Kohn Research Scholarships at Masaryk University in Czech Republic

Posted on July 12th, 2016 in Master, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: no fixed deadline, applications accepted throughout the year Open to: citizens of the United States of America and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; currently enrolled in a doctoral degree or research-oriented Master’s programs Scholarship: the scholarships have a value of 20,000 CZK per month; awarded for periods from one to 10 months

Description

Masaryk University is pleased to offer Kohn Research Scholarships. The main objective of the Masaryk University is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

Masaryk University, located in Brno, is the second-largest public university in the Czech Republic and the leading higher education institution in Moravia. One of Masaryk University’s top priorities... Read More »

Office Intern at Doctors Without Borders

Posted on July 11th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 August 2016 Open to: candidates holding a Bachelor degree or higher Remuneration: 10.00USD per hour

Description

Doctors without borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) published office internship position in their New York office starting from September. There are various positions available coming from different profiles like Communication, Human Resource, Development, Executive and other. This is a competitive program. Candidates will be selected on a merit basis. 

Eligibility Students holding a bachelor degree or higher; Proficient in English (other languages are a plus); All candidates are responsible for their own accommodation (and relocation, if applicable) in New York City; Additional knowledge in the field of application is highly beneficial. Remuneration Applicants will receive 10.00 USD per hour and will work approximately 20 hours/week; Students are responsible for finding accommodation on... Read More »

Apply for Kluge Fellowships at the Library of Congress

Posted on June 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Open to: scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or in a professional field such as architecture or law Fellowship: stipend of USD 4,200 per month

Description

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months.

The Kluge Center especially encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library’s large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multi-lingual research is particularly welcome. Among the collections available to researchers are the world’s largest law library and outstanding multi-lingual collections... Read More »

Apply for OpenCon 2016 in Washington DC, USA

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 July 2016  Open to: students/ young researchers Venue: 12-14 November 2016, Washington DC, USA

Description

OpenCon is a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system of research and education. OpenCon 2016 will be held in Washington DC on November 12-14, with satellite events around the world. OpenCon will convene students and early career academic professionals from around the world and serve as a powerful catalyst for projects led by the next generation to advance OpenCon’s three focus areas.

Through a program of keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, and hackathons, participants will build skills in key areas—from raising institutional awareness to coordinating national-level... Read More »

Investigative Reporting Fellowships

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 September 2016 Open to: citizens of the United States and Japan as well as to nationals of other countries, holders of a PhD or the terminal degree in their field Fellowship: the maximum stipend is USD 23,500, including one round-trip air ticket

Description

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) announce the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP.

The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become... Read More »

World Bank Group Young Professionals Program

Posted on June 23rd, 2016 in Jobs & Internships, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 July 2016 Open to: 32 years of age or younger citizens of a member country of the World Bank with 3 years professional experience Remuneration: competitive salary based on their education and professional experience

Description

The World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career in the World Bank. It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group.

Professional Experience

Placed directly with their respective hiring teams, Young Professionals are expected to make significant contributions towards the unit’s work program while they gain a broad overview of the WBG’s policies and work.

Field Work

During... Read More »

4th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 June 2016 Open to: advanced graduate students and postdocs Venue: 15-19 August 2016, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Description

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) links an international, transdisciplinary team of climate scientists, economists, philosophers, statisticians, engineers, and policy analysts to answer the question, “What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible climate risk management strategies?”

The 4th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management will take place 15-19 August 2016 at The Pennsylvania State University.

Proposed Sessions:

Tribal Perspectives on Climate Change; Earth System Modeling; Uncertainty Quantification; Risk Analysis; Policy Analysis and Robust Decision-making; Climate Data Analysis; Geoengineering; Integrated Assessment; Coupled Epistemic-Ethical Analysis. Eligibility

This program is targeted at advanced graduate students and postdocs.

In special circumstances, they may consider applications from other early-career professionals who... Read More »

Reporting Fellowship for Journalists at YES! Magazine

Posted on May 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 June 2016 Open to: experienced journalists from a community underrepresented by traditional media Fellowship: salary of USD 40,000, plus vacation, commuting, and health benefits

Description

YES! Magazine  is an award-winning, national, nonprofit media organization. The Magazine’s print publication reaches 60,000 people each quarter. This position is open for a journalist for a one-year, full-time, in-house reporting fellowship based in their Bainbridge Island, Washington, office, near Seattle.  YES! established this fellowship to support journalists from communities of color and to increase the diversity of voices and perspectives in our social justice reporting and writing.

The fellowship offers the opportunity to work with experienced writers, editors, and designers to create incisive articles about solution-based responses to the news of the day and to pursue in-depth reporting projects.... Read More »

Call for Pre-Applications: Urban and Regional Policy Fellowship Program

Posted on May 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 June 2016 Open to: practitioners and policy-makers working on economic, environmental, and social challenges at the urban and regional levels with at least seven years of experience Fellowship: awards up to USD 8,000 per fellowship

Description

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is currently inviting applicants for its Urban and Regional Policy Fellowship Program 2016, with an aim to support research proposals that explore strategies for enhancing equity and inclusion in transatlantic cities.

The Fellowship provides opportunities for practitioners and policy-makers working on economic, environmental, and social challenges at the urban and regional levels.

The goal of the Urban and Regional Policy Fellowship Program is to allow fellows to expand their professional expertise, networks, and ability to effectively... Read More »

Visiting Graduate Student Summer Fellowships – Yale University

Posted on May 24th, 2016 in Fellowship, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 October 2016 Open to: currently enrolled in a PhD/doctoral program and must have completed their course work, passed their qualifying examinations Fellowship: living allowance of USD 3,000 per month and travel costs

Description

The Beinecke Library offers a limited number of fellowships for non-Yale  graduate students (doctoral candidates) wishing to conduct primary research for their dissertations or doctoral thesis.

These fellowships are extremely competitive. Only applicants demonstrating a need for in-depth consultation of Beinecke materials will receive serious consideration. Recipients are expected to be in residence during the period of their award and are encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University.

Granted for one, two, or three months, fellowships must be taken up between 1... Read More »