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British Institute in East Africa Graduate Attachment Scheme 2020/2021 – Nairobi, Kenya

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2020 BIEA graduate attachment scheme:- The BIEA has opened its Call For 2020/2021 Applications (Graduate Attachment Scheme).

2020 BIEA graduate attachment scheme

2020 BIEA graduate attachment scheme

About the 2020 BIEA graduate attachment scheme Award:

BIEA graduate attachments offer recent graduates, with an interest in further studies in Africa, the opportunity to gain practical experience of research.

The June 2020 to May 2021 BIEA graduate attachment scheme will take up to nine successful applicants.  Graduate attachés will be involved in three types of work while at the BIEA: 

  • Attachés will develop specific research interests in the region, gain practical experience of conducting fieldwork, meet a variety of active researchers, and take part in a number of innovative historical, archaeological and anthropological projects throughout eastern Africa;
  • Assisting with the administration of the BIEA including website, library, reading groups focused on key texts in African studies, workshops and seminars; and,
  • Doing their own research usually leading into developing a plan for a Masters or PhD. Their attachment involves the presentation of a paper in the BIEA Completion Seminar Series upon some aspect of the research they have carried out during their time at BIEA.

Type: Job/Internship

Eligibility:

  • You will need a strong academic record, some experience of studying/researching Africa, and a clear interest in developing your own research.
  • You should also be able to show significant initiative and that you are equally adept at working and living alone or as part of a large team.

You should be ready to offer enthusiastic assistance for various field projects and subsequent data analysis.

Eligible Countries: 

African countries.

Bonus Post: 2020 Ferguson Scholarships for Africa and South America at Aston University in UK.

Value of the 2020 BIEA graduate attachment scheme Award:

  • Graduate attachés will be given a total allowance of £1600.00 for the three months of the attachment to pay for accommodation, food, daily transport in Nairobi and medicine.
  • The attachés will have to provide receipts for their expenses amounting to their total allowance (small food purchases can be written down weekly in a receipt book/ledger).
  • The total costs for transport to and from Nairobi at beginning and end of an attaché’s stay will be paid separately on a needs basis.
  • Graduate attachés will not be obliged to use the offered BIEA accommodation, but will be given preferential access to the dorm rooms, should they wish to use the BIEA guest house.
  • The BIEA has free weekly Swahili lessons, at beginner, intermediate and advanced level that graduate attachés can join.

Duration of Programme: 

  • Graduate attachments are three months long. There may be opportunities to extend your stay but accommodation, food, visa and transport changes will be at the attaché’s own expense.
  • Graduate attachés can arrive between 1 July 2020 and 1 January 2021. The scheme for this year will finish on 31 March 2021.
  • Please specify the three-month time period(s) that you are available for this scheme in your application.

Application Deadline: 25th February 2020.

How to Apply: 

To Apply, applicants should send a  CV and Cover Letter  to  gas@biea.ac.uk  explaining how participation in the scheme will assist the development of your career. You will need to arrange for two academic references to be sent directly to BIEA.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying.

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Swire Scholarships 2021 covers 100% fees, living costs of £17,442 per year

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 Swire Scholarships will covers 100% of the course fees, a grant for living costs of £17,442 per year (2021/22 rate)

Swire Scholarships 2021

The Swire Scholarships at St Antony’s are generously funded by the Swire Charitable Trust, founded by John Swire & Sons. Four fully funded scholarships are available to graduate students demonstrating exceptional academic merit and/or potential who will commence study on a course offered by St Antony’s College in 2021/22.

Eligibility

The scholarships are open to applicants who are permanent residents of JapanChina or Hong Kong and have completed the majority of their formal education in their country of permanent residency.

The Scholarships will be awarded primarily on academic merit, although financial need may be taken into account.

Scholars must intend to return to their country of permanent residency after completing their course of study. 

Preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue a career in government, business, academia or a recognised profession.

Applicants must apply for admission to a full-time graduate course of study that is offered by St Antony’s College to start in 2021/22 except those listed below. St Antony’s College accepts students in a wide range of subjects in Social Sciences and Humanities Divisions. Our graduate courses page gives a list of the subjects we accept.

Please note that applicants for part-time courses, or applicants for the MBA (Master of Business Administration) or the MPP (Master of Public Policy) are not eligible to apply. 

Applicants must meet the requirements for entry to their course, including English language requirements. See the University’s course guide for more information.

Benefits of the Swire Scholarships 2021:

  • 100% of the course fees, a grant for living costs of £17,442 per year (2021/22 rate).
  • Economic airfares to and from London are provided at the beginning and end of the scholarship.
  • The award is made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course. If a scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of the scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic process.

You may also see : 

Eni Scholarships 2021 to Study in the UK ( Fully Funded )

How to Apply for the Swire Scholarships 2021

In order to be considered for this scholarship, candidates must submit their application for graduate study to the University by the January deadline (8th or 22nd January 2021 depending on the programme applied to – check the University’s guidance on application deadlines) and must have secured a place on their chosen programme of study by the completion deadline (2nd March 2021).

It is helpful if candidates select St Antony’s College in the ‘College choice’ section of the application form, though this is not compulsory.

Please note that incomplete and ineligible applications will not be considered for the Swire Scholarships.

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For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Webpage Here

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Oppenheimer Fund 2020:- Applications are invited from senior members of the University who wish either to visit one or more universities in South Africa or to senior members of South African universities who wish to visit Oxford.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible African Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (Institution)University of Oxford

About the Oppenheimer Fund 2020 Award:

Harry Frederick Oppenheimer was a noted South African businessman, philanthropist, and opponent of apartheid. In 1993 he endowed the Oppenheimer Fund at Oxford University.

The Fund promotes links between the University of Oxford and South African Universities.

It does this by supporting academic exchanges between Oxford and South Africa, and assisting students ordinarily resident in South Africa wishing to pursue graduate study at Oxford.

Offered Since: 1993

Type: Graduate

Oppenheimer Fund 2020 Eligibility

  • You should be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.
  • You must have previously studied at a South African university.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Applications for one month visits will be considered, but applications for visits of over one month where a source of co-funding or additional funding has already been secured or identified will be prioritised.

Applications for new collaborative projects between Oxford and South Africa are particularly encouraged.

Exchange applications from graduate students or for the sole purpose of attending a conference (or similar short event) will not normally be considered.

Scholarship Benefits: 

Grants may be awarded up to the cost of a return flight (up to £850) and one month of living expenses (£1200 for visits to South Africa or £1600 for those to Oxford).

You may also apply for the

Romanian State Scholarships 2020/2021 for Foreign Citizens to Study in Romania.

How to Apply:

Applications for grants from the Fund should include:

  • A statement of the purpose of the proposed visit. This should give an outline of the research to be carried out during the visit and expected goals; these should be summarised in terms accessible to a layperson. The statement should also include details on how the visit will build links between Oxford and South Africa;
  • Duration and estimated costs, including details of any other available sources of funding;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A letter of support from the institution you will be visiting.

For visitors to Oxford, your host should also confirm in the letter that they will assist in arranging suitable affiliation to a college/department and access to any necessary research materials. The host should also assist in finding you accommodation in Oxford.

Applications should be sent as a single pdf document containing all elements requested.

Application Deadline:

31st March 2020

The Oppenheimer Fund accepts applications twice a year. The next deadline for applications will be 31 March 2020. Applications and inquiries about the Fund should be sent to:

Kim Ooi, Student Fees and Funding, 3rd Floor, 4 Worcester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BX; kim.ooi@admin.ox.ac.uk.

Official Website:

For More Information Visit the Official Scholarship Webpage Here.

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Total 2020 Young Graduate Program:- Total Petroleum Ghana Limited is inviting qualified graduates to apply for the 2020 Young Graduate Program.

About the 2020 Young Graduate Program Award: 

Total Petroleum Ghana Limited is seeking to develop the Ghanaian youth through training and capacity building.

The Young Graduate Program targets fresh university graduates from the local universities. For the past 2 years, Total Petroleum Ghana Limited has successfully developed twelve (12) Ghanaian young graduates through this initiative.

This innovative program is an eighteen (18) months training opportunity which consists of a six (6) month local contract and twelve (12) months international exposure (subject to performance) in Total affiliates, within Africa, to discover one of its three main business lines – Commercial, Finance, Technical.

Eligibility for the Total 2020 Young Graduate Program: 

We are interested in Ghanaian candidates who have attained a minimum of 2nd Class Upper Honours’ Degree from recognized Ghanaian institutions within the last year and must have completed National Service.

Candidates must be less than 27 years.

Eligible Countries: 

Ghana

Degrees must be in the following disciplines:

  • Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines
  • Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Economics or related business fields

Candidates with additional qualifications will have an added advantage.

In addition, candidates should have the following qualities:

  • Intellectually curious and able to take initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication and analytical skills
  • Team player and leadership qualities
  • Must have a strong ethical awareness and orientation
  • Highly adaptable to different environments
  • Must also be computer literate

Number of Awards: 4

Value of Programme:

Successful candidates will join a diverse team of professionals in delivering high quality products and services to customers and long-term shareholder value.

Duration of Programme: 18 months

How to Apply for the Total 2020 Young Graduate Program: 

CVs should be sent together with a brief motivational letter to this link > >https://bit.ly/2GnYzqV

Application Deadline: 28th February 2020.

Official Website:

For More Information Visit Scholarship Webpage Here.

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