PhD Scholarship in Innovation and New Business Creation, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

DTU Executive School of Business invites qualified candidates to apply for a 3-year PhD scholarship in Innovation Management and New Business Creation.

Are you interested in how firms can improve their success with new business models and new products or processes?

Do you want to be part of an international researcher team developing new concepts for innovation and new business creation?

Are you interested in quantitative and qualitative empirical research?

Then we strongly encourage you to apply for the PhD scholarship at DTU Business, due to start no later than December 2009.

DTU Executive School of Business – in short DTU Business – is a center at DTU, which pursues research and provides executive programs in the areas of innovation, leadership, global management, and corporate entrepreneurship since 1997. DTU Business was established under the original name of ‘TEM Center’ in 1997 and has since then grown to an important Scandinavian provider of innovation and corporate entrepreneurship related programs.

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Fully Funded Research MPhil/PhD Programmes in Linguistics at The University of Hong Kong

The School of English of the University of Hong Kong, which has an international academic staff and postgraduate student body working in many areas of linguistics, offers full- and part-time research postgraduate programmes for MPhil and PhD degree.

For more details about us, our research work, and how to apply please visit our website at:
http://www.hku.hk/english/mphilphd_info.htm

Successful full-time applicants will receive a grant of HK$13,100 (± US$1,650) per month, but interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the Online Application System of the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2010/11 to compete for a higher monthly grant of HK$20,000 (±US$2560) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (±US$1300) per year.

Application Deadline
MPhil: 31-Dec-2009
PhD: 01-Dec-2009

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PhD Fellowships in Economics of Innovation, Hasselt University, Belgium

PhD Fellowship – Economics of Innovation (2 X 2 years)
KIZOK – University Hasselt

KIZOK is the newest research center of the University Hasselt. KIZOK is set up within the faculty of Applied Economics and her diverse disciplines in order to concentrate the research efforts on entrepreneurship and innovation. KIZOK wants to be an independent research center in which fundamental and applied scientific research are accompanied by customized services for companies and policy makers on the one hand, and educational programs on entrepreneurship and innovation.

KIZOK – the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Hasselt University is offering a four year (2 X 2) scholarship for a PhD student. The candidate will be affiliated with the research unit quantitative Methods of KIZOK. The doctoral project is in field of the “economics of innovation” with a strong emphasis on empirical approaches using firm and plant level micro-data. The project aims at analyzing the economic aspects (governmental policy, market competition, financing) related to the innovation of firms.

Selection Criteria
The candidate should possess a Master Degree or Master after Master in Applied Economics (e.g. Commercial Engineering), Economics (Econometrics) or Statistics. Ideally, the candidate is interested in quantitative/empirical research and has strong analytical and technical capabilities in economic methods. Knowledge of French or Dutch constitutes an advantage. The candidate is willing to teach/assist with a limited amount of courses for Bachelor or Master students at the faculty of Applied Economics.

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Master Degree Scholarships from KT&G Foundation, Yonsei University, Korea

Yonsei University. KT&G Fellowship at GSIS, for Turkish, Iranian, Russian, Kazakhstani, Indonesian, Yonsei 2010

The KT&G Foundation offers scholarships to the Turkish, Iranian, Russian, Kazakhstani, Indonesian students who seek a master’s degree at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) of Yonsei University:

Eligibility and Conditions

  1. Degree: A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree.
  2. Age : No limit
  3. Health: Applicants must be in both sound physical and mental health.
  4. English Language Proficiency: Applicants must possess strong English language proficiency (Recommended score of TOEFL CBT 237 (IBT 93/PBT 580), IELTS 6.5 or above).
  5. Arrival in Korea: Scholarship recipients must arrive in Korea by February 23, 2010 and must attend the new student orientation program on February 24, 2010 at Yonsei GSIS.
  6. Application Period: All necessary documents must be submitted to the Yonsei GSIS office between September 1, 2009 ~ November 30, 2009. All original documents should arrive at the GSIS office by this date.

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PhD Research Scholarships, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

The Asia Research Institute is pleased to offer Ph.D. research scholarships from August 2010 in the following interdisciplinary areas:

  • THE CHANGING FAMILY IN ASIA
  • ASIAN MIGRATION
  • RELIGION & GLOBALISATION IN ASIAN CONTEXTS
  • CULTURAL STUDIES IN ASIA
  • COLD WAR IN ASIA
  • SUMATRA HERITAGE, ARCHAEOLOGY AND RECONSTRUCTION

The PhD scholarship is to be taken up jointly with the appropriate discipline-based department. This would normally be with a department of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, but where appropriate could also be with the Faculty of Law, School of Business or School of Design & Environment at the National University of Singapore. Please note that some departments / Programmes only have one intake per year in August (Semester 1).

Interested applicants are required to submit their application by 15th November 2009, indicating clearly both which ARI interdisciplinary area they wish to join and which department they would be attached to. Application procedures and forms can be obtained from the NUS website via this URL: http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/edu/gd-applnres.html

Applicants must use the application forms in the respective Faculty websites depending on the Faculty to which they wish to seek admission. They should send their applications directly to their respective faculties, indicating their interest to be attached to ARI. Applicants should not send a duplicate copy to ARI.

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Gita Wirjawan Graduate Fellowship at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA

This is our flagship program. One scholarship is offered annually to for an Indonesian to attend the Edward S. Mason Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

For the past seven decades, the Harvard Kennedy School has strived to place itself at the vanguard of studying public policy and preparing practitioners. Today the school has evolved into one of the world`s most eminent social science research institutions – housing 15 research centers and institutes and more than thirty executive education and degree programs – with worldwide reach and influence.

The Edward S. Mason Program is one of Harvard`s oldest international student programs. It brings together leaders from around the world who enroll in the one-year Master in Public Administration Degree. The emphasis of the program and courses is on developing the broad range of analytical and leadership skills required to initiate and to implement major political, social, or economic change.

More than 27,000 Kennedy School alumni reside in 137 countries and serve in a wide range of positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Mason Fellows come from all across Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Eastern and Central Europe, as well as the former Soviet Union. Graduates of the Mason Program return to their countries to assume high-level positions. Many of them have become world leaders, including several heads of state such as Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as well as the current Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon.

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Chevening Scholarships 2010/11, Study in UK

The Chevening Scholarships programme is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the United Kingdom and administered by the British Council. The programme offers outstanding graduates and young professionals the opportunity to study at UK universities.

The awards are made for one year’s formal study for a postgraduate qualification or for a shorter period of not less than three months to pursue private study or research at a university or similar institution in the UK.

Chevening scholarships are not available to anyone who has benefited in the last three years from other awards funded by the British Government. In the 2009/10 academic year six were offered (the number of scholarships offered varies each year).

The scholarship includes:

  • a return economy airfare to the UK from any Australian city
  • all compulsory academic fees
  • monthly stipend
  • book allowance
  • thesis allowance

Candidates should have a strong undergraduate degree (emphasis is placed on applications with First or Second Class Honours). Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

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PhD Scholarships in Mathematics in Informatics, University of Calabria, Italy

The principal, transversal and common objective, of the Doctorate School is high level scientific and methodological preparation. The basic and unifying approach in the preparation of PhD students is symbolic-formal and logic-deductive. The School has the aim of providing PhD students with the knowledge and modalities to use the formal methods, models and tools to solve problems in different study and applicative sectors of science, engineering and technological innovation. Moreover, the School intends also to provide opportunities for the application of formal methods and tools to applicative contexts in the different sectors of technological and organisational innovation.

An emerging figure in this sense is that of the specialist with solid logical-mathematical knowledge provided with a good, basic engineering preparation, who enters into planning groups to develop models, systems and tools that lie at the basis of innovation in the different industrial, commercial and scientific sectors. The PhD graduate of the School in “Systems Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Operational Research” therefore blends a solid knowledge of basic mathematics, logic, informatics and management with a capacity to operate and interact actively with all the actors of technological innovation processes.

The School, harmoniously uniting the scientific-mathematical area with that of information engineering, constitutes an ideal place for the attainment of this kind of cultural preparation, which is held to be essential for obtaining the high profile, scientific longevity and elevated skill of the PhD students. Having acquired this patrimony the PhD graduate of the School will be able to face up to specific advanced research themes and principles of innovative applications in a solid and profound manner.

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PhD Scholarships in Interdisciplinary Research, Ruhr-University Research School, Germany

Ruhr-University Research School – Germany´s Excellence Initiative
12 PhD Grants

10 PhD Grants from Ruhr-University Bochum
1 PhD Grant from Alfied Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation
1 PhD Grant from Schäfersnolte-Gedächtnis –Stiftung in the field of cancer research

The Research School promotes top-level postgraduate education throughout Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany, offering unique interdisciplinary research opportunities in Germany.

We provide wide prospects for an individual research project in an attractive and international research environment.

Grants include:

  • 1.000 € per month (max. 36 months)
  • in addition support for consumables and travel
  • special support service for foreign students
  • state-of-the-art research facilities
  • structured scientific programme
  • transdisciplinary Science College
  • training of transferable skills
  • supervision
  • and mentoring arrangements
  • career guidance

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Postdoctoral Scholarships in Surface Waves in a Compressible Ocean with an Application to Early Tsunami Detection, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Post-doctoral Scholarship sponsored by Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Post Doc – Surface Waves in a Compressible Ocean with an Application to Early Tsunami Detection

Prof. Michael Stiassnie is seeking a suitable qualified student to undertake a Post-Doctoral study in developing theoretical techniques to study surface waves in a compressible ocean, under his supervision.

About Technion:
For more than eight decades, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, which is located in Haifa, has been Israel’s primary technological university and the largest center of applied research. It is ranked among the leading technological universities in the world. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 60 senior faculty members active in research and education, and they currently supervise the education of ~900 undergraduate students, ~240 master degree students, ~85 doctor students, and ~10 post-doctoral students.

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