Sunday, January 17, 2010

Scholarship for Marine Research

INTERNATIONAL OCEAN INSTITUTE Announces the DANIELLE DE ST. JORRE SCHOLARSHIP.

Call for Applications for 2010 Since 2000 the International Ocean Institute presents a Scholarship of Swiss Francs 10,000 annually for one woman from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) involved in marine related research activities to improve their knowledge in the subject of attending training or University Degree programmes.

The scholarship has been established to honour the memory of the late
Danielle de St. Jorre, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Environment and
Tourism of the Republic of the Seychelles and a member of the Governing
Board of the International Ocean Institute, in consideration of all she
did in her short life for the benefit of her country, the small island
developing states and the world at large.

The International Ocean Institute hereby invites applications and
nominations for the 2010 scholarship.

You may wish to use the Scholarship for attending the eight- week Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management (Canada, 19th May - 16th July 2010 -
http://internationaloceaninstitute.dal.ca/training.html/), or the five-
week Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean
and Eastern European Countries at the University of Malta
(November-December 2010 - www.capemalta.net/ioimoc).

Further information on the Scholarship is available in the attached
document as well as guidelines for interested applicants.

The application must include a CV and a statement giving the reason for the
application or nomination, including how the applicant or nominee
intends to use the scholarship if awarded.

Applications may be made initially by email before the deadline and followed by a mailed signed original application. The explanatory note on the scholarship, as well as on the eligibility and evaluation criteria is included in the attached Guidelines. Applications should be sent to:

Ms A Vassallo, Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ, P.O. Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, MALTA.
ioihq@ioihq.org.mt; antonella.vassallo@ioihq.org.mt
IOI Headquarters, Malta, 2010

List of Eligible Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

* Africa: Cape Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Sao Tome and
Principe, Seychelles;

* Asia and the Pacific: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam,
Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia,
Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,
Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu;

* Latin America & the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican
Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, St
Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad & Tobago, US Virgin Islands.

A Vassallo
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ Malta
PO Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, Malta
Tel: +356 21 346529
Fax: +356 21 346502
Email: ioihq@ioihq.org.mt

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Madeleine Coffen-Smout
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute
Dalhousie University
1226 LeMarchant Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3P7
Canada

Tel: 1 902 494 6918
Fax: 1 902 494 1334
E-mail: madeleine.coffen-smout@dal.ca
http://www.dal.ca/ioihfx

Application Guidelines

Death Announcements in Dominica for January 2010

Cyrille Pacquete (Dreycine), age 77 of Scotts Head. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Veronica Gregoire (aunty Nurse), age 76 of Scotts Head. She is survived by many relatives and friends including her son Felix gregoire, government's Cabinet Secretary.

Stephenton Fontaine, age 78 of Bagatelle. He is survived by his wife, children, and other relatives and friends.

Conrad Joseph Hayden St Hilliare (Sony Boy), age 72 who died in St Maarteen. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Una Scotland, age 85 of Salisbury. She is survived by many relatives and friends.

Carlee Benoit, age 30 of Portsmouth who died in Atlanta. She is survived by her parents, siblings and other relatives.

Catherine Dangleben (Catho), age 63. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Fordy Simon, age 47 of Colihaut. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Ednie Canaugh Francis, age 86 of Kingshil. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Paterson Albert, age 42 of San Sauveur. He is survived by his parents, siblings and other relatives.

Gweneth Joseph, age 57 of Pottersville. She is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Gertrude Boyd, age 78 of Goodwill. She is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Henry Langlais, age 48 of Mereau. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Francis Prevost (Pap) of Castle Bruce. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.