Google offers $40 million worldwide and $5.8 million African grants

Google gives back: Google offers $40 million worldwide and $5.8 million African grants to support worthy causes

Google is making $40 million grants to various organizations around the world in the areas of education, technology for social good, and modern day slavery to support non-profit organizations (NGOs). 11 of the selected grantee organizations, doing valuable work in Africa, will receive grants worth over $5.8 million. Read on...

University of Glasgow College of Arts Internship Scholarships for International PhD Students

Glasgow College Internship Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Arts
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: University of Glasgow
Country to Study in: UK

Total Nigeria Plc and French Embassy Introduce Joint Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Total Nigeria Plc and French Embassy in Nigeria Introduce Joint Scholarships for Nigerian Students

In a press statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Manager (External Communication) of Total Nigeria Plc, Mr Charles Ebereonwu, said that Total Plc and the Embassy of France in Nigeria have initiated a joint scholarship scheme to sponsor the training of five Nigerians abroad every year.

List of Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerians at University of Sheffield

List of Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerians at University of Sheffield

Study Subject(s): Several fields of study
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate (BA, BSc, BEng)
Scholarship Provider: University of Sheffield
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

List of Africa Grant Funding / Scholarships at London Business School

Africa Grant Funding at London Business School for African students

Study Subjects: Business and related
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: Several organizations
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

RSSDA Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme for Nigerian students

RSSDA Overseas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: Rivers State Government
Country to Study in: UK, USA, Canada, China, India

Sawiris Scholarships for Doctoral Students from Developing Countries

Sawiris Scholarships - Science & Technology for the South

Course(s) Offered: Science, Technology
Course Level: Graduate (PhD, research)
Provider: Sawiris Foundation for Social Development
Country to Study in: Switzerland, Applicant countries

Belgium Government Scholarships and Traineeship Grants for Developing Countries

BTC Scholarships and Traineeship Grants

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Graduate (master, phd, internships, travel trips)
Provider: Govt of Belgium
Country to Study in: Applicant's country, Partner countries, Belgium

JAMB UTME: Approved List of Banks for Buying Scratch Cards

It is no longer news that the 2013 JAMB UTME e-registration has begun. To make the process as stress-free as possible, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved locations where the e-registration scratch card may be obtained.

University of Sheffield Social Science International Scholarships for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

Scholarships for students from Nigeria

Course(s) Offered: Any field of Social sciences
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: University of Sheffield
Country to Study in: UK

Rivers State Scholarship Board Commence Payments to Students

Rivers State Scholarship Board Commence Payments to Undergraduate Students; Ph.D and Disabled Students to Soon Follow Suit

Reports monitored from one of the national dailies indicate that the Rivers State Scholarship Board has commenced payments to undergraduate scholarship awardees in Nigerian universities.

New Free Online Courses for Spring 2013 announced by EdX

EdX, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, has consistently grown to become a brand name over the past few months, with increasing enthusiasm amongst its ever increasing number of online learning enthusiasts.

University of Sheffield Nigeria Management Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate Students

Nigeria Management Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Management
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: University of Sheffield
Country to Study in: UK

University of Sheffield Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships for Students from Nigeria, Ghana and Other Countries

Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: University of Sheffield
Country to Study in: UK

Candidates Record Improved Performance In Maths, English As WAEC Releases Results

OUT of 396,614 candidates who sat for the November/December 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) examination, a total of 259,259 candidates representing 66.99 per cent obtained credit and above in English Language while 226,608 candidates representing 59.06 per cent also obtained credit and above in Mathematics.

List of World Bank Scholarship and Fellowship Programs

World Bank Institute (WBI) Scholarship and Fellowship Programs for graduate students from eligible developing countries

WBI’s Scholarship and Fellowships Programs are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for graduate and postgraduate studies leading to masters and doctoral degrees in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from eligible developing countries.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NYSC Announces New Date for 2013 Batch A Orientation Course

ATTENTION: NYSC 2013 Batch A Orientation Course Gets New Date

According to new information that has just been posted on the website of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, the Batch A 2013 Orientation Course which was originally scheduled to be between 26 March to 16 April 2013 has been moved forward.

Kwara State Government Stops Degree Programmes in Colleges of Education

The Kwara Government on Wednesday said it stopped degree programmes in the state's Colleges of Education because the institutions were losing focus on the purpose for their establishment.

Alhaji Aliyu Mohammed-Lade, the state Commissioner for Tertiary Institutions, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin.

UCL-AET Undergraduate Scholarships for African students

UCL-AET Undergraduate International Outreach Bursaries for African students

Study Subjects: Any field
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate (Bachelors)
Scholarship Provider: UCL, AET
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

ORISHA DPhil Scholarships for Research in the Humanities in Africa

ORISHA DPhil Scholarship (African Humanities Research Fund) for Postgraduate study in African Studies

Course(s) Offered: Humanities
Course Level: Postgraduate (DPhil, research)
Provider: African Studies Center
Country to Study in: UK

NYSC Registration Requirements for Foreign Graduates

NYSC Registration Requirements For Foreign Graduates

The following are required to complete your registration as a foreign trained graduate wishing to complete the national youth service corps:

Christie's UK Graduate Internships for International students

Christie's Graduate Internships

Internship(s) Offered: Art, Humanities, Business
Internship Level: Graduate
Provider: Christie's
Country to Work in: UK

CBCF Emerging Leaders Internship Program for U.S. and International students

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Emerging Leaders Internship Program

Course(s) Offered: Interest in public service, governance, and policy-making
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Walmart
Country to Study in: USA

Discovery Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries in Medicine and Healthcare

Discovery Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries in Medicine and Healthcare

Study Subject(s): Medicine and healthcare Education
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD, postdoc, specialization)
Scholarship Provider: Discovery Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

African Women Development Fund Grants for African Women

African Women Development Fund (AWDF) Grants for African Women

Study Subjects: Approved thematic areas
Grant Award Level: All levels
Grant Award Provider: AWDF
Grant Awards can be taken at: Africa

University of Victoria (UVic) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for International Applicants

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Society- / Culture-related
Course Level: Graduate (postdoctoral, fellowship)
Provider: UVic
Country to Study in: Canada

Femineers Scholarships for Women in the field of Engineering

Femineers Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in the field of Engineering

Study Subject(s): Engineering
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Scholarship Provider: Group of wives
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarships for International students

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields (see below)
Course Level: Postgraduate Research (masters, doctoral)
Provider: Curtin University
Country to Study in: Australia

ICP PhD Scholarships Programme for Developing Country Students

ICP PhD Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any Program
Course Level: Graduate (PhD, research)
Provider: VLIR-UOS Institutional University
Country to Study in: Belgium AND student's Home Country

Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All subjects in the Humanities
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Ertegun Fund (through University of Oxford)
Country to Study in: UK

Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative Grants for Researchers

Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative Grants for Researchers

Study subjects: Science, Technology
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (PhD, Postdoc, research)
Scholarship Provider: DFID, Royal Society
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa, UK

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Scholarships and Programmes for Nigerians

SPDC Scholarships and Education Programmes

Shell’s support for educational development involves assisting host communities to provide sustainable and qualitative education that ultimately reaches all the people.

Nationwide Strike: SSANU, NASU, NAAT Meeting with Govt Deadlocked, Strike to Commence Tomorrow

Nationwide Strike: SSANU, NASU, NAAT Meeting with Govt Deadlocked, Strike to Commence Tomorrow

THE meeting between the Federal Government and the non-teaching staff unions in the universities to resolve the pending crisis and planned strike over the Earned Allowance and the report of the committee on NEEDS Assessment in universities ended without any meaningful agreement. The meeting was held at the Secretary to the Government of the Federation’s office late Friday night.

University of Edinburgh Scholarships for Masters and PhD Southern African students

Edinburgh Scholarships for Southern African students

Course(s) Offered: Any field offered in the university
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: University of Edinburgh
Country to Study in: UK

9/11 Scholarships for International students to study in the UK

9/11 Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field (see below)
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Other recognized qualifications (diploma, etc)
Provider: UK 9/11 Scholarships fund
Country to Study in: UK

Nationwide University Strike: SSANU Declares 7-day Warning Strike From Monday

University Strike: SSANU Declares 7-day Warning Strike From Monday

VARSITY workers will begin a nationwide strike on Monday, as the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has declared a seven-day warning strike over the non-payment of the Earned Allowances of the non-teaching staff in the universities as agreed in the 2009 FGN/SSANU agreement.

Universities: NUC To Review Postgraduate Courses

Universities: NUC To Review Postgraduate Courses

The National Universities Commission says it will embark on an "audit" of students and lecturers of post-graduate studies to sanitize the system.

The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja at the 25th anniversary of the Committee of Deans of Post-Graduate Schools.

Google Course Builder – Free administrative tool to present your Own Online Courses

Google Course Builder – Free administrative tool to present your Own Online Courses

Description of Administrative tool
Course Builder is Google's experimental first step into the world of online education. Little wonder at this considering that the world of online education has been very much in the news in recent times.

AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowships for African Nationals (2013 – 2015)

AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowships: An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Graduate (internships, fellowships)
Provider: German Companies
Country to Study in: Germany

SOAS Masters Scholarships in the Faculty of Languages and Cultures

SOAS Masters Scholarships Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Course(s) Offered: Arts/Humanities
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: SOAS
Country to Study in: UK

JAMB UTME: Message From the Registrar to all Applicants

JAMB UTME: Message From the Registrar to all Applicants

The message below is directly from the registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB; to all applicants for the the 2013/2014 UTME exams. You will also receive a similar message when you go online to register. Please read it carefully!

List of Edinburgh Global and non-Global Scholarships for International Students

List of Edinburgh Global and non-Global Scholarships

In addition to finanical assistance provided by UK Government agencies and external funding sources, the University of Edinburgh offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The University's 'Edinburgh Global Scholarships' are a range of several prestigious scholarships for international students.

List of Fulbright Scholarships for Students, Faculty and Researchers

Fulbright Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: All fields(except clinical)
Course Level: Graduate study, advanced research, university lecturing, classroom teaching
Provider(s): U.S. Dept of State & Partners
Country to Study in: Any country

List of NLNG Awards for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

List of Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Awards and Educational Endowment Funds for Nigerian Undergraduate students

The Nigeria LNG project is considered one of the most important economic projects being carried out in Nigeria. The project is a vital part of the Federal Government's diversification programme and has already generated significant revenues and foreign exchange for the nation.

NYSC: No Permanent Orientation Camp in Lagos 30 Years After

NEWS: Corps members deployed in Lagos State may have to endure the pain of inadequate space until the state government builds a new camp for the scheme

The challenge of inadequate space in the National Youth Service Corps Orientation Camp in Lagos State is far from being over. Rather than abate, facilities at the orientation camp located on a property belonging to the state Ministry of Youths and Sports at Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos, are daily being overstretched. The ‘‘temporary orientation camp’’ that could conveniently accommodate about 2,000 corps members now house 3, 392 corps members posted to the state for the 2012 Batch C of the scheme.

Free Education: Imo Students Threaten to Sue Okorocha

Free Education: Imo students threaten to sue Okorocha

STUDENTS from Imo State in the various institutions of learning in the country under the aegis of the National Association of Imo State Students (NAISS) have threatened to drag Governor Rochas Okorocha to court over what they called complications following the new free education policy of his administration.

Imo: Okorocha Slashes Tuition Fee of Non-indigenes By 50 Percent

Okorocha slashes tuition fee of non-indigenes by 50 percent

In furtherance to his free education programme in the state, the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has slashed down by 50 percent the tuition fees of non-indigene students schooling in the state owned tertiary Institutions.

International Study and Jobs for the International Graduate

International Study

Academic programs and courses, both undergraduate and postgraduate, at top quality schools across the world, offer qualifications of the highest standard.

OERL Study In India Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate Students

OERL Study In India Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Participating Institutions
Country to Study in: India

SOAS Masters Scholarships in the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences for International Students

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Masters Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Law, Social Sciences
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: SOAS
Country to Study in: UK

JAMB UTME: Authorized Registration Centres Not To Charge Above N700! Plus Know Your Exam Date!!

Authorized Registration Centres Not To Charge Above N700!

Did you know that Authorized JAMB UTME Registration Centres are supposed to Charge Only ₦700? Did you also know that if you have been charged more than ₦700, you could have that particular center penalized?

Government of Ireland International Scholarships Scheme for Foreign Master’s and PhD Students

Government of Ireland (GOI) International Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate (Master’s, PhD)
Provider: Irish Government, HEIs
Country to Study in: Ireland

World's Top 50 Engineering and Technology Universities

World's Top Engineering and Technology Universities

Studying engineering abroad is a wise decision because you will get well-rounded education with access to the latest innovations and research facilities.

IMSU: 1st and 2nd Supplementary Admission Lists Announced

IMSU: 1st and 2nd Supplementary Admission Lists Announced

The first and second Supplementary Admission lists of the Imo State University (IMSU) Owerri for the 2012/2013 academic session are now available online.

United Nations Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Course(s) Offered: Human Rights
Course Level: Fellowship, Training
Provider: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Country to Study in: Switzerland

IMSU: How Candidates can Access IMSU 2012/2013 Admission List

IMSU: How Candidates can Access IMSU 2012/2013 Admission List

Imo State University IMSU with its main campus located in Owerri the capital of Imo state is the post-secondary educational pride of Imolites both at home and abroad. Every year several hundreds, running into thousands, of students are admitted into the school.

Waseda University International Scholarship Programme for Foreign Graduate Students

Waseda University International Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered: Science, Engineering
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: Waseda University
Country to Study in: Japan

Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Visiting Research Fellowships for Africans and Asians

Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Visiting Research Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Islamic sciences, Humanities, Social sciences
Course Level: Graduate (research, fellowships)
Provider: Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Country to Study in: UK