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Toptal Scholarships for Women: Empowering Future Female Leaders to Change the World – Closing Date: Sunday, 30th September 2018.

Applications are now open for the Toptal Scholarships for Women: Empowering Future Female Leaders to Change the World. These scholarships provide assistance to women from around the world to help empower them to follow their passion and become leaders. The program is looking for ambitious women who are passionate about making some meaningful change for a community or cause. Applications will be vetted on the originality of the idea and plan for making it happen.Click here for further information.

 DAAD Research Grants for Young Kenyan Academics 2019/2020 - Closing Date: Sunday, 31st October 2018.

DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) is offering up to twelve (12) scholarships, open to young East African academics and scientists, for the academic year 2019/2020 to pursue a PhD in Germany. In addition, in collaboration with the Government of Kenya, DAAD will offer additional thirty (30) scholarships to (permanent and part-time) staff members of public and private universities and public research institutes in Kenya to pursue a PhD in Germany. The scholarships are open to all fields of research. No age limit. The Master’s degree must not be older than 6 years at the time of the application. Click here for further information.

Wits-TUB Urban Lab Interdisciplinary Bilateral Postgraduate Studies Programme - Closing Date: Sunday 30th September 2018.
5 Masters Scholarships for studies in the School of Architecture and Planning, Wits University,
Johannesburg, are on offer. The bilateral Wits-TUB Urban Lab programme is supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across sub-Saharan Africa. Both lead partners, the Habitat Unit at the School of Architecture of the Technische Universität Berlin, and the School of Architecture and Planning at University of the Witwatersrand offer a new urban-oriented graduate and postgraduate training and capacity building programme that would effectively address the challenges and needs outlined.

The programme includes bilateral exchange activities, workshops and conferences implemented through the Wits-TUB Urban Lab and will focus on four innovation areas that address SDG implementation in urban areas: Politics and policy of the urban, Understanding complex urban systems, Managing change processes, Coproducing knowledge. The scholarship recipients will benefit from guest lectures, joint supervision scheme and a summer school at Wits University. Click here for further information.


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