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USA Scholarships for Developing Countries 2015-16 Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution Scholarships for Developing Countries

The Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution is offering Echidna Global Scholars Program for Developing Countries. This program is designed to offer guest scholars from developing countries the opportunity to pursue their own independent research on global education issues with a specific focus on girls’ education. Applicants selected will receive a living stipend of USD $5,000 a month (subject to U.S. tax withholding), paid housing for the four-and-a-half month term, and round-trip travel expenses.

Developing Countries Scholarships at Brookings Institution, USA – 2015/16

Programmes Offered:

This programme is designed to offer guest scholars from developing countries the opportunity to pursue their own independent research on global education issues with a specific focus on girls’ education.

Course Level: Research Programme

Eligibility:

  • Applicants should have a background in education, development, economics, or a related area, with at least 15 years of professional experience in either research/academia; non-government and civil society; government; or business. Master’s degree required; Ph.D. or research background strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills required.
  • Successful applicants will have an intimate understanding of education development issues and/or issues related to development and gender.
  • Applicants who have not worked explicitly on girls’ education previously are welcome but should include an explanation of how this focus on girls’ education can be integrated successfully into their current and future work.
  • Echidna scholars will be expected to work on extensive, cutting-edge research, as well as a project proposal with the intent to implement their research in their home country upon completion of the program.

Benefit:

Applicants selected will receive the following;

  1. Living stipend of USD $5,000 a month (subject to U.S. tax withholding),
  2. Paid housing for the four-and-a-half month term,
  3. Round-trip travel expenses.

Application Deadline: 19 Dec 2014

Further Details:

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  1. My name is Dejene Teressa, from Ethiopia. Now I am study BSC in Civil Engineering at Ambo University. I really appreciate you if you give me this chance!

  2. i am undertake to do the best if i get USA scholar.
    i am undergraduting engineering student.
    i will send you soon if you want my documens

  3. i am walelegne from Ethiopia i want to study IT with msc .since our country haven’t a good professional person with IT i want to get good knowledge and experience to help my country if u can help [email protected] and phone no.+251918511764

  4. l have masters degree in Teaching English as a Foreign language & Now teaching in the teacher training college . glad if recommend me to get this chance in USA. thanks in advance

  5. Am a kenyan citizen pursing bachelor of commerce,currently in my final semster, girls’ education is being hinded by female genital mutilation hence causing early marriages,also lack of sanitary towels for must girls lock them out of school four to six days every month in my country kenya. I have passion in this pliz consider me.

  6. Comment…My name is Addisu Adugna I have BA Degree by Economics from Hawassa University, I live in one of developing country that is Ethiopia , I hope for the long time to get this chance, plans help me to join this University as much as possible.

  7. my name is haile gebremeskel am from Ethiopia one country of horn Africa. i have BA degree in sport since appalled. I want to upgrade my education status to ms and i want to help my self and my developing country so can you consider my application?

  8. i am Amha Kibert Mekonen from Ethiopia and i am BA degree in Accounting from rift valley university college also i want to learn more in field of business and economics …. please take me and success my dream in your university

  9. I am Amha Kibret Mekonen from Ethiopia i have degree in accounting from rift valley university college also i want to learn more in field of business and economics know i am seeking extra chance of knowledge from your university please take me and success my dream. i hope i get a good response from your university

  10. I am Habtamu Alene from Ethiopia.I have done my 1st degree in pharmacy. also I want to learn more in field of health, so can I get the chance in your collage?
    thanks in advance.

  11. to introduce my self i am Hailegebrel Gudeta i have BA in journalism and communication and know i am seeking extra chance of knowledge from international universities i have a dream i hope there are a lot of chances in this civilized world.

  12. iam studing midwifery in ethiopia actually oromia and iam scoring 3. 52 in last years. However i am on the way i want to learn in your university because of my problem. so Please help me and pick me up from this problem as much as Possible.

  13. My name is Merga Amsalu. I am student of civics and ethical studies BA degre program in Mekelle university. I want to get this chance.

  14. I have done my masters in linguistics and pursuing me M.phil currently. I want to avail this scholarship and am interested in girls’ education in pakistani context where girls are denied even basic right of education. I want explore that problem and try to find out solutions.

  15. My MA Thesis is related to sociocultural and linguistic resources as to how learners benefit from their social , cultural , and linguistic opportunities embedded in the multicultural society they are living in.

  16. I am Tesfaye Wordofa from Ethiopia. I have MA in TEFL/Teaching English as a Foreign Language. I appreciation girls education and hence pursue further education at PHD level. Can you consider me please?

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