Thursday, 31 January 2013

Jobs & Internships at Dreamflat

We help people find their dream flat & lovely flatmates —
in Berlin, London, New York and all around the world.

Our team has expertise in building, designing, running and scaling great products. Expect a high quality of work at all levels of our company.
If you like to work on things until they are perfect and you want to gain a lot of experience with us we are happy to get in touch with you. Any kind of references are very welcome. Send your application with references to

Why you should work with us

  • Learn how to build & run a company
  • Work with a product that has the potential to disrupt a global market
  • Work hands-on with experienced founders and investors
  • Build your own network in the Berlin startup scene
  • Live in Berlin — Europe's most exiting city with minimum living costs and maximum fun!

Open Internships

Business Development
Download PDF Be the one who drives our business development effort and acquire partnerships with universities, student organizations and media companies to fuel the growth of Dreamflat.
Social Media Marketing
Download PDF Be the one who drives our content creation and community actions. Create creative blog posts, express our core messages through social media channels and engage our users, fans and the public in interesting conversations.
Download PDF Be the one who develops and executes effective sales strategies to acquire room and flat listings for our marketplace in creative ways.

More information:

International Graduate Scholarships at the University of the Arts London, UK

International Graduate Scholarships at the University of the Arts London, UKThe University of the Arts London is now offering International Graduate Scholarships. The scholarship is provided to learn fashion menswear, Fashion Journalism, Conservation and theater Design.

The scholarships is awarded to carefully selected students accepted to study on specific MA programmes at the University of the Arts London, for enrollment in academic year 2012/2013. For the 2013/2014 academic year, the University of the Arts London is offering postgraduate scholarships for international MA and PhD students.  Scholarships will be awarded to individuals with the ability and potential to make an exceptional contribution in the art, design, communication or performance worlds.

Benefits: Each International Graduate Scholarship is worth the tuition fees of the selected MA course. Tuition fees will be paid directly to the University. Successful candidates must bring their award letter to enrollment.

  • be assessed as an “international” student (paying the international fee band),
  • hold an offer for one of the eligible full-time MA courses attached to the scholarships, offered at one of the six colleges of University of the Arts London,
  • be an undergraduate student expecting to graduate with an Honours,
  • be a graduate, having already gained a good bachelors degree from a Higher Education institution OR (for applicants without a bachelors degree),
  • be able to demonstrate substantial equivalent and applicable experience.

Application Procedure
Please find further guideline at the link below.

Submission Deadline
  • For courses starting in September/October 2013: Application deadline is 14th June 2013.
  • For courses starting in January 2014: Application deadline is 27th September 2013.

Website Link

Trainee – Research, Statistics, Indices

1. Introduction
The European Institute for Gender Equality[1] (EIGE) announces a traineeship opportunity lasting up to five months for a graduate who is a national of an EU member state.
The traineeship shall be based at the Institute's offices in Vilnius, Lithuania. The registration of applications will begin on 23 January 2013 and will close on 22 February 2013 at 23:00 Eastern European Time (EET).
EIGE is a regulatory agency of the European Union (EU) entrusted with specific objectives related to the contribution and strengthening of gender equality promotion.
To achieve its goals, the Institute shall collect and analyse objective, comparable and reliable information at EU level and develop appropriate methodological tools for the integration of gender equality into EU policies. EIGE shall equally foster the exchange of good practices and dialogue between stakeholders and raise EU citizen awareness of this policy area by providing technical assistance to the Community institutions, in particular the Commission, as well as the authorities of the Member States. In the course of its work to promote and strengthen gender equality EIGE will also strive to eliminate gender discrimination.
The traineeship shall aim principally to:

  • provide work-training experience in key areas of the Institute's work;
  • extend and apply knowledge acquired in the course of studies or working life; 
  • provide practical working knowledge of the Institute; 
  • enable the trainee to acquire work experience through the contacts s/he makes.
The Institute is an equal opportunity employer and accepts applications without distinction on the grounds of age, race, political, philosophical or religious conviction, gender or sexual orientation and regardless of disabilities, marital status or family situation.

2. Traineeship Description
The trainee shall provide assistance and support to ensure the smooth functioning of the Institute's work on research, statistics and indices.  
The trainee shall be provided with relevant work experience in an EU agency and knowledge of gender equality related to the Institute's focal areas of concern.
Description of the work
Reporting to a supervisor, the trainee will be expected to carry out the following duties:
  • assist in carrying out research related tasks in priority areas;
  • participate in the review, analysis and synthesis of research results and conclusions drawn from studies; 
  • assist in the collection, processing and analysis of gender statistics and identification of data gaps; 
  • assist as required with specific project work, including reviews and report-writing as designated by the supervisor; 
  • participate in identifying, and mapping of, relevant bodies in the EU Member States responsible for gender equality questions, gender statistics and data; 
  • attend selected meetings, in particular concerning the Beijing Indicators and the Gender Equality Index and support the organisation of meetings with external experts; 
  • assist colleagues from the Operations Unit with the dissemination of Institute’s research findings  and   gender statistics.
Traineeship pre-requisites
The traineeship is open to applicants who have not previously undertaken a traineeship in another European institution or body and who meet the following requirements:
  • a recognised university degree [2] in social sciences or humanities, evidencing completion of a full cycle of study. Gender studies or studies in social statistics will be considered advantageous.
  • some initial experience in social statistics obtained either through specialisation as part of the applicant’s studies for a university degree, a dissertation or other research project conducted as part of their studies or in some other manner or through professional experience or a previous traineeship. 
Trainees shall be selected from among nationals of the Member States of the European Union and EFTA countries.
Applicants must also have fluent English, both spoken and written, an excellent knowledge of at least one other EU language as well as computer skills applicable to a Windows environment.

3. Application Procedure
There are two stages to the application process:
Stage 1 - Online registration
At the first stage candidates must submit their application electronically using the EIGE application form.
EIGE application form
Applications must reach by not later than 23:00, Eastern European Time (EET) on 22 February 2013 and the subject title noted by applicants should include the reference number of the application.
Candidates are requested to send their completed application in English, the language in which the Institute mainly works. All parts of the application form must be completed in full. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Stage 2 - Submission of a full application (only for candidates invited to an interview and selected)
At the second stage, should the candidate be invited for interview and be selected, in order for the application to be considered complete candidates must provide photocopies of all the supporting documents (proof of nationality, diplomas, academic qualifications, employment certificates, professional references etc.) needed to prove that they satisfy all admission conditions.
All documentary evidence of any professional experience must indicate start and end dates for previous positions and the start date and continuity for the current position held. On the day of the interview the candidate must sign his/her application form and by signing the form the candidate certifies on his/her honour that the information provided is complete and accurate.
Candidates will be eliminated if:
  • their application is received after 23:00, EET on 22nd February 2013.
  • they do not use and duly complete the official application form provided by EIGE. 
  • they do not meet the general conditions described in the pre-requisites section.
Eligible candidates shall be selected on the basis of their application. The Institute regrets that, due to the large volume of applications it receives only candidates of particular interest will be contacted.
Candidates must be prepared to submit proof of their qualifications upon request since if successful, they will be required to produce originals of their diplomas, academic qualifications and employment certificates upon request.
A Selection Committee shall oversee the analysis of the applications to assess and select those best matching the profile and qualifications required for this traineeship. On this basis the Selection Committee can invite the best admissible candidates for an interview which may include other appropriate testing. 
The work of the Selection Committee is confidential. Candidates shall not make direct or indirect contact with the Selection Committee or have anybody do so on their behalf. The Appointing Authority reserves the right to disqualify any candidate who disregards this instruction.
All inquiries for information should be sent by e-mail to, quoting the reference of the traineeship. 

4. Engagement and Conditions of Traineeship
Engagement for a traineeship will be decided by the Institute’s Director on the basis of a reserve list of candidates proposed by the Selection Committee. Candidates should note that an inclusion to the reserve list does not guarantee selection. The established reserve list may be used for other similar traineeships depending on the Institute's needs and will be valid until the 31 December following the year of engagement.
The traineeship is supported by a monthly grant equivalent to €750. While a travel allowance will be provided, trainees however will have to make their own health insurance arrangements.
Applicants are advised to read Decision No. 2011/765 since it contains relevant information with regards to traineeships at the Institute. 

5. Data Protection
The purpose of processing of the data submitted by candidates is to manage each application in view of a possible pre-selection and recruitment as a trainee at the Institute. Unsuccessful application files shall be kept for two years following the closure of the selection procedure, after which time they are destroyed. The personal information requested from applicants will be processed in line with Regulation (EC) N°45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18th December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. 

6. Lithuania and living in Vilnius
A member of the Schengen Area, Lithuania borders Latvia, Belarus, Poland and the Kaliningrad region of Russia. Its western coastline - noted for its fine beaches, dunes and majestic pines - straddles the Baltic Sea. Lithuanian summers are sunny and warm with an average temperature of +17 C. Winter is white and generally cold with average temperatures that hover around – 4 C.
Vilnius is Lithuania's capital with an estimated population of just over half a million citizens. It has impressive Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance and Russian architecture as well as one of Europe's largest medieval old towns, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994.  A university city since the Middle Ages, Vilnius is the centre of the country's politics, business, science, culture and entertainment and it attracts an increasingly varied assortment of local and international events. In addition to hosting a number of international schools, it has a developed infrastructure and ambitious future plans.

[1] Established by the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1922/2006 of 20 December 2006 (OJ L 403/9 of 30.12.2006)
[2] For a list of minimum national diplomas see Annex 2 Decision No. 2011/765.

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

BUTEX Undergraduate Scholarship for UK and International students, UK

Each year BUTEX awards a number of scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year.

The successful applicants of the BUTEX undergraduate scholarship will be awarded funds worth £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university for each recipient.

UK Students

  • undergraduate students currently registered at a UK university which is BUTEX-affiliated.
  • been offered a study abroad or exchange place which is not eligible for an ERASMUS grant.
  • your study abroad or exchange placement must be for the academic year 2013 / 2014 (i.e. commence at either the start of the September / October term 2013 or, if you are a semester 2 student, at the start of the January / February term 2014.
  • your place must be for a minimum of one semester.

International Students
  • undergraduate students whose study abroad placement is not eligible for an ERASMUS grant
  • been offered a study abroad or exchange place at a UK university or college which is BUTEX-affiliated.
  • your study abroad or exchange placement must be for the academic year 2013 / 2014 (i.e. commence at either the start of the September / October term 2013 or, if you are a semester 2 student, at the start of the January / February term 2014.
  • your place must be for a minimum of one semester.

Application Procedure
To find further instruction, Please visit this link:

Submission Deadline
31st May 2013

Website Link

1st European Youth Conference: Strengthening the Recognition of Non-Formal Education in European Youth Work

Youth organization CULTURE GOES EUROPE (CGE) – Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V. is looking for participants all over Europe for its “1st European Youth Conference: Strengthening the Recognition of Non-Formal Education in European Youth Work” to be held in Cracow, Poland, on 19th – 25th March 2013. 

One of the main challenges of European youth work is the recognition of the value of youth work as non-formal learning among public and private institutions as well as among the general population on one hand and the recognition of learning outcomes of youth participating in youth work activities on the other hand. Facing the challenges of the new EU program “Erasmus for all” the requested project proposal therefore focuses on the two interlinked processes of formal/political as well as social recognition of youth work and non-formal learning. 

The objectives of the project are:
  • To facilitate the communication between the involved stakeholders
  • To foster the transfer of knowledge within the EU27
  • To increase the transparency and quality of YW and NFL activities
The participants of the Youth Conference (YC) will join an intense week working on sharing their experiences:
  • How to facilitate the communication between the involved stakeholders
  • How to foster the transfer of knowledge within EU27
  • How to increase the transparency and quality of YW and NFL activities
The activities are based on principles & practice of non-formal learning including various activities as open space, lectures/speeches/inputs, floors include. exercises, simulations, which are creating situations for deeper personal reflection, followed by concentrated debriefing, work in small mixed groups, inputs, presentations & discussion of results, e.g. through fishbowl-method, field trips, meetings & roundtables, workshops, free time activities & intercultural activities. The methods are based on a learning process & stimulating creativity, active participation and initiative. Last but not least is to get connected and finding synergy-effects between us and new projects under the umbrella of YiA Programme of the European Commission.

You are interested to participate?
We launched an open call for participants. Nevertheless priority is given to participants who are applying via the official project partners.

The following organisations are involved in the project:
  • ECEPAA – European Centre for Economic and Policy Affairs – Belgium
  • Youth for Better Europe – Bulgaria
  • International Initiatives for Cooperation – Bulgaria
  • Municipality of Aradippou – Cyprus
  • International Movement Youth Time – Czech Republic
  • Be International, o.s. – Czech Republic
  • Association Migration Solidarité et Echanges pour le Développement – France
  • CGE Erfurt e.V. – Germany
  • ELIX – Conservation Volunteers Greece – Greece
  • Comune di Tortona – Italy
  • SkillMaker – Latvia
  • Youth center “Baze” –
  • Kaunas Union of Youth NGOs ‘Round Table’ – Lithuania
  • Strategies of Interactive Training Foundation – Malta
  • DINAMO – Portugal
  • Associação para a Formação e Desenvolvimento do Montijo – CMM – Portugal
  • Team for Youth Association – Romania
  • Zavod Nefiks – Slovenia
  • Društvo mladinski ceh – Slovenia
  • Gaziantep Youth and Culture Association – Turkey
  • Çanakkale Koza Gençlik Derneği – Turkey
This Youth Conference is for 50 participants and recommended for youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, project managers, youth policy makers.

Participants from the following countries are eligible: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey.

Your profile:
  • you’re head over heels for non-formal education
  • you’re familiar with non-formal learning methods
  • you took part at least at one Youth in Action activities
  • you’re an active member of a NGO or youth organization
  • you’re able to participate active at the Youth Conference
  • you’re not a Youth in Action tourist
  • you love to share your experiences, ideas and passion
A participation fee in the amount of 75 EUR per person is taken to cover expenses which are not covered by the YiA grant. The participants are accommodated in a Hotel. There the participants will receive breakfast, lunch and dinner. The kitchen is used to cook also vegetarian and vegan food. We will reimburse 70% of the travel costs for the YC on the basis of the cheapest possibilities.

A comprehensive guide with further information is available here.

Or apply directly via:

In case you cannot access the given information/links/documents please contact us directly via:
Please apply online till the 22.02.2013.

The project is funded by the Youth in Action programme of the European Union.

2013 The SHPE Foundation Scholarships, USA

The SHPE Foundation Scholarships are specially offered for Latino students pursuing degrees in engineering, math and science. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 – $5,000.
The main consideration in selecting the recipients of the SHPE Foundation Scholarships is merit-based and need-based scholarships. Students must be deserving Latino/a high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

The applicants must have a minimum High School and Undergraduate 2.75 GPA Graduate 3.00 GPA Dissertation 3.50 GPA both at the time of application and throughout the scholarship period, and students must be registered full time (12 hrs undergraduate / 9 hrs graduate) in a science, technology, engineering, or math discipline.

Application Procedure To apply this scholarship you must provide the following documents:
  • Application Form
  • Scholarship Certification Form
  • Personal Statement (completed through the online application)
  • Transcript
  • Recommendation Letter from a teacher or faculty
  • Resume

Submission Deadline
May 1st, 2013

Website Link

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

2013 Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund, USA

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund is now available for students working for social change and actively working for peace and justice.

The recipients of the scholarship should work for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity

Benefits: The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant’s circumstances and the amount of funding available.


This scholarship is targeted to students who able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. In addition applicants must active to participate in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.
The Davis-Putter scholars are also both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant.

Application Procedure

The application must include a short personal statement, transcripts, letters of support from two people able to evaluate the applicant’s current political work, an official financial statement (i.e., FAFSA or SAR), and a passport-like photograph suitable for reproduction.

Submission Deadline
April 1

Website Link

Monday, 28 January 2013

2013 Centenary Taught Master’s Scholarship, UK

Institute of Education London
Institute of Education, London offers Centenary Taught Master’s scholarship for the academic year 2013/14. Overseas students can apply for this scholarship. One scholarship is offered for one year. 
About Scholarship: In 2013/14 they are offering one Centenary Taught Masters Scholarship. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees and provides a bursary for living expenses for one academic year. 
Study: Scholarships are offered for courses offered by the university at master’s level.
Course Level: Master’s degree
Scholarship By: Institute of Education, London
Location: UK 
-Students need to be a non-EU national who has not previously studied or resided for more than one year in the UK. The awards are for a full-time master’s course only.
-We encourage applications from non-EU students who plan to work either in their home country, or another, to improve the circumstances of disadvantaged, excluded or underachieving citizens.  We are particularly interested in hearing how a proposed programme of study would enable applicants to address these issues, and are keen to receive applications from potential students who would not be able to undertake this level of study without the scholarship. 
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes 
Number of award: One
Duration: One year 
Value: The scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees and provides a bursary for living expenses for one academic year. 
Apply: Online
If Applicants would like to apply for this award, please use the dedicated UKPass application pathway here. 
If Applicants have not used UKPass before to make a postgraduate application to a UK university, Applicants will need to open an account. This is free. Clicking on the scholarship application link will take Applicants to the relevant page.
Please email if you have any queries. 
Deadline: 15th March 2013
Further Information:

2013/2014 Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships at Stanford University, USA

The Stanford University now invites applicants to apply fellowship for the program of Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral in the field of democracy, development and rule of law. Applicants working at the intersection of two or more of these issue areas will receive preferential consideration. The Center expects to award one or more fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Pre-doctoral fellows receive stipends comparable to that awarded by the Stanford Graduate Fellowships program; the Center also pays non-matriculated student tuition for pre-doctoral fellows as required by Stanford University. Post-doctoral fellows receive salaries commensurate with experience and with consideration given to university established minimums for a term period of 9 months. Healthcare and other benefits are also provided as required by Stanford University for both pre- and post doctoral fellows.

Fellows spend the academic year at Stanford University completing their projects, participating in seminars, and interacting with each other and the resident faculty and research staff. The Center facilities on the Stanford campus include offices and cubicles. Fellows have access to other Stanford libraries as well as exercise facilities.

Pre-doctoral fellows must be enrolled currently in a doctoral program or equivalent through the time of intended residency at Stanford, and must be at the dissertation write up (post course work) phase of their doctoral program. Post-doctoral fellows must have earned their PhD within 3 years of the start of the fellowship, or plan to have successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations by July 31, 2013.

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to submit a completed application form, letter of application of no more than 3 typed pages, current resume, three letters of recommendations, a statement of proposed research (5-10 pages) and a complete set of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). The Center Committee will only review complete files. Notifications will be sent in mid-March.

Submission Deadline
Please contact the provider

Website Link

2013-14 PhD Scholarships at Royal Holloway, University of London

The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures of Royal Holloway at University of London is announcing funding opportunities for doctoral study in UK. 45 Crossland Scholarships, 10 College Research Scholarships, 26 Reid Scholarships and 10 overseas students fee waivers are offered for 2013-2014 academic year.
About Scholarship: The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London, is pleased to announce funding opportunities for doctoral study. As a renowned world-class institution, Royal Holloway is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of researchers.
They recognize that funding is often an obstacle for talented students and for this reason they have Royal Holloway Scholarships worth £4m available to research students starting in 2013. Scholarships take the form of a fee waiver or maintenance award or a combination of both, so if applicants are enthusiastic about pursuing a research degree but are concerned about how to finance it, a Royal Holloway Scholarship can lighten the load. Royal Holloway scholarships are listed below:
- Reid Scholarship
- Crossland Scholarship
- College Research Scholarship
- Overseas student fee waiver.
Number of awards:
-Reid Scholarship: 26 available
-Crossland Scholarship: 45 available
-College Research Scholarship: 10 available
-Overseas student fee waiver: 10 available. 
Study: Courses offered by the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures of Royal Holloway, University of London
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship by: Royal Holloway, University of London
Location: UK 
Duration: Scholarship is offered for up to 3 years (full time) or 6 years (part time).
-Reid Scholarship: A Home/EU tuition fee waiver and a maintenance award of £15,726 per annum for up to 3 years (full time) or £7,863 for up to 6 years (part time).
-Crossland Scholarship: A maintenance award of £5,000 per annum for up to 3 years (full time) or £2,500 for up to 6 years (part time)  and/or a Home/EU fee waiver.
-College Research Scholarship: A Home/EU tuition fee waiver for up to 3 years (full time) or 6 years (part time)
-Overseas student fee waiver: Offers up to £13,170 towards overseas tuition fees per annum for up to 3 years (full time) or 6 years (part time). 
Eligibility: Entry requirements are usually a first class honours or 2:1 degree from an approved UK or overseas university. Overseas students must also meet the requirements for English language (IELTS or TOEFL). Specific requirements for the application may vary, depending on the school or department applicants are applying to. 
Scholarship Open for: Home/EU students can apply for the scholarship. International students can apply for overseas student fee waiver. 
Selection Criteria: Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence who will commence a doctoral course full or part-time during the academic year 2013-2014.
Apply: Please contact the Director of Graduate Studies in the relevant academic department.
Note: Further information about any of these funding opportunities or the range of expertise on offer in the School can be obtained by consulting the website ( from the Director of Graduate Studies Dr Sarah Wright ( 
Scholarship Application Deadline: For Crossland Scholarship and College Research Scholarship the application deadline is 6th March 2013. For Reid Scholarship the deadline is 31st March 2013. 
Further Information:

2013 Doctoral Scholarships, University of Heidelberg, Germany

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies offers 8 PhD scholarships in Transcultural Studies at University of Heidelberg in Germany. The programme covers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. The duration of scholarship is of two years with the possibility of an extension for an additional year.
About Scholarship: The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) is a central element of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: The Dynamics of Transculturality”. The Cluster’s interdisciplinary research focuses on the dynamics of transcultural entanglements within and between Asia and Europe from historical as well as contemporary perspectives.
It connects methods and theories from the humanities and social sciences to challenge the euro centrism and methodological nationalism still prevalent in scholarly discourses. The GPTS combines the European model of highly individualised doctoral studies and a system of guided courses.
Supervision is provided by mentors during a term of three academic years. In the first year participants attend a number of thematically focused classes. The second year is intended for field research, while the third year is dedicated for the writing and presenting of the results. Each doctoral student will be assigned two mentors/advisors. Half of the scholarships are reserved for students from Asia.
Study: Tran cultural Studies
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship by: University of Heidelberg
Location: Germany 
Eligibility: -Applicants are expected to propose a doctoral project contributing to the general research framework of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: The Dynamics of Transculturality”.
-They must hold an M.A. or equivalent in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences with an above-average grade. 
Scholarship Open for: The students of Europe and Asia can apply for this scholarship. 
Number of awards: Eight 
Duration: The scholarships start in the winter term 2013/14 and are granted for two years with the possibility of an extension for an additional year.
Value: The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. 
Notification: The most promising applicants will be invited to present their projects to the selection committee in Heidelberg. 
Apply: Applications, including a CV, a letter of intention, a project proposal, a schedule for the dissertation, and recommendations are accepted via the Online Application System.
Deadline: Deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.
Further Information:

2013 Technologies Graduate MSc Programme, University of Sussex

University of Sussex
Sussex American Express is sponsoring Technologies Graduate MSc Programme at University of Sussex. It is a master degree course in the field of Informatics or in the School of Business and Management.
About Scholarship: Students work for two years part time in the Technologies Division of American Express, based in the Sussex Innovation Centre on the University of Sussex campus, while also studying for a postgraduate degree in Informatics or in the School of Business and Management. It is a 2 year programme enabling blue chip commercial experience.
Applicant will work 30 hours per week undertaking hands-on project work in a variety of roles. Student will also be provided with skills training and in depth on-the-job coaching and development. He/she also receive dedicated support from leaders, alumni graduates and peers.
Top performers have the opportunity to join American Express when they complete the programme — 70+% of graduates are typically successful in securing a permanent role. As part of the programme he/she will also be studying a 2 year part time MSc course at Sussex University. The MSc courses available to him/her are: IT with Business & Management, Intelligent Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Technology and Innovation Management. 
Study: 2 year programme enabling blue chip commercial experience. Applicant will work 30 hours per week undertaking hands-on project work in a variety of roles. As part of the programme he/she will also be studying a 2 year part time MSc course at Sussex University. The MSc courses available to him/her are: IT with Business & Management, Intelligent Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Technology and Innovation Management.
Course Level: Postgraduate Masters degree
Scholarship By: Sussex American Express
Location: UK
Duration: Two years
Value: Tuition fee waiver and part-time salary for two years. The tuition fees for aaplicants’ degree will be paid (at the Home/EU level) by American Express and they will also receive a competitive salary based on a working week of 30 hours. At the end of the two years, the highest-performing students will have an opportunity to gain a full-time job with American Express. 
-Must be entitled to study part time and work 30 hours per week in the UK to be eligible for consideration.
-Undergraduate Degree with a predicted or achieved 2:1 or International equivalent.
-Proven ability to work as part of a team
-Have a positive, enthusiastic attitude with a desire to succeed
-Be able to challenge the status quo and provide alternative solutions
-Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
-Intellectual curiosity and strong willingness to learn
-Ability to look at existing IT structures and methodologies and collaborate to create new innovative solutions
-For Graduate applications, any work experience in a role with an IT or commercial aspect is an advantage. While applications from all students are welcome, some exposure to IT or a demonstrable interest in that area is required. Business sense and the ability to work in IT are essential requirements, demonstrated by previous experience and areas of interest and study. 
Scholarship Open for: UK, Europe (Non-UK), International (Non-UK/EU) students can apply 
Deadline: 7th March 2013
Further Information:

2013 University of Canterbury College of Engineering Scholarships, New Zealand

The engineering scholarship is sponsored by the College of Engineering of the Canterbury University. There will be $15,000 per annum during 4 years.

These scholarships were established by the College of Engineering to recognize and support top scholars from the United Kingdom to pursue study towards an Engineering degree at the University.
University of Canterbury College of Engineering Scholarships
Up to ten scholarships shall be awarded annually to full-fee paying applicants intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree programme.

The awards are open to applicants who currently reside in the UK and have completed or are completing a university entrance qualification and have attended secondary school in the UK in the year of application (or in the year prior, for mid-year intake). Successful applicants must meet the entry requirements for the BE (Hons) Engineering Intermediate Year (Year 1) or receive Direct Entry into the First Professional Year (Year 2).

Application Procedure

You will find the application form at the website link below. Please download, complete and submit it before the deadline.

Submission Deadline
01 Mar 2013

Website Link

PhD Fellowships in Economics at Vienna Graduate School of Economics

The Vienna Graduate School of Economics (VGSE) offers a unique opportunity to study at a PhD program with a world-class faculty located in the center of the “number 1 quality of living city worldwide”. Apply now and benefit from our attractive fellowships! The Vienna Graduate School of Economics is a collaboration of the University of Vienna and the Institute for Advanced Studies. It offers a broad three-year PhD program in economics focusing on specialized field courses, research seminars, and intensively supervised research time. One year is allocated to course work and research training; two years to research. The school is financed by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF). The program is entirely run in English.

Applicants at VGSE must have completed a master program in economics or related fields with advanced courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. As a VGSE PhD student you work on your own research in the VGSE office and contribute to a lively research environment. You follow courses, conduct your dissertation research, meet your supervisors, discuss with fellow students and faculty members, and present your ongoing research in the research seminars. Moreover you travel to conferences, summer schools, or go on extended research visits abroad.

  • Full fellowship: employment at the University of Vienna (Euro 26.580 gross/year)
  • Limited fellowship: paid by the Institute for Advanced Studies (Euro 10.200 net/year)
  • No fellowship: place to study and a research grant to attend conferences
All students receive:
  • Research grant to attend conferences, summer schools, or go on extended research visits abroad
  • Exemption from tuition fees
  • Fully equipped workplace

Application procedure
There are two independent application deadlines for the academic year 2013/2014 (program start October 2013). Most fellowships are allocated in the first application round. The first application period lasts from December 1st, 2012 to January 31st, 2013. During these two months applications for the first deadline will be received. The second deadline is 30 April 2013. The application process consists of the application package and a personal interview with the shortlisted candidates.

Application Package:
- Application form
- Two recommendation letters sent to by the referees directly
- Your Application documents (one pdf file) uploaded to the application form in this order:
  1. CV (max. 2 pages)
  2. Motivation letter (1 page)
  3. Research proposal (1 page)
  4. BSc or Magister certificate
  5. MSc or Magister certificate (finished at the start of the program only)
  6. Transcript of grades of your MSc or Magister studies
  7. Reading lists or syllabi (content and literature) for MSc level courses in: Microeconomics/Macroeconomics/Econometrics
  8. GRE test result (DI Code 6733)
  9. English test result (TOEFL Code Number 6757, or IELTS test, or waiver request)
Personal Interviews may be held face-to-face, via telephone, or via Skype.


Verena Konrad
Vienna Graduate School of Economics
Maria Theresien Strasse 3, Top 18, 3rd floor
A-1090 Vienna
Tel: +43-(0)1-4277-37422
Fax: +43-(0)1-4277-37492
Skype: VGSEconomics