Wednesday, February 23, 2011

2011 scholarships

The PhD positions are within the Communication Research group at the department of Information Technology. The group is doing research within mobile and wireless computer communication, wireless security, and Ad hoc, Opportunistic, Wireless Sensor Networks. Our research approach is mainly experimental and we build prototypes and demonstrators.

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One position is on parallel Internet protocols and implementations for multicore computers. The position is within the UPMARC center of Excellence.

One or two positions are within the Uppsala WISENET Center of Excellence on wireless sensor networks. The PhD students may do research in one or several fields: participatory sensing, macro programming of sensors or sensor monitoring of environments, such as flood areas or energy consumption in buildings.

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The candidates are expected to have an interest in programming of computer systems.

A PhD student position requires a Master of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent in a field that is relevant for the topic Computer Communication. Candidates of all nationalities may apply. The position is for a maximum of five years and includes departmental duties at a level of at most 20% (typically teaching). The candidates should be able to start during the Spring semester of 2011.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

HBCU Scholarships

The cost of college education is very high and when books, room and boarding costs add to them, they become all the more soaring. On the other hand, college education and higher degrees are must for a better future and to lead a comfortable life. Just like many other scholarships, HBCU scholarships are financial aids available for students who have the desire and dedication to complete higher education. The main reason behind providing financial support to students is that cost alone should not be a reason for students behind holding back students from pursuing higher degrees.


Various resources readily offer moral and financial support to eligible and deserving students. If you are a student you have to find the offers out by gathering more and more information from different sources. Do not apply for any scholarship that you come across first.

Learn about the program, sponsor and terms and policies and then apply for the financial assistance only if you find it suitable. Not only weigh up whether you are able to qualify or not, but also see whether the fund is capable of fulfilling your needs. Both the aspects are equally important.


Gather complete details about HBCU scholarships and apply only when you find improved chances of winning the award money. There was a time when many colleges and universities were created only for black students. Many social issues were behind all this. The scholarships were created to encourage more and more students opt for college education.

As far as African American students are concerned, there are a number of scholarships and grants available these days. Along with the college and universities, government, nongovernmental institutes and agencies, private organizations and many more readily provide financial assistance to deserving students.


Since education is the basic necessity and only people with high education degrees are being offered good jobs, acquiring higher degrees has become must for all those who have the desire to improve their life. For a bright future it is very important you pay attention to acquiring degrees and for this even if you are an average student, apply for HBCU scholarships and others that can support your dream.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Kiwanis Scholarship

The main objective of Kiwanis International is to serve the children of the world and Kiwanis scholarship is a concrete step towards it. There are a series of scholarships that are offered to students for different reasons of the local communities. Here you should know one thing that there are no scholarships directly awarded by the Kiwanis international. It has given this responsibility to the local clubs and they organize and administer everything related to the scholarships. So, if you are a student and interested in this scholarship program, you should get in touch with your local clubs and find out the option available in your locality.


Scholarships are available for different reasons and qualities. If you are seriously intended to find financial aid, you will have to spend time and put in your effort into the research. Find the scholarships that match with your qualities and achievements.

This will help you decide on the financial aids that are suitable for you. Gather all details of the scholarships that you find interesting so that you are aware of the requirements and other terms related to the application and selection process of those scholarships.


The amount of money given through Kiwanis scholarship programs differ and depend on the availability of fund in the local clubs through which the candidate is applying. If you want to get the award money you will have to find all details regarding the financial assistance program from your local club.

Find out what sort of scholarships that are offered and see for which of them you are eligible to apply. You should also look for other options available locally because it is comparatively easier to compete at this level.


If you find that the scholarships do not fit in your criteria or you do not qualify for the scholarships, do not get saddened. There are many scholarships and grants that are funded by government, private businesses, foundations and individuals. Spend some more time and research them on internet. You will find many financial assistance programs that you can apply. However, if you qualify for Kiwanis scholarship, complete the application procedure successfully and effectively.


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

2011 scholarships

The Centre for Gender Studies features well-developed research activities based on feminist theory and methodology. Researchers at the Centre are prominent in further developing and problematising the understanding of gender and gender relations. They have a long tradition of weaving together post-colonial and queer theory within the framework of what is today conceptualised as intersectionality. The Department is interdisciplinary and research at the Centre covers a broad area including queer history, performance, development and critical race studies, technology and science studies, studies of inequality and social change.

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The doctoral studentship is part of a larger project financed by the Swedish Research Council (VR) lead by Prof Diana Mulinari, Imagining Change: Women and the making of civil societies in the Artic region, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

The project is part of VR?s framework of researching the civil society. The aim of the project is to explore the varied forms of social injustice women all over the world work against. Another aim is to research women?s organizing within the framework of the civil society as well as the shifting understandings given to feminism as ideology in a global, national and local context.

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A person has basic eligibility for third-cycle (research) studies if he or she has taken a second-cycle qualification,has completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, including at least 60 second-cycle credits, or has acquired essentially corresponding knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.

The special eligibility requirements for admission to the third-cycle program in Gender Studies are 30 second-cycle credits in Gender Studies, of which 15 credits must consist of a second-cycle degree project (Master?s thesis) or an equivalent qualification, obtained in Sweden or abroad.

A person who fulfilled the requirements for basic eligibility for admission to third-cycle studies before 1st July 2007 will also be considered to have basic eligibility for admission to third-cycle studies after that date, though until no later than the end of June 2015.