27ème Séminaire International pour les cadres de la jeunesse rurale

Workshoplogo2010_33Le 26ème Séminaire International pour les cadres de la jeunesse rurale sera organisé pour devise “Préparez-vous à l’action” au Centre de l’Agriculture de la Bavière à Herrsching am Ammersee du 15 juillet au 1er août 2013.

Le Ministère fédéral de l’Alimentation, de l’Agriculture et de la Protection des Consommateurs (BMELV) orga-nise tous les deux ans le Séminaire International pour les cadres de la jeunesse rurale . Il est tenu à Herrsching am Ammersee depuis plus de 50 ans.

Les participantes et les participants au Séminaire, peu importe si des bénévoles ou des professionnels, appren-nent des méthodes leur permettant de soutenir les jeunes des zones rurales dans améliorer leurs conditions de vie. Ils sont encouragés à assumer, eux-mêmes, la responsabilité pour le développement durable dans leur région.

Unique au monde, ce Séminaire jouit d’une excellente réputation parmi les mouvements de la jeunesse rurale des tous les continents.

Innombrables impulsions précieuses ainsi que des approches concrètes  visant à améliorer les activités réalisées en faveur des jeune ruraux ont été mises en œuvre sous les cinq décennies passées de 1750 participantes et participants dans 150 pays.


Photo de groupe: les participants formant un cercle autour d'une grande feuille

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Séminaire 2013: Préparez–vous à l’action

Source: http://www.international-herrsching-seminar.de/fr/

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Apply for Researcher Links Travel Grants for One to Six Months Research Visits

Key dates

Deadline for applications – 30 September 2014 (There will be an additional call for travel grants and workshop grants under Researcher Links – Newton Fund in October)

Research visits funded by successful travel grant applications must take place before 31 March 2016

About this opportunity

The British Council, working with the Higher Education International Unit, have opened a call for proposals for travel grants under the Researcher Links initiative, as part of the Researcher Links – Newton Fund, and separately as Researcher Links.

Researchers based in the UK and one of the partner countries may apply to spend up to 3-6 months (depends on the host country) in a research institution, either in the UK (if researcher is based in a partner country), or one of the partner countries (if researcher is based in the UK). For further information on the specifics of the call, please read the guidelines document (there is one set of guidelines for both Researcher Links – Newton Fund and Researcher Links partner countries).

Partner countries under Researcher Links – Newton Fund: Egypt, Kazakhstan, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam

Partner countries under Researcher Links: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea

Please note this is one call with two sets of eligible partner countries. Please use the same guidelines document and application form for both.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be based in the UK or one of the partner countries identified above. There is no restriction on nationality.
  • Only one application can be made per person to/from either Researcher Links – Newton Fund, or Researcher Links partner countries. The same person cannot apply to/from both Researcher Links – Newton Fund and Researcher Links countries.
  • In some partner countries this call is restricted to early career researchers, defined as having a PhD and up to 10 years post-doc experience. Consideration is given to those researchers with more than 10 years post-doc experience that have taken a career break. For specific details of who is eligible per country, please see the guidelines document.
  • Applicants must have already been awarded a PhD, and PhD students are not eligible.
  • A PhD is not a requirement to research in some fields, in these cases equivalent experience will be acceptable.
  • Some partner countries may have priority areas of research, and in these cases applications will be restricted to researchers in these fields. Please check the guidelines document for country specific restrictions.

How to apply

Before applying please download and read the guidelines document from the downloads section below. Once ready you can apply here (one application form for both Researcher Links – Newton Fund and Researcher Links partner countries).

If you have any technical problems with the online application form, please contact UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org

You can see the questions in the application form before applying in the PDF in the downloads section below.

For advice on applying to funding schemes, read this article from the British Council Director, Science and Research.

Application form

Downloads

Source: http://www.britishcouncil.org/education/science/current-opportunities/travel-grants-2014

PhD Training Opportunities under the RUFORUM – Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program

PhD Training Opportunities under the RUFORUM – Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program

Online Application Now Open

The RUFORUM Secretariat announces the availability of 63 PhD training opportunities under the GTA for the academic year beginning September, 2014. Potential applicants who are teaching staff at RUFORUM Member Universities are invited to submit applications to the RUFORUM Secretariat. Click here to read more

To apply for the Graduate teaching Assistantship online. Carefully follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit the RUFORUM Information Management System and create an account. The link is: http://rims.ruforum.org/
  2. You will then click to apply for a scholarship
  3. Ensure you pick the correct scholarship call ID which is: GTA  2014
  4. In the employment history ( professional responsibilities section)  of the online form give information on your teaching experience and list the courses that you have taught
  5. The name of the university on the online form refers to the university that you are applying to (host university)
  6. In the reference section ensure that you also upload the letter of nomination from your university. This letter of nomination must include information on the following;
    • Number of years of service at the sending university
    • Confirmation of support for travel, stipend, medical insurance, research funds
  7. On the online form you can ignore the following questions
    1. Tuition component within the  funding question
  8. Other attachments to be uploaded on the online form include:
    1. Degree Certificates
    2. Reference letters
    3. Research concept note
    4. Birth certificate

In case of questions please contact: s.chindime@ruforum.org


[1] The GTA was initiated by 42 African Vice Chancellors whose universities are members of RUFORUM.