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Meridian’s Scholarship for Global Leaders of Digital Financial Inclusion

Meridian’s Scholarship for Global Leaders of Digital Financial Inclusion

Meridian International Center believes those leaders who have a global view, cultural awareness, peer networks, and the ability to collaborate, produce better outcomes. That’s why they are pleased to announce the Meridian’s Scholarship for Global Leaders of Digital Financial Inclusion. Members of Washington’s foreign diplomatic community, international organizations, and the media are encouraged to apply. As part of Meridian International Center’s Digital Finance Future convening series, the program will award scholarships to select individuals who want to further their learning and training in digital financial inclusion and contribute to inclusive economic growth in their communities and countries.

Meridian International Center is a premier nonprofit, global leadership organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Building on more than 55 years of experience, Meridian prepares U.S. and international leaders to meet global challenges and opportunities.

Eligibility

Scholarship eligibilities are as the following:

  • Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English
  • Demonstrated interest or professional experience in digital financial inclusion
  • Participants of The Digital Finance Future are highly encouraged to apply, in addition to members of Washington’s foreign diplomatic community, international organizations and the media.
  • Financial inclusion practitioners, researchers, and policymakers are also welcome to apply for the scholarship.

How to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant can download the application through the given link: http://www.meridian.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Application_Meridian-Digital-Finance-Scholarship_06.23.2017.docx

Required Documents

Scholarship recipients must complete a two-page written report due within one month of participating in the selected course or conference.

Writing a post for Meridian’s blog is also highly encouraged and may be considered substitutable for a report. In either form, scholarship recipients must be able to address the following:

  • Describe your biggest takeaway related to financial inclusion learned specifically through your participation in the course or conference supported by Meridian’s scholarship.
  • What were the immediate outcomes of your learning gained through the experience afforded by Meridian’s scholarship?
  • What is the anticipated impact of your learning over the next 6 months to a year? How will you measure that impact?
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Submitting Details

The applicant must submit a completed application to digitalfinance-at-meridian.org

Scholarship Value

The scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and/or registration for one course or conference.

  • Course:
  1. The Digital Frontier Institute – a not-for-profit that offers seven online courses on digital financial services
  2. Boulder Institute’s Microfinance Training Program – an in-person experience held at various locations around the world
  3. The Helix Institute of Digital Finance – an organization that provides online and in-person training and data for digital financial service providers.
  4. The Fletcher School Leadership Program in Financial Inclusion – an innovative, online and in-person training initiative designed by Tufts Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context
  5. Harvard Kennedy School’s “Rethinking Financial Inclusion: Innovation for Policy and Practice” – an executive program, based at Harvard’s campus in Boston
  6. Harvard Business School–Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance – a six-day, anin-person program that offers leaders from around the world an opportunity to connect with peers while engaging with Harvard Business School’s top thinkers in business strategy and management.
  • Conference:
  1. Women’s World Banking’s “Making Finance Work for Women” – October 24-25, 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  2. The MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion – November 8-9, 2017 in Accra, Ghana.

Application Deadline

  • The Applications for the scholarship are due by Friday, July 14, 2017. Meridian will select and notify scholarship recipients by the end of July.
  • Recipients will be required to report back to Meridian within one month of completing the course or conference selected.

More Info

http://www.meridian.org/announcement/meridians-scholarship-for-global-leaders-of-digital-financial-inclusion/

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Graduate Studentships in Seismology


Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to https://www.slu.edu/admission/graduate/instructions.php 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (robert.herrmannslu.edu), Dr. Linda Warren (linda.warrenslu.edu), or Dr. Lupei Zhu (lupei.zhuslu.edu).

Disclaimer

IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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Postgraduate Scholarships

On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Campus:
San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:
Temporary

Time Base:
Part-Time

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
https://www.calpolyjobs.org

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.calpolyjobs.org

Description:
Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser: http://bit.ly/2jeGD6J

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLASSIFIED SERVICE VACANCY

The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.


Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent


Requirements:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded

OPERATING NEEDS:

Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred


Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].  

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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