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The lecture addresses a simple question: What is the point of African Studies? It argues in response that there is value in studying Africa. This value concerns the knowledge likely to be acquired about Africa, but also the understanding which such knowledge yields about the world. The question may be simple, but the answer is complex. “Urbane scholarship” refers to a way of engaging with scientific knowledge that reveals sophistication in dealing with the world we live in. The claim is that this sophistication is an intellectual trait bound to be fostered by the study of a continent, which is in many respects what it is because of the way the world is. The lecture will, therefore, make a case for grounding the study of Africa more firmly in broader claims about the human condition and les...
Some 200 African students will benefit from the chance to study at Edinburgh, thanks to a new package of scholarships. The University of Edinburgh's partnership with The MasterCard Foundation will allocate $27 million over seven years. It will ensure access to education for bright young leaders who have a personal commitment to changing the world around them and improving the lives of others. Over the next seven years full scholarships will be offered to 80 undergraduate and 120 postgraduate African students. This film features three of the first group of students to benefit from the programme. See: http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/2016/african-students-set-to-benefit-from-27m-scholarsh
http://www.weforum.org/ Globally, 1.3 billion people are living in the dark. What public-private partnership solutions have the potential to accelerate the provision of and access to electricity in rural households? Dimensions to be addressed: - Rethinking financial models and tariffs - Implementing cross-border power projects - Scaling off-grid and decentralized energy This session was developed in partnership with Deutsche Welle. - Tonye Cole, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sahara Group, Nigeria - Jay Ireland - Baldwin Ngubane, Chairman, Eskom Holdings, South Africa - Jasandra Nyker, Chief Executive Officer, BioTherm Energy, South Africa; Young Global Leader - Macky Sall, President of Senegal Moderated by - Edith Kimani, News Anchor, Deutsche Welle, Germany
For African students looking to win a local or international scholarship for next academic year, follow the 10 steps in this video to apply for scholarships. From identifying your scholarship winning advantage, finding the right scholarship, starting at the right time, to collaboration, animation video shows how to get it right in 2016.
SAILI offers scholarships to talented young people without the financial means to access quality high school education. This enables them to access tertiary education in scarce skills careers - engineering, science, medicine, technology, and accounting. Many of these young people are the first in their family to go to university, helping to break the cycle of poverty for their family and providing inspirational leadership in their communities. In this short film, two students speak about what this scholarship means to them. For only R10000 you can sponsor a SAILI student for one year. www.saili.org.za
To apply this scholarship visit https://eng.si.se/scholarship/the-swedish-institute-study-scholarships/ Deadline: 16 Jan/10 Feb 2017 Study in: Sweden Course starts August 2017 Scholarship description: The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) are awarded to students from selected countries for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the Autumn semester 2017. Host Universities/Institutions: Swedish Higher Education Institutions and Swedish Universities Level/Field(s) of study: Check the list of eligible master programmes for the academic year 2017-2018. Number of Scholarships: An estimated 335 scholarships will be available. Target group: Students from SISS-eligible countries: Category 1: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Repub...
Are you a Ph.D. student 32 years of age or younger? The World Bank is looking for students of African descent, particularly women, to get hands-on experience in international development. Apply now for a 6-month fellowship and help us work to eradicate poverty and increase shared prosperity. http://worldbank.org/afr/wbfellows
Ousmane Kane, Alwaleed Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School delivers a lecture titled “History, Movement, and the Spread of Islamic Scholarship in Muslim Africa.” Texts, Knowledge, and Practice: The Meaning of Scholarship in Muslim Africa website: http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/islamafrica Learn more about Harvard Divinity School and its mission to illuminate, engage, and serve at http://hds.harvard.edu/.
Microsoft has introduced a scholarship program for africans. It is called the 4Afrika Scholarship program, it will provide mentorship, leadership and technical training, certification, university-level education, and employment opportunities for promising African students... ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow us on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/techcityng Like us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/techcityng Google plus: http://www.gplus.to/techcityng Visit our website http://www.techcityng.com.
In Africa, the Australian Government offers scholarships and fellowships under the Australia Awards for African nationals to undertake long term studies leading to a postgraduate degree and short term training leading to the acquisition of new skills. Long term awards include Australia Award Scholarships to undertake Masters-level studies in Australian universities.
UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship Programmes available.The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies towards various distance learning degree programmes awarded by European, British and American universities. Currently UNICAF provides scholarships for the online programmes offered by the University of South Wales in the UK, the University of Nicosia in the EU and the Marymount California University in the USA.
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Kadzo is a Career Expert, Empowerment Specialist and Youthologist for Kadzoweforafrica. She has over 10 years of experience helping people strategize for success. This video provides information on Scholarships for Masters and PhD Students. Click below to SUBSCRIBE and receive more info & list of schools: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBGwIKHvK0xqHFBrvE4DdIA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/KadzoweForAfrica/665796533551975?ref=hl Blog for detailed information and links on this video topic: http://kadzoweforafrica.blogspot.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kadzowe Scholarship Links To Get You Started: 1. Scholarships for Development www.scholars4dev.com/category/country/usa-scholarships/ Scholarships given by Level of study, field of study, place of study, targ...
Lilian Kabelle and Narissa Allibhai are two of seven students from Sub-Saharan Africa attending UC Berkeley at no cost as part of a $500 million MasterCard Foundation education initiative. Six U.S. universities, including UC Berkeley, were named as partners in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program's global network of educational institutions and non-profits. UC Berkeley will receive $30 million in funding over the next eight years as part of the program. The initiative will provide some 15,000 talented, yet financially disadvantaged students who have a "give-back" ethos and live in developing countries with full scholarships and comprehensive support for their high school and college educations. Sub-Saharan Africa is the primary focus of the Scholars Program. http://newscenter.be...
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Most Available Scholarship for students in today's world: If you’re a student from a developing region – including parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East – you could be eligible for a number of international scholarships aimed at bringing a more diverse and inclusive student demographic to universities across the globe. Many scholarships for students from developing countries will have additional criteria, such as a specific country of origin or destination, a particular subject of study, or ties to a particular university. But, with a bit of savvy scholarship hunting and a tad of flexibility, you could be applying to 10 or more international scholarships in no time. Plz Subscribe my Channel to watch next update.
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Over three decades ago, George Soros helped fund the educations of 80 black students living in apartheid South Africa. Today, his Open Society Foundations have awarded scholarships to more than 15,000 scholars around the world. Learn more: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/scholarships-launched-open-society-foundations
Our 2016 Scholarship for Nigerian Youth is officially open! Apply as soon as possible! Impact Your World Scholarship 2016: This scholarship is open to all Nigerian youth living in Nigeria. The scholarship is aimed towards encouraging youths to become active participants in the society where they live and contribute positively to its growth. Active participation includes but not limited to Volunteer services, entrepreneurship skills, active church involvement (validated by a written later from your pastor), any societal participation that has added to the growth of your society and Nigeria at large. Eligibility: 1. Must be a Nigerian Youth living in Nigeria and less than 35 years of age. 2. Like us on facebook @https://www.facebook.com/ImpactyouthInternational/ follow us on twitter @@impact...
The Southern African Scholarship Fund aims to help the development of South Africa by funding Southern African Scholars on courses which directly benefit the wider community when they return home. To date, the fund has supported trainee teachers, engineers, doctors and nurses. Your support will help provide a scholarship to a student from South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique or Angola.
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Famous historical buildings|most important historical and islamic places around the world Ousmane Kane, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society and professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa,” at the Center for the Study of World Religions on April 3 at 5:15 p.m. The talk is co-sponsored by the Islam in Africa Speaker Series. Kane delivered the keynote address in February at the Divinity School conference “Text, Knowledge, and Practice: The Meaning of Scholarship in Muslim Africa.” The Gazette interviewed Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the wor...
Professor Trevor Getz is a historian of Africa whose interests include interdisciplinary methodologies, critical theory, and popular ways of thinking about the past. Most of his work revolves around issues surrounding gender and slavery in West Africa. Professor Getz has also published in the fields of world history, heritage studies in South Africa, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and modern imperialism and colonialism.
WE ARE RUDN, is a project meant to affirm the greatness of our university, even the greatness of Russia. Russia is amongst few country's that gives umpteen scholarships around the world especially in Africa. Out of gratitude, we bring to you, WE ARE RUDN! "Greatness is never given. It is earned. We together as RUDN have earned it. We are and will forever be RUDN!" - Frank Choolwe Chibale