Scholarships & Graduate opportunities

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Shell Graduate Recruitment Campaign 2005
For recent graduates who meet the following criteria can forward their CV’s to
1. A basic degree from a recognised University – minimum of a strong upper second – whilst most of our roles are commercial in nature – HR, Marketing Sales, and Finance – there is no restriction to type of degree.
2. We look for specific underlying personal qualities and attributes that one needs to have the potential to be an effective Shell Graduate Employee. For example:-
– Have they led a team? Been a club/association leader?
– Were they in the upper quartile of their class?
– Have they achieved something extra ordinary compared to their peers?
– Are they innovative /creative and able to challenge status quo?
– Do they have good communication/presentation skills?

American Association of University Women International Fellowships
Master’s/Professional Fellowship $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship $30,000
Applications available* Aug. 1-Dec. 1, 2005
Application POSTMARK deadline* Dec. 1, 2005
Fellowship year July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007

International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. (For support at the undergraduate level, visit The Foundation will award 57 fellowships for the 2006-07 academic year. Six of these awards are available to members of International Federation of University Women affiliate organizations. These fellowship recipients may study in any country other than their own. Contact:

AFRICA/GLOBAL: Advanced Research Fellowship Program:
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce its 2005 Advanced Research Fellowship Programme and to invite interested scholars to submit applications for consideration for an award. Further details here or contact:

AFRICA/GLOBAL: CODESRIA Prize for Doctoral Theses:
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce the 2005 edition of its prize for the best three doctoral theses produced annually in Africa. This programme has been introduced with a view to promoting the research work of African doctoral students and to celebrate the performance of those among them who produce outstanding studies that are worthy of being given greater visibility than would otherwise be possible in the absence of a special initiative designed to bring them to the attention of a critical international audience. Further details here or contact:

HEINZ Company Foundation Fellowship Program
The Fellowship is offered annually and provides for one year of practical, professional, and non-degree educational experiences through the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. For each round, Heinz Fellowships will be granted to two individuals from developing countries who demonstrate potential as future leaders in the government, non-profit, or private sectors. Further details: here

2006 Rolex Awards for Enterprise
These awards provide visionary men and women world-wide with financial support and recognition to carry out innovative projects – often outside the mainstream – to improve out planet and the human condition.
Nomination Deadlines (Asia, Pacific, North, Central and South America): May 31st 2005
Nomination Deadline (Europe, Middle East and Africa): September 30th 2005.
Prize: US$ 100,000
For more information see: here

2005 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is the premier award for environmental science, energy and medicine conferring great benefit upon mankind.
Nomination Deadline: 15th September 2005
Prize: US$ 200,000
See web site

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