Selasa, 06 Mei 2008

Associate Scientist Bremen International Graduate School

Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences. Global Change in the Marine Realm. Funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments this Graduate School aims at educating young scientists in the field of marine sciences. Within a global-change framework these encompass the natural sciences as well as the humanities. Besides becoming experts in their special field the PhD students will get a solid background across many disciplines* of marine sciences.

The Graduate School offers for its research area „Challenges to Society“ the following open position- under the condition of job release- Associate Scientist (TV-L 13)

This position is initially offered for two years starting at September 1, 2008, with a possibility for extension. Applicants are required to have a PhD in one of the following fields:

Social Sciences, History, or Law.

The main tasks of the Associate Scientists will be to stimulate interdisciplinary exchange within the Graduate School, in establishing topical courses and monthly PhD workshops, and in supporting the PhD students. In addition, the Associate Scientists are expected to develop their own research projects within the thematic framework of the school. Our webpage gives information about research topics presently covered by the school's scientists.

Further details and application forms are available at Applicants should submit under the reference number A 62/08 a letter of motivation, their CV and publication list, an outline (max. 1000 words) of their own research plans (max. 1000 words) and the application form preferably by e-mail to In addition, they are requested to arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to the same e-mail address. Deadline for the applications is June 15, 2008.

PhD positions at Zhejiang University

There are several Ph.D. student position openings at the Department of Information Science & Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China, & These Ph.D. studentships & scholarship are provided for prospective international students overseas (i. e. non-Chinese nationals) by Chinese Government and Zhejiang University jointly, which are planned to begin on or around September 2008 with a studying period up to 3-5 years.

The basic conditions for the Ph.D. studentships & scholarship are as following:

1. Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiments, fees for internship, fee for basic learning materials and fee for intramural accommodation;

2. Living allowance comparable to the local living standard in China (e. g. Hangzhou);

3. Fee for outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China.

Further Information can be obtain at

University Research PhD Studentships

Bournemouth University is committed to building on areas of academic strength through an ambitious and sustained programme of investment. Research in the School of Design, Engineering and Computing is organised around our research centres, each of which comprises both academic staff and research students.


is pleased to offer 2 of fully funded PhD studentships. Please note within the School of Design, Engineering and Computing that only one of these studentships will be offered to an overseas fee-based candidate and the remainder to Home/EU fee-based candidates.

Candidates for the fully-funded PhD studentship must demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 3 years. All candidates must satisfy the School’s minimum doctoral entry criteria for studentships of: an honours degree at Upper Second Class (2.1) and/or an appropriate Masters degree. An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum is essential for candidates for whom English is not their first language.

For more detail information about this program please visit

Vice Chancellor's International Scholarships 2008

De Montfort University is committed to supporting international students to benefit from study in the UK. For courses starting in September 2008, De Montfort University’s Vice Chancellor is delighted to offer scholarships of £2000 each.

The £2000 scholarships are equivalent to a reduction of around 20% on the full tuition fees, and will be paid towards the full tuition fees of overseas-status students from any country in the world who wish to study any of the following types of courses at De Montfort University, Leicester:

  • Full-time undergraduate degrees (BA/BSc) in any subject
  • Full-time Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters courses (PGDip/MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) in any subject
  • Full-time MPhil/PhD research degrees in any subject

The scholarships are available for courses starting in September 2008 only (or between September 2008 and June 2009 for MPhil/PhD research degrees). The £2000 scholarship will be made as a one-off payment and will be deducted from the full tuition fee at the beginning of the first (or only) year of study. Students progressing to DMU through one of our established progression schemes or collaborative partnerships can also apply for these scholarships if they wish to.

For more detail information about this program please visit :


It is the mission of Hawai‘i Pacific University to prepare students for community and industry leadership. For this reason, we have established a scholarship to recognize outstanding international students who have the potential to become leaders in their respective communities.

The Undergraduate International Scholarship is a partial tuition waiver ranging from 20% to 50% of tuition. It is renewable each year until completion of an undergraduate degree as long as the student is in good academic standing.

Eligible applicants are new, full-time degree-seeking students who have applied directly to the University and have been accepted.


A completed HPU Application for Undergraduate Admissions form including:

  • Certified academic transcripts from your high school/secondary school and/or college (all documents that are not in English must be accompanied by certified English translations).
  • U.S. $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Statement of Financial Sponsorship.
  • Original or certified copy of a bank statement or letter showing sufficient funds to cover one academic year of study at HPU.
  • Documented proof that you meet HPU’s minimum language requirements. (See requirements)
  • B. A completed Undergraduate International Scholarship Application form including:
  • A letter of recommendation, preferably from a professor or current or former teacher who knows you well.
  • A letter of motivation.
If you have any questions or need further information you may contact the International Center at:
Phone: +1 (808) 543-8088
Fax: +1 (808) 543-8065

Chateaubriand Fellowships

Chateaubriand Fellowships allow you to:

  • conduct research in France and/or
  • work under the supervision of a professor in a French university or research institution and/or
  • attend seminars of a specific professor at a French university

Each year, France offers Chateaubriand Fellowships to doctorate students in various fields: anthropology, art history, economics, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, etc.


  • Candidates must be pursuing a Ph.D. in the Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Candidates do not have to be U.S. citizens but must be enrolled in an American university*
  • Candidates must obtain a letter of invitation from a French university, a Grande Ecole or a research institution before applying
  • No particular level of French is required, though most students need a certain level in order to conduct their research (* French citizens are not allowed to apply)
For more information about this program please refer to

Helen M. Woodruff Fellowship


Amount: $10,000

A pre- or post-doctoral fellowship for study of archaeology and classical studies has been established by the Institute at the American Academy in Rome. This fellowship, with other funds from the American Academy in Rome, will support a Rome Prize Fellowship. For information and application forms, candidates should write to:

American Academy in Rome
7 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022


Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The AAR receives all applications. At the conclusion of the fellowship tenure, recipients must submit a report to the Chair of the AIA Fellowships Committee and the President of the AAR.

Further information can be obtain at: