Jobs, Scholarships, Awards

Published on 9th February 2010


The BOOST Fellowship is calling for applications from young women between the ages of 19-22years of age who have completed their High School education and would like to pursue an Undergraduate degree at their local institution. 


• The applicants must come from underprivileged backgrounds, where they would not otherwise be able to attend university.   
• The applicants must have been accepted into their local tertiary institution – proof of acceptance letter must be forwarded with the application. 
• Preference will be given to young women who want to study subjects related to Medicine, Bio-Chemistry, Engineering, Sciences, and also Business.
• Applicants must submit a personal profile and a short paragraph on what career they will pursue upon graduation .

The scholarship will fund each girl's college education for all 4 years of university.  The scholarship will cover tuition, living expenses, books, costs of program administration, etc., but the total amount should not exceed US$1,100.00. 

Successful applicants will be required to submit Report cards at the end of each semester.

Closing date for Applications is: 19th February 2010

Interested Applicants must submit their applications online to:
The Program Manager
The BOOST Fellowship
1 Walterhill Avenue
Eastlea, Harare,

Email: to [email protected] 

2.Web Developer Wanted 

I would to invite a quotation or proposals to any web developers out there who can do a good quality job in developing a new website. Please contact me directly through this email address: "David Kiilu" [email protected] 


David kiilu

I.T Officer

Peace and Development Network Trust (PeaceNet Kenya)

Maalim Juma Rd, Off Denis Pritt Rd

P.O.Box 49806-00100

Nairobi, Kenya 

Tel: +254-20-2725270/1 

Fax: +254-20-2725271 


3 Subject: Expression of Interest for ME Consultant, Kenya 

Moraa New Hope Foundation is looking for an ME Consultant to undertake a monitoring and Evaluation work. Interested consulting firms should submit their technical bid of not more than 10 pages and also their financial bid. The bid should be in a plain sealed envelop and addressed as follows: 


To be delivered in-hand (Hard copies) to: 

1. Moraa New Hope Foundation

4th Floor, Room No. 17

Buru Buru Arcade Building

Next to Uchumi Supermarket Buru Buru. 

By 20th February 2010 12.00 noon.


2.Soft copy by mail (Word and Excel Document only) to: [email protected] 

Please note: Both hard and soft copy must be received by 20th February 2010, 12.00hours. 

4.Event Organizer Wanted, Kenya 

I am looking for an independent event organizer, to assist in organizing events. Please, let them send me their portfolio or experience. This will be a contract, with a good pay/deal.

Contact "Okello David Otieno" [email protected] 

Okello David O

P.O. Box 77435-00611

Nairobi, KENYA

Mobile1: +254-722-125005

Mobile 2: +254-770-045590 

5.Nanny Wanted to Work in USA 

I need a nanny to come to USA to babysit my  3 old son. He will be going to school but he need to have someone to stay with him after school, assist in light house keeping, homework and also play games with him. The monthly salary will be 400 dollars. So if anyone can get a visa and is willing to be a nanny .I can pay the air ticket but the person has to pay me back in installments. A working contract will be signed.  

Contact: "susan nyambura"

6.Call for entries for the COMESA  Media Awards 2010 

Journalists are invited to submit entries for the COMESA Media Awards in the fields of Print, Radio and Television Journalism. 

Please click here for more details.

7.DIAGEO AFRICA BUSINESS REPORTING AWARDS 2010 Launched to Celebrate African Journalism

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, is today launching its annual Africa Business Reporting Awards.  Initiated by Diageo in 2004, the awards encourage more prolific business journalism within Africa in a drive to increase the continent's share of voice in the international media. The number of categories has been extended with sector-specific categories to reflect the important role that various industries play in economic development.

The awards ceremony will be held on 1 July, 2010 in Central London.  The closing date for entry is 26 March, 2010. Entries can be submitted online at:

The Award categories are as follows (entries can be on any platform - online, print, broadcast):

Best ICT feature A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that examines any aspect of the ICT sector in a thoughtful and engaging way. This might include, but is not limited to, telecommunications infrastructure, mobile, networking, security, cyber crime, e-learning, hardware, software, Internet.

Best Finance feature A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that examines any aspect of the finance/banking sector in a thoughtful and engaging way. This might include, but is not limited to, investment opportunities, retail banking, credit cards, corporate finance, mobile money, payment systems.

Best Infrastructure feature A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that examines any aspect of infrastructure (physical or otherwise) in a thoughtful and engaging way. Features addressing issues of energy and transport can enter this category. This might include, but is not limited to, infrastructure development projects, aviation, oil, roads, rail, energy.

Best Agribusiness / Environment feature A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that examines any aspect of agribusiness or environmental issues in a thoughtful and engaging way. This might include, but is not limited to, climate change, agriculture, food security, water management, farming, resource management.

Best Tourism feature A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that examines any aspect of the tourism industry in a thoughtful and engaging way. This might include, but is not limited to, hotels, eco-tourism, travel, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(tm).

Best use of New Media in a story A piece developed using new media (online digital photography, blogs, vodcasts, videos, podcasts or a mixture of these) that effectively supports a story about business or the economy in an African context. The topic is open, but use of new media must help deliver a fresh perspective that helps the audience engage with a story in a way not possible through traditional media alone. Entry must include a live URL.

Best Business News story A news story or series of related stories delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that: Addresses a breaking news story from the time period of the awards; Answers all basic questions in a clear and balanced fashion; Demonstrates journalistic flair - a style that is engaging, though-provoking and accessible to its audience.

Best Business Feature story A feature or series of related features delivered on any media platform (print, broadcast, online) that: Examines business or the economy in an African context; Provides useful background material for readers to understand relevance; Gives bigger picture and importance to Africa, as well as specific issues it might be addressing; Brings the business and economy to life, while answering the serious questions

Best Newcomer A portfolio of three features (can be across different platforms) by a journalist who has been working as a reporter for less than five years. Proof of first date of accreditation will be required. Judges will be looking for overall quality of reporting, understanding of business issues and personal insights, as well as a commitment to sustained coverage of the business and economic climate in Africa, which serves to highlight opportunities as well as challenges

Media of the Year A print publication, broadcast programme/channel , website or blog that is a comprehensive resource for  its audience providing sustained coverage of Africa's business and economic news, issues and analysis (sector-specific or otherwise).Please submit a portfolio of five articles of no more than 5,000 words each, or five broadcast programmes, of no more than 3 hours in total. In addition to quality of reporting, balanced perspective, insight and analysis, judges will be looking for style and presentation, as well as outlets that are building a reputation amongst business and investor communities as a valued source of information about Africa.

Journalist of the Year A portfolio of three features (on any one or a mixture of media platforms) of no more than 5,000 words or 1 hour each. Submitted pieces can cover different topics, industries or people, or be part of a series of reportage.  As well as quality, style, presentation and a way of engaging the audience, judges will be looking for a commitment to sustained coverage of the business and economic climate in Africa which serves to highlight opportunities as well as challenges.


There are job openings for IT sales persons (willing to work in Kisumu, Eldoret, Nairobi) and Front Office Managers attached. I am also looking for chefs to start up ASAP. Any interested parties can please forward your C.V's to [email protected]

Regards, Maureen. 


The MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce full scholarships to highly qualified graduate students from around the world for its Fall 2010 intake.

The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of Abu Dhabi to establish an entirely new economic sector dedicated to alternative and sustainable energy. The MASDAR Institute is a private, not-for-profit, independent, research-driven institute developed with the support and cooperation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT provides assistance in recruitment of faculty members and senior administrative staff and the provision of course curriculum, amongst other matters. The Institute is located inside the world’s first carbon neutral, zero waste Masdar City which will be powered solely by alternative energy, mainly solar energy. Eighty-eight students from 22 countries were admitted into the Fall 2009 intake, all on full scholarships.

The Institute offers MSc programs, and in Fall 2010 is planning to start PhD programs in science and engineering disciplines, with a focus on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. It welcomes and encourages applications from qualified students and provides scholarships to talented students who meet its high admission standards.

Details of faculty profiles, current research, programs offered, course description, scholarships, and other information including an online application module is available at

Moeen Koa

President, Palestine Branch

IASBA Inc, International

Mobile #: +970 599 088886

Tel #: +970 2 2967417

E-Mail: [email protected]


We wish to bring to your attention that Co-operative Bank is awarding Secondary School scholarships to students who sat for last year's KCPE exams but are unable to raise requisite school fees to join form one.

We therefore appeal to all of you, if you know of someone (parents) preferably associated (current or past) with a Co-operative Society who is in need of such assistance to contact Finnlemm offices ASAP.

At this point, they need to bring the following:

1) Result slip for 2009 KCPE

2) Copy of birth certificate

3) Form 1 admission, including fees structure

4) A brief statement indicating why the nominee/family is deemed needy and the Co-operative Society with which the parent(s) is/ were associated. 

5) Any other document (e.g payslip, death certificate, etc) which may aid the process.

Eligibility Requirements

The Co-operative Bank Provincial Delegates meeting, which is the Selection Committee, is looking for candidates who meet the following eligibility requirements:-

a. Student must have qualified with a minimum of 350 points in the standard eight final examinations.

b. Student must be from a needy family that is unable to support secondary education.

c. At least one of the parents of the student must be or have been a member of a Co-operative society.

d. Orphans will be eligible provided at least one of the deceased parents was a member of

a Co-operative Society.

e. Sponsorship is open for both public and private secondary schools provided that the fees payable per year do not exceed the sum of KSH 50,000/-

Terms of Sponsorship

The award is subject to the following terms and conditions:-

a. The sponsorship will be extended to 50 students per province in year 2010.

b. Out of the 50 students per province, at least 16 should comprise the girl child.

c. Out of the 50 students per province, at least two form the boy and girl should, where possible compromise the physically challenged.

d. Each student awarded the scholarship will be sponsored school fees, books and uniform, up to a maximum sum of 50,000/- per year.

e. The sponsorship fees will be for the entire secondary education i.e. from Form one to Form four.

f. School fees will be payable directly to the school and to the suppliers in case of books and uniforms.

g. The scholarship will be conditional upon the sponsored student maintaining consistent good performance, discipline and conduct in the four years of secondary education.

h. Children of Co-operative Bank employees, Bank delegates and Directors are excluded from participation in this programme.


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