OWSD Early Career Fellowship for International Students in Italy, 2019

PHOTOS: 45-Year-Old Woman Dies In Native Doctor’s House After Drinking Concotion In Kwara

A botanist, Femi Emmanuel, has been captured by the police in Kwara State for supposedly causing the demise of a 45-year-elderly person and a mother of two, Mrs Tawakalitu Mukaila, in his home.

It was assembled that the passing occured in Emmanuel’s home at Ila-Odo-owa, Oke-Ero LGA, after Tawakalitu, a merchant and inhabitant of Ago-Oru Area of Omu-Aran, was prior confronted by Emmanuel while peddling rice and beans at Omu-Aran advertise.

Emmanuel was said to have disclosed to Tawakalitu that she and her family were under profound spell and assault and required critical expulsion. He was noted to have described with accuracy, some past negative episodes in Tawakalitu’s family at Isale-Oyo in Oyo State.

Her significant other, Mukaila, a driver who hails from Oke-Ode in Kwara, had been associated with a shocking engine mishap around four years back which weakened him and utilized the two legs inconceivable aside from with bolsters.

It was accumulated that after steady weight and supposedly helped by an appeal, Emmanuel met the expired at the market on Thursday, March 21, in Omu-Aran and baited her to his home in Ila-Odo-owa.

Tawakalitu was said to have quickly abandoned her products and set out toward Emmanuel’s place alongside her 17-year-old niece, Azeezat, a SS1 understudy.

Mukaila, the spouse, stated: ” Tawa enlightened me concerning what one Emmanuel, a mystic, advised her while selling at Omu-Aran market and I advised her to overlook such tricks from the said mystic.

“However, after that my significant other dependably whined about weights from the equivalent Emmanuel and I couldn’t prevent her from doing her genuine business which she had been utilizing to sustain us, all the more so as I’m not so fit.

“On Thursday, March 21, she vanished with her decent, Azeezat, and we wound up stressed and all endeavors to find her by a hunt party demonstrated fruitless.”

He said on Sunday morning, Azeezat all of a sudden re-showed up, looking pale and depleted and described to them what unfolded between his significant other and Emmanuel at Ila-Odo-owa.

“Azeezat disclosed to us that she and Tawakalitu dozed in the place of the mystic on Thursday and Friday and on Saturday morning he gave Tawakalitu an invention to drink with pap.

“She said subsequent to drinking the mixture Emmanuel gave her (Tawakalitu) a bowl where she heaved some fluid parts which Emmanuel removed.

Azeezat said in the wake of retching Tawakalitu turned out to be frail, depleted, oblivious and kicked the bucket a couple of minutes after the fact.

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Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is inviting applications for OWSD Early Career Fellowship. The fellowship is open to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics(STEM) subjects.

The fellowship programme supports early career women scientists to lead important research projects in those countries which have been identified as especially lacking in scientific and technological resources.

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is an international non-profit organization based on the offices of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy, a programming unit of UNESCO.

Description:

  • Application Deadline: 30 April 2019
  • Course Level: The fellowship is open for a Ph.D. degree program
  • Award: The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is for two years and provides up to USD 50,000
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Applicants must have been resident in one of the Science and Technology Lagging Countries.
  • The award can be taken in Italy

Eligibility::

  • Eligible countries: Applicants must have been resident in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries.
  • Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Dem Rep. Congo, Djibouti, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Paraguay, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Eligible STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
    • Agricultural Sciences
    • Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
    • Biological Systems and Organisms
    • Chemical Sciences
    • Computing and Information Technology
    • Engineering Sciences
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Medical and Health Sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Physics
    • Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible to apply for the OWSD Early Career Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Applicants must have been resident in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) for at least 5 years.
    • note:
      • The 5 years do not have to be consecutive
      • The countries may vary slightly each year (always check the current list)
    • Applicants can be citizens of any country, provided that the above residence requirement is fulfilled
    • Eligible employment:
      • At the time of application, applicants must provide proof of being employed at the university or research institute where the research project will be carried out. If employment has not yet commenced, proof of employment offer and confirmation of acceptance is required
      • The institution where the research project will be carried out must be in one of the listed STLCs.
      • Applicants must provide evidence that they will receive a salary from their university/research institute for the duration of the two-year fellowship.
    • Research project proposals from other fields (social science, education, etc.) are not eligible and will not be taken into consideration.
    • Eligible academic qualification
      • Ph.D. in one of the above-listed study fields. Ph.D. awarded not more than 10 years prior to application.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

The university strongly encourages eligible applicants to start gathering all requested documentation as soon as possible. The documents listed below may take some weeks to prepare, especially when they require official signatures. Applicants must submit:

  • Passport
    • A scanned copy of the passport page containing personal details (photo, document number etc).
    • Passport-size portrait photo
  • Proof of residence
  • Ph.D. certificate: A scanned copy of the Ph.D. certificate or proof of Ph.D. issued by the University.
  • Proof of employment
  • Complete updated CV.
  • A complete list of publications.
  • Applicants must submit two (2) reference letters; at least one must be from a senior scientist familiar with the applicant’s recent research.
  • The letters must include the referee’s contact details for follow up from the Selection
  • Supporting statement of the head of the applicant’s institution
  • The applicant may wish to provide additional documents which provide evidence of skills, qualities or actions described in the research project (e.g. certificate of awards, memberships etc).

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