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Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship

Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship-2007

Offered by the Commonwealth Secretariat, UK to permanent faculty members working in recognised universities, institutions or colleges including medical institutions for the academic year 2007. Duration of the fellowship is six months. Each fellowship provides approved airfare to the UK and return on expiry of the fellowship, research support grant, personal maintenance allowance, grant towards the expenses of preparing reports and other written work, an initial arrival allowance and grant for expenses for app roved travel,

Requirements: Citizens of India, hold a doctorate degree awarded before October 1, 2002, have at least two years experience as a staff member of the nominating university or similar institution in India. In the field of medicine and dentistry have been appointed to a consultant or equivalent post before October 1, 2002. Available to commence their fellowship in the UK by October 1, 2007.

To apply: Prescribed form available in all university level institutions or UGC Headquarters (IC-ll, Room No 504, University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002) or UGC regional offices. Apply in the prescribed format duly nominated by vice chancellor or head of the institution addressed to section officer at the address above.

Commonwealth Split Site Doctoral Scholarship

Commonwealth Split Site Doctoral Scholarship

Offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK, the Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship is available in all disciplines including Medicine and Dentistry for the academic year 2007. Each scholarship provides student concessionary or other approved airfare to the UK Kingdom and return on expiry of the scholarship, approved tuition and examination fees, a personal maintenance allowance etc. Duration of the award is 12 months from October 1,2007. Details of the scholarship are available on UGC website .

Requirements: Citizens of India, hold (by October 1,2007) a first degree or upper second-class honours standard (or above) or a second-class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification.

To apply: Available in all University, Institute or UGC Regional Office and UGC Headquarters, New Delhi (IC-II, Room No 505, University Grants Commission, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002).

Submission: On or before November 10,2006.

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I am a young man of 40, a Nigerian, and finished from the University of Benin, Nigeria at Masters’ degree level in Health Planning and Management. Presently I work with Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Nigeria. I am in dire need of scholarship to study at Ph.D level in Hospital Administration and allied disciplines in any recognised University. I will most grateful if my request is successful. As an emerging discipline, studying it to a Ph.D will go a long way to enable me develop others in Nigeria. Thank you

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East-West Center (EWC) Graduate Degree Fellowship Programme

East-West Center (EWC) Graduate Degree Fellowship Programme

The East-West Center is an education and research organisation established by the US Congress in 1960 to strengthen relations and understanding among the peoples and nations of Asia, the Pacific, and the US. The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides substantial funding toward Masters (up to 24-month fellowship) or Doctoral degree (up to 48-month fellowship) for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the US to participate in educational and research pro grams at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawaii.There is substantial funding toward education and living expenses, including tuition and fees, graduate residence hall room costs, health insurance, book allowance, and partial living stipend.

Requirements: Citizens or permanent residents of the US and citizens of countries in the Pacific and Asia, including Russia. See application for complete list of eligible countries.

Submission: November 1,2006

Jennings Randolph Programme for International Peace, Awards Senior Fellowships

Jennings Randolph Fellowship Programme for International Peace 2007-2008

The Jennings Randolph Programme for International Peace, Awards Senior Fellowships to enable outstanding scholars, policy makers, journalists, and other professionals from around the world to conduct research at the US Institute of Peace on important issues concerning international conflict and peace. Around 12-15 fellowships are awarded annually. This year the institute is especially interested in topics addressing problems of the Muslim world, post-war reconstruction and reconciliation, and responses to terrorism and political violence. Fellows reside at the institute in Washington DC for a period of up to 10 months to conduct research on their projects, consult with staff and contribute to the ongoing work of the institute. The fellowship award includes a stipend of up to $80,000, travel to Washington for the fellow and dependents, health insurance, an office with computer and voice mail, and a half-time research assistant.

Requirements: The competition is open to citizens of all nations, scholars and practitioners from a variety of professions, including college and university faculty, journalists, diplomats, writers,educators,military officers, international negotiators, NGO professionals and lawyers. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Contact, The Jennings Randolph Programme, U S Institute of Peace, 1200 17th Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036-3011, USA.

Submission: All applica¬tion materials must be received by September 15,2006.

Associateship for young scientists

Department of Biotechnology has initiated a programme on specialised training in niche areas of biotechnology, such as (i) medical genetics (ii) stem cell research (iii) nanobiotechnology (iv) transgenic animal models (v) agriculture biotechnology (vi) bioengineering: Tissue engineering, biosensors, biomatenals, medical devices, and implants (vii) seribiotechnology. The duration of the award would be for a period of two months to one year. The associates would be entitled to monthly associateship of US$ 2,400 or its equivalent in the country of study and preparatory allowance of Rs 12,000 (one time grant) as also cost of air passage in economy class by Air India for joining the overseas laboratory and back. Selected candidates may receive salary and continuance of other service benefits by the institutions to which they belong.

Requirements: Young Indian nationals, below 40 years of age as on October 15,2006, with a Ph D/ MD degree in the area related to life sciences/ biotechnology or medicine with an excellent record of research contribution in his/ her field of research. They should hold regular/ permanent positions in government-recognised research and academic institutions/ universities and should be actively engaged in research in the above areas.

To apply: Submit application through email (only one hard copy typed on plain paper) complete with enclosures in the format given below through proper channel to the International Collaboration Division, Specialised Training In Niche Areas Of Biotechnology: 2006-07 (Attention: Dr Shailja Vaidya Gupta, Principal Scientific Officer), Department Of Biotechnofogy, Block-2, Sixth Floor, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003, Refer Times of India, July 31, 2006 (Mumbai edition) for format of application.

Submission; On or before October 15,2006.

Mount Holyoke Collelge General Scholarship

Subject: Any

Level: UG

Eligibility: Female candidates.

Value: Tuition, Room and Board Stipend$1300.

Last date: 1st Feb.


Mount Holyoke College,
St., South Hadley, MA01075-1461.

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Irish Government Diploma in Compensatory and Remedial Education

Qualification: First class B.Ed. degree with two years teaching experience as on 30 September.

Objectives: To equip the teacher with the necessary conceptual framework and the skill to identify learning difficulties and to plan effective programmes for pupils.

Age: The candidate should be in the age group of 23 to 33 years as on September 30.

Duration: Usually one Academic year.

Date of commencement of Course: September/October.

Value & Passage Cost: These scholarships provide for the cost of travel from India to Ireland and back. All University fees and a living allowance for the duration of stay in Ireand. In addition, smaller allowances for books, preparation of thesis, warm clothing etc. are provided, as per the Irish Govt. Fellowship rules.


The Secretary,
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Deptt. of Education)
External Scholarships Division,
ES-3 Section A.1/W.3 Curzon Road Barracks,
K.G. Marg, New Delhi 110 001 (Ph 3384501).

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International University General scholarships

Level: UG/Graduate study.

Eligibility: Candidates from India, Far East & Western Europe with academic merit.

Age : Minimum 20 years.

Note: 500 awards are given


International University,
1301, S. Noland Road, Independence, MO 64055.

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Hong Kong Scholarship

Fields of Study: Economics, Electronics.

Eligibility: First class Master’s degree in the subject/related field with continuous 2 years teaching/research/practical experience thereafter.

Academic year Commences from: October.

Addl. Requirements (common): Knowledge of India and of the donor country; 2 years consecutive stay in India after return from abroad for study/ training/specialisation. Candidates already holding Ph.D degree are not eligbie. Candidates qualifying from universities which do not award class/ division, requirements in lieu of First Class is 60% marks. For candidates who are doing Ph.D/M.Phil after completion of Master’s degree actual period of research is taken into consideration as experience.

Application Procedure: Employed persons should send their applications through their employers. Name of the scholarship scheme and preferred country should be indicated on the top of the application. Candidates applying under both schemes should indicate their preference, if any (No applications forms are supplied by the Ministry).

Important Instructions: Refer to the General Conditions Information.


The Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development (Dept. of Education) External Scholarship Division, ES-3 Section, A.1/W.3 Curzon Road Barracks, K.G. Marg,
New Delhi 110 001 (Ph 3384501).

Commission Of The European Communities

Post-Doctoral Fellowships are offered for carrying out research work in laboratories/institutions of the Member states of the European Communities from qualified Indian Scientists residing in India. This is within the framework of cooperation in science and technology between India and the Commission of the European Communities, the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology (DST) in agreement with the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General for Science, Research and Development.

Objectives: The objective of this Fellowship Programme is to provide the selected India scientists and technologists with an opportunity to work in frontier areas of science and technology and to familiarise themselves with the latest developments.

Subject Areas:

1. Agricultural Sciences,
2. Biotechnology,
3. Chemical Sciences,
4. Engineering Sciences,
5. Environmental Sciences,
6. Earth Atmospheric and Marine Sciences,
7. Life Sciences,
8. Physical and Material Sciences,
9. Mathematics & Computer Sciences,
10. New and Renewable Sources of Energy.

The following two categories of fellowships are awarded:

Category 1: 20 fellowships each of 12 months duration for young scientists.
Category II: 20 fellowships each of 6 months duration for senior scientists.

The number of the fellowships/duration, however, may be changed at the discretion of Department of Science & Technology/Commission of the European Communities.

For Category 1
: Scientists should not be more than 35 years of age an October.
For Category II: Scientists should not be more than 50 years of age on October.

Qualifications: For both the categories I and II above, the applicants must possess Ph.D. degree or M.D./M.S. in the concerned subject, along with (i) a good academic record, and (ii) Excellent research record as evinced by publications of research papers in standard scientific journals or patents.

Value of Scholarships: The fellowship amounts for both categories I and II in the various EC countries are as follows:

Name of Country : Monthly fellowship in European Currency Units

(ECUs) (1 ECU = 1.1 US$ approx .) : (This is subject to rivision)

Belgium : 2,313

Denmark : 2,988

France : 2,543

Germany : 2,298

Greece : 1,808

Ireland : 2,215

Italy : 2,423

Luxembourg : 2,313

Netherland : 2,050

Portugal : 1,923

Spain : 2,393

Switzerland (Only CERN) : 3,125

UK : 2,403

Subsidy to the host institution: A financial contribution (bench fee) of ECU 10,000/- per annum (or a corresponding pro -rate) is paid by the EC to the host institution.

Insurance: Insurance against the risk of illness and accidents of the fellowship holder (alongwith the spouse and children, if accompanying him/her) shall have to be borne by the concerned fellowship holder either through an Indian General Insurance Company or European Insurance Company.

Accommodation: The cost of accommodation in Europe have to be borne by the fellowship holder who shall make his/her own arrangement for the stay. No additional amount is paid on this account.

InternationalTravel Cost: The international travel cost of the selected candidates from the place of work in India to the final destination in Europe, where the institution of work is located, is borne by the DST, while the cost of the air fare for the return journey is met by the Commission of the European Communities: a fixed amount is added to the last instalment of the fellowship amount drawn by the fellowship holder.

Issue of application forms and guidelines for its submission: The application forms can be obtained from the Section Officer, International Division, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 1100016. The duly filled application form should be forwarded by the candidate through proper channel (Through the head of the institution where the scientist is working or the concerned administrative agency of the institution).

Notification: including format of application form is generally published in the Employment News and some other prominent national dailies.


(a) The selection of a candidate is based on his/her scientific merit, the quality of his/her research papers, future potentiality of his/her work, the relevance and importance of the research work proposed to be carried out as the EC Post-Doctoral Fellow,
(b) Candidates are not allowed to stay in Europe beyond the period for which the fellowship has been granted. Preference is given to he candidates who are working in permanent/quasi-permanent position in an institution/laboratory in India
(c) Separate applications are to be submitted of a candidate wishes his application to be considered for different subject areas/topics of research/institutions/or countries.


The Section Officer, International Division, Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110 016.

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University Of Reading: Postgraduate Taught Masters Scholarships (October 2006 Entry)

There are six 5,000 pounds and 10 2,000 pounds scholarships available for students.

Requirements: Contact International and Study Abroad Office, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom.

To apply: On your postgraduate application form, please write ‘Applying for University of Reading Postgraduate Taught Masters Scholarship’ in Section 10 (‘Source of Funding’}. Please enclose a 300 word statement detailing why you think you should be awarded a scholarship. If you are already holding an offer of a place at the University of Reading, or have recently applied and meet the above criteria please send your 300 word statement to the Admissions Office. Ensure that your name, programme, application number (if known) and date of birth are clearly written on your statement.

Submission: May 31,2006.

Comment for University Of Reading: Postgraduate Taught Masters Scholarships (October 2006 Entry)
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please tell me which university can give me a scholarship for studying business management course in uk and tell me what criteria they require from me to grant me the scholarships

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Fulbright Master’s Fellowships for Leadership Development

The Fulbright Master’s Fellowships for Leadership Development are designed for outstanding Indians to pursue a master’s degree programme at selected United States (US) colleges and universities in the areas of Public Ad ministration. Economics, Communication Studies and Environment. The fellowships, for one to two years, will provide funding towards tuition fees, living and related costs, including professional development in support of the recipient’s graduate study in the US and round trip airfare. Selected scholars are expected to begin their graduate programme in the US during the academic year 2007-2008. The scholars will travel to the US on J-l visas and will be subject to J-visa regulations.

Requirements: In addition to the general prerequisites (given on prereqgen.htm) the applicant should have completed an equivalent of a US Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Indian university with at least 55% marks. Applicants should either possess a four-year bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree, if the bachelor’s degree is of less than four years duration; have at least three years full-time paid or voluntary, professional work experience relevant to their proposed field of study; preferably be in the age group of 25-30 years and demonstrate experience in leadership and community service.

To apply: Please refer to application procedure fellowships/indians/prereqgen.htm #procedure /fel-lowships/indians/prereqgen.htm#d ownload and refer to the general application instructions form, Request for application material from USEF1, ‘Fulbright House’, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi-110001.

Submission: June 15, 2006 for requesting application material from USEF1.

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S K Patil Loan Scholarships

The trustees of the Shri Brihad Bharatiya Samaj are offering the S K Patil Loan Scholarships for the year 2006 for higher studies abroad in Engineering, Technology, Medicine and similar professional courses.

Requirements: First class degree of a recognised Indian university and consistently first class academic record right from the Senior Secondary Certification (SSC) examination. Must have secured admission or should have at least applied for admission in reputed foreign universities for courses commencing from September 2006 but not later than February 2007. The age of a candidate, at the time of applying, should not be above 27 years. Candidates in the final year of the degree courses are eligible if they can produce their final year certificate before end June 2006.

To apply: Apply on plain paper to the Hon Secretary, Shri Brihad Bharatiya Samaj, N K Mehta International House, Behind LIC Yogakshema, 178 Backbay Reclamation, Mumbai-400020 giving all details including percentage of marks and class obtained in all exams from SSC along with a 25cm X 18cm self addressed envelope with Rs 10 stamps affixed.

Submission: The applications should reach the office above by May 10, 2006. Prescribed applica¬tion forms would be sent only to students who possess requisite qualifications. Submit completed prescribed application form before May 25,2006.

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Scholarships, awards and grants are offered to young men and women under 30 of talent and ability with a desire to transform their lives.

These may take the form of academic Scholarships ( except in engineering, Computer and Management ) provided candidates have already secured admission to their courses of study.

Or, these could involve travel, specific programmes or any other dream project of your choice.

For application form send stamped ( Rs.6.00) self-addressed envelope(10 X 23 cm ) to P.O.Box 2108, Delhi – 110 007

Completed applications must be returned by 15 April 2006 Ref : TH 16.01.2006

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Award of Debesh-Kamal Scholarships for Studies Abroad

Candidates, preferably below 30 with a uniformly good academic record and first class Honours or Master’s degree of a recognized university, having been admitted to a course of study at a major university abroad may apply by 21 April 2004 in the prescribed form obtainable from the Secretary, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Gol Park , Kolkata – 700 029 by sending self-addressed stamped envelop on or before 20 March 2004.

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Applications are invited from outstanding graduates holding at least a first class honours degree in Pure or Applied Sciences, Humanities,Law or Medicine of Indian Universities for five Scholarships, for a course of study leading to a degree of the Univesity Of Oxford(UK).

Candidates in the final year of their degree courses with exceptional academic record may also apply. Apart from academic distinction, they must indicate continuing interest and achievement in extra curricular activites such as sports, theatre and community work. They must be below 25 years of age on October 1, 2006.

For application form send stamped (Rs.6.00) self addressed envelope (10 X 23 cm) to :-

The Secretary, Rhodes Scholarship (India)
St.Stephen’s College , Univeraity Of Delhi
P.B.No.2108 – Delhi – 110 007

Application must be returned by Sept 1, 2005

Reference : The Hindu , 09.07.2005

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Singapore Airlines is offering Scholarships for a 2 year pre-university course in top junior colleges in Singapore. Studies commencing in January 2006 will lead to the Singapore – Cambridge General Certificate of Education ( Advanced Level ), which is an international qualification widely recognised by many countries.

Strategically located in Southeast Asia, Singapore provides a friendly and safe environment for education and learning within the comfort and convenience of a modern city-state. With high education standards, strong research and collaborative programmes with the world’s best universities, Singapore offers rich opportunities for study and higher learning. Our schools provide an exciting cultural and intellectual meeting place for international students; underlining Singapore’s growing profile as a regional education hub. The cosmopolitan lifestyle in Singapore will enhance your learning experience by giving you invaluable exposure and insight to diverse cultures and people.


The scholarships will provide a maintenance allowance of S$2400 per annum with hostel accommodation, setting-in allowance, subsidised medical benefits, school and examination fees, return air economy air passage at the beginning and end of the scholarship term.

There is no bond attached to the scholarship. Scholars who have done well can apply for further scholarships to pursue university studies in Singapore or overseas.


Students who are Indian nationals, completing Standards 10 in the Year 2005, are eligible to apply. Applicants should possess an outstanding academic track record ( at least an average of 85 %) with English as first language in the Standard 10 State / National examninations.


Detach and fill in the form below. Place it above certified true copies of the following documents in the order indicated below.

1. Certified copy of Standard 10 National/State examination result slip.

2. A curriculam vitae (not exceeding one page ) with your full name, mailing address and a summary of major achievements (Please indicate if you have been shortlisted for the NTS interviews.)

3. Certified copy of school examination results of Class 8,9 and 10

4. Achievements/awards won and participation in extra-curicular activities in Class 8,9 and 10


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for selection tests in India in September 2005. Candidates will then be further shortlisted for an interview in India in November 2005.

Please send your application to:

SIA Youth Scholarships
c/o Robinson Road P.O. Box 746
Singapore 901446
Republic of Singapore.


(for applications by courier service only)

SIA Youth Scholarships
c/o Ministry of Education
School Placement & Scholarships Branch
3rd Floor Podium Block
Ministry of Education
1 North Buona Vista Drive
Singapore 138675
Republic Of Singapore

Application must reach us by 18 July 2005

NOTE:Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For Application format Please refer “The Hindu” Saturday , June 4, 2005

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Department of Secondary & Higher Education
Slovak Government Scholarship – 2004-2005

Application are invited on plain paper in the format at Annexure , from Indian Nationals residing in India, for the award of two Scholaships offered by the GOvernment of Slovak Republic . for Master degree level studies in Economy Management & Agriculture.

Qualification : First Class Bachelor Degree with minimum of 60% marks in the relevant subject.

Age Limit : Below 26 years as on 30.04.2004
Applications of overage and/or overqualified candidates in the same subject shall be summarily rejected without any correspondence.

Salient features of the Scholarships are as under:
Scholarship holders will receive during the period of study , a monthly scholarship of 5000 SKK for PG studies.
The Scholarship is non-transferable.
Studies will be imparted in Slovak language.
Scholarship holders are exempted from paying administrative fees for submission of the application for granting and extending of the long-term stay permit in Slovak Republic.
The period of study include one year of the language and professional preparation for application from the developing countries.
Accommodation in students dormitory and board in studies cafeterias under the same conditions will be provided as provided to Slovak Students.
Travel cost from India to Slovak Republic and back is to be borne by the candidate or his/her Employer / Sponsor.
The health care shall be provided as it as provided to the employees of the respective uniersity.

Duration : As per rules of Slovak Universities

For more information and Format of Application refer Employment News 3 – 9 April 2004

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(A Charitable, non-profit Corporation)
(IRS DLS # 17053077019019, California
Corporation # 2134334, Fein # 68-0427261)

6th Annual Announcement

Sophia Merit Scholarships Inc., a charitable non-profit organisation functioning for the past 5 years is pleased to announce that eight scholarships will be awarded for the academic year 2004-2005 to academically outstanding and financially deserving students.

Scholarships will be for pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and in Medicine after their completion of higher secondary education.

Reference : The Hindu, Saturday , October 30, 2004

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Department of Secondary & Higher Education : Portuguese Government Scholarships – 2004-2005

Applications (in duplicate)addressed to the Section Officer , ES 5 Section, Scholarship Division, Ministry Of Human Resource Development, Department Of Secondary and Higher Education A-2/W-4, Curzon Road Barracks, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110 001 are invited on the proforma given in Employment New 8-14 May 2004 from the Indian Nationals residing in India for the following categories of Scholarships offered by the Government of Portugal for the academic year, 2004-2005 so as to reach this Ministry of the address given above by 31st May , 2004

(A). One (1) Scholarhip of 9 months duration for postgraduate studies/research in the field of Education.
Eligibility Condition for (A)

a) The applicants must have completed Bachelor Degree in Education with at least 60% marks, with 2 years experience in the field of teaching.

b) The applications should not be more than 45 years of age as on 31.05.2004

(B) Two (2) research Scholarships to post-graduates in Portuguese Language and Culture for a period not exceeding twelve months each. And (C) One (1) Annual Scholarships (8/9 months) to a teacher of Portuguese Language and Culture at the University or secondary school level , to attend a teachers training course on Portuguese a foreign language. Eligibility Condition for (B) & (C)

Scholarships, not renewable, are meant for Postgraduates, university Teachers and artists who know Portuguese Language and who wish to undertake research in Portuguese Language and Culture. Only the candidates who have secured admission/acceptance in a Portuguese Institute / University may apply. The applicants should not be more than 45 years of age as on 31.05.2004.

For more details and application format please refer Employment News 8-14 May 2004.

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