Priority shall be given to applicants who have secured admission to universities that have concluded a cooperation agreement with the IDB such as Cambridge University, Nottingham University, Birmingham University in the UK or to one of the universities on the THES list.

* The prospective applicant should visit the IDB website: www.isdb.orgto download the Programme’s application form (Under the Scholarship Menu) and to read full information about the eligibility requirements, how to apply, the Programme’s benefits and facilities as well as the names of universities. Copies of application forms for Ph.D and Post Doctorate are also available at

* The applicants MUST NOT directly submit the applications to IDB Headquarters, Jeddah;

* The applicant must complete the application form and send it together with the requisite documents mentioned in the introductory form to the address below:

Application for
IDB Merit Scholarships,
Government of Pakistan,
Economic Affairs Division,
C-Block Pak Secretariat,

SLA Awards

This call is cross-posted to CHMINF-L, SLA: DCHE, PAM, ST, & ACRL STS.
Apologies for duplication.
Please post the call on a bulletin board in your library school or
information center (if appropriate).

2010 Marion E. Sparks Award for Professional Development
The Chemistry Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is
sponsoring a student/new member travel award to defray the costs of
attending the 2010 SLA Annual Meeting June 13-16 in New Orleans, LA. The
award is intended to encourage the professional development of student
members and new members of the Chemistry Division and encourage their
participation in Chemistry Division activities.

TRAVEL AWARD: $1,500 stipend to attend the 2010 SLA Annual Conference.
The winner will also receive a certificate of achievement and will be
introduced at the Chemistry Division Business Meeting & Breakfast.

ELIGIBILITY: All student members of the SLA Chemistry Division and all new
members of the SLA Chemistry Division (individuals who have joined since
January 2009) are eligible. All applicants must have joined the SLA
Chemistry Division by February 16, 2010. See below for how to join.

Please submit the following:
-A brief essay that: a) clearly articulates your objectives for
professional development; and b) indicates
what you hope to gain from attending the SLA Annual Meeting. Maximum
length: 2 pages.
-Names of two references.
-Brief budget (expected expenses for registration, airfare, lodging, food
and/or continuing education course).
Registration in a Chemistry Division or other Continuing Education (CE)
course is recommended, but not required.

DEADLINE: All applications for the award must be received by March 1,
2010 (all applicants must have joined the SLA Chemistry Division by
February 16, 2010). The winner will be notified March 15, 2010. Essays
will be judged by the SLA Chemistry Division Awards Committee.

HISTORY: The award is named to honor Marion E. Sparks, a chemistry
librarian at the University of Illinois from 1913 until her death in 1929.
Ms. Sparks contributed a great deal to the field of chemical information,
her achievements include teaching courses on chemical information, and
authoring and publishing what is argued to be the first book to formally
address chemical literature and library instruction.

Cory Craig
University of California, Davis
Physical Sciences & Engineering Library
One Shields Avenue
Davis, California 95616-8676


Want to join the Chemistry Division of SLA?
Not a member of SLA? Use this link to join SLA:
When you join SLA, you can also join one division for free, additional
divisions are $18/year.

Already an SLA member? To join the Chemistry Division either: 1)
Download the SLA Change/Add Units form: and fax or mail it to
SLA. Or 2) Call 1-703-647-4936 and pay with a credit card. When you
join SLA, you can also join one division for free, additional divisions are

Travel Grants for IFLA

Grants for Gothenburg

It is our great pleasure to announce that 2010 funds are now available to support a number of colleagues from countries in Asia/Oceania, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean to attend our IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Gothenburg.

Travel grants can be provided thanks to generous donations from a number of different sources:

de Gruyter Saur Publishers, for participants from the Pacific Region Approximately EUR 60.000 will be made available from the Stichting IFLA Foundation, the Swedish Library Association and the Swedish library industry For a more detailed description of the donors and their specific requirements please refer to them separately above.

Successful candidates receive support in the form of Congress registration, hotel and additional expenses for a maximum total of EUR 2.000. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. [In exceptional circumstances and depending on travel costs, funding of up to EUR 2.500 may be considered]

Eligible are those:

who are living and working in Asia/Oceania, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean; and who are library and information professionals with at least three years, but no more than eight years, of library or information science experience Priority may be given to those who in addition meet one or more of the following criteria:

Being employed by an IFLA institutional member, or being an IFLA personal or student affiliate Never before having attended an IFLA annual Congress Being a member of an IFLA Section's Standing Committee Having a paper or poster proposal being selected for presentation in Gothenburg Submission deadline:

1 March 2010

Please send your completed application as an attachment by email to:

For Detail please follow the link

Monday, January 4, 2010

Developing Countries Scholarships in Germany: South – North Sandwich Scholarships

Developing Countries Scholarships in Germany: South – North Sandwich Scholarships

Sandwich Scholarships

for visiting PhD students from developing countries
to conduct research at the University of Hohenheim, Germany
(“South – North Sandwich Scholarships”)
Scholarship description

FSC awards up to four visiting ‘Sandwich’ scholarships to PhD students from developing countries for a period of six months, beginning April 15, 2010. The Center wishes to attract outstanding PhD students pursuing a career in academia or development collaboration. The scholarship aims at increasing their previously gained scientific knowledge and skills relevant to food security related issues. The successful candidates will receive scholarships for completing compulsory and/or elective courses required for receiving PhD degrees from their home universities (if formally agreed by their home institutions), attending additional training courses and workshops at Hohenheim and/or conducting PhD thesis related research studies, contributing to the mission of FSC. Study courses held in English can be selected from the regular course catalogues of the international MSc study programs offered by the University of Hohenheim’s Center for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics and combined with other English MSc and PhD courses and trainings offered by the university’s departments and/or FSC’s Young Excellence School (YES). For research collaborations, each successful candidate will work with research staff of one of Hohenheim’s departments to conduct a specific research project contributing to FSC’s mission and relevant for her/his PhD thesis. Funding for research is expected to be provided by the applicant’s and/or supervisor’s institution and/or other organizations. The objective of the collaboration is to write at least one joint, peer-reviewed journal publication or paper to be presented at an international conference that contributes to FSC’s mission and that is relevant for the PhD thesis. Successful candidates are expected to present their research proposal, state of research and preliminary results in FSC and relevant department’s PhD seminars. Participation in YES’ teaching and training activities on a limited scale, if possible, is desired. Furthermore, FSC aims at establishing an active, long-lasting collaboration with the PhD students and their home institutions.

The scholarship is given for a stay at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. The monthly grant is 1,000 Euros in 2010. In addition, FSC pays for traveling to/from Hohenheim. Health insurance and other potential costs must be paid for privately.

Required skills

The applicant must provide proof of:
· outstanding study performance (i.e. excellent or very good MSc grade);
· completed graduate studies in agricultural, nutritional, natural, social, economic or political sciences, or related disciplines with specification on food security related issues with a minimum grade of 2.5;
· working on doctoral studies at her/his home institution by the time of application;
· track record of knowledge in the proposed field of study;
· excellent proficiency in oral and written English.

Furthermore, the applicant must:
· be able to conduct innovative research;
· have excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit;
· be able and willing to work well in an interdisciplinary, multicultural environment with individuals from different scientific, societal and cultural backgrounds and with organizations from the public, private and civil society sector;
· be available for the entire period of the research stay;
· be a national of a developing country according to OECD DAC list;
· return to his/her home country or to another developing country after completion of research.


Please submit the following documents to, with the subject line of the e-mail mentioning the specific scholarship you are applying for (“Application for South – North Sandwich Scholarship”):

· Cover letter (please mention the name of the scholarship program as stated in the FSC announcement);
· Detailed Curriculum Vitae (no longer than 3 pages);
· Proposal (maximum 2,000 words) specifying your planned research activities during your stay at the University of Hohenheim. This should include information on the methods, timetable, funding of research and name of the potential supervisor. The research proposal must be based on a research theme or research field indicated by professors / potential supervisors from the University of Hohenheim (see “List of research themes and fields” on FSC’s webpage).
· Master thesis abstract (maximum 1,000 words);
· Scanned copies of all relevant academic certificates obtained. All certificates must be accompanied by an explanation of the grading system. Documents issued in languages other than German or English, must be accompanied by a German or English translation.
· List of publications;
· Two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors.

Please send FSC all documents as a PDF in one e-mail. We would like to ask you to reduce the number of attached files by compiling various documents into three files (File 1: cover letter, CV, proposal, thesis abstract and list of publications; File 2: scanned copies of all relevant academic certificates obtained; File 3: two letters of recommendation). Please name all files in a systematic way: your last name – scholarship category – file number.

The deadline for the application is January 30, 2010.

FSC will confirm the receipt of all (complete) applications (i.e., if an application is not complete, FSC will not consider it and will not confirm receipt of the application). All accepted applications will be selected according the following criteria:
1. Fulfillment of announcement criteria (cf. “required skills” and “application”);
2. Quality of proposal and project feasibility;
3. Overall, equivalent distribution over regions and Hohenheim disciplines;
4. Fulfillment of demands (e.g. emerging from collaborations with development organizations).

The selected applicants will be contacted no later than March 16, 2010. Please be aware that FSC will contact only successful candidates.

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Scholarships for Non-German Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates,

Scholarships for Non-German Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates, Freiburg University of Education, Germany

Information for students accepted to attend the Freiburg University of Education (PH) for one or two semesters
This year again, the Baden-Württemberg Foundation is awarding Baden-Württemberg Scholarships for Students attending institutions in Baden-Württemberg. The scholarships are designed to promote the international exchange of highly qualified German and non-German students. All highly qualified students attending a partner institution of the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (PH Freiburg – Freiburg University of Education) and who have been accepted into the exchange program between the two institutions can apply for a Baden-Württemberg Scholarship.

Scholarship period: 5 months (1 semester) or 10 months (whole academic year) for study or research at the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg (min. 4 – max. 11 months on application)
Basic scholarship amount: approx. 400 € per month (up to 500 €)

Target group: Highly qualified non-German undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates attending one of the prestigious partner universities of the PH Freiburg abroad and whose institutions award tuition waivers for students coming from the PH Freiburg within the reciprocal agreement. Scholarship holders must complete a research project or complete part of their home study obligations at the PH Freiburg.

Applications for are to be submitted to the office/authority responsible, e.g. international office of your home university.

Only applications (6 copies each) that contain the following documents will be considered:
o Application form
o Detailed proposal of study with information on studies and career to date (max. three pages)
o Copies of certificates (degrees awarded, transcript of courses)
o Curriculum Vitae (academic resume) with date of birth
o Certificate of Matriculation (from home university)
o Proof of German language skills (and/or other languages)
o Letter of recommendation by a professor tutoring the student explaining academic performance as well as intercultural and social competence (see attached form)

Submission date no later than 1st April 2010

The decision on who will be recommended for a scholarship will be made by the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship Commission at the PH Freiburg based on shortlists and appraisals by the student’s home university. The final decision, however, remains with the foundation Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg gGmbH.

For further details, please refer to the webpage of the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg ( or contact your local subject co-ordinator or the International Office.

Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg GmbH
This state foundation established in 2000 promotes various projects of general public benefit linked by the common aim of securing the future capacities of the State of Baden-Württemberg. Projects in the fields of education, science and research are supported in particular. Initial examples are programmes for internet and computer competence, research in the field of nutrition, food safety and consumer protection, a photonics center, financial support for vocational education, and the Baden-Württemberg Scholarship. Future and key technologies, human capital, internationalisation, media competence, social learning, youth, family and civic commitment are also focal points of the work of the Landesstiftung. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Minister-President Guenther Oettinger.