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Scholarships for Eritreans

As the world is advancing in all phases of life, so the people need to be well-educated according to the world . Students sometimes struggle a lot to upgrade their University education. Luckily, many funds are available for Eritrea students to pursue their higher education.
The list compiled below is specially created for the Eritrean students to pursue their education in renowned university around the globe. Different Universities like University of Groningen, University of Edinburgh, King’s College London and University of Bradford offers various grants for the students to pay for their tuition fees expenses.  Scholarships below will give you information about the opportunities for pursuing your studies in different programme like Research, Master, MPhil and PhD etc. Let’s have a look at the list below-

Scholarship Program:  Call for Applications: Research Grants in Development of New Clinical Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa
Employer:  EDCTP
Level of Study:  Research
Scholarship Description:  All EDCTP-funded projects are undertaken in partnership with sub-Saharan African countries. The partnership ensures synergy and optimal use of resources, creating a win-win situation for all parties.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.edctp.org/fileadmin/documents/calls2011/august2011/Call_text_Ethics_NEC_August_2011.pdf

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Scholarship Program:  Eric Bleumink Funds for Developing Countries at University of Groningen
Employer:  University of Groningen
Level of Study: Master and PhD
Scholarship Description:  The primary objective of the Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, is to provide financial support to Master’s students and PhD students from developing countries who wish to pursue a Master’s degree or a doctorate.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.rug.nl/prospectiveStudents/scholarships/ericBleumink

Scholarship Program:  Garden Scholarship in Surgical Sciences at University of Edinburgh
Employer:  University of Edinburgh
Level of Study: Masters
Scholarship Description:  The University of Edinburgh will offer one Master’s scholarship for the MSc in Surgical Sciences distance learning Master’s programme offered by the University.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/medicine-vet-medicine/garden

Scholarship Program: King’s Africa Masters Scholarships at King’s College London
Employer:  King’s College London
Level of Study: Postgraduate, MPhil
Scholarship Description:  The Graduate School at King’s College London is offering 1 scholarship to students of African nationality who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate masters or MPhilStud degree programme in any discipline at King’s College London.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/index.php?action=view&id=389

Scholarship Program: Edinburgh Global Health Academy Master’s Scholarship
Employer: University of Edinburgh
Level of Study:
Scholarship Description: The University of Edinburgh will offer one full-time Master’s scholarship for eligible programmes offered by the University.
The scholarship will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Health Academy programme
Scholarship Website

Scholarship Program:  Call for proposals Grant scheme in Clinical Trials/Capacity Building/Networking in EDCTP-EEIG Member State
Employer:  EDCTP
Level of Study: Research
Scholarship Description:  The purpose of this grant is to provide funding for networking and cooperation between two or more projects/programmes within the scope of EDCTP that have been independently initiated and/or are funded separately by Member States.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.edctp.org/fileadmin/documents/calls2011/august2011/Call_text_MSI_projects_August2011.pdf

Scholarship Program:  Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund Research Fellowship
Employer:  The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF)
Level of Study: Research
Scholarship Description:  The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) is a competitive grant that enables scientists from national research institutes and universities within the eastern and central Africa region to conduct research at the world-class research facilities of the Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), in Nairobi, Kenya. We seek applicants who have exceptional ideas for short-term research projects (3-6 months) that can be carried out at the BecA-ILRI Hub.
 Scholarship Website: http://hub.africabiosciences.org/about-abcf/africa-biosciences-challenge-fund-2012-fellowship-announcement.html

Scholarship Program:  Research Master Behavioural and Social Sciences at University of Groningen
Employer:  University of Groningen
Level of Study: : Research Masters
Scholarship Description:  Candidates can apply for this grant by sending a letter of motivation in which they indicate that they are in need of a grant and would like to be considered for the UGTG: Research Master Behavioural and Social Sciences (partial grant).
 Scholarship Website: http://www.rug.nl/prospectiveStudents/scholarships/scholarshipGMW

Scholarship Program:  RNTC Fellowships Fund for Developing Countries
Employer:  RNTC
Level of Study: Journalists, Programme-makers, Broadcast trainers and Managers
Scholarship Description:  RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers coming from the following countries (a combined NFP list and low-middle-income countries according to the World Bank criteria).
 Scholarship Website: http://www.rntc.nl/RNTCfellowships

Scholarship Program: Edinburgh Global Development Academy Master’s Scholarship
University of Edinburgh
Level of Study:
Scholarship Description:
The University of Edinburgh will offer 2 Master’s scholarships covering the overseas rate of fee for students from less developed countries and 2 Master’s scholarships covering the “home” rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students for eligible Master’s programmes offered by the University
Scholarship Website

Scholarship Program:  University of Bradford Countries in Crisis Scholarships
Employer:  University of Bradford
Level of Study: Master’s
Scholarship Description:  These scholarships are to aid students in financial hardship due to the fact that they are domiciled in a country that is in crisis as a result of the political situation, war, natural disaster etc.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.bradford.ac.uk/fees-and-financial-support/university-support/prospective-students/eu-and-international/countries-in-crisis/

Scholarship Program:  Masters Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Employer:  Wellcome Trust
Level of Study: Masters
Scholarship Description:  This scheme strengthens scientific research capacity in low- and middle-income countries, by providing support for junior researchers to gain research experience and high-quality research training at Masters degree level. Research projects should be aimed at understanding and controlling diseases (either human or animal) of relevance to local, national or global health.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Fellowships/Public-health-and-tropical-medicine/WTD025881.htm

Scholarship Program:  C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers
Employer:  Department of Science & Technology, government of India
Level of Study: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarship Description:  The Fellowship provides opportunities for African researchers to conduct collaborative research / training for 1-6 months duration at universities and research institutions in India.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.indoafrica-cvrf.in/fellowship.aspx#fellowship

Scholarship Program:  UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme
Employer:  United Nation Educational Scientific And Cultural Organization
Level of Study: Research
Scholarship Description:  With a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Institute of the Polish Academy of Science/European Regional Centre of Ecohydrology under the auspice of UNESCO and University of Lodz, are placing at the disposal of UNESCO one(1) fellowship of a six months duration starting in April 2012 for the benefit of Member States listed in Annex I.
 Scholarship Website: http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=48282&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Scholarship Program:  Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships for Developing Countries
Employer:  Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships
Level of Study: Journalist
Scholarship Description:  the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships will be creating several specialized fellowships and working exclusively with partner institutions. We are only accepting applications from journalists at our partner media companies or Muslim journalists from the following countries who are eligible for the Daniel Pearl Fellowship
 Scholarship Website: http://www.presspartners.org/application.html

Scholarship Program:  African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Continental Awards
Employer:  African Union Commission
Level of Study: Research
Scholarship Description:  The Commission of the African Union is committed to support the use and development of science in Africa and has initiated with its key development partners the African Union Scientific Award Programme.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.ruforum.org/news/african-union-kwame-nkrumah-scientific-awards-2012

Scholarship Program:  Edinburgh Global Health Academy Distance Learning Master’s Scholarship
Employer:  University of Edinburgh
Level of Study: Masters
Scholarship Description:  The University of Edinburgh will offer 4 Master’s scholarships for eligible distance learning Master’s programmes offered by the University.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate/international/global/health-distance

Scholarship Program:  PhD Scholarship Position in Agricultural Science at the Autonomous University of Yucatan 
Employer:  The International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
Level of Study: PhD
Scholarship Description:   The International Center for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) invites applications for a PhD scholarship position at the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatan (Mexico) for a student from an ODA recipient country * , who aims to pursue his/her PhD in agricultural science.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.daad.de/entwicklung/index.en.html

Scholarship Program:  The Franklin Mosher Baldwin Fellowship
Employer:  The Leakey Foundation
Level of Study: Research
Scholarship Description:  The Baldwin program is based on a realistic assessment of needs and priorities. Many developing nations possesses extraordinary resources in the field of prehistory.
 Scholarship Website: http://leakeyfoundation.org/grants/applicants/baldwins/

Scholarship Program:  Italian Government Study Grants for Foreigners and Italians Residing Abroad
Employer:  Italian Government
Level of Study: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Research
Scholarship Description:  Study grants are awarded by the Italian Government to foreigners as a contribution toward their studies and research in Italy, aiming at spreading the Italian language, culture and sciences abroad and at promoting cultural, economic and technological cooperation worldwide.
 Scholarship Website: http://www.esteri.it/MAE/opportunita/Stranieri/20110325_STUDY_GRANTS_2011_2012_EN.pdf

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Ginni Juneja