Wednesday, 24 May 2017

CEPMLP PhD Research Scholarship at University of Dundee in UK, 201

The University of Dundee is inviting applications for CEPMLP PhD Research Scholarship programme to study in UK for the year 2017. Applicants from UK are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The aim of scholarship is to support candidates reading for the degree of PhD.
The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and Royal burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland. The main campus of the university is located in Dundee’s West End which contains many of the university’s teaching and research facilities; the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee Law School and the Dundee Dental Hospital and School.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD research programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship will be awarded in the field of Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy.
Scholarship Award: Scholarship will be awarded £12,950 per year for 3 years.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Successful candidates will have access to all the resources of the PhD programme, including limited support for travel. Applications will be welcome in any area of current research interest to the Centre and applicants should complete an application form for admission as a research student to the University of Dundee indicating on the form that you are applying to CEPMLP as your academic department and indicating on the finance section of the form that you are applying for a CEPMLP scholarship. As part of the application process you will also need to include a 5-10 page summary of your research proposal, covering the research question, relevance, methodology to be applied and originality.
Nationality: Applicants from the UK are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a good first degree and Masters Degree in a relevant academic discipline.
English language Requirements: students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English the candidate should have a very good command over English language.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: The Application Deadline is June 30, 2017.


Communication Associate - Summer Intern Position

Division of External Relations
Events, Campaigns and Goodwill Ambassadors Section
UNHCR works worldwide to protect, assist and find solutions for refugees, internally displaced people and stateless populations. It has some 9,700 staff across 126 countries, many of them working in humanitarian emergencies and in close proximity to regions of conflict. In June 2015 it reported that worldwide forced displacement had reached a new post-World War II high of 59.5 million people.
Through strategic planning for events, campaigns and third party support the Events and Campaigns and Goodwill Ambassadors Section aims to reinforce and amplify all of the other communications initiatives of the Division of External Relations. The Section manages UNHCR’s flagship events and events including; the Nansen Refugee Award, the #WithRefugees campaign and World Refugee Day. The overall aim is to encourage further financial support, greater awareness and empathy for forcibly displaced people. Interns are thoroughly embedded in the team and tasked to deliver concrete elements of one of our key projects.
Internship time-scale
In order to allow for handover and availability during the critical project phases, the internships should last 24 working weeks (holidays excluded) over the period:
• 1 June to 31 August ( possibility to extend)
The candidates should have one of the following profiles:
Production and content
• Education and experience in Digital Communications (social media, web, etc).
• Content Production skills or interest (video or graphic design software etc)
• Events management and organization
• Advanced knowledge of corporate software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
• Working knowledge of French, Arabic or Spanish would be an asset but is not essential
• Basic Photoshop skills would be an asset.
• Passion for working in an organization that aims to protect people forced to flee.
Communications and marketing
• Education and experience in marketing, communications, international relations, or related area.
• Reporting and communication skills
• Research and reporting experience
• Advanced knowledge of corporate software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
• Working knowledge of French, Arabic or Spanish would be an asset but is not essential
• Basic Photoshop skills would be an asset.
• Passion for working in an organization that aims protects people forced to flee.
The terms of reference include:
Production and content
a. Facilitate the translation of certain materials
b. Liaise with graphic designer to facilitate print production
c. Help produce promotional content for events and campaigns, postcards, roll up, short videos, slide shows
d. Help set up a download page and the upload of key content
e. Help to update web pages for Campaigns, Events and GWAs
f. Follow up with distribution and archiving of key content
g. Assist in the production of Award ceremony invitations, envelopes and labels, including
h. Assist in the production of Nansen Refugee Award promotional materials including, but not limited to, the Nansen Refugee Award handbook, Nansen Refugee Award brochure, event programme and insert.
i. Assist in the event management of the award ceremony.
j. Assist in the post-campaign impact analysis and report.
k. Assists in related tasks
Public Relations/Marketing
a. Assist team by helping respond to day to day requests from the field
b. Undertake desk research into successful social media advocacy campaigns and
connect with local level campaigns
c. Help compile impact reporting and create post WRD field survey and compile feedback
a. Assist with the in-depth research and eligibility determination of Nansen nominations.
b. Assist with the promotion of the call for nominations to UNHCR staff and externally.
c. Monitor and ensure proper filing and
d. Pull together and edit an in-depth WRD global country office activity report (post WRD)
e. Support marketing work with agency contracted to place content and social media assets
f. Help in community building – by identifying key interlocutors and champions
g. Support the planning and execution of Geneva based events and draft agendas and talking points
Conditions
Please note that UNHCR does not compensate its interns. However, we ensure our interns acquire a rich experience that will help them in their future search for work and provide the necessary evaluation and recommendation letters.
The interns will report directly to the External Relations Officer in charge of the corresponding project, under the overall authority of the Chief of Section, DER/Events, Campaigns and Goodwill Ambassadors Section.


Thursday, 18 May 2017

ISCTE-University Institute Scholarship

Deadline: 4 September 2017
Open to: Portuguese and international students are eligible to apply
Scholarship: has a monthly rate of 1150 EUR
Description
The aim of these scholarships is to provide research support and promoting scientific and pedagogical skills for PhD students. ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, abbreviated ISCTE-IUL, is a Portuguese public university institute, located in the centre of Lisbon on the University City campus.  Scholarships are awarded in the field of Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories; Complexity Sciences and Information Science and Technology.
Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:
These scholarships are intended to support the research work leading to the doctorate degree, to be carried out in a host research unit, as defined by the specific regulations of the PhD.D. programmes, allowing for the development of the scientific and pedagogical skills of the doctoral student;
The scholarship may be awarded to full-time national or foreign students enrolled and registered for the first time in one of the following ISTA doctoral programmes: Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories; Complexity Sciences and Information Science and Technology;
The application for the scholarship takes place simultaneously with the application for the doctoral programme, and the applicant must explicitly state his/her intention of applying for a merit scholarship.
Scholarship
The scholarship has a monthly rate of 1150 EUR.
How to Apply?
The application for the scholarship takes place simultaneously with the application for the doctoral programme.
The applicant must send all required documentation for the application process, as described in the public notice, by e-mail to secretariado.ista@iscte.pt

EU Advocacy and Research Intern

Who we are
PlasticsEurope is one of the leading European trade associations with centres in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan and Paris. We are networking with European and national plastics associations and have more than 100 member companies, producing over 90% of all polymers across the EU28 member states plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey. The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to the welfare in Europe by enabling innovation, creating quality of life to citizens and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection. More than 1.45 million people are working in about 62,000 companies (mainly small and medium sized companies in the converting sector) to create a turnover in excess of 300 bn EUR per year. The plastics industry includes polymer producers - represented by PlasticsEurope, converters - represented by EuPC and machine manufacturers - represented by EUROMAP.
We are looking for a (m/f)
EU Advocacy and Research Intern
for a six month internship to support in all advocacy activities.
The position is for a highly motivated, well-organised and efficient candidate who is looking to gain hands-on EU policy and advocacy experience, and country and issue-specific knowledge.
Responsibilities:
Research and draft background materials on EU policy and activities
Support the advocacy team in monitoring closely and preparing regular news summaries and updates on EU policies and institutions, as well as EU member state developments
Review and prepare summaries and analysis of EU policy documents
Attend advocacy meetings, conferences and events and prepare event reports and meeting notes
Provide general administrative support
Requirements:
An undergraduate degree or in pursuit of a degree, preferably in European studies, Economics, Law, Political Science or similar
Knowledge of EU policy and decision-making procedures and institutions
Strong research skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail
Analytical skills and ability to digest complex information into concise and informative briefs
Strong oral and written skills in English
Knowledge of other European languages would be an asset
Possession of an EU passport, student visa, or other means of residing in Belgium for a minimum of six months
If you wish to apply please send your CV (maximum two pages) and cover letter (maximum one page) to advocacy@plasticseurope.org by Friday 26 May 2017. Starting date will preferably be 1 July 2017.


Trainee on Migration & Democracy (fulltime)

Party of European Socialists
10-12 Rue Guimard
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium

Party of European Socialists (PES)
Trainee on Migration & Democracy (fulltime)

The  Party  of  European  Socialists  (PES)  is  a  European  political  party,  which  brings  together Socialist,  Social Democratic, Democratic and Labour Parties of the European Union. There are 33  full member parties from the 28 EU member and Norway. In addition, there are eleven associate and ten observer parties. Our office is based in Brussels. 

Job description: 
Support the work of the PES Democracy Unit on Migration and Democracy;
Provide research and briefings on Migration and Democracy issues;
Supporting the drafting of political papers, for example policy papers, speeches and press material;
Assistance in organizing meetings and events;
Attending at congresses, conferences, meetings, seminars and preparing reports for the PES;
Contribute to other duties as assigned.
Your profile: 
A commitment to the core values of the PES and political sensitivity and awareness; 
Preferably with experience working in one of our member parties, organisations or parliamentary groups; 
Very good understanding of EU institutions and politics; 
Academic background related to the specific fields; 
Experience in organizing meetings and events would be an asset;
Excellent spoken and written English and at least one other EU language;
High motivation and pro-activeness;
Excellent research and writing skills. 
Practical information:
Location: PES Headquarters, 10-12 Rue Guimard, Brussels
Duration: a.s.a.p. for 6 months
This is a paid internship 
Please  send  your  application  letter,  accompanied  by  a  detailed  CV,  to  Marije  Laffeber,  PES Deputy  Secretary General,  before  02/06/2017.  Applications should  be  sent by  e-mail to hr@pes.eu with the subject:  INTERN MIGRATION AND DEMOCRACY.

The PES promotes equal opportunities for women and men. 


DBU Scholarship Exchange Programme with CEE Countries

In 2009, the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) also began accepting individual applications from  Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Kosovo.
The programme offers young environmental scientists from these countries the opportunity to obtain additional professional qualifications through a research fellowship in Germany for up to 12 months. Applications are made online. The best applicants will be chosen once a year. The research stay in Germany begins approximately six months after the selection interviews have taken place.
The DBU welcomes a wide range of topics in the environmental sciences and especially supports reseach stays in facilities that offer experience in step with actual practice. Some scholarship holders from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) use their reseach stay in Germany to continue work on their dissertation. The DBU welcomes partnerships between German and international university institutions.
Institutions that host international scholarship recipients include universities, companies from the environmental management, engineering and consulting sectors as well as ministries and other associations. The DBU provides approximately 60 research fellowshiops at German institutions annually for young scientists from the aforementioned countries. The amount of the scholarship is 1,250 € per month. In addition to financial support, health, accident and liability insurance is also provided.
The scholarship begins with a 3-4-week intensive German course in Osnabrück. The cost of the course will be financed by the DBU.Additional information on the course will be communicated after the successful accomplishment of theapplication process.


Thursday, 11 May 2017

EU Slovak Government Scholarships for Developing Countries, 2017-2018

The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. These scholarships support full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field.
The aim of the Government of the Slovak Republic Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.
The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. It is the central body of the state administration of the Slovak Republic for elementary, secondary and higher education, educational facilities, lifelong learning, science and for the state’s support for sports and youth.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field of study according to the applicable system of study programmes at public universities in the SR.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for Teacher Training and Education Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Administration, Ecological and Environmental Sciences; Building Engineering, Manufacturing and Communication; Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Water Resource Management, Medical Sciences, Dental Surgery, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Non-Medical Health Sciences (all subjects are not available to all countries).
Scholarship Award: Scholarships of the Government of the Slovak Republic will comprise the following items in the 2016/2017academic year:
For the first and second levels of university study: monthly scholarship: 280 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR:  35 €
one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
For the third level of university study: monthly scholarship: 330 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the  SR:  35 €
one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
For language and preparatory studies for all levels of university study:
monthly scholarship: 280 €
one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR: €
The amount of the monthly scholarship may be adjusted in the event of a distinctive change in living standards in Slovakia between 2010 and 2016. Overview of fees in the course of study in the SR:
– dormitory accommodation: 46 – 79 €/month
– meals (7.00 €/day):  210 €/ month
Upon the commencement of studies, the following expenses must be covered:
-medical examination: Europe/Africa, Asia: 183 €/264 €
-interview related to entrance application procedure:  24 – 70 €
A similar situation applies upon the scholarship holder’s completion of studies due to increased costs related to
completion of degree work: approx. 33 €
Dissertation: approx. 50 €
translation and authentication of diploma: approx. 33 €
Incentive stipend – As of 1 September 2009, it shall be paid one year in arrears, (e.g., the stipend for excellent academic performance in the first year of study shall be paid in the 2nd year of study) as follows:
bonus for grade point average of  1.3: +   50 €/month
for PhD students for exams passed by the required deadline: + 170 €/year
Scholarships are provided for a specific period of time. In exceptional cases, the Commission of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR may pass decisions regarding changes of this period.  The Commission shall assess the reasons stated by the applicant in the written application and credibly confirmed by required documentation. Such decisions are final and may not be appealed. A scholarship that is revoked due to poor academic performance will not be provided to another applicant.
Scholarship can be taken in Slovak Republic
Eligibility:
A government scholarship may be awarded to a national of a partnering country as defined in Subsection (2) who a) has 1. temporary residence for the purpose of studies,10) 2. temporary residence as a third party national granted Slovak Living Abroad status,11) or 3. the right to stay on the territory of the Slovak Republic for a period in excess of three months,12)
A full-time student at a public university located in the Slovak Republic in one of the academic programs contained in the notice defined in Subsection 2 who demonstrates command of Slovak at the level required by the given public university, or 2. a participant in language education for the purposes of university studies (“language education”)
As of 1 September of the year in which the application for a government scholarship is submitted, 1. is at least 18 years of age and not more than 26 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a first-level or second-level academic program or an academic program combining first and second-levels or studies in such an academic program or 2. is at least 23 years of age and not more than 35 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a third-level academic program or studies in such an academic program.
Nationality: Students from developing countries can apply for these Slovak Government scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: A school leaving certificate or university degree. If an applicant attained their highest level of education outside of the Slovak Republic, authentication of the signatures and the stamp of the school issuing proof of education is required by the state authority issuing such record or the state authority at the school’s location responsible for such authentication unless an international treaty stipulates otherwise. A certified translation is required of any record confirming the highest level of attained education or a birth certificate completed in any language other than Slovak, Czech, English, French or Spanish; such certified translation may be completed into any of these languages. A record of the highest level of education attained must be added electronically by 31 August at the latest – only applicable to students in their last year of studies.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to apply: The mode of applying is online. If they have not got their account and log in information you have to register. Click at the home page on Registration and complete the registration form according assigned instructions, confirm by clicking on Register. After successfull registration, they will recieve a confirmation e-mail and a password which you need to log in to your account. Please fill in the application according to the instructions. Compulsory attachments must be added to the application. In the event that any of compulsory attachments will not be attached to the application the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the SR will not accept this application and at the same time it will be automatically disqualified from the process of nomination for study.
Application Deadline: For the academic year 2017/2018 is possible to send application electronically by May 30, 2017.