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Trudeau Foundation- Doctoral Scholarship Competition

  Posted on: November 12, 2012

Awards for doctoral students either studying at a foreign or Canadian university. The student’s research project needs to include at least one oror more of the four Foundation themes: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World, and People in their Natural Environment. The award provides up to $60,000 a year, for a maximum of three years. DEADLINE: December 3, 2012

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The Ted Fellows program

  Posted on: November 9, 2012

The TED Fellows program brings young innovators from around the world into the TED community in order to amplify the impact of their projects and activities. Fellows participate in either our TED Conference in Long Beach, California or the TEDGlobal event in Edinburgh, U.K. In addition to attending the conferences, Fellows will participate in specially designed pre-conference programs with training from the world’s experts in spreading great ideas. DEADLINE: June 21, 2013

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John G. Diefenbaker Award

  Posted on: November 7, 2012

The award enables a distinguished German scholar to spend time in Canada, which may include brief periods in the United States. While research must be the primary activity during the award period, the laureate (award recipient) will be encouraged to participate in the teaching activities of the host institution and to interact with the research communities in Canada and the United States by visiting other institutions. DEADLINE: December 1, 2012

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Canada- Haiti Academic Projects

  Posted on: October 31, 2012

In response to the disastrous earthquake in 2010, (DFAIT) has created a pilot initiative called the Canada-Haiti Academic Projects with the objectives of supporting joint Canada-Haiti academic projects to build the capacity of academic institutions, providing short-term opportunities for Haitians to advance their studies, and enhancing the skill sets required to encourage prosperity in the region. DEADLINE: November 13, 2012

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Erasmus Mundus – Scholarships and Academic Cooperation

  Posted on: October 25, 2012

Erasmus Mundus aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world. The programme offers financial support for institutions and scholarships for individuals.

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Wildlife Preservation Canada (WPC)- Canada’s New Noah

  Posted on: October 20, 2012

The Canada’s New Noahs program is a highly valued opportunity for young biologists in Canada. Since 1990, it has filled a gap in conservation education in this country, providing practical training and field experience in managing and conserving endangered species. Each year WPC selects one young Canadian scientist for the Canada’s New Noahs program. WPC provides a full scholarship for travel, living and training expenses to enable the New Noah to participate in a rigorous 8-month training program to learn methods of endangered species management. DEADLINE: December 14, 2012

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Research Consultancy Opportunity: Higher Education Research (Africa)

  Posted on: May 2, 2012

In 2010, the Association of African Universities (AAU) entered into a three-year partnership with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) to strengthen higher education stakeholder relations in Africa. Through this partnership, supported financially by the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), African universities will be linked more closely with the private sector, positioning them to better develop their skills and knowledge to meet their countries’ economic needs and begin to tackle the emerging problem of graduate unemployment.

DEADLINE: July 16, 2012

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Funding Opportunity: Australia Endeavour Awards

  Posted on: March 24, 2012

The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. DEADLINE: June 30, 2012

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