Are Arts and Human Sciences your forte? Bogliasco Study Center gives 50 fellowships every year to let artists and academics create a project in their favourite discipline. Apply now!


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Organization/Company: The Bogliasco Study Center is comprised of three separate properties (Villa dei Pini, Villa Orbiana e Villa Rincon), which offer a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea and Ligurian Coast, stimulating people’s creativity.

The Foundation promotes productive exchanges by organising small groups of 8-10 Fellows, who are distinguished by discipline, age and nationality. Artists and academics learn to communicate in brand new ways and enhance their cultural background, also thanks to shared meals every day. This, and the beauty of the place where the Foundation is located, lead to an increased productivity, new ways to approach to work and varicoloured collaboration.


Duty Station:  Bogliasco, Liguria, Italy


Open To: Artists and academic interested in Human Sciences with a good knowledge of spoken English


Timeframe: Autumn 2018 or Spring 2019



- January 15th for the autumnal semester

- April 15th for the Spring semester

Fellowship description: Bogliasco Foundation gives 50 fellowships per-year to artists and academics who work on a project on any of the following disciplines:

- Archaeology

- Architecture

- Classics

- Dance

- Film/Video

- History

- Landscape Architecture


- Music

- Philosophy

- Theater

- Visual Arts

A selected committee will be in charge of applicantions evaluations and will compose small residency groups of 8-10 Fellows, who will stay in one of the three villas for one month. Although every residency is expected to lead to published or performed work, there is no specific work requirement or obligatory formal presentation. Fellows will remain at the Study Center for the duration of their residencies, bringing with them the materials needed to complete their work.

The Foundation encourages Fellows to interact with the local community, this is why an introductory organized tour of Genoa is available for each group, as are informal Italian lessons. Fellows are also invited to participate in prominent events in Genoa.



The completed application form.

- Three letters of reference, which must be uploaded directly by the referees and received by the application deadline.

- A short-form Curriculum Vitae, no more than three pages in length.

- A one-page description of the project that the applicant would pursue during her/his stay at the Bogliasco Study Center.

- A sample of the applicant’s work that has been published, performed, exhibited, or otherwise publicly presented during the last five years.

- A $30 application fee, payable by credit card at the end of the application process


Fees and Facilities: Bogliasco Fellowships include full room and board, plus the use of a private studio. The cost of transportation to and from the Bogliasco Study Center is the responsibility of Fellows and their accompanying spouses/partners. So also are all project materials and equipment, and any personal expenses incurred during the fellowship period, including medical expenses.

Application process: To apply, you must register to the online application system following this link, where you will also find a list of requirements that must be read. Once registered, you may login to work on your application by clicking on the "login" button indicated to the left.


Useful information: The approximate dates for residency sessions will be:

Autumn 2018

- September 3 – October 5

- October 8 – November 9

- November 12 – December 14

Spring 2019

- January 7 – February 8

- February 11 – March 15

- March 18 – April 19

- April 23 – May 24

Notification dates for the award of Fellowships are April 1st for the Autumn Fellowships and July 1st for the Spring Fellowships.

During their stay at the Study Center Fellows may be accompanied by spouses/partners, which will be charged a daily fee of $25 to help defray the cost of meals and housing

Useful links:

Link to the offer

Requirements and Restrictions

Information about the application


Contact information:

Fondazione Bogliasco

Via Aurelia 4

16031 Bogliasco (Genova)


Tel +39 010 347-0049

Fax +39 010 347-2452

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The Bogliasco Foundation

1 East 53rd Street (8th Floor)

New York, NY 10022


Tel +1 212 486-0874

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Are you interested in being part of CERN’s magnificent research programme? Then you can’t let this Fellowship pass up!


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Organization/Company: At CERN - Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (“European Organisation for National Research”) - physicists and engineers use many purpose-built instruments, such as particle accelerators and detectors, to study the basic constituents of matter. It was one of Europe’s first joint ventures and now has 22 state members. CERN is one of leading research center in the world, fostering disrupting research as in the case of Higgs Boson. Many of CERN researchers are directly or incidentally invonved in research leading at Nobel prize


Duty Station:  Meyrin, Switzerland


Open To: Recent graduates at Bachelor level or above


Timeframe: 2 years


Deadline: March 5th 2018


Job description: CERN’s Fellowship Programme awards every year 220 fellowships.  Fellowships are intended for recent graduates from university or higher technical institutes, or university postgraduates who want to work in a research group. Fellowships in applied science, computing and engineering are open to recent graduates at Bachelor level and above.



- Candidates with a BSc or technical engineer diploma should have no more than 4 years relevant experience after the diploma

- Candidates who are currently preparing a diploma are eligible to apply. However, they are expected to have obtained their qualification by the time they take up their appointment at CERN



- Fellows stipends are calculated individually - stipends are competitive and net of tax

- Fellows are entitled to 2.5 days paid leave per month

- Fellows are covered by CERN's comprehensive health scheme for themselves and their dependents

- Fellows are entitled to travel expenses for themselves and their family (unless stipulated otherwise on their contract)

- Fellows may be entitled to an installation grant, family allowance and child allowance. CERN also offers help with finding a suitable accommodation through the Housing Service


Application process: To apply, you must create a profile following this link. It should take no more than 30 minutes to complete the application in the right way. There are some documents you need to attach:

- Your Curriculum Vitae

- A photocopy of the last (highest) qualification

- 3 recent letters of recommendation (less than a year old at the deadline for the application) to give as possible overview of your academic and/or professional achievements

Successful applicants are normally expected to take up their appointments within 3 months of the start date they specify in their application form.

For physics candidates who wish to be considered for both research and applied science types of Fellowship, you are expected to make clear your relevant applied science skillset in your motivations and/or research statement.

Useful information: Fellowships are normally granted for two years initially, while extensions for part or all of a third year are granted only in exceptional circumstances. After having become familiar with the activities of the Laboratory, Fellows are encouraged to contribute to bridging the gap between scientists and the general public by serving as CERN Guides typically 2 hours per month. More information here.


Useful links:

Link to the offer

General info on jobs


Contact information:


CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland

CERN phonebook

Telephone directories and switchboard: +41 (0)22 76 761 11


+41 (0)22 76 784 84

+41 (0)22 76 776 76

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Are you an African descent living in the Diaspora? If so join the Fellowship Programme that provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent

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Organization: The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations is a member of the General Assembly. States are admitted to membership in the UN by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council


Duty station: Geneva, Switzerland


Open to: The selection of the fellows will reflect gender and regional balance. The human rights situation of People of African Descent in the respective countries will also be taken into consideration


Deadline: 31.05.2017


Time frame: In 2017 the Fellowship will be held from 13 November to 1 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland


Description: The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries


-The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora
-The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent
-The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme
-The candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status
-The candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme


Application process: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in one single e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

-A Curriculum Vitae
-A completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
-A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
-An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
-A copy of the applicant’s passport.
Please note that submissions with more than five attachments will not be accepted

Wage/fees: not specified



Further info: Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Useful links:

Call for the fellowship

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Are you a student interested in doing an amazing experience in a stimulating environment? Would you like to discover what it’s like to study abroad in a Canadian university? You can try it out now! Apply and don’t miss this great opportunity!


For further similar opportunities visit our section Education


Organization: The University of Manitoba, Western Canada’s first university, is an academic institution ranked one of the top 50 research-intensive universities in Canada. The institution is located in the heart of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and offer more than 100 programs. It provides a wide variety of courses amongst which 47 doctoral, 90 master’s and one diploma program. Every year the faculty members secure more than $160 million in external funding


Duty Station: Manitoba, Canada


Open to: All students interested and possessing the required qualifications


Timeframe: There are different timeframes depending on what study course the fellowship is given for:

- Master’s program: for the first 24 months

- PhD program: for the first 48 months



- Fall session from September: 1 april

- Winter session from January: 1 august

- Summer session from May: 1 december


Job description: The Graduate Fellowship is intended to determine the recipients of the listed supplemental awards, which are meant to be held with the UMGF. The same process is used to upgrade new Master’s UMGF recipients to the Manitoba Graduate Scholarship for Master’s students. These supplemental award offers and MGS upgrades will occur in July of each year. Only students who have received an offer as of July will be included in the supplemental offers and upgrades


Qualifications: Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

- Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree

- Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration) are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding



- Master’s Program: $14.000 

- PhD Program: $18.000


Application process: In order to apply, candidates must open the page here


Useful links:


University of Manitoba Official Website

Vacancy Page


Contacts information:


500 University Centre

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office: 204.474.9377

Fax: 204.474.7553

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The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows

Organization: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area


Duty station: Copenhagen and Vienna


Open to: Graduate students


Timeframe: Fellowship positions are available twice a year for six months periods. Autumn session intake: September/October - Spring session intake: February/March


Deadline: Autumn intake: 1 May of each year - Spring intake: 1 October


Job description: Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. The primary duty of Research Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly's Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores



- graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background in political science, law or international relations

- citizens of OSCE participating States

- specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable

- excellent written and spoken English is required (this is the working language)

- one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable

- computer skills for word-processing and research are necessary


Wage/fees: Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna


Application process: Applications must include: the completed application form; a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications either by post or by email to:

Dana Bjerregaard - Assistant to the Secretary General

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40

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Useful links: Fellowship OSCE-PA


Contact information: Consult the information above


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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies


Duty Station: Canada


Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)


Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned


Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received


Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada



- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department


Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)


Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.


Useful links:


NSERC website


Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:


350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON


For more information, consult the Contact list


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