The Singapore Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA)

Greetings from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.

As part of our efforts to welcome diverse pool of international students, we would like to cordially invite you to a webinar, which will be held on 20 May 2022 4.30pm -5.30pm (GMT + 8h).

The webinar will focus on sharing about the Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA), a short-term research attachment for international students.

Students will have opportunities to learn and understand about pursuing their attachment under the SIPGA program in labs with state-of-the-art facilities and be supervised by outstanding researchers. Please find the details of the SIPGA webinar below. Students can click on the “Register Now” tab to register for the webinar.

Students may find more information on SIPGA here!

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British Ecological Society – Undergraduate Summer School 2022

Applications are now open for the Undergraduate Summer School 2022 run by the British Ecological Society.  

This year the Summer School will start with an online day held on the 12th July, followed by a residential field trip to Blencathra FSC Centre within the Lake District, 15th to 18th July.Applicants must be from UK or Ireland-based universities and in an ecology-related undergraduate degree. 

This Summer School is an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to gain insights into careers in the ecology and environment sector and develop vital experience and skills including:   

  • Practical field skills through outdoor activities 
  • Workshops in a range of specialist ecological fields (e.g. botany, entomology, etc…) 
  • Careers talks from professionals in the sector both within and outside of research 
  • Transferable skills development (e.g. CV, science communication, wellbeing, etc…) 
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and peers   


We strongly encourage applications from students that feel that they have experienced or still experience barriers to their career development, and who have gaps in their practical field skills. 

Applications close Tuesday 3rd May 9:00am BST, and students can find further details of the Summer School and apply online by filling out the Google forms document via our websiteWe can discuss alternative application methods with applicants should this be a barrier.  

If you are interested in applying or have questions about eligibility and the application process, please contact Fiona Le Ray (fiona@britishecologicalsociety.org). 

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ECB Scholarship for Women 2022


For the last three years the European Central Bank has been running a scholarship aimed at women pursuing a postgraduate degree in economics. After reviewing the Women in Economics Scholarship, we decided to broaden its scope and size to encompass the core activities of central banking and banking supervision. The objective is to promote the pursuit of graduate studies not only in the field of economics but also in statistics, engineering and computing.

While in previous years we were looking to select five scholars, this year we will be offering scholarships to 15 women. Each scholar will receive a €10,000 grant to fund their master’s studies in one of the following fields:

Economics
Statistics
Engineering
Computing

Please find more details and apply here.

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The Quad Fellowship in STEM postgraduate studies

Applications Due June 1. 

The Quad Fellowship, a new graduate-level fellowship designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists, is recruiting its first cohort this year. This program will sponsor 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master’s and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to study in the United States.

ABOUT
On September 24, 2021, Quad partners Australia, India, Japan, and the United States announced the Quad Fellowship: a first-of-its-kind scholarship program designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists. This program will sponsor 100 exceptional American, Japanese, Australian, and Indian master’s and doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to study in the United States. The fellowship will develop a network of science and technology experts committed to advancing innovation and collaboration in the private, public, and academic sectors, in their own nations and among Quad countries.

BENEFITS
The Quad Fellowship offers a unique combination of financial benefits, cross-cultural exchange, networking, and content programming. Quad Fellows will receive a one-time, personal award of $50,000 for study in STEM master’s and doctoral programs in the United States. Fellows can apply separately for additional needs-based funding up to $25,000 to support the completion of their academic study subject to conditions.

To learn more, visit: quadfellowship.org

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Pepsico – Dare To Do More 2022

WHAT IS THE DARE TO DO MORE PROGRAM & CHALLENGE?

Are you a student, recent graduate or new professional looking for a unique career opportunity? Dare to Do More program is a graduate scheme from PepsiCo, which offers you the opportunity to fast-track your career within a leading global brand. The graduate program is a two year (three year for UK) accelerated training initiative aimed to develop specific positions within the company.

Sounds exciting? Join the Dare to Do More Challenge to compete for one of several international graduate program positions to kickstart your career at PepsiCo by pitching your own creative idea to industry experts! You will also gain from the benefit of an expert mentor, regular meet-up sessions and special events to further enhance your skill-set.

We are looking for innovation and creativity, with someone who thinks outside of the box.

Apply here.

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ICAEW 100 competition

ICAEW is searching UK universities to find the brightest 100 students with the aspiration to be future business leaders and make a real impact on the future economy. Are you able to critically analyse different scenarios and communicate effectively? If so, the ICAEW 100 competition is for you.

Enter for free using any device and test your skills against your peers by taking part in an online exercise. It will only take 30 minutes to complete. Students who score in the top 100 by the time the competition closes at noon on 18 April 2022 will be in with a chance of winning exclusive opportunities and prizes! The competition is open to all current UK students from any degree discipline.

Why take part?

  • Develop your transferable employability skills.
  • The opportunity to build connections with some of the UKs top graduate employers.
  • There are a range of fantastic prizes up for grabs, including a £5,000 cash prize for our winner!

How to take part?

  1. Register your details for the UK competition.
  2. Stay logged in and click to take the test! The online exercise is designed to give you an insight into the world of ICAEW.
  3. Once completed, you’ll receive an email confirming whether your score has qualified for one of the 100 places on the leader board. The 100 places will be listed in alphabetical order NOT ranking order. You’ll need to wait to see if you’re number one when the competition closes on 18 April 2022.

The ICAEW 100 is now open! Test your skills and take part.

Take test

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EPFLglobaLeaders Doctoral Program

THE PROGRAM
EPFLglobaLeadersis a new doctoral fellowship programme funding
early stage researchers to become leaders in the transition towards
sustainable societies. Forty-eight doctoral fellows will benefit
from a multifaceted training programme, including a secondment
in the non-academic sector.

SUBMISSIONS
The next call for applications is scheduled as follows:
Call 3
Opening : 1 March 2022
Closing : 15 May 2022 (17:00 CET)
For more information, please check the website:
go.epfl.ch/EPFLglobaLeaders

EPFLglobaLeaders has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon
2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie
grant agreement No 945363.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree
Early Stage Researchers
MSCA transnational mobility rules

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2022 True North: Scholarship for Women at Bain & Company

Bain London is running a scholarship programme for exceptional students this summer. The aim is to inspire and equip you with practical leadership and personal impact skills. A group of top candidates will be invited to participate in a two-day workshop at our London office and early Associate Consultant interviews, after which the scholarship will be awarded. The purpose is to encourage women to enter a field where they are traditionally underrepresented. The True North Workshop will provide a unique insight into our industry and what a career in consulting could offer you. We will create opportunities for you to learn and practice a number of key skills, including some of the tools our teams use to crack critical business problems, as well as tips and tricks for interviews. Taking part in our True North Workshop is an excellent opportunity to meet a group of high-potential young women from across the UK & Ireland and to hear about the impact we have here at Bain. We truly believe our supportive culture can help you achieve your full potential.

 Who: We are keen to meet penultimate year students from any degree or discipline of any nationality studying at any UK or Irish university. You’ll need to be a strong academic achiever, with great communication skills and the drive, passion and energy to solve problems and really make a difference. 

Why: All workshop participants will be invited to early Associate Consultant interviews and will be supported by a buddy programme before, during and after the workshop. The scholarship winner will receive £10,000 and a Bain mentor! 

When: ·       23rd March – ‘Discover More!’ virtual event. Sign up here·      

 13th April – ‘Get to know us!’ virtual event. Sign up here·      

 21st April – ‘Recruiter Office Hours’ virtual event. Sign up here·       

26th April – Application Deadline·       

29th April – Test Deadline·       1

1th May – True North Workshop Invites Extended·      

 13th & 14th July- True North Workshop held in-person at our London office·      

 2nd – 4th August – First Round Interviews·      

 11th & 12th August – Final Round Interviews

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Man Group Graduate Technology Training Programme [Funded MSc]

 What Does this Programme Offer?  Man Group are beginning a new partnership with Goldman Sachs and The University of Warwick to offer an MSc in Digital and Technological Solutions, alongside a role within our own technology teams. The programme is designed to fast-track entry-level technologists into a successful, challenging and rewarding career in one of the world’s largest asset managers. This programme offers a unique opportunity for those with minimal coding experience to break into the technology industry. The programme is split with 80% of the candidate’s time spent working within a technology team at Man Group, and 20% spent studying on campus at The University of Warwick. Whilst at Warwick students will be studying for an MSc in Digital and Technological Solutions, a course that has been designed in collaboration with Man Group and Goldman Sachs engineers, and has been curated to cover topics which we recognize are in high demand within our field. There will additionally be opportunities for candidates to rotate between teams and gain a broader experience of our usage of technology within Man Group. The master’s degree is funded in full, and your salary will be paid by Man Group in line with our full-time technology graduates. 

Who Is Man Group Looking For? This scheme is funded in part by the government apprenticeship levy, which comes with specific constraints, as well as academic requirements specific to The University of Warwick. Applicants will require: 

  • A minimum 2:2 classification in a STEM related bachelor’s degree, this excludes courses with substantial prior programming content such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, etc. which are not eligible for the apprenticeship programme.  
  • Availability to join by September 2022 and commit to two years of studies. 

 Additionally, successful candidates will be expected to have the following: 

  • A demonstrable passion for technology. 
  • A keen interest in pursuing a career in a fast-paced and innovative industry. 
  • A strong set of logical problem-solving skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to think critically whilst working effectively in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment. 

How Do I Apply?Step 1: Click “Register and Apply” (or “Login and Apply” if you have previously registered on Man Group’s website) Step 2: Upload your documents, including both of the following two items: 

  • Your current CV (no cover letter is required), as well as 
  • Your responses to the following three questions, ensuring each answer is no more than 200 words (please upload the document in the ‘cover letter’ field): 

 1. Why do you want to join Man Group’s Technology Training Programme, and why are you interested in working in Technology? 2. What key skills have you developed which you believe will make you a successful candidate? 3. Describe the most challenging experience you have gone through, inside or outside of the academic world, what you learned from it and how it differentiates you from your peers?What Happens After I Have Sent My Application?Step 1: Application Review  We will review your CV and you will hear from us by email to confirm whether your application is being progressed. We do receive a high volume of applications so there may be a wait to hear back, but we will be in touch as soon as possible. Step 2: Telephone Interview The next stage will be a telephone interview. The interview should take no longer than 45 minutes to complete and allows us to understand more about you.  Step 3: Assessment Day If you are successful at the phone or video interview stage, the final stage will be an assessment day at our city office or virtually depending on the government guidance at the time. We will inform you of our decision as quickly as possible following the assessment day. 

Deadline: Monday 14th March 2022

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