EDUCATION, SCHOLARSHIPS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A new feature titled “Education, Scholarships an Employment” has been added on the website of the Embassy of Tanzania in Washington D.C.
Please visit http://tanzaniaembassy-us.org/ for more information.
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EDUCATION, SCHOLARSHIPS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
THE GLOBAL YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE
The conference takes part every year on the following dates:
June 19- June 28, July 3- July 12, July 17- July 26.
Washington, DC and New York, NY
The Global Young Leaders Conference is a 10 days leadership journey set to expand young leader’s horizons and explore the future on a whole new level. It inspires future leaders through working among fellow peers while interacting with respected global issues experts. This program enables them to gain a fresh, new global perspective.
The program equips students from across the United States and more than 145 countries with the confidence, independence, skills and global competitiveness required of the next generation.
Applicant should be between the ages of 15-19.
For more information about the program and how to enroll visit:
ATTENTION: Deadline to apply is March 24
CORNELL UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIPS
NEW STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
New student’s fellowship is one of many fellowships set up by the Cornell University to help new applicants on tuition, stipend and individual health insurance. The Cornell University Fellowships are awarded at the time of admission.
How to apply:
- Student must be applying to Cornell University.
- Prospective students apply for fellowships in support of diversity through the admissions application.
- To be considered, applicants must respond “yes” to the question on the admissions application asking if they wish to be considered for university assistantships and fellowships, including diversity fellowships. Applicants must also submit a supplemental essay that addresses how the above criteria apply.
- The Director of Graduate Studies for the graduate field to which the applicant is applying must submit a nomination to the Graduate School for consideration by the Associate Dean for Inclusion & Student Engagement and the Dean of the Graduate School.
These applications take place every year.
For more information visit:
BROOKE OWENS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Internship Opportunity for Women in Aerospace/AviationBrooke Owens Fellows are women currently seeking the equivalent of an undergraduate degree - through a college, university, or community college – in any field who intend to pursue a full-time career in the aviation or aerospace industry. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply.
Women of all ages, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program is a highly competitive, paid internship and mentorship program designed to honor the memory of beloved space industry pioneer and accomplished pilot, Brooke Owens, by inspiring and training exceptional undergraduate women seeking a career in aviation or space exploration.
· Candidates complete only a single application in order to be considered for positions at all of the Host Institutions, although interview questions will vary depending on the applicant and the potential host matches.
· In addition to standard internship application material (transcript, résumé, letters of recommendation), applicants submit at least one 'multimedia essay' addressing one of a few questions posed within our application. This multimedia essay could take any of a wide variety of forms: a video of a rocket motor test, a recording of an original song or poem, a white paper on a matter of aerospace policy, or whatever else each applicant thinks will best captures her personality, talents, and ambitions. Our Selection Committee recognizes that students from different demographics show their talents in different ways, so this is really each applicant's opportunity to show off her proudest accomplishments and her most valued self.
· All completed applications are reviewed by the Brooke Owens Fellowship Selection Committee, with the most highly qualified candidates being selected for telephone interviews with Selection Committee members.
For more information visit;
ATTENTION: They are no longer accepting applications for the class of 2017 but as stated in their website under “How to Apply” is that, next year’s process will be similar to this year unless advised otherwise. That process was as follows:
CARNEGIE AFRICAN DIASPORA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. Offered by IIE in partnership with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY)
Who can apply?
· African-born academics currently living in the United States and Canada and working in higher education.
For more information, please visit;
WORLD BANK SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
· Be a national of a World Bank member developing country (Tanzanians eligible);
· Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country;
· Be in good health;
· Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date;
· Have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;
· Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in at least one of the JJWBGSP Preferred or Partner masters degree Programs;
· Not be an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of all types of appointments of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term "close relative" defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew;
For more information please visit:
ATTENTION: The call for scholarship applications is now open until the application deadline of February 23, 2017. Learn more about how to apply for JJWBGSP scholarship for Developing Country Nationals and for Japan Nationals.
DAAD SCHOLARSHIPS: GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE
DAAD is a German organization that provides funding for students under the international academic exchange system.
For requirements and application process visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page
- General FAQs DAAD Scholarships and Grants
- FAQs Undergraduate Scholarship
- FAQs Study Scholarship and Research Grants
AFTER SCHOOL AFRICA EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES
“After School Africa Explore opportunities” archives offers links to various educational opportunities across the globe. Mentioned below are just the few:
50 FULL SCHOLARSHIPS IN USA FOR AFRICAN/DEVELOPING COUNTRIES STUDENTS
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR AFRICAN WOMEN AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FOR 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR
HOW TO STUDY IN GERMANY TUITION FREE & SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – FOR UNDERGRADUATE, MASTERS & PHD
For these and more scholarships opportunities, please visit;
ATTENTION: Application deadlines and other information provided on “After School Africa Explore Opportunities” are subjected to change at any time. You are therefore advised to visit the recommended scholarship organization website.
FULLBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR TANZANIANS
For more information about this scholarship and eligibility please visit;
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is the most sought ought scholarship program with Africa. Currently, the priority is given to Master’s applicants over Ph.D and recipients will be fully funded for a duration of two years. Preference is also given to those with no or less US experience.Eligibility Requirements
- Applicants must be citizens of Tanzania or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid passport issued by Tanzania.
- Applicants must have a record of outstanding academic achievement and preparation in their chosen field of study. They must show high motivation and serious commitment to completing the program and to returning home.
- Applicant must have at least the equivalent of four (4) years of university study or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
- Applicants who wish to pursue study in a field other than their current field of study must demonstrate adequate background in that field.
- Applicant must meet the minimum scores on required standardized tests.
- Applicants must be affiliated with or committed to working at an academic institution or public or private institutions in Tanzania upon return, and should have the endorsement of their home institution.
- Applicants should have a high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.
- Applicants with no extensive or recent U.S. experience will be given preference.
- Applicants must have a sufficiently high level of English proficiency to enable them to complete a full-time program of graduate study in the United States.
- Employees staff (LES) employed by the State Department/United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are ineligible for grants during the period of their employment and for one year following the termination of employment.
ATTENTION: Applications must be submitted using the Embark Visiting Scholar system, accessible at https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international. Deadline for submission of applications is May 30, 2017.
World Bank Group: Urban Development & DRM Specialists – Multiple Locations
The World Bank Group is currently recruiting several urban and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) specialist and senior specialist positions at the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice (SURR), based in Washington DC and several field offices. SURR’s mission is to build sustainable cities and communities.
Details on these roles can be found on World Bank Group Careers site, under Urban Development and Risk Management Job Families: Closing Date Feb 13, 2017.