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[Germany] Gerda Henkel Junior Fellowships 2011 in Germany

The Historische Kolleg, founded in 1980 as an Institute for Advanced Study in Munich, supports notable researchers with a proven track-record in research and teaching drawn from all sectors of the historical sciences in Germany and abroad, by releasing them for research purposes. Appointments to the Kolleg, which are made on a competitive basis, offer scientists the opportunity to concentrate on a major work (“magnum opus”) freed from their university duties. The selection criteria are focused on the promotion of research personalities.


Since 1988, the Historische Kolleg has also awarded bursaries to allow post-doctoral students time for their work and to promote close professional contact with established researchers, from the full spectrum of the discipline concerned, within the inspirational atmosphere of the college. The Foundation has provided the Historische Kolleg with funds for the award of two “Gerda Henkel Junior Fellowships” to outstanding young researchers.

Application Deadline: 30 April, 2011

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[UK] 2011 Fully Funded ESRC PhD Studentships in Social Sciences at University of Kent in UK

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the South-East ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) in partnership with the Universities of Reading, Royal Holloway and Surrey. This centre of excellence in social science postgraduate research training has 24 fully funded ESRC PhD studentships across the consortium for students commencing their studies in the 2011/12 academic year. PhD studentships will be awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of both the candidate and the research proposal.

Have made an application to study for a PhD at the University of Kent. Applications can be made online.
Submit a research proposal. Research proposals should be discussed with the School Director of Graduate Studies / Director of Research.Supply two academic references. These should be as specific and as detailed as possible so candidates should ask their referees to provide as much information about their academic achievements at either BA or MA level (whichever is relevant) which includes details of their relative position within their cohort and details of their performance on individual courses/modules.


Application Deadline: 11 March 2011

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[Austria] 2011-2012 OFID Scholarship for Applicants from Developing Countries

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2011/2012. The OFID scholarship will be awarded to support one student or candidate for Master’s degree studies. The applicant may be from any developing country,  and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s degree studies in a relevant field of development, in any recognized university/college in the world. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly-driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$100,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of two years, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2011/2012.



Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.  Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent, Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent, Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2010, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree. Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries below), Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

Study Subject: Courses offered by OFID
Employer: OFID Organization
Level: Master’s

Application Deadline: 4 June 2011

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