PhD Studentships in Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 February 2017 Open to: applicants holding or be close to completing a postgraduate Masters degree in anthropology, cultural and literary studies, history, legal theory and socio-legal studies, philosophy, politics, religious studies, sociology and theology Scholarship: include home/overseas fees and a full stipend of £14,539 per annum

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Founded in 2009, CISRUL studies the application of political ideas globally. The Centre draws on expertise across disciplines to examine how political principles function within and beyond the contemporary West. Concepts such as ‘citizenship’, ‘civil society’, and the ‘rule of law’ are used as often by policy makers as by scholars. Core to CISRUL’s mission is informing academic and public debate on how they are used, and to what effect.

Eligibility Applicants from the following... Read More »

PhD Fellowship at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center, Paris

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: candidates who hold a Master’s degree in history, sociology, or political science, with additional training in related fields such as economics, management, philosophy or antropology Fellowship: EUR 2,188 / month (gross salary, about 1,600 EUR net); three-year contract starting in October 2017

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The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies invites applications for doctoral fellowships. PhD fellowship recipients will work under the supervision of Prof. Jenny Andersson or Prof. Olivier Godechot and are required to apply for formal enrollment in the doctoral program in sociology or political science at Sciences Po in Paris.

Applicants’ research interests should fall into the area of MaxPo’s research program, “Coping with instability in market societies”... Read More »

Scholarships for Writing Residency

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics Scholarship: full tuition scholarships are available, in addition to a CAD2,000 (USD 1,514) commission award for work produced and a travel allowance of up to CAD750 (USD 568)

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Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics can apply for a writing residency in Alberta, Canada. The Banff Centre is organizing its literary journalism residency July 2 to 30 at its Leighton Artists’ Colony studios. The program enables writers to work on their essay, memoir or feature piece, receive individual consultations with faculty and participate in roundtable discussions.

Eligibility Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics; Eight fellows will be selected on the basis of writing... Read More »

International Youth Fellowship 2017

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 February 2017 Open to: candidates should be at least 20 years and old Scholarship: include free Local Transportation, Free Catering and Accommodation

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Eligibility Be at least 20 years old at the time of submitting the application; Have... Read More »

Sixth Groningen Energy Summer School

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: intended for PhD candidates / students with a sufficient command of the English language Scholarship: cover full tuition fees and accommodation during the summer school + EC/Certificate

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The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of different aspects of energy transition, to develop novel insights, and to create synergy in approaches to the energy transition.  This 6th summer school in a highly successful series discusses energy transition ‘in your own backyard’. In the fossil fuel based energy system citizens and local companies play a... Read More »

UNESCO-IHE’s Fellowship Programmes

Posted on January 11th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: NFP countries Scholarship: covers all costs associated with completing an 18 month Master of Science study programme

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The UNESCO-IHE is seeking applications for its Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) with an aim to promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing training and education through fellowships for professionals. UNESCO-IHE offers four accredited Master of Science programmes, with a total of 17 specialisations.

Water Management: The scientific study of water resources with practical planning and management skills – Urban Water and Sanitation – Water supply, sanitation and water engineering and management, particularly in urban areas; Environmental Science – Conservation and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of society – Water Science & Engineering – Hydrological... Read More »

Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship

Posted on January 9th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 April 2017 Open to: scholars from across the country and around the world Fellowship: USD 4,000

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Yale University is proud to announce the second annual Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. The Fellowship is offered annually, and is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area.

Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. Graduate students... Read More »

University of Bamberg Scholarships

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: international students holding a Master’s degree in sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political science, economics, demographics, or statistics Scholarship: amounts to 1,365.00 EUR per month plus a grant for material costs

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The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative. The School was established in 2010 to create an innovative working and learning environment for exceptionally qualified doctoral researchers. The primary goal of the school is to provide doctoral scholars with an outstanding, supportive environment for learning, research, and career development.

Eligibility Applicants should hold a master’s degree or an equivalent in one of the following fields: sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political... Read More »

Nanyang Technological University Fellowship

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 January 2017 Open to: applicants with a doctoral degree issued no more than three years Scholarship: includes ticket by the most economical route, per diem and registration fees

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Nanyang Technological University is inviting applications for CLASS postdoctoral/research fellowships for the academic year 2017-2018. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships. Successful candidates will be affiliated with one or more than one of the constituent schools of the College namely, School of Art, Design, and Media (ADM), School of Humanities (SoH), School of Social Sciences (SSS), and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI). The Nanyang Technological University is an autonomous university in Singapore offering publicly-funded degree programmes.

Eligibility Applicants must possess a doctoral degree issued no more than... Read More »

Two-Year Training Program for Postdoctoral Fellows

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in Fellowship, Scholarships, Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 February 2017  Open to: graduation from a PhD program Scholarship: 55,000 USD annual funding for fellows

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Mitacs Elevate is a two-year training program for postdoctoral fellows, in which participants lead and undertake an industrially relevant research project in any discipline. During this time, Fellows receive experiential training in R&D directly through their industry-academic research collaboration and leadership training and business acumen through the program’s training curriculum. With a suite of skills development workshops and activities unique to Mitacs Elevate, Fellows learn about communication, leadership & management and other critical business skills relevant to R&D management careers in academia and industry. These training opportunities complement Fellows’ specialized expertise and ensure they are ready to lead large-scale research project throughout their careers regardless... Read More »