Opportunities

See interesting opportunities offered by the Research, Policy and Higher Education programme and others from around the world

Human Rights Cultures Workshop for Photographers and Writers

Kigali, 12-15 June 2019 (Wed-Sat) Application deadline: 12 May 2019 SCOPE How can photography and writing explore rights that are important to Rwandans today? What are the creative ways in which artists can engage with everyday issues relating to human rights through their work? And how can we imagine rights that are specifically Rwandan: that … Continued

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Second call for applications for the production of research-based policy briefs

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce the second call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Higher Education and Policy (RPHE) programme funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).   The commissioned policy briefs are intended to contribute to knowledge-sharing through dissemination of high quality, policy-relevant research produced by Rwandan … Continued

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Call for Application 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week that will provide support for an interdisciplinary group of international scholars to develop and discuss a collaborative innovative research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies using the video testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual … Continued

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent … Continued

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Call for applications for Aegis Trust Rwanda Short Course

Aegis Trust, is organizing a short course on “Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Actors, Causes and Responses”. The five-day course will feature: (1) lectures to be delivered by Rwandan and non-Rwandan academics and practitioners; (2) facilitated experience-sharing and, (3) field visits. The Aegis Trust invites academics, teachers, trainers, policymakers and practitioners to apply for the short … Continued

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Research Fellowships at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its three research fellowships for advanced-standing PhD candidates: – The 2018-2019 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship; – The 2018-2019 Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies; – And the 2018-2019 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship.   Each fellowship provides $4,000 … Continued

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Call for proposals

The Aegis Trust is pleased to launch a fourth call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). We welcome proposals for innovative, challenging research papers of between 7,000 and 10,000 words (in English or French) on the following … Continued

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, … Continued

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Learning Route on Securing Land and Water Rights: the cases of Senegal and Mauritania

PROCASUR, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and IPAR (Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurales) have announced a Learning initiative on Securing Land and Water Rights in irrigation schemes, as part of the cross regional component on Land Tenure Security and Natural Resource Management of the “Strengthening capacities and tools for scaling-up and disseminating innovations” … Continued

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Internship Opportunity at UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The internship is located in various units of the Governance Affairs Office within UN Environment, based in Nairobi, namely the Civil Society unit, Governing Bodies Unit and the Partnerships unit. The Governance Affairs office engages with and guides all relevant stakeholders ranging from Member States, major groups and stakeholders as well as business and the … Continued

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AFRIKA KOMMT! FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2016 – 2018

AFRIKA KOMMT is an initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. German businesses, including several leading companies in their respective sectors offer young African managers an insight into their operations and management methods. GIZ plans, organises and evaluates the programme. During a 12-month stay in Germany, an 8-month internship in one of … Continued

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Scholarship at the University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is offering scholarships to excellent students from outside the EU/EEA who want to do a Master’s programme. Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area can also apply. The fully funded scholarship will be granted for two years. All the scholarship students are … Continued

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TRACE Scholar Programme

The University of Washington and TRACE International invite application for TRACE Scholar Program to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption. The scholarship is available to an international lawyer from a developing country. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in anti-corruption efforts and will write their LL.M. thesis on … Continued

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