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Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

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Applications for the 2018 class of Women Deliver Young Leaders are now open. Women Deliver will be accepting 300 young advocates for the next class of Young Leaders. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is a two-year program that trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and reproductive health and rights and meaningful youth engagement.

The program provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. Started in 2010, the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is comprised of 400 youth advocates from more than 100 countries, with 300 more scheduled to join in early 2018.

Benefits of Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

The Young Leaders Program provides youth advocates with opportunities to build and strengthen their advocacy capacity and skills, through:

  1. Global visibility as champions for the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.
  2. Networking opportunities with high-level decision-makers, stakeholders, media, private sector representatives, and other change-makers, including other youth advocates and activists working around the world.
  3. Digital University: Structured coursework led by a faculty of experts provides a solid foundation that enables each Young Leader to enact change and deliver for girls and women.
  4. Speakers Bureau: The Women Deliver Speakers Bureau identifies national and global speaking opportunities for Young Leaders while elevating them to positions of influence and power, including on panels, on commissions, and on boards.
  5. Seed Grants: Women Deliver provides seed grants to select Young Leaders to implement short-term advocacy and communications projects that they create in order to advance the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in their communities and across the globe.
  6. Women Deliver Global Conference: All Young Leaders receive a full scholarship to attend a Women Deliver Global Conference 2019 in Canada from June 2-6, 2019. Young Leaders attend at two-day Youth Pre-Conference, participate in sessions at the Youth Zone, and receive numerous media and speaking opportunities.
  7. Media Opportunities & Training: The program provides in-depth media messaging and engagement training, designed to provide Young Leaders with a strong foundation to work with the media as a successful advocacy tool.
  8. Direct In-Country Advocacy: In their respective countries, Women Deliver Young Leaders Young Leaders work on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the grassroots and national levels through partnerships with civil society organizations and other key stakeholders.
  9. Alumni Network & Mentorship Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the program, membership in the Women Deliver Young Leaders global alumni network for continued learning, networking, and support.
Eligibilities
  • Individuals between the ages of 15 and 28 can apply. Applicants must have been born between December 31, 1989 and December 31, 2002; this is to ensure Women Deliver Young Leaders are under the age of 30 for the duration of the program.
  • All young people, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national origin are encouraged and welcome to apply.
  • Applicants must speak, write, and read English with proficiency and have regular access to the internet.
Eligible Regions: Open for All.
Official Link to Apply for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018
 

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Fully Funded MIF Research Fellowship Programme 2019 in Japan

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The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) is a nongovernmental organization whose Fund is solely based on donations from many Japanese people who have responded with goodwill to Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE’s call.

Concept of Founder of MIF, Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE: In order for Japan to coexist peacefully with the other nations of the world, and to facilitate the tasks that await our young people in the 21st century, we are now trying to prepare a forum for Japan’s international activities. In this way, I believe, we will be able to open up a path to the future that will preserve our nation and mankind.

Country: Japan

OpportunityResearch Fellowship

Host Institution In Japan: Applicants are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Funded By: The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF)

Fields of Research Study: Fields of research such as natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities.

Eligible Countries & Regions: Open for All (except Japan)

Period & Number of Fellowships: For a period of from three to six months; the number of fellowships is about 20 persons each year.

Benefits of Research Fellowship Programme:

The following supports are provided to the successful applicants-

  1. Allowance for research and stay: ¥220,000- per month is provided for the purpose of tuition payment, expenses for research materials, and miscellaneous living expenses.
  2. Insurance: Overseas Travel Accident/Sickness Insurance: (1) Personal accident insurance with death benefit and medical treatment, (2) Sickness insurance with death benefit and medical treatment.
  3. Air transportation: A coach class round-trip air tickets between an airport nearest to the successful applicant’s domicile and Tokyo via most direct and economical routing is provided. The tickets provided cannot be converted to cash, nor can cash provided by MIF be used for purchasing air tickets.
  4. Start-up Fund upon arrival: ¥120,000- is provided to cover the initial costs to start a new research stay in Japan.
  5. Study Tour: To promote more profound understanding of Japan’s culture, tradition, and history, MIF organizes a Study Tour during the invitation period in Japan.
  6. Research Report: MIF issues a “Research Report” containing voluntary reports received from the MIF research fellows upon the completion of the MIF research fellowship stay in Japan.
  7. Continued Contact: In order to develop the global network among the fellows even after they go back to the home countries, MIF issues various publications and send them to the fellows.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants of non-Japanese nationality who meet all of the following eligibility requirements are invited to
submit the required application documents.
1. Applicants must obtain a Letter of Invitation from host institutions in Japan.
2. Applicants must hold a PH.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic
qualifications.
3. Applicants must be at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time when documents are submitted.
4. Applicants must have sufficient abilities in the English or Japanese languages.
5. Applicants should not have past or current experiences of staying in Japan. (Except for short-term stay. E.g.
sightseeing, conferences)
6. Applicants should be in employment in their home countries, and must return to their countries upon
completion of their MIF fellowship tenure.
7. Applicants must be of sound health.

Deadline For Fellowhsip: August 31, 2018

For Further Details: http://www.mif-japan.org/fellowship/announcement/?hl=en

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Fully Funded DAAD Scholarship 2018-2019

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DAAD has a long tradition of uniting people and academia. Founded in Heidelberg in 1925 on the initiative of a single student, the DAAD has since become one of the most important funding organisations in the world for the international exchange of students and researchers. This scholarship programme offers you the opportunity to continue your academic education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

Country: Germany

Degree Level: Postgraduate

Funded By: DAAD

DAAD Scholarships Benefits:

  1. Scholarship payments of 850 euros a month
  2. Payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover
  3. Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding
  4. One-off study allowance

Under certain circumstances, scholarship holders may receive the following additional benefits:

  1. Monthly rent subsidy
  2. Monthly allowance for accompanying members of family
Who can apply for DAAD Scholarship?
  • Excellently-qualified graduates who have completed a first degree (Bachelor, Diplom or comparable academic degree) at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme.
  • For applicants from artistic disciplines and the field of architecture, the DAAD offers subject-specific scholarship programmes.

Deadline For Scholarship: September 1, 2018

For Further Details: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?detail=50026200

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Fully Funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

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Fully Funded Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships


Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower-middle-income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those unable to study in the UK for financial and other reasons.

  • Scholarship Funded By: Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Location & University: Distance learning on selected courses offered by United Kingdom’s universities
  • Degree Level: Master’s study

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships Benefits:

  1. The full cost of tuition fees is funded
  2. Full residential and other compulsory costs of studying a UK Master’s course by distance learning
  3. Eligible Countries & Regions: Bangladesh, Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Kiribati,
  4. Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon
  5. Islands, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  2. Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  3. Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard; a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
  4. Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.

For Further Details: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/distance-learning/

Applications close: June 20, 2019

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