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PhD Scholarships in Nursing Research at Novo Nordisk Foundation in Denmark, 2019

Google Glitch: One Dollar Is Not N184

Google Currency is currently showing that one dollar is going for N184, but this is just a glitch in Google’s software or Algorithm.

The Central Bank of Nigeria sold the greenback to bureau de change (BDC) operators at N357 per dollar on Friday.

Musa Ibrahim, a BDC operator, who spoke to TheCable from Lagos Island, said he bought $20,000 from the CBN at 357 per dollar.

“We collected from CBN today at the rate of N357, and each BDC operator is entitled to $20, 000,” he said.

Two members of staff at Google, who spoke off the record, confirmed to TheCable that this was just a bug, that is currently being fixed by the search giant.

According to Bloomberg currency rate, the dollar is currently trading at N361.8, with the local currency gaining N1.75 against the greenback.

Nigeria goes to the poll in less than 12 hours after this glitch, driving speculations and jokes on social media on how the incumbent may want to turn the economy around overnight.

While some fear that their stacked dollars may have lost tremendous value, others are celebrating a rise in the value of the naira, but many are aware this is just a temporary glitch.

Whatever the case is, the dollar is still trading at 358 to 360 at the foreign exchange market.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is inviting applications for PhD Scholarships in Nursing Research to study in Denmark. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

It is the wish of the Novo Nordisk Foundation for nursing in Denmark to be research-based, and for the Danish nursing profession to develop to the highest quality possible for the benefit of the entire nursing and patient treatment process. With this call, the Novo Nordisk Foundation invites for applications for PhD scholarships in nursing research.

The Novo Nordisk Fund’s Vision is to make a significant contribution to research and development that improves people’s lives and society’s sustainability.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: September 25, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of nursing research.
  • Scholarship Award: The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards up to three grants of each DKK 1,8 mio., for the support of PhD scholarships in nursing.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 3 scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Denmark

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The applicant must be a nurse and meet the requirements for attaining the PhD degree following the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science (Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet), of September 1, 2013.

The scholarships are aimed at 3-year research educations for particularly promising and ambitious nurses with research projects of high quality. The applicant must be anchored at a university in Denmark, and a letter of commitment from the host institution must be submitted with the application.

Please note, that applicant must not be enrolled earlier than 1 January in the current year, they apply for a PhD scholarship within nursing research.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: The application should be completed in English and submitted via the foundation’s application system that can be accessed via the link on the left. It is important that the applicant carefully reads the “Information and Guidelines for Applicants” before initiating the application process, as this document contains the complete call as well as detailed instructions for the application process.

Scholarship Link

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