By Dawn Islamabad, 24-04-2013
Application can be made at the Brazilian embassy in Islamabad till June 28, while the detailed requirements for candidates and lists of universities are available at the embassy’s website.
Teaching Excellence And Achievement Program (TEA)
The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) for Pakistan will provide Pakistani teachers from government schools with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge of the United States. This program is designed to enhance teachers' expertise in their teaching discipline and equip them with a deeper understanding of best practices in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and the use of technology in teaching to create among educators a more nuanced understanding of the U.S and to develop productive and lasting relationships and mutual understanding between U.S. and Pakistani teachers and their students. This is also intended to contribute to improving teaching in participating countries by preparing participants to serve as teacher leaders, who upon returning home will apply and share their experience and skills with their peers and students. All participants must return immediately to their home country upon completion of the program. A group of teachers will go to the U.S. for eight weeks of internship in academic settings.
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Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology
For the Summer Term 2013, the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology is offering- two Visiting Fellowships (http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/%28en%29/bghs/bewerbung/visit.html) for international doctoral researchers whose dissertation has a historical, sociological, social-anthropological or political science focus, four Start-up Scholarships (http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/%28en%29/bghs/bewerbung/startup.html) for international MA graduates who would like to pursue a doctoral degree in history, sociology, social anthropology, or political science.
Levke Harders | General Management
Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS)
Bielefeld University | P.O. Box 10 01 31 | 33501 Bielefeld | Germany
Room: K4-111 | Tel: +49 (0)521 106 6526
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
2. The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology has announced nine doctoral positions which are open for German as well as for foreign PhD students.
Please find more information at: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/(en)/bghs/bewerbung/stellen/index.html
TWAS-CAS Fellowships for Visiting Scholars in China
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and TWAS offer up to fifteen fellowships per year to visiting scholars from developing countries (other than China) who wish to pursue advanced research in natural sciences. Click here
Netherlands Fellowship/Scholarships Programmes (NFP) 2012-2013 Click here
UNESCO/People’s Republic of China – The Great Wall Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2012-2013 Click here
USAID Funded Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Click here
HEC-Japanese Need Based Scholarship Click here
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University of Karachi Scholarship Programmes
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Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Programmes
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Professional Development Courses funded by Turnitin
Turnitin is dedicated to building better teachers to improve student writing. Educators will benefit from free professional development opportunities in our Turnitin Academy Live webinars. Institutions can also take advantage of Turnitin's additional professional development modules which can be customized and delivered for the unique needs of each institution. In addition, Train-the-Trainer sessions are also available to help build internal, site-level training capacity. For details Click Here
Scholarships by Govt. of Morroco 2012-2013
Morroco Agency of International Corporation (AMIC) has offered ten (10) scholarships for the Pakistani Students of undergraduate/Masters Level Studies.
The applicants need to take into account the following regulations:
• Students must present, at registration, long stay valid visa and medical certificate.
• Candidates must pay, upon registration, an amount of $ 100 in respect of their fees,
• The candidates must, prior to their arrival in Morocco, take out an insurance policy. A relevant certificate is required upon registration.
Note: It is requested that nominations of suitable candidates along with copies of relevant documents may kindly be forwarded to Sadia Haider (email@example.com) latest by 15th July, 2012.
Overseas Scholarships for Youth of Balochistan
The Federal Government has approved a project for setting up CIIT's compus in Baloshistan. Under the faculty Development Programme, Fully Funded MS Scholarships are available the following in disciplines:
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Business Administration
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Application Deadline: July 22, 2012
ELTR Sponsored Indigenous Scholarships
Indigenous Scholarships are available under English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) Phase II for in-service English teachersof Public sector college and universities of the country in the following programmes:
MS/M.Phil in Applied Linguistics and related disciplines (upto 02 years)
Masters in Applied Linguistics (upto 02 years)
PGD, ADP, in TEFL, TESL, ELT (upto 01 years)
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Application Deadline: July 20, 2012
2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign researchers
National Research Foundation announce the 2012 call for proposal of the "Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers".
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers is designed to provide promising young foreign researchers with opportunities to improve their knowledge and experience in the fields of science and technology, while also conducting research activities in Korean universities and research laboratories.
Under the program, the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)grants fellowships to foreign researchers to carry out work/research as a staff member in an approved work program relevant to his/her specialization under Korean advisors.
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GREEN TALENTS - Explore the German Research Landscape!
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites applications from young researchers in the field of sustainable development (resources/energy/environment/economics) to
Participate in a two weeks visit to leading German research institutions and related industry in fall 2012
Complete a research stay of up to three month at a German research institute, universitiy or company in 2013.
Age limit: 35 years
Minimum qualification: M.Phil / MS (18 years of education) Applications by postdocs are also welcome.
for further information please visit www.greentalents.de
DAAD postgraduate Courses 2012
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is inviting applications to the funding programme "Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries". The programme is designed to support study and research in areas which are relevant for developing countries. Applicants select from a catalogue of courses comprising
Two years of professional experience are a general pre-condition.
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Commonwealth Scholarships for PhD, Split PhD & Post Doctoral in UK
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the oldet and prestigious scholarship schemes in the world. The scheme envisages the following programs in different fields:
For more information about the Eligibility Criteria and Application procedure Please click here
Application Deadline: 20 October 2012
Study In Canada & United States with PFL
Preparation for life (PFL) has announced its scholarships for studying in Canada and United States this year. For Further information about the scholarship Programme or to learn more about how PFL can assist you with your future study plans, please visit www.preparationforlife.com. PFL North America free Seminars are monthly arranged at Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore.
Marie Curie Fellowships in the Gerda Henkel Foundation’s 'M4HUMAN Programme'
Gerda Henkel Foundation is offering Marie Curie Fellowships in the M4HUMAN (Mobility for experienced researchers in historical humanities including Islamic studies) programme aimed at supporting outstanding scholars. This funding initiative is co-financed by the European Commission under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research.
The objective of this fixed-term programme is to increase networking between researchers in the historical humanities at the international level, including researchers in religious, cultural and political sciences under the special programme “Islam, the modern nation state and transnational movements”. Other goals include the promotion of trans-national academic exchange, increasing transnational mobility, facilitating further education and the positive and long-term influencing of the research environment in both origin and destination countries.
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Harvard University Summer School’s Social Development In Pakistan
One of the leading international universities, Harvard is offering “Summer School’s Social Development” now in Islamabad. Sessions on social mobilization, capacity building and human rights claims will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday evening from June 25 to August 10, 2012 .This is the only ‘Live’ video-con course linking US and Pakistan based participants with Pakistani leaders and change makers.
The course format will emphasize active learning organized around informed discussions and reflective writing. All students will receive official Harvard University Transcripts. Admission is open to traditional and non-traditional students (adult learners)
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Course Dates: June 25 - August 10, 2012
Security, Society, and the State: A research programme sponsored by the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Germany
The research programme addresses scholars of all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Types of funding mainly include grants for research projects, but also conferences and workshops. Doctoral fellowships are granted only if connected to a research project.
The Gerda Henkel Foundation sponsors the programme in cooperation with the “Cultural Foundations of Social Integration” Center of Excellence at the University of Constance and scholars of the “Normative Orders” Center of Excellence at the University of Frankfurt and the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is inviting applications to its funding programme "Public Policy / Good Governance" (PPGG). This programme is designed to academically qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and andministration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in praxis oriented courses for their professional life. Applicants can chose from eight carefully selected courses leading to a Master's degree. DAAD scholarships are available. The DAAD will run an information session in Islamabad at May 18, 3 pm. The venue will be disclosed on registration.
Please find more information on www.ic.daad.de/islamabad
NUST Postgraduate Scholarships
Admissions to Postgraduate Programme 2012 will be open in May 2012. Limited numberof Merit Scholarships and tuition fee waivers are available for deserving students. The scholarship holders will be paid stipend in addition to tuition fee and miscellaneous expenditure related to research work. Self sponsored Ph.D students will be given tuition fee wavier, provided they are willingto work as TA/ RA. HEC Scholarship awardees are encouraged to apply.
For more details please visit www.nust.edu.pk
450 Academic Scholarships at PAK-KIET (Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology)
PAK-KIET (Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology) admissions are open along with over 450 academics schloarships for Postgraduate and Ph.D programmes.
For further details please visit www.pafkiet.edu.pk
Pakistan Strategy Support Program
Research to Support a New Framework for Sustained Economic Growth of Pakistan by Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Pakistan (SSHRCP), Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Eligible Research: Proposals are sought for research that identifies key policy decisions that will support the new growth strategy; assesses empirically the impacts of those decisions; evaluates constraints to policy reform; and examines alternative policy recommendations to enhance their impact. This is a broad-based call for proposals across the four themes of the Framework for Economic Growth and encompassing the focus of the PSSP on agriculture, food security, and pro-poor growth within the broader economic context.
Categories of Grants: The PSSP Competitive Grants Program offers two categories of grants:
Small Grants: For project to be completed within one year, grants up to US$20,000
Large Grants: For projects of one or two years duration, grants up to US$50,000 per year
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