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17/9/2014

Becas Julieta Kirkwood “Movimientos de mujeres y lucha feminista en América Latina y el Caribe” dirigido a investigadores/as sociales de América Latina y el Caribe - CLACSO


El Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) anuncia el lanzamiento del Concurso de Becas Julieta Kirkwood “Movimientos de mujeres y lucha feminista en América Latina y el Caribe” dirigido a investigadores/as sociales de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta iniciativa busca apoyar la realización de estudios originales sobre el tema y promover la exposición de los trabajos finales en un seminario académico internacional.
Este concurso es un homenaje a la investigadora y activista feminista chilena Julieta Kirkwood (1936-1985), cuya producción intelectual constituye un referente teórico y político dentro del pensamiento feminista de Chile y América Latina.

La presente convocatoria otorgará tres (3) becas de seis (6) meses de duración que comprenderán un estipendio de USD 3.000 (tres mil dólares estadounidenses) y la participación en un evento académico internacional.

Concurso Internacional Juvenil de Arte Contemporáneo - YICCA 2014




The contest 2014 is the natural continuation of Yicca 2009 contest, where the great success with over 1000 participants has prompted the association to expand its relations and cooperation with galleries and professionals.

It stands to reason that promotion of "our" talents within the art market is our main aim. The artists selected by the jury will have the possibilty to exhibit the submitted artwork in a exhibition space of an important European city during November 2014.

From the final 12 artists participating in the exhibition will be announced first and second ranked who will win a prize of 3000 (three thousand/00) and 1000 (one thousand/00) euro. The works of selected artist will be published on YICCA 2014 catalogue and the finalists of the competition will have the possibility to stay in city of the exhibition for free during the opening day.

The contest is open to all artists or groups of artists and professionals who are at least 18 years old.

The contest is open to all artists or groups of artists and professionals from any country.

16/9/2014

Becas para maestría en TU Delft - Delft University of Technology - Holanda



Justus & Louise Van Effen Scholarships


Description
Scholarships financed by the legacy of Justus and Louise van Effen. Mr. van Effen studied at TU Delft in the 1940’s and strongly believed technological developments contribute to solving society’s issues.
The Foundation Justus & Louise van Effen was established with the aim of financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft.
Eligibility
Excellent applicants admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in your bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university.
Value of the
Scholarship
Full scholarship (coverage of tuition fees and monthly allowance for living expenses)

Becas para pregrado y maestría en la Universidad de Utrecht - Holanda


Eligible candidates: Highly talented prospective students from non-EU/EEA countries
Amount of scholarship: Max. tuition fee + 10.000 euro living expenses per year
Number of scholarships/year: Approximately 55
Provided by: Utrecht University and alumni of Utrecht University

Becas para pregrado en The University of British Columbia - Canadá


International Leader of Tomorrow Award


The International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.

International Leader of Tomorrow Award-winners receive an award-level commensurate with their financial need as determined by the costs of their tuition, fees and living costs, minus the financial contribution the student and their family can make annually towards these costs. A standard needs-assessment is made, based on financial information provided by students and their families.
The International Leader of Tomorrow Award can be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study, or to degree completion, whichever is less, provided the student achieves satisfactory academic standing in their faculty, continues to demonstrate financial need, and maintains their Canadian study permit (visa).

14/9/2014

Becas para programa de liderazgo en Yale University - Yale World Fellows - Estados Unidos


Applications to the Yale World Fellows Program are accepted from across sectors and around the world.  Each class of Fellows is a unique group, geographically balanced, and representative of a wide range of professions, talents, and perspectives.  

TO BE ELIGIBLE, APPLICANTS MUST:

  • BE IN THE MID-CAREER STAGE Fellows are at least five, and typically not more than twenty, years into their careers, with demonstrated work accomplishments, and a clear indication of future contributions and excellence.  The average age of a World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  • BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH An excellent command of the English language is essential.
  • BE A CITIZEN OF A COUNTRY OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES  While dual citizens are eligible, preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the US.

SELECTION CRITERIA INCLUDE:

  • An established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity;
  • Commitment to engagement in crucial issues and to making a difference at the national or international level;
  • Promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact;
  • Special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking;
  • Likelihood to benefit from participation in the Program and to contribute to global understanding at Yale;
  • Commitment to a rigorous program of activities, to full-time residence at Yale for the entire duration of the program, and to mentoring students and speaking frequently on campus.

Becas para Maestría y PhD en The University of Melbourne - Australia

Melbourne International Research Scholarship

The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. 
The University awards over 150 scholarships per year.

Benefits

The duration of the MIRS is up to two years for student undertaking a master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a doctorate by research degree.
The following benefits apply:
    • fortnightly living allowance;
    • relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia;
    • thesis Allowance; and
    • limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave. 
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (single membership)


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Becas para maestría y PhD en The University of Adelaide - Australia


Adelaide Scholarships International are available in the four scholarship rounds to outstanding international applicants from any country who have a First Class Honours result or equivalent, to support their study towards a Higher Degree by Research. Awards are available in all Discipline areas.
The ASI provides:
  • Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only),
  • An annual living allowance ($25,849 in 2015) for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only), and
  • If the award holder holds a subclass 574 visa the award covers the cost of compulsory standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare policy for the student and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the period of the scholarship. If the award holder does not hold a subclass 574 visa then he/she is responsible for the cost of health insurance.


13/9/2014

Para colombianos: Beca Investigador Visitante Colombiano - Fulbright - Estados Unidos


La Beca Investigador Visitante Colombiano ofrece a cuatro (4) académicos colombianos la oportunidad de vincularse a una universidad o instituto de investigación estadounidense durante un semestre en el año académico 2015-16 para realizar investigación avanzada. Con este programa, Fulbright apoya la investigación en el país, promueve la colaboración en investigación entre Colombia y EE.UU. y fomenta la inserción de Colombia en las redes globales de conocimiento.

Programa de Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas


Cada año, cerca de 8.000 mujeres y hombres cualificados y con experiencia, de 160 nacionalidades distintas, prestan servicio como Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas en 130 países. Son profesionales que contribuyen de forma clave a la consecución de la paz y que tienen un impacto real en el desarrollo.

El programa VNU recluta gran diversidad de talentos y ofrece una gran variedad de oportunidades de voluntariado, en dos áreas principales de actividad:

Asistencia para el desarrollo


Operaciones humanitarias y de mantenimiento de la paz