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Development and Planning Consultant

Position Summary Under the direct supervision of the Senior Development and Planning Manager, the Development and Planning Consultant works in collaboration with the Development and Planning Manager to provide targeted support to ICAP’s Planning and Development (P&D) team as well as cross-cutting support to the Strategies and Partnership (S&P) Unit in which the P&D team sits. The role will support the planning and implementation of ICAP’s grant management including pre bid development, proposal management and knowledge management as well as provide broader, unit-wide support as needed. This position is grant funded. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES New Business and Pre-bid Management (20%) • Monitors new funding opportunities and synthesizes information from external list-serves, dashboards, subscriptions, and donor databases • Develops succinct summaries of solicitations and carefully tracks the status of opportunities in the pre-bid phase Proposal Development and Post-proposal Management (55%) • Working with the Development and Planning manager, supports the proposal development process in response to specific US Government (USG) and non-USG funding opportunities, from proposal kick-off through post-submission debrief • Works within ICAP’s online project management system to track tasks and follow up on actions to ensure timely completion of deadline-driven tasks and outcomes • Contributes to the development and/or adaptation of institutional capacity statements, past performance references, organizational charts, skills matrices, and other key proposal-related supporting documentation • Participates in the recruitment and tracking of high-quality external proposal writing consultants Knowledge Management (5%) • Serves as the knowledge management focal point on specific proposal development teams • Contributes to the planning and implementation of special projects and performs other related duties as assigned Cross-cutting Unit Support (20%) • Manages proposal consultant onboarding processes • Supports existing and forthcoming development campaigns vis a vis various funding streams • Provides as-needed support to the Strategy and Partnerships Unit as a whole as well as targeted support to its additional sub-units: Award Management and Communications EDUCATION • Master’s degree in relevant field or comparable professional experience. Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the area of global health, development and/or international project planning and management • Experience with international health and/or program design • Demonstrated hands-on experience responding to funding solicitations from USG and non-USG entities • Strong attention to detail crucial • Strong, professional writing skilled required. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Planning and Development Consultant”

University of Michigan International Dean’s Scholarship

University of Michigan International Dean’s Scholarship

The University of Michigan – Dearborn is delighted to offer the University of Michigan International Dean’s Scholarship to encourage students to get a university education.

The award program is available to all U.S. citizens or permanent residents, Canadian citizens or landed immigrant or Mexican citizens.

As an inclusive, student-focused institution, the University of Michigan – Dearborn is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, research. Founded in 1959, it provides transformative education nationally and globally.

Why at the University of Michigan? UM-Dearborn offers 43 master’s degree programs, over 100 academic majors and minors, and six doctoral degree or specialist programs.


  • The University of Michigan will provide an annual scholarship of $4,000 for up to four years and each award valued at $16,000 for a period of up to four years.
  • Grant renewal is subject to an annual review. Receivers are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and maintain a minimum of half-time enrollment.

  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
  • University or Organization: University of Michigan – Dearborn
  • Department: NA
  • Award: $16,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: Domestic, Canadian, and Mexican
  • The award can be taken in the USA

 University of Michigan International Dean’s Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: The United States, Canada, and Mexico are eligible for this program
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded for undergraduate degree courses in any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, or Mexican citizen.
  • The international student that holds a valid visa
  • GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • SAT combined score of 1020 or higher (ACT composite score of 20)
  • Full-time degree-seeking enrollment at University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Renewable with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at UM-Dearborn
  • English Proficiency score of IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (IBT-80, CBT-213, PBT-550), or MELAB (76).


  • How to Apply for the University of Michigan International Dean’s Scholarship: To achieve this application program, applicants need firstly apply for admission at the UM-Dearborn in the US. After that, candidates can claim the program to support their study at university.
  • Supporting Documents: High School Transcript and SAT/ACT scores required to submit with the application. Applicants also submit AFSA) online at to determine eligibility for all financial aid programs. (UM-Dearborn code: 002326)
  • Admission Requirements: Need to download Admission Acceptance Form and submit to – Office of Admissions and Orientation University of Michigan-Dearborn4901 Evergreen Rd. Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
  • Language Requirement: Students other than the US must check their English language proficiency

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Regent’s University London International Scholarship

Regent’s University London International Scholarship: Take the first step toward your higher education goals with the International Undergraduate Scholarship. Regent’s University London is offering this opportunity for students from all over the world to pursue higher studies in the UK.

The studentships are awarded for academic achievement at A-level (or equivalent qualification) and progressing Regent’s University London foundation students.

Established in 1984, Regent University London is a non-profit private university that provides an ideal balance between individual and group work, lectures and practical seminars, placements, and workshops.

Why at Regent’s University London? By joining this program, students will learn from faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized in their fields and also have opportunities to research and create alongside them.


Regent’s University London will provide an award amount of £1,500 for each year of their chosen degree program.

  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Application Deadline: Open for 2020/21
  • University: Regent’s University London
  • Department: NA
  • Award: £1,500
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: Domestic & International
  • The award can be taken in the UK

 Regent’s University London International Scholarship Eligibility            

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are to all nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship is available in all undergraduate programs at the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Applicants should achieve at least three Bs at A level (or the international equivalent)
  • For progressing foundation students, you should achieve a minimum 70% average across all modules


  • How to Apply for the Regent’s University London International Scholarship: To apply for this award, applicants must take admission to the university. There is no need to apply to this application , students will be automatically awarded the program on proof of the grades achieved
  • Supporting Documents: You will be required to attach transcripts of your academic qualifications in the application form and also provide the original copies during enrolment.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates need to meet all the entry requirements of this university.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

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