Al Jalila Foundation UAE Rosalynn Carter Fellowships

Al Jalila Foundation is pleased to offer UAE Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program for the academic year 2017-2018. Students from UAE are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Al Jalila Foundation in partnership with The Carter Center selects journalists annually to receive the mental health journalism fellowship with the aim to bring awareness, reduce stigma and end discrimination against those with mental illness within the UAE.

Al Jalila Foundation promotes medical education and research by investing in the UAE’s medical treatment capabilities; it provides scholarships to nurture a home-grown generation of medical professionals and supports ground-breaking research that addresses health challenges prevalent in the region.

Course Level: This is one-year fellowship programme available for Journalists.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for Mental Health Journalism Program.

Scholarship Award: What the Fellowships Offer

* Professional development: Opportunities to train in behavioural health reporting and access to expert advisers
* Community: A network of 180+ former fellows
* Stipend: $10,000 of unrestricted funds
* Flexibility: Nonresident fellowship, manage your own timeline
* Unique projects: Select your own topic of interest and form of media

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in UAE

Eligibility: Criteria & Application Requirements

Eligible applicants for a fellowship must:

  • Be a National or legal resident of United Arab Emirates (one does not need to relocate).
  • Bilingual (Arabic and English)
  • Have at least three years of professional experience in journalism (writing, reporting, editing, producing, and filmmaking). We welcome freelance and media outlet employed journalists. Please note we do not accept blogging or academic writing as professional journalism experience.
  • Must have an interest in mental health reporting, but no previous experience is required.
  • Submit a complete application with at least two recommendation letters – please see application form for further details.
  • Awarded fellows must attend a mandatory meeting in September at the beginning and end of the fellowship year in Atlanta, USA: (Flights funded by Al Jalila Foundation):
    First Meeting: 11-13 September 2017
    • Last Meeting: September 2018 dates to be announced when available.

Nationality: Students from UAE are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

UAE Scholarships

How to Apply: The application for the 2017-2018 UAE Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism is available online. Please send all enquiries and complete application form with the relevant documents to: fellowships-at-aljalilafoundation.ae.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted before May 11, 2017.

Scholarship Link

UN Fellowship Program 2017

Deadline: 31st May 2017

Program Date: 13th November to 1st December 2017

Venue: Geneva, Switzerland

The UN Fellowship Programme 2017 for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent. The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries.

In the framework of the Programme of Activities for the Implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent, this year the Fellowship will be held from 13 November to 1 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Eligibility

  • The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora. · The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent.
  • The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme.
  • The candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status.
  • The candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme.

Selection Process

The selection of the fellows will reflect gender and regional balance. The human rights situation of People of African Descent in the respective countries will also be taken into consideration.

Please note, that because of the volume of messages, applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.es, applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Required Documents

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
  • A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
  • An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
  • A copy of the applicant’s passport.

Official Link

United Nations Human Rights-Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent in Switzerland

United Nations Human Rights is offering Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent to study in Switzerland for the year 2017.

The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent.

The International Decade for People of African Descent, proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 68/237 and to be observed from 2015 to 2024, provides a solid framework for the United Nations, Member States, civil society and all other relevant actors to join together with people of African descent and take effective measures for the implementation of the programme of activities in the spirit of recognition, justice and development.

Course Level: This is a fellowship programme.

Study Subject: The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent. The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries.

Scholarship Award: Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Scholarship can be taken in Geneva, Switzerland

Eligibility: The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora. The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent.

  • The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme.
  •  candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status.
  •  candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme.

Nationality: Students of African descent living in the Diaspora are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent.

English language Requirements: The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme.

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in one single e-mail to africandescentfellowship-at-ohchr.org:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  •  completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
  •  Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
  • An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
  •  copy of the applicant’s passport.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

14 Postdoc Positions

20 Postdoc Positions at University of Copenhagen: Multiple Postdoc positions are available at the University of Copenhagen in different departments.

The University of Copenhagen is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary university, focusing on basic research and developing solutions to global challenges. UCPH offers cutting edge research in an international atmosphere.

Position Details:

Position 1: 2.5-year postdoc position in Soil Fertility

Faculty of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Deadline: 31-03-2017

Position 2: Postdoc in metabolomic data processing

Faculty of Science

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Deadline: 31-03-2017

Position 3: Postdoc in Benchmarking for improving efficiency in forestry operations

Faculty of Science

Department of Food and Resource Economics

Deadline: 02-04-2017

Position 4: Assistant Professor at the Translational Neurobiology Laboratory

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Center of Basic and Translational Neuroscience

Deadline: 04-04-2017

Position 5: Postdoctoral position in Electrochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Chemistry

Deadline: 05-04-2017

Position 6: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dynamics of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Urban Water Cycle in Europe (DARWIN), Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Biology

Deadline: 07-04-2017

Position 7: Postdoc position, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Spectroscopy, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Chemistry

Deadline: 09-04-2017

Position 8: Postdoc in computational and statistical modelling of regulatory architectures, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Biology

Deadline: 09-04-2017

Position 9: Postdoc position on data mining of health record data at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Center for Protein Research

Deadline: 20-04-2017

Position 10: Postdoc positions in Proteomics, Epigenetics and Cell Signaling

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Center for Protein Research

Deadline: 21-04-2017

Position 11: Postdoc within Entomology and Biological Control

Faculty of Science

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Deadline: 23-04-2017

Position 12: Post-doctoral position in human-computer interaction at the University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Computer Science

Deadline: 30-04-2017

Position 13: Postdoc in Physical Inorganic Chemistry and Lanthanide Spectrocopy, Nano-Science Center & Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Chemistry

Deadline: 15-05-2017

Position 14: Postdoctoral Fellowship on the “Suppression of antagonistic fungi in fungus-growing termites” at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Faculty of Science

Department of Biology

Deadline: 15-05-2017

For more Information Regarding the Positions