Bulletin Board: Announcements

Centre for development economics
The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester announced the establishment of the Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship for Development Economics. The endowment will support a full-time member of the Simon Business School faculty for research and a curriculum that furthers the understanding of economic problems in developing countries. Visit www.wgcworld.com/ to know more.

PoleStar award
Nominations for the 19th Annual PoleStar Awards for celebrating Excellence in Journalism are now open. The nomination window closes
on July 15. All nominations should be sent to polestarfoundation@gmail.com.

MSc in Life Science
Bangalore  university has announced admissions to MSc in Life Science. For admission details, contact the co-ordinator, Life Science Course on 080-22961521, 1923 (0ffice), and 8722048456 (Mobile).

Leaders fellowship
Israel-Asia Leaders Fellowship 2017-18 is an eight-month fellowship programme focused on building future leaders in Israel-Asia relations. This programme is part-time, and designed to supplement  existing university study programmes in Israel. The last date to apply is July 14. Visit
israelasiacenter.org/about-fellowship/ to know more.

PhD fellowships
The objective of the TCS Research Fellowship Programme 2017 is to provide an opportunity to PhD students for a maximum period of four years or the submission of the PhD thesis, whichever is earlier. The scheme is for the students of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering. The last date to apply is July 15. Visit www.tcs.com/about/tcs_difference/innovation/network/Pages/TCS_Research_F... for more.

Fulbright-Nehru fellowships
Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 2017 invites Indian faculty and researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers. Applications are invited for the following fields only: Agricultural Sciences; Bioengineering; Computer Science; Economics; Education Policy and Planning; Energy Studies; International Law; International Security and Strategic Studies; Materials Science; Neurosciences; Public Policy; Public Health; Study of India; Study of the U.S; Urban and Regional Planning; and Women’s and Gender Studies.  The last date to apply is July 17. To know more, visit www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Nehru-Postdoctoral-Research-Fello....

Journalism awards
Asian Environmental Journalism Awards 2017 is inviting applications from professional journalists, reporters and photojournalists who are citizens or permanent residents of an Asian country. The objective of this programme is to recognise and reward excellence in environmental journalism at all levels of society.

The last date to apply is July 17. To know more, visit www.sec.org.sg/web/.

ADB-Japan scholarships
Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Programme 2017-18 is inviting  applications from graduate applicants who have been admitted for the one-year MA/PhD. The last date to apply is July 20. To know more, visit www.adb.org/site/careers/japan-scholarship-program/main.

Transform India
‘Transforming India Initiative’ (TII), a two-year social entrepreneurship fellowship programme has been launched by Access Livelihoods Consulting (ALC) India. The programme is open to fresh graduates who nurture entrepreneurial aspirations and young professionals who want to make an impact on the country. Interested candidates can know more about the programme and apply, on or before July 22 by visiting www.alcindia.org/tii. For any queries, send an email to tiiadmissions@alcindia.org.

MTech programme
IIT Hyderabad is offering an All Course MTech Programme. The institute is accepting online applications till July 20 in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical departments. Programme details and online application are available at www.iith.ac.in/mtechoneyradmissions/home.jsp.

Sales internship
Elite Tennis Academy (ETA) is hiring interns for Business Development profile in Bengaluru. Students or recent graduates with relevant skills can apply by July 23. The stipend is Rs. 7,000 per month. Apply at bit.ly/DH-147.

Internship for app development
Clean Bill of Health, a virtual clinic, is hiring interns for Mobile App Development profile in Bengaluru. Students or recent graduates with relevant skills can apply by July 24. The stipend is Rs 8,000-12,000 per month. Apply at bit.ly/DH-148.

MA in English Studies
The University of Sheffield, UK,  is inviting applications for Online MA in English Studies course starting in September. The tuition fee is £8000 for the first year of the two-year course. For further information, contact Dr Tom Rutter, Course Convenor, on t.rutter@sheffield.ac.uk.

IC3 awards
IC3 Awards (career and college counselling awards) will be held at the Annual International Career and College Counselling Conference on August 30 in New Delhi. These awards have been initiated to felicitate schools, counsellors and universities for their contributions to the field of career and college counselling.
Details regarding the awards and nominations are
available on www.ic3conference.com/program/awards/.

Climate fellowship
Fulbright Kalam-Climate Fellowship for Postdoctoral research 2017 is inviting applicants to design faculty and researchers who are in their early stages of research careers in India.
The Fellowships will provide opportunities to talented faculty and researchers to strengthen their research capacities to help build long-term collaborative relationships with US faculty and institutions. The fellowships will be for eight to twelve months. The last date to apply is July 17. To know more, visit: www.usief.org.in/Fellowships/Fulbright-Kalam-Climate-Fellowship.aspx.

Travel photography
World Nomads has introduced scholarships for travel photographers, filmmakers, and writers around the world. The main objective of this scholarship is for candidates to explore their passions through assignments. The last date to apply is July 18. To know more, visit www.worldnomads.com/create/scholarships/film/2017/.

Writing course
A 12-week long writing course is being organised by Shoonya in Bengaluru. It is conceptualised and led by critically acclaimed writer Anjum Hasan, renowned writer-trainer-counsellor Eshwar Sundaresan and international bestselling writer Zac O'Yeah. Classes will happen every weekend starting July 23, from 10:30 am to 1 pm.

Applicants must submit an 800-word essay titled ‘Who Am I’ to info@shoonyaspace.com with subject 'Who Am I - '. For further details, Eshwar Sundaresan can be contacted on 9901061758.

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