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Mitchelstown International Story Competition 2009

Entries are being accepted for the Mitchelstown International Short Story Competition 2008. This is an ideal opportunity for creative writers to have the Standard of their literary efforts appraised. Each story should contain a maximum of 3000 words and should be submitted, by post only, on or before December 2009. The winner will receive the Cork County Council Library Services Prize of €2,500 and a Laptop Computer sponsored by The Mouse Pad, Mitchelstown. Five runners up will receive cash prizes of €200.00 each. There is an entry fee of €20.00 per entry and each entry must have an official entry form attached.

Organiser
Mitchelstown Short Story Prize

Rules:
Entry should contain a maximum of 3,000 words.
Entries must be in the English Language
An entry fee of €20 must be included with each individual entry.
Entries must be typed, using double spacing and submitted in duplicate.

Important dates
Deadline for Submissions of Stories: December 2009

Payment Methods
Entries from Ireland and Great Britain should be accompanied by a cheque / bank draft for the requisite amount, made payable to Mitchelstown Literary Society.
Entries, from all other parts of the world, should be paid by automatic transfer of funds as follows;
Bank of Ireland, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
NSC : 90-29-44
Account: 89378842
IBAN: IE51 BOFI 9029 4489 3788 42
BIC No.: BOFIIED2D
Reference Entrants Name and Short Story Title on transfer document.

Address
Mitchelstown International Short Story Competition,
37 Upper Cork Street,
Mitchelstown,
Co. Cork,
Ireland.

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University Of Cambridge Girton College Graduate Research Scholarship

Subject:Any

Level : Research

Duration: One year

Eligibility: Graduate with a first class degree .

Value: Normally that of a State Studentship for research plus approved University and College fees.

Last date: 1 April of the year of award.

General Information: Scholarship to be determined in light of the successful candidate’s income from other sources.

Contact

The Secretary of the Education Board,
Girton College, Cambridge CB3 OJG, UK.

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Simon Fraser University C.D. Nelson Memorial Graduate Scholarships

Eligibility: Nationals of all countries embarking on studies. There is no restriction with regard to the subjects of study.

Value: $16,000 per year.

Duration: One year.

Contact

The Dean of Graduate Studies Office, Burnaby, British Columbia Via 1S6.

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Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships

Subject(s): The courses which are eligible for Shell Centenary and Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships are within the broad categories of Applied Sciences and Technology, Environmental Sciences, Business Management, Law and Economics. Specific disciplines and subjects vary from one university to another, reflecting the specialties of different universities. Therefore it is necessary to check which courses are eligible at each university. It is also possible that the eligible courses may vary from one year to another so there is no guarantee that the same course will be available each year. [36 global award for Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships annually]

UK Institution(s): University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford, University of Durham, Imperial College London, University College London and University of Leeds.

Level: Master’s

Eligibility: Candidates having a good first degree (first class Bachelors degree) from a recognised Indian University. Professional work experience will be preferred. Candidates should have firm offer of admission from any one of the seven UK Universities mentioned above. Candidates should be fluent in English (minimum 7.5 in IELTS).

(Current or former employees of any of the Royal Dutch / Shell Group of Companies are not eligible).

Value: Tuition fees, maintenance costs and return economy airfare.

Age limit: 35 years.

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Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies The AI-Mutawwa and Binladin Visiting Fellowships

Field of Study: Arts, Humanities and Social Science (particularly Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, International Relations, Law, Literature, Politics, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology.

Level: Postdoctoral research

Duration: One year.

Eligibility: Senior and junior faculty members and other scholars are eligible.

Value: Stipend with office space, secrertarial and administrative support and access to libraries and other facilities.

Last date: 5th January of the year of award.

Contact

The Co-ordinator,
Visiting Fellowship Programme, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies,
St Cross College, Oxford 0X1, 3TU, UK.

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Nottingham Developing Solutions Joint Chevening Scholarships

Number of Scholarships: Up to two (2)

Funding Partners: FCO, University of Nottingham and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

UK Institution: University of Nottingham

Subject(s): Selected subjects in the areas of Environment, Food, Health and Technology

Level (Qualifications): Master’s

Age limit: 26-35 years

Additional Eligibility In addition to the general eligibility mentioned in this docket, applicants for this programme should have a first or high second class honors degree with preference to those who have additionally a first class Master’s degree or equivalent. Candidates should apply directly to University of Nottingham and should hold a confirmed offer of admission. The offer letter from the University confirming your acceptance on the proposed course of study must be attached to the scholarship application form, which can be obtained from and returned to Mrs. Nicola May, Scholarship Assistant, International Office, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK, by 1 March 2006

Selection: Selection will be made by the university based on merit. Successful candidates will be notified by the University of Nottingham and their names posted on the University’s website.

Note: Apart from the above, there are a number of full/part funded scholarships under the Nottingham Developing Solutions scholarship scheme for Commonwealth Countries. Please visit the university website for more detail.

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FCO/British Gas International/University Of Strathclyde Joint Scholarship

Up to 8 scholarships globally – offered to students from Argentina, Egypt, Brazil, Bolivia, India, Kazakhastan, Singapore, Trinidad, Thailand and Tunisia (Targeted countries can vary from year to year)

Subjects: Engineering, Applied Sciences, Business Administration

Level: Master’s

Duration: One year

Eligibility: A good honours degree (preferably first class) from a recognised Indian university and a minimum of one years’ work experience (links with the Oil/Gas industry are desirable). Preference will be given to those candidates who have not undertaken a course of full time study in the last two years. Candidates should have not studied for a degree course in the EU or US previously.

Candidates should have proficiency in English (6.5 in IELTS or 600 in TOEFL). A good GMAT score is required for MBA applicants.

Value: Tuition fees, maintenance costs and return economy airfare.

Age limit: 35 years.

Method of application: Applications for admission should be made directly to the University.. Application forms for

Scholarship application forms are available in December from the local BG Group Managers in targeted countries.

Completed applications should be returned to Ms Shirley Kirk, International Office, University of Strathclyde, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow G1 1QE.

Closing date: End March of the year of award. (Date subject to change. Please check website carefully)

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Scholarships Available For Studies In Israel

Field of Study

P.D./Specialization(8 Months research).

Duration

8 month(research)/ one year for P.D.

No. of Scholarships

6( 4 for 8 months research and 2 for P.D.)

Notification

Employment News/Rozgar Samachar & leading newspapers) : December/January.

Subject

International Relations, Judaism, Hebrew language, History of the Jewish people, Agriculture, Political Science.

Eligibility

Age 35 years. Candidate should have 55% marks or more marks for Humanities. For Agriculture 60% or more marks and two years research/work/teaching experience. Candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered. Candidate who are already abroad for more than six months for study/research/training are eligible to apply only if they stayed in India for two consecutive years after their return from abroad.

Value of Scholarship

To be paid by Israeli Government to cover stay, tuition fees, health insurance etc.

Passage Cost

India to Israel and back is payable by the candidate/sponsor/employer who will apply for 8 months research. Borne by Israeli Govt. for P.D. Candidates.

Application Procedure

Typed application on plain paper as per format notified, along with attested photocopies of the certificates, through employer, if employed. To be submitted within the date as notified.

Contact Address

Section Officer, ES.3 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, External Scholarships Division, A1/w3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001.

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University Of London Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Andre Dorfman Fellowship

Field of Study: Mining Engineering, Mineral Technology

Level: Postgraduate

Duration: Maximum of three years.

Eligibility: Applicants should hold a good honours degree in mining or an equivalent qualification.

Value: A sum for maintenance plus college fees.

Contact

The Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions), Imperial College of Science,
Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2AZ, UK

University Of London Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Beit Fellowship for Scientific Research

Field Of Study: Engineering, Science (excluding Medicine)

Number:One

Level: Research level leading to a Ph D.

Duration: Extendable one year

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a first class honours degree awarded by a recognised university of a Commonwealth country, or a country which formed part of the British Empire on 20 September 1913.

Age limit : 25 years.

Value: College fees and a maintenance allowance.

Last date: 30 April of the year of award.

Contact

The Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions), Imperial College of Science,
Technology and Medicine, London SW7 2AZ, UK .

University Of Leeds School Of Mechanical Engineering Post Graduate Scholarships

Field of Study
For any course at the department.

Value
2 awards of pounds 2,000.

LAST DATE
30th MAY

Contact

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – INDIA OFFICE
812, MERCANTILE HOUSE 15, KASTURBA GANDHI MARG
NEW DELHI 110 001
TEL: 011-2335 9370/80 FAX: 011-2335 7615
E-MAIL: info@leedsindia.com

University Of Leeds Institute Of Communication Studies Post Graduate Scholarships

Field of Study
For any course at the department.

Value
2 awards of pounds 4,000.

LAST DATE
31ST MAY

Contact

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – INDIA OFFICE
812, MERCANTILE HOUSE 15, KASTURBA GANDHI MARG
NEW DELHI 110 001
TEL: 011-2335 9370/80 FAX: 011-2335 7615
E-MAIL: info@leedsindia.com

University Of Leeds School Of Electronic And Electrical Engineering Post Graduate Scholarships

Field of Study
For M.Sc (Eng.) Modern Digital Frequency & Wireless Communications.

Value
4 awards of pounds 5,000.

General Information
OPEN FOR APPLYING.

Contact

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – INDIA OFFICE
812, MERCANTILE HOUSE 15, KASTURBA GANDHI MARG
NEW DELHI 110 001
TEL: 011-2335 9370/80 FAX: 011-2335 7615
E-MAIL: info@leedsindia.com

University Of Leeds School Of Electronic And Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Scholarships

Field of Study
For any course at the department.

Value
POUNDS 3000 for any student who is made an offer

General Information

OPEN FOR APPLYING

Contact

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS – INDIA OFFICE
812, MERCANTILE HOUSE 15, KASTURBA GANDHI MARG
NEW DELHI 110 001
TEL: 011-2335 9370/80 FAX: 011-2335 7615
E-MAIL: info@leedsindia.com

University Of Cambridge ISAAC Newton Studentship

Subject: Astronomy (especially Gravitational Astronomy, but also including other branches of Astronomy and Astronomical Physics) and related branches of Physical Optics.

Number: 1

Level: Research level

Duration: Two years.

Eligibility: Open to graduates of any university who are research students or students of exceptional talent who are about to start research.

Age: 26 years as on 1 October of the year of award.

Value: £4,790 per annum. Married students will receive an allowance under EPSRC conditions. The Electors may in addition award gi’ants for fees, books, or other expenses incurred in the course of study or research.

Last date: 11 February of the year of award.

Note: In the case of students of exceptional talent, the Electors are empowered to renew the studentship for a third year subject to satisfactory progress. The successful candidate must register as a member of the University.

Contact

The Registrar,
University Registry, The Old Schools,
Cambridge CB2 1 TN, UK.

University Of Cambridge ICL Research Studentship in Automatic Computing

Subject: Automatic Computing.

Level: research level

Duration: three years in the first instance, with a possibility of renewal for a fourth year

Eligibility: Open to graduates of any university.

Value: Equivalent to an EPSRC award; University and College fees as approved by the Financial Board.

Note: The Student will have to undertake, in the Computer Laboratory, a course of training for research in Automatic Computing or an allied subject. A Student who on election is not a member of the University will be required to become one. This scholarship is offered worldwide.

Contact

The Head of Department, Computer Laboratory, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QG, UK. .

University Of Cambridge Arnold Gersteriberg Fund and Studentship

Subject: Philosophical study in the Natural Sciences.

Level: Research Duration :One year renewable for a second or third year.

Number: One or more

Eligibility: Graduate in Natural Science at the University of Cambridge or another University (Please note that ‘Natural Science’ here does not include Pure Mathematics or Philosophy of Science).

Value: Emoluments are to be decided by the Council according to the applicant’s financial circumstances.

Last date: 8 May of the year of award.

Contact

Registrar, University Registry,
The Old Schools, Universityof Cambridge,
Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK.

University Of Cambridge Wolfson Parke Davis Research Scholarships

Field of Study: Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Neurobiology or Neuropharmacology

Level : PhD level.

Eligibility: Applicant should have outstanding merit and will work in the Parke-Davis neuroscience Research Centre.

Last date:30 April for the following year.

Contact

The Tutorial Office, Wolfson College, Cambridge CB3 9BB, UK .

University Of Cambridge Taylor Woodrow Fund Grants

Subject: Civil Engineering

Level: postgraduate level.

Eligibility: Open to applicants who have an honours degree from a university in UK, or equivalent qualification, as approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering. Applicants must be or become a member of the University.

Contact

The Secretary of the Degree Committee, Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK .

University Of Birmingham Faculty of Engineering Kenward Memorial Fellowship

Subject: Manufacturing and Mechanic. Engineering

Level: Research level, may be renewed

Duration: one year, may be renewed

Eligibility: Those reading for a research degree with a limited teaching commitment.

Value: Tuition fees and maintenance usually equivalent to Research Council rates.

Last date: October for the following year.

Contact

The Engineering Division, Academic Secretary’s Office, The University of Birminghar Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK .

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