Tag Archives: Scholarships

Diaspora in Higher Education Development

While flying Air France recently, I flipped through their in-flight magazine and came upon this figure: “$300 billion: The amount of money sent by émigrés all over the world back to their country of origin every year – triple the … Continue reading

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Michigan State aims to build agricultural expertise in Africa + Asia

Last month, it was announced that Michigan State will lead a $7.3 million grant to strengthen agricultural research institutions and support agricultural degrees in Ghana, Uganda, Mali, Mozambique, and Bangladesh.  Named the Borlaug Higher Education Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) … Continue reading

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Thai university proposes scholarships and exchange with Burma

According to The Irrawaddy Magazine, Thailand’s Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RUMTL) is poised to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Burma’s Department of Higher Education.  Here’s a slice of yesterday’s article: The proposed exchange program aims not only … Continue reading

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