1.THE BOOST YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
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 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
Email: to [email protected]
2.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
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: http://www.diageoafricabusinessreportingawards.com/
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
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
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.
3.SHOP ASSISTANT REQUIRED, KENYA
Discovery trends a Christian DVD rental shop needs a shop assistant.
The following are the qualifications of the required person.
1. Form Four C Constant and above
2. Must be living near on
3. Computer litrate.
4. Must be a born again Christian
5. Willing to work with Minimum Supervision.
6. Not over 25 years old.
7. Previous experience in running a shop will be an added advantage.
Please forward your CV to "Doreen Mutyota" [email protected] as soon as possible.
4.EXCITING POSITIONS TO BE FILLED URGENTLY, KENYA
There are job openings for IT sales persons (willing to work in Kisumu, Eldoret,
5.FULL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDY AT MASDAR INSTITUTE IN COLLABORATION WITH MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AT CARBON NEUTRAL, ZERO WASTE CITY
The MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in
The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of
carbon neutral, zero waste
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 http://www.masdar.ac.ae/.
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.
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.
FINNLEMM SACCO SOCIETY
Off Argwings Kodhek rd, Kilimani
TEL: 3865766, FAX: 3866048
E-mail: [email protected]