Opportunities

There are numerous opportunities available in relation to jobs, scholarships, business and competitions. We compile and update these opportunities in order to share them with our alumni worldwide. We also invite alumni and others to contact us in case they are aware of further opportunities we can share with everyone.

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

TITLE:

Fortis Fellowship

ENTITY:

Fortis Society

ELIGIBILITY

UWC alumni 2nd year of undergraduate study at a university

LOCATION:

 

DEADLINE:

March 26, 2020

DETAILS:

Fortis Fellowship has launched its 2020 application round, which is open to UWC graduates who are currently in their 2nd year of undergraduate study at a university.  Please share this information among your relevant alumni.

 

Fortis Fellowship application will accept 10 students around the world for its virtual programming, with a maximum of 2-3 students per global region. UWC alumni are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Students in their second year of undergraduate study may apply by March 26, 2020. Students who applied last year are welcome to reapply as second-year university students.  

 

MORE INFORMATION:

APPLICATION: https://fglapplication.wufoo.com/forms/zcqezbt01na9yy/

 

QUESTIONS:

Email info@fortissociety.org.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

https://www.fortis-society.org/fortis-fellowship

CONFERENCES & INTERNSHIPS

TITLE:

UWCD Internship

ENTITY:

UWC Dilijan

ELIGIBILITY

UWC alumni

LOCATION:

UWC Dilijan

DEADLINE:

March 1, 2020

DETAILS:

Two years ago UWC Dilijan  started the UWC alumni internship program. The program is meant for UWC alumni who want to develop their professional skills, gain experience of working in a United World College in Armenia while contributing towards their CVs.

This year there are 2 internship positions: one in the Communication department and one in the Admissions and Alumni Relations department. Interns will be hosted during the period of late August/September 2020 - mid June 2021. They will be provided with a monthly stipend, off-campus accommodation, food (3 times per day meal plan), and transportation to/from campus. 

If you believe you may benefit from this program, please do not hesitate to apply!

 

Please Provide your CV, a statement of interest and contact information of 2 referees from your school or university. All the necessary documents are to be sent to alumni@uwcdilijan.am by 11:59PM on 1st of March, 2020. 

 

MORE INFORMATION:

APPLICATION:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vrFmpxpwafvcbpHRemGELGOOkmnWmuJL/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zPrkbaf9dUEqapqfODZ_-IQR_8wzYTFl/view?usp=sharing

 

QUESTIONS:

Email  alumni@uwcdilijan.am

 

MORE INFORMATION: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vrFmpxpwafvcbpHRemGELGOOkmnWmuJL/view?usp=sharing

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zPrkbaf9dUEqapqfODZ_-IQR_8wzYTFl/view?usp=sharing

 



TITLE:

TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training

ENTITY:

The World Academy Of Sciences

ELIGIBILITY

The fellowships are for research and advanced training. They are offered to young scientists holding at least an MSc or equivalent degree.

Eligible applicants for the fellowships are young scientists working in any area of natural sciences who are citizens of a developing country and are employed by a research institution in a developing country.

There is no age limit. However, preference is given to young scientists at the beginning of their research career and those working in Least Developed Countries.

 

LOCATION:

Various Locations

DEADLINE:

October 1,  EVERY YEAR

DETAILS:

Eligibility

Lists of possible host institutions divided by field are available here. These lists are only a suggestion and institutions that are not included are acceptable as long as they are in a developing country.

Institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, are not eligible host institutions under this programme. Applicants interested in conducting a fellowship in China are required to check whether their chosen host is a CAS institute. For a complete list of CAS institutes, see: english.cas.cn/institutes/. Applicants wishing to attend a CAS institute should either apply to the CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme or consider the CAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholars from Developing Countries (http://english.cas.cn/cooperation/fellowships/201503/t20150313_145274.shtml).

Terms of the Fellowships

The fellowships are offered for a minimum of three months and a maximum of twelve months.

TWAS covers international low-cost airfare plus a contribution towards subsistence amounting to a maximum of USD 300 per month. No other costs will be provided by TWAS.

The host institution is expected to provide accommodation and food as well as research facilities.

Fellowships are awarded by the TWAS Fellowships Committee on the basis of scientific merit.

Submitting your application

Applicants must complete the online application form by clicking on the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of this page. While filling in the online application, applicants also need to upload the following documentation:

scanned copy of your passport, even if expired (page with your name and surname);

CV, maximum five pages including publications;

Supporting Statement from Head of Home Institution;

two reference letters of senior scientists familiar with your work. Please note that the Head of your Home Institution cannot be one of your referees;

MSc certificate and relevant university transcripts;

Official invitation letter from the  Head of the Host Institute;

 

MORE INFORMATION:

QUESTIONS:

Email  exchanges@twas.org 

MORE INFORMATION:

https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-fellowships-research-and-advanced-training

 

GLOBAL JOBS



TITLE:

Various Positions in the Humanitarian field

ENTITY:

Gelbasla

LOCATION:

Various Locations

DEADLINE:

Rolling

DETAILS:

If you are searching for a career in humanitarian aid, economic development and if you want to make real difference in people’s lives, we encourage all our alumni to have a look at Gelbasla, where you can find hundreds of job opportunities related to the humanitarian issues in Syria. Founded in 2016, gelbasla.com helped place over 5000 experts/volunteers in the NGOs and international organizations working near the Syrian border. With members such as IOM, UNHCR, Save the Children, GIZ, Expertise France, AAR Japan and hundreds more, our alumni may be able to find the job that matches very well with the spirit of the United World Colleges.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

MORE INFORMATION:

www.gelbasla.com/en

 

TITLE:

Law Internship Program

ENTITY:

ABNR Counsellors at Law

LOCATION:

Jakarta, Indonesia

DEADLINE:

Rolling

DETAILS:

*UWC ALUMNI

ABNR offers an internship program (between 8 and 12 weeks) to young law graduates from around the world with an interest in commercial law. Fluency in English is required. Daily transport allowance is provided.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

MORE INFORMATION:

https://www.abnrlaw.com/

 

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If you know of any opportunities that you think would be of interest to fellow WK alumnies - please email us at alumni@waterford.sz so we can share the information through our network. Thank you!

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