Academic Excellence Scholarships - Aberystwyth University, Mauritius Branch Campus

October 2017 applicants

For the October 2017 intake, we are offering three 50% undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarships for Mauritian applicants, one for each of the following three departments at the Mauritius campus:
  • School of Management and Business,
  • Department of Computer Science,
  • Department of Law and Criminology
The scholarships cover 50% of the tuition fees for the standard duration of your course (subject to academic performance, and terms and conditions). Applicants, who wish to be considered for the 50% scholarships, need to have demonstrated academic excellence in their A-levels, HSC, International Baccalaureate or ‌equivalent and submit their application form before the scholarship application closing date 8th of September 2017. Applicants will also be required to write a short statement on why they are a suitable recipient of an Aberystwyth University Academic Excellence Scholarship.

March 2018 applicants

For the March 2018 intake, we are offering three full (100%) undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarships for Mauritian applicants. The scholarships cover the tuition fees for the standard duration of your course (subject to academic performance, and terms and conditions). Applicants, who wish to be considered for the full scholarships, need to have demonstrated academic excellence in their A-levels, HSC, International Baccalaureate or ‌equivalent and submit their application form before the scholarship application closing date 20th of February 2018. Applicants will also be required to write a short statement on why they are a suitable recipient of an Aberystwyth University Academic Excellence Scholarship.

“We are proud to provide Mauritian students with an opportunity to benefit from an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Promoting a high quality education experience is a key objective and it is very important for us to encourage students who have demonstrated academic excellence. At our new campus in Quartier Militaire, students will benefit from high quality teaching from an international faculty, combined with the development of the practical skills,required by employers.” - Dr David Poyton, Dean of Aberystwyth University (Mauritius Branch Campus).

Fellowships for a PhD specialization in Africa

This intensive PhD course aims to help build and strengthen the analytical capacity in Land Economics and Governance in Africa, building the capacity of network universities in teaching and research in conformity to best global practices with deep African perspectives. This course will be offered as a pilot pending formal accreditation within the AERC, and will be hosted at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa from January 7 to February 11, 2018. The course will be delivered by local and international experts on land related research of both academia and the World Bank, equipping participants with the latest theories and tools to conduct state of the art research on the subject.

More info at http://www.efdinitiative.org/news/archive/call-applications-fellowships-phd-specialization-africa

Application deadline: August 31st, 2017.

Job: Technical Advisor - Leonard Cheshire Disability, Tanzania

Organization: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 Sep 2017

Technical Advisor Salary: 18, 500,000 – Tzs. 19,200,000 per annum
Dodoma, Tanzania
Permanent
Full time
Ref: 670

This post is a fixed-term one year contract initially leading to 4 years.

The Technical Advisor’s job entails being the link between LCD’s project partner in Tanzania. You will provide advisory support to the Tanzania Cheshire Foundation (TCF) IE project and other projects through capacity building, linking TCF with donors, linking TCF with LCD systems, ensuring the quality of interventions and demonstrating innovative approaches to inclusiveness, engaging in strategic stakeholder activities, alliances and networks. The Advisor will also be the link between the LCD regional office based in Nairobi and the partner by advising the regional office on the local context as well as quality assurance of implemented activities.

The IE Advisor will also represent TCF and LCD at various platforms accordingly.

To apply for this post you must have:

Experience in development in the field of Education / Inclusive Education / livelihoods / Disability/ Gender /or Economic empowerment programmes within the NGO / international organisation where you can demonstrate you have trained and built capacity with a variety of stakeholders.

Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A satisfactory disclosure check, or in country police check equivalent, is required for this post.

Closing date: 04 September 2017