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World Bank Internship programme

December 8, 2014 Leave a comment

2015 World Bank Internship

Applications are invited for the World Bank Internship programme which provides graduate students practical experience in global development. This Internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, and population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development as well as other related fields. This is a paid internship. The only variation in salary among interns is that U.S. nationals are paid a gross salary for tax reasons and foreign nationals are paid a net salary. Interns are responsible for their housing and subsistence from their salaries. Internship application deadline is January 31 2015.

Field of Internship: The Bank Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. The most common fields of study are: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, and population), social sciences (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, and private sector development.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: The World Bank
Internship can be taken at: USA (Most positions are located in Washington, DC (some positions are offered in country offices)

Eligibility: -To be eligible for the Internship, candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and already be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity).
-Generally, successful candidates have completed their first year of graduate studies or are already into their PhD programs.
– Fluency in English is required.
-Prior relevant work experience, computing skills, as well as knowledge of languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese are advantageous.

Internship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these internships.

Is this paid internship? Yes, The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations.

Internship Description: The Bank Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. To be eligible for the Internship, candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and already be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity). Generally, successful candidates have completed their first year of graduate studies or are already into their PhD programs.

Number of awards offered: The numbers of interns hired for a given year are approximately 150-200, depending on the needs of Bank managers and their budget circumstances.

Internship Duration: The duration of internships is four months.
-For Summer Internship (June-September) and
-For Winter Internship (December-March)

Notification: World Bank contact candidates immediately once a manager informs this office of their selection for a particular vacancy they wish to fill with an Intern.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is January 31, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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2014/15 Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Edinburgh

September 23, 2014 Leave a comment

University of Edinburgh is offering 15 undergraduate scholarships for international students for the 2014-2015 session. Scholarships are available for the students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU for undergraduate study in any subject offered by the University. Awards are tenable for the duration of the programme of study and each award worth £2,000 per year. Scholarships are competitive and awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit. The winners of the scholarship will be announced in late May 2015. The application deadline is 1 April 2015.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Edinburgh.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of Edinburgh.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -The scholarships are competitive and awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.
-They are awarded to students who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for undergraduate study at the University of Edinburgh.
-Students already on a programme are not eligible.
-Applicants must also be nationals of a country outwith the EU.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students (outwith the EU) can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Scholarships will be offered to students who are nationals of countries outwith the EU for undergraduate study in any subject offered by the University. A minimum of 15 scholarships will be available for the 2014-2015 session with each award worth £2,000 per year. Awards will be tenable for the duration of the programme of study.

Number of award(s): 15 scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for the duration of the programme of study.

What does it cover? A minimum of 15 scholarships are available for the 2015-2016 session with each award worth £2,000 per year. Awards are tenable for the duration of the programme of study.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships are competitive and awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: A University of Edinburgh Selection Committee will meet in May 2014 to select the scholarship holders. The winners of the scholarship will be announced in late May 2015.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 April 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Read more: 2014/15 Undergraduate Scholarships at University of Edinburgh, UK Scholarship Positions 2014 2015
http://scholarship-positions.com

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