Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme is funded by The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Switzerland
Level: Research Degree
Field(s): International and development studies, broadly defined, and working in disciplines such as anthropology, history, law, politics and political science and economics.
Deadline: 1st of October 2013.
Funded By: The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme is targeted for Young professors from universities from developing and emerging countries (Africa, Asia, or Latin America).
‣ Award No: Not Specified.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Scholars will spend one academic semester (mandatory duration: 3 months minimum – 5 months maximum) at the Institute.
‣ Scholarship covers: The Institute will cover costs of travel and visas for participants as well accommodation costs; It will ensure a monthly stipend to compensate in the case of the loss of income* in the institution of origin and to cover subsistence costs in Geneva; upon presentation of a certificate Participant will be provided with a work space, and access to the Institute’s library and IT facilities. Scholars receive a contribution towards living expenses. The Scholarship also covers round trip travel to and accommodation in Geneva.
‣ Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme is open to outstanding young professors from universities from developing and emerging countries pursuing advanced research in areas bridging the fields of international and development studies, broadly defined, and working in disciplines such as anthropology, history, law, politics and political science, and economics.
To avail Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme , candidates must meet the following criteria:
‣ Candidates must hold a PhD and have a full time tenure-track or tenured position in an academic institution in Africa, Asia, or Latin America.
‣ Their teaching and research activities and interests must fit with the Institute’s disciplines and fields of expertise (international affairs, development studies, development economics, sociology and anthropology of development, international economics, international relations, international law, international history and politics).
‣ Special consideration will be given to individuals with an interest in international governance and/or research on international organizations in Geneva to join the Institute’s Programme for the Study of International Governance.
‣ The selection will be based on the quality of research. Quality is equal, selection may be guided by an interest in promoting gender and regional diversity.
‣ Candidates should demonstrate how their research stay will contribute to their academic career and their home institution.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ The mode of applying is electronically.
The application should include:
‣ The completed application form.
‣ A letter of motivation stating the reasons for the application, the preferred semester and the Institute’s discipline or area of expertise in which the candidate is interested;
‣ A work plan detailing the proposed activities to be completed during the candidate’s time at the Institute (update of teaching curriculum, research project, etc.);
‣ A curriculum vitae and a list of publications;
‣ Two letters of recommendation.
‣ Mandatory duration of the stay at the Institute: one academic semester (3 months minimum – 5 months maximum)
‣ Application must be sent preferably by e-mail and in PDF format at in-residence-at-graduateinstitute.ch
‣ Scholarship Application Deadline: 1st of October 2013 for Residence in the Spring Semester 2014 (mid-February to the end of May).
It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website.
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