Cadieux-Leger Fellowship at DFATD in Canada, 2014-2015


Cadieux-Leger Fellowship at DFATD in Canada, and applications are submitted till June 27, 2014. The Policy Research Division of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada invites applications for research fellowship available for ideal candidate who are working towards a PhD on a topic of relevance to Canada’s foreign policy priorities. Fellow is integrated in the Policy Research Division at DFATD as a full-fledged analyst. The Fellow’s work should include writing papers, offering presentations and participating in the policy development process, including by networking with internal and external experts and contributing to policy working groups. The Cadieux-Léger Fellowship lasts up to twelve months and the Fellow will receive a total sum not greater than $48,000. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Canada

Level: Research (Fellow is integrated in the Policy Research Division at DFATD as a full-fledged analyst)

Field(s): While at DFATD, the Fellow is expected to advance Canadian foreign policy and the Policy Staff’s research agenda, which includes the following themes:
-Changing Societies: including urbanisation and mega-cities; migration and diasporas
-Global Rebalancing and Governance: including Canada and Asia’s rise
-Countries and Regions in Flux: including the future of Russia; the future of Africa
-Technology and Foreign Policy: including open government, big data/open data; science diplomacy
-A Sustainable Future: including implications of a changing Arctic


Deadline: June 27, 2014.

Funded By: The Policy Research Division of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Cadieux-Leger Fellowship is targeted for Canadian and non-Canadian citizens can apply for this research fellowship (preference is given to Canadian citizens. A Canadian citizen is a person who was born in Canada or who has obtained Canadian citizenship).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration:  Fellowship is offered for up to twelve months.

Scholarship covers: The Cadieux-Léger Fellowship lasts up to twelve months and the Fellow will receive a total sum not greater than $48,000.


Description

For Cadieux-Leger Fellowship, we welcome proposals in areas beyond these themes which have clear relevance to Canadian foreign policy priorities, such as global governance or innovation in the practice of diplomacy.

The relevance and quality of the research proposal is an important factor in the selection process.

The Policy Staff develops its research based on an Open Policy Development Model (OPDM), adapting foreign policy making to the challenges of the 21st century.

The OPDM aims to create a more efficient and collaborative work environment through knowledge-sharing, exchanging experience and ideas, as well as soliciting and welcoming input from a variety of stakeholders in new ways, from the beginning of the policy development process.

In this respect, we expect the Fellow to build new networks within DFATD, the government and with external experts.

We place a particular emphasis on consulting new sets of stakeholders whose good ideas can be engaged, leveraged and empowered.

Eligibility

The ideal Cadieux-Leger Fellowship candidate will:


‣ be available from September 2014 to August 2015;

‣ be working towards a PhD on a topic of relevance to Canada’s foreign policy priorities;


‣ be recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which they are presently enrolled and maintain this status during the whole fellowship period. Part-time students working on their thesis or recognized by the academic institution in which they are presently enrolled as having a disability will also be considered;


‣ be required to do a supervised research work term; and


‣ be enrolled in an academic program that includes supervised laboratory or field research related to a thesis or other major research project.


‣ Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain a Secret-level security clearance in order to finalize the selection procedure.


‣ While non-Canadians may apply, preference is given to Canadian citizens. A Canadian citizen is a person who was born in Canada or who has obtained Canadian citizenship.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applying for the Cadieux-Leger Fellowship is done through the Research Affiliate Program (RAP).

‣ Only candidates that have completed this step of the process will be considered.

‣ Interested candidates must provide the following information:


  • a curriculum vitae;

  • a complete transcript;

  • a one page research proposal on a significant foreign policy issue and its implications for Canada;

  • a one page paper demonstrating how the candidate can support the division’s current research themes, as listed above;

  • proof of enrollment for 2014-15 in a recognized academic institution;

  • a sample paper or publication; and

  • the names of three references.

‣ Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 27, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Cadieux-Leger Fellowship


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