Development Scholarships by New Zealand`s International Aid and Development Agency

New Zealand Development Scholarships

The New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) scheme offers the opportunity to people from selected developing countries to undertake development-related studies in New Zealand.

This may include study related to education, health, rural livelihoods, governance, human rights, or economic development, depending on the human resource development training needs of the home government. Baca lebih lanjut

PhD Scholarships in Mobile Information Sharing at Nanyang Technological University

PhD Scholarships in Mobile Information Sharing at Nanyang Technological University

Applications are invited for PhD scholarships in mobile information sharing research at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on a cutting-edge mobile interactive digital media project that involves gameplay and information sharing. Potential areas of research include:

* Mobile game design and development for information sharing
* User interface design and evaluation
* Modeling mobile information seeking
* Mobile data management
* Information retrieval and mining techniques
* Mobility and management of information systems
* Social, psychological and organizational impact studies

Ideal candidates would have a good Master`s degree in computer science, information systems, information science, or fields relevant to the above research areas. They should have good communication skills in English and be motivated to carry out research in one or more of the above areas. They should also preferably have some mobile applications development and/or data analysis experience. GRE scores are also required for candidates whose degrees are not awarded from a Singapore-based university.

Scholarships are available for the August 2009 semester. Successful candidates will be awarded a four-year scholarship plus a monthly stipend.

For more information about the graduate programs at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication & Information, please visit:

Potential applicants should send a CV with publication list and academic transcripts to:
Dr Dion Goh at

Dion Goh
Associate Professor
Director, MSc Information Systems Program
Division of Information Studies
School of Communication and Information
Nanyang Technological University
31 Nanyang Link
Singapore 637718

Phone: (65) 6790-6290
Fax: (65) 6791-5214

PhD Scholarships for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences at University of Luebeck

PhD Scholarships for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences at Luebeck University, Germany

The application deadline is January 15, 2009.

The Graduate School of Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinsch aft, DFG, and the German Government within the German university excellence program) at Luebeck University is now offering PhD scholarships for the following 16 projects:

1. Correction of Susceptibility caused Distortions in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2. Endoscopic Optical Coherence Tomography in the Deep Brain
3. Transcranial sonography (TCS) in monogenic forms of Parkinsonism
4. Stroke Rehabilitation Robot
5. Parallel mode of action control: from human studies to intelligent robotic interfaces
6. Cardiac pacemaker localization
7. Brain Modelling
8. Robot assisted navigation guided OCT operating microscope
9. Definition of cortical networks for the control of eye and hand movements
10. 3-dimensional kinematic principles of eye, head and limb movements
11. Interfaces based on EEG, ECoG and DBS
12. Inhibitor Design
13. Efficient Methods of Exact Solutions of Complex Problems in Molecular Biology
14. Synaptic Plasticity: Regulatory Mechanisms in Receptor Trafficking
15. Computational analysis of RNA structure
16. Analysis of adult stem cells by computer vision
Please visit our website for more detailed descriptions of the projects.
PhD scholarships amount to 1250 Euros per month. The application deadline is January 15, 2009. Students with a master`s degree (or its equivalent) in computer science, mathematics or engineering are invited to apply for admission. In certain cases, students must submit, as part of their application, the results of one of the acknowledged language tests to prove their English proficiency.

For further information, please visit our website at

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions via email: before sending your application.

University of Luebeck
Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences
Ratzeburger Allee 160
23538 Luebeck

MS/PhD Positions in Engineering at MIT-Portugal Program

Master and PhD positions in Engineering at MIT-Portugal Program

The MIT Portugal Program announces its call for applications for the 2009-10 academic year. Each program is offered in association by a consortium of Portuguese universities, with the participation of MIT (US) faculty.

The Leaders for Technical Industries program will train a new generation of leaders for companies with a technological profile, and enable a new European paradigm in managing product development and production systems. Students participating in this program will have the ability to foster the innovative application of new knowledge in successful products and/or processes. LTI includes classroom curriculum, industrial internships, time at MIT, and a doctoral thesis. Students will have the opportunity to participate in applied research projects developed under the frame of the EDAM agenda in cooperation with MIT Portugal`s Industrial Affiliates program.

Application Deadline February 28th, 2009

For more information please consult the following link:

Candidates may simultaneously apply for FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology) scholarships.

Degree in one of the following areas: mechanical, electronical, industrial, chemical or materials/polymers engineering or mathematics or physics (considered upon curricular analysis).


Job Starting Date

Application Deadline February 28th, 2009

How To Apply:

Required Education Level:
Bachelor/ Masters Degree

Degree Field:

Required Languages:


Students in their bachelor`s final year can apply.

Required Skills:
Strong motivation to develop a career in the fields of technological or manufacturing management.

Further Requirements:
Formal candidacy materials and the online application form are available at the MIT Portugal Program website. PhD programs have application deadline of 28 February 2009. Please check for complete information

PhD Scholarship in Transnational Studies and International Relations at the Berlin Graduate School

PhD Programme in Transnational Studies and International Relations at the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies

Scholarships: 9 Doctoral Scholarships
Date: 3 year full-time PhDprogramme starting September 2009
Starting date for Applications: 1 December, 2008
Deadline for Applications: 1 February, 2009
Online application

The Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS), a joint endeavour of the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin (FUB), the Hertie School of Governance (HSoG) and the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB), announces its next call for applications for its full-time PhD programme. All three are leading institutions in the field of political science and its neighbouring disciplines. The programme draws upon their faculty, research projects, facilities and services.

The three-year English language doctoral programme is designed for exceptionally talented and motivated graduate students. It offers state-of-the- art survey classes, a strong training in research methods and research design, skills courses and individualized supervision. While the courses and training present an important part of the curriculum, the bulk of the workload for the PhD candidates in the programme will be in the form of independent research for their dissertations.

The successful applicants will be informed in the first half of April 2009 in order to enter to the doctoral programme in September of the same year. The three-year programme has a strong focus on social science theories and methods but also welcomes applications from adjacent disciplines like economics, history, law, and area studies. Dissertation topics should refer to one of the following three areas of concentration broadly defined:

* The analysis of national and transnational causes and consequences of political, societal and cultural globalization.
* The challenges to governance in international and transnational settings including issues of politization and legitimacy, as well as in areas of limited statehood.
* The comparative study of regional cooperation, including the EU.
The application requirements for the programme are:

o An exceptionally strong completed university degree qualifying for PhD studies in political science, international relations, sociology, economics, law or adjacent disciplines.
o Proof of C1 level English language skills or the equivalent.
o CV
o A short letter of motivation (600 words maximum)
o A research proposal (5000 words maximum
o Two letters of reference from faculty members

The deadline for applications to the doctoral programme is 1 February 2009. Applicants are required to apply online. The respective website will be available from 1 December 2008 at

Tips Beasiswa ke Malaysia

Bagi yg berminat studi lanjut (S2/S3) di Malaysia ada beberapa cara untuk mendapatkan financial support:

Research Assistant (RA)
Jalur ini bagi spv./calon spv. yang mempunyai proyek (IRPA atau swasta). Cara mengetahuinya dengan membuka website Universitas yg akan dituju (gunakan search engine/google etc.), kemudian cari faculty/department yg diminati. Biasanya juga ada informasi mengenai proyek2 yg sedang/akan dijalankan. Atau coba email lgs Prof. yg mempunyai kepakaran sesuai dg bidang yg diminati, ceritakan latar belakang akademik dan pengalaman anda, terus tanyakan kemungkinan mendapat RA/Scholarship bidang tsb. Tidak menutup kemungkinan Prof. akan mencarikan solusi atau menginformasikan rekan sejawat yg mempunyai proyek. Perlu diketahui bahwa untuk RA, umumnya pelajar menempuh studi by research/thesis atau kombinasi coursework & thesis.

Malaysia melalui beberapa forum juga menyediakan beasiswa untuk negara2 anggota ASEAN, OIC, atau lainnya seperti Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP). Coba browse: Prosesnya melalui kedutaan/konsulat Mly di Indonesia.

Beasiswa dari universitas.
Beasiswa ini disediakan oleh masing-masing universitas, dan berbeda-beda bentuknya sesuai dengan kebijakan univ. Informasi bisa dilihat di website univ. Biasanya pada Graduate Institute/Center of Graduate Studies atau tanyakan langsung by email.

Sponsor-sponsor lain.
Coba browse kemungkinan lain untuk mendapat informasi beasiswa studi di Mly, spt yg ada di website Islamic Development Bank:

atau coba explore info yg ada di website:
Semoga ada pencerahan.


Anton Satria Prabuwono

60 PhD Positions at Hannover Medical School

Hannover Medical School 60 PhD positions in international PhD programs:

20 positions in the MD/PhD program “Molecular Medicine” and
20 positions in the PhD program “Infection Biology” and
20 positions in the PhD program “Regenerative Sciences”

Hannover Biomedical Research School, as part of Hannover Medical School (MHH), invites applications for the above PhD studentships, to commence in October 2009.

Application Deadline April 1st, 2009

The three-year study programs, taught in English, are aimed at post-graduates in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine as well as those from Life Science fields. The PhD program “Regenerative Sciences” is also open to students from the various disciplines of Materials Sciences. As well as working on a 3-year research project, students also attend seminars, lab and soft-skill courses, congresses, symposia and summer schools. Successful candidates will be awarded a PhD, alternatively Dr. rer. nat. Scholarships are to be fully funded by the DFG (Excellence Initiative), MHH, partner institutes and their respective departments.

We are looking for highly-motivated candidates who have an active interest in one of the fields associated with one or more of the programs on offer. Excellent written and spoken English skills are required. With nearly two thirds of our students coming from outside Germany, international applicants are welcome. Deadline for completed applications is April 1st, 2009. Application forms to be found on the website below (NB. Please send us your preferences by clicking on the respective program in our online application process on

Job Description

MD/PhD “Molecular Medicine”: The program aims to form a bridge between Science and the Clinic, in research as well as in teaching. For information on this program contact:
Dr. Susanne Kruse (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-6011 / E-mail:

PhD Infection Biology: Students focus on the main topics in Infection, Immunology, Microbiology, Virology and Cell Biology. For information on this program contact:
Luise Fiegehenn (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-9742 / E-mail:

PhD Regenerative Sciences: Research and teaching concentrate on Developmental Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Biology of Ageing and Degeneration, Growth Factors and Other Regenerative Agents, Cell Therapy, Tissue Engineering including Materials and Natural Sciences, and Ethical as well as Regulatory Implications. For information on this program contact:
Dr. Daniela Pelz (Tel: +49-(0)511-532-5206 / E-mail:

Job Starting Date: 01/10/2009