AAUW International Fellowships
For those women applying into MA/PhD programs

For those women applying into MA/PhD programs, please find below an information about this opportunity!

AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S. Fellowships support one year of study in the United States at the Master's, PhD or Postdoctural level.

Grant Details:
Master's/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
Doctorate Fellowship: $20,000
Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000
Field of Study: Unrestricted

Contact Information: AAUW Educational Foundation, c/o Customer Service Center, Dept. 141. 1111 Sixteenth St. N.W. Washington, DC 20036. United States. Tel: 800-326-2283. Fax 202-872-1425. Deadline: 1st of December.


For more information and application materials, see AAUW International Fellowships Website:
http://www.aauw.org/learn/fellowships_grants/international.cfm <http://scholarship-online.com/aauw-international-fellowships.html>

Discover NYUAD

New York University Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi Announces Inaugural Class
150 Top Secondary School Students From 39 Countries to Comprise NYUAD Class of 2014
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) announced today that 150 students from 39 countries on six continents are expected to make up its first freshman class, which will begin studies this fall. The admissions process was highly competitive, and yielded a class with exceptional academic qualifications, with SAT scores that rank the school in the top six of US Universities.
NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2014: At a Glance*
Size of inaugural class 150
Number of countries of origin 39
SAT -- Critical Reading (75th percentile) 770
SAT -- Math (at 75th percentile) 780
Total languages spoken 43
Students speaking two languages 87%
Students speaking 3+ languages 40%
Number of male students 87
Number of female students 63
*Note: These numbers are preliminary, and will be finalized this fall when the final Class of 2014 Profile is completed.
Overall, 189 students were accepted out of 9,048 applicants worldwide (an acceptance rate of 2.1 percent). NYUAD had initially sought an entering class of 100 students, however the combination of a remarkable candidate pool, with a 79.4 percent yield -- the percentage of those admitted who have committed to attending this fall -- produced a class 50 percent larger than anticipated.
"From the beginning, we hoped that NYU Abu Dhabi would be the 'World's Honors College,'" said NYU President John Sexton. "To create such a school, we knew that we needed to attract students who not only would be top candidates for admission at the best universities in the world, but who also possessed a special appetite for a cosmopolitan and diverse environment. Our inaugural class exceeds even these aggressive goals: indeed, by the available measures, they are arguably the most selective and internationally diverse entering class in the world."
The selectivity of the class was reflected in the applicants' academic credentials. At the classes' 75th percentile, the SAT critical reading score is projected to be 770 (ranking it fifth among US universities), with the 75th percentile for math being 780 (ranking it sixth). The median SAT score (on the 1600 scale) is projected to be 1470.
In addition to their academic prowess, members of the NYUAD Class of 2014 are an internationally and culturally diverse group, representing 39 countries of origin, and with the median NYUAD student speaking three or more languages. Approximately one-third of NYUAD students will be from the United States; the next most popular countries of residence are the UAE, China, Hungary, and Russia.
"NYU Abu Dhabi students will be among the most talented in the world," said NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Alfred Bloom. "They bring a remarkable array of interests and experience to a uniquely diverse and exciting undergraduate experience. They will be students who engage the examination and shaping of thought with passion and rigor. They will be students who strive to make their own mark on a more knowledgeable, productive, responsible, just and peaceful globe."
Of its 9,048 applicants, 957 students applied solely to NYU Abu Dhabi, while 8,091 applied to both NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU New York. Of the 150 students in the entering class, 127 applied only to NYU Abu Dhabi, while 23 applied to both campuses.
Students were selected after an intensive recruitment and admissions process, which included working directly with top secondary schools around the world to identify their leading candidates for admission. Ultimately 275 "finalists" were invited to Abu Dhabi for one of five Candidate Weekends, allowing students the opportunity to learn more about NYUAD (and for admissions staff and faculty to learn more about them), Abu Dhabi and the UAE more generally, and perhaps most importantly, to have the opportunity to become acquainted with their extraordinary peers.
When it opens this August, NYU Abu Dhabi will be a liberal arts and science college, including engineering; over time, it will also offer distinctive graduate programs and a world center for advanced research and scholarship -- all fully integrated with each other and connected to NYU in New York. Together, NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi will form the backbone of a unique Global Network University, with faculty and students from either New York or Abu Dhabi spending semesters at one or more of the numerous study abroad sites NYU maintains on five continents.
NYU Abu Dhabi is the result of a partnership between NYU and the government of Abu Dhabi, and is based on a shared understanding of the essential role that quality higher education plays in the society that sustains it, and in a global society.
"Both we and our Abu Dhabi partners share the belief that a liberal arts and sciences college, at the center of a world-class research university, is an essential building block for a city that is destined to become one of the world's next great cultural capitals," said Bloom.
Admissions to NYU Abu Dhabi is "need blind": admissions decisions are made without regard to the students' financial need. The school tailors its financial support programs to meet individual needs. All aid is in the form of grants or fellowships; students and families will not need to take on debt to support an NYUAD education.
Students at NYU Abu Dhabi will enjoy close faculty interactions, with a student to faculty ratio that will not exceed eight to one. Faculty will consist of both standing NYU Abu Dhabi faculty, as well as members of NYU New York's faculty who have been named as NYU Abu Dhabi Affiliated Faculty. NYUAD Affiliated Faculty in the first year include: two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David Levering-Lewis, professor of history; the renowned Lebanese novelist, playwright and critic Elias Khoury, global distinguished professor of modern Arabic literature; recent Guggenheim fellow Michael Purugganan, professor of genomics and biology; and Mary Carruthers, recipient of the Haskins Medal and professor of English. Other faculty of note include sociologist and political scientist Ivan Szelenyi, the former chair of the sociology department at Yale University and director of the school's Center for Comparative Research, who recently joined the faculty of NYUAD, and also serves as the school's dean of social sciences; and Philip Kennedy, a Middle Eastern literature scholar and faculty director of the NYUAD Institute, who is overseeing the first major translation series of Arabic texts as part of his work with NYUAD and its students. Levering-Lewis and Szelenyi are members of the Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Courses will be taught in English, though selected courses in language and literature will be taught in other languages as well.


Burse de Merit 2010

Centrul de Informaţii Universitare anunţă concursul Burse de Merit - 2010 pentru cei mai buni studenţi ai ţării, organizat sub egida Consiliului Rectorilor din Republica Moldova (CRRM), cu suportul financiar al BC Moldova Agroindbank SA şi a Companiei „Orange Moldova"

Programul oferă în bază de concurs burse anuale:

- de gradul III - în valoare de 5000 MDL
- de gradul II - în valoare de 8000 MDL
- de gradul I - în valoare de 12000 MDL

La concurs pot participa studenţii (frecventa la zi) ultimul an de studii (ciclul licenta- anul absolvirii 2011), inclusiv studentii - masteranzi (frecventa la zi) ultimul an de studii (anul absolvirii 2011), de la toate specialităţile, care îşi fac studiile la una din instituţiile de învăţămînt universitar din RM avînd media notelor pentru toţi anii de studii nu mai mică de 9 - domeniile ştiinţelor social-umaniste, 8,5 - domeniile ştiinţelor exacte, tehnice şi medico-biologice, şi 8 în cazul studenţilor cu dizabilitati si/sau orfani.

Studenţii, care au cîştigat burse în cadrul concursurilor de nivel naţional (inclusiv Burse de Merit) pe perioada anilor 2009 - 2010 (pînă la momentul aplicării în cadrul programului) nu sunt eligibili concursului BM 2010. Participanţii la concurs vor prezenta formularul de înscriere completat (acesta poate fi ridicat la sediul Centrului de Informaţii Universitare sau accesat de pe pagina www.eac.md ) şi următoarele acte:

• Curriculum Vitae

• Certificat/sau adeverinţă - studenţi şi masteranzi, care confirmă înmatricularea în ultimul an de studii;

• Certificat academic - studenti (vizat de către decanatul facultatii cu indicarea notei medii pentru fiecare semestru, inclusiv rezultatele din sesiunile de iarna -vara 2010 şi nota medie generală pentru întreaga perioadă de studii;

• Certificat academic - masteranzi (copia xerox a diplomei de licenta, inclusiv certificatul academic pentru studii de masterat vizat de catre decanatul facultatii cu indicarea notei medii pentru fiecare semestru, rezultatele din sesiunile de iarna - vara 2010 si nota medie generala pentru intreaga perioada de studii/masterat;

• Un eseu (pe tema din formular);

• O scrisoare de recomandare din partea unui cadru didactic care cunoaşte activitatea studentului. Scrisoarea va fi semnată, autentificată de către serviciul personal din cadrul universităţii, şi anexată la dosar.

• Copiile materialelor - pentru ultimii 2 ani de studii (ciclu licenta sau masterat) ce confirmă participarea la conferinţe şi seminare ştiinţifice, concursuri sau olimpiade studenţeşti etc. (cele mai relevante pe perioada dată).

• Lista articolelor ştiinţifice cu datele bibliografice complete. Publicarea articolelor va fi confirmată prin copii xerox a primei pagini de articol, a copertei şi cuprinsului tipăriturii care a inserat materialul pretendentului.

• Un plic (format A4) timbrat cu adresa de contact.

• Copie de pe buletinul de identitate inclusiv de pe fişa de însoţire

• În cazul studenţilor cu dizabilitati/orfani se vor anexa acte doveditoare, eliberate de către instanţele împuternicite.

Dosarele incomplete nu vor fi examinate.
Dosarele nu se restituie.

Dosarele admise pentru concurs vor fi examinate de către Consiliul de
Experţi independenţi şi Consiliul Donatorilor.

Rezultatele concursului sunt definitive şi nu pot fi supuse contestării.


Concursul constă din 2 etape de selecţie a candidaţilor - dosare şi interviu.

Data limită de prezentare a dosarelor este 15 noiembrie 2010, ora 14:00.
Dosare prezentate după data limită nu vor fi examinate
Doar candidaţii selectaţi, vor fi invitaţi pentru interviu.
Rezultatele concursului vor deveni cunoscute la data de 6 decembrie 2010. Dosarele complete vor fi depuse la sediul Centrului de Informaţii Universitare, bd.Ştefan cel Mare, 148, of.22, tel: 221167; 221172, www.eac.md (Burse de Merit, Formular)

Sponsori generali: BC „Moldova Agroindbank" SA şi Compania „ORANGE"

Parteneri media: Compania Teleradio Moldova, Комсомольская Правда в Молдове, Săptămîna, Jurnal de Chişinău, Timpul, Info-Prim Neo şi Agenţia de publicitate Echim Art



Amnesty International Moldova is employing a Campaigns Coordinator

Basic responsibilities:
• elaboration and implementation of strategies and operational plans with regard to conduct of campaigns on defending human rights, according to Amnesty International Moldova Strategic Plan, principles and rules;
• elaboration and implementation of plans and events for systemic mobilization of members, activists and groups of Amnesty International Moldova for effective conduct of campaigns on defending human rights;
• conduct of trainings under the campaigns framework, elaboration and distribution of materials to members and activists;
• collaboration with partners and other relevant stakeholders;
• monitoring results of the campaigns; informing participants and organization's management about the results; preparation of reports;
• participation in financial management and budget planning concerning organization and conduct of campaigns.
• experience in developing and conducting campaigns, advocacy, or projects; also work experience in NGO networks, knowledge of the essence and specifics of member-based organization;
• interest in human rights and their understanding;
• excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
• understanding of the necessity of efficient communication for work coordination and team's productive activity;
• ability to speak in public;
• knowledge of the Romanian, English and Russian languages;
• ability to work in a team, inspire and motivate people for developing activism; trainer's abilities;
• self-organization; personal and work time management;
• responsibility, activism, and initiative;
• PC at user's level;
Knowledge in the fields of human rights, law, as well work experience in NGOs is an asset.
Selected candidates only will be invited for an interview.
To participate in the selection one shall send an application till 15 October 2010, 17.00 (Chişinău local time), to the following e-mail address: info@amnesty.md with note ‘Campaigns Coordinator'.

Full application shall contain:
1. Curriculum Vitae (1-2 pages)
2. Letter of intent in the Romanian language or English (0.5-1 page)
3. Name, position, and contacts of two persons who may provide reference