Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship Program is now opened for
2013-14 academic year applications. Full details:
Research in Latin
America and the Caribbean
by: International Institute of
Archaeology, Cognitive Sciences, Communication, Computer Science,
Cultural Studies, Economics, Gender Studies, Geography, Government,
Government, History,Information Sciences, Journalism, Language
Sciences, Latin American Studies, Library Sciences, Mexican American
Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy, Religion,
Sociology,Women's Studies .
Fellowships are open for scholars who like
to conduct dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean
on topics related to grassroots development.
international airfare and benefits
of the fellowship :
is for between four and 12 months.
of Fellowships: About 5 Doctoral Field Research Fellowships are
Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship programmes
are available to currently registered students who have advanced to
candidacy (by the time research begins) for the Ph.D. in the social
sciences, physical sciences, technical fields and the professions as
related to grassroots development issues.
- Inter-American Foundation provide support for Ph.D. candidates to conduct dissertation
research in Latin America and the Caribbean on topics related to
Inter-American Foundation expects to award up to 15 Doctoral Field
Research Fellowships in 2013.
for clinical research in the health field will NOT be considered.
are based on both development and scholarly criteria.
should offer a practical orientation to field-based information.
exceptional cases the Inter-American Foundation will support research reflecting a primary interest in macro
questions of politics and economics but only as they relate to the
environment of the poor.
Fellowship Program complements Inter-American Foundation support
for grassroots development in Latin America and the Caribbean, and
preference for those applicants whose careers or research projects
are related to topics of greatest interest to the IAF.
- These include, but are not limited to, the following:
Organizations promoting grassroots development among poor and
financial sustainability and independence of development
affecting historically excluded groups, such as African descendants,
indigenous peoples, women, people with disabilities and young
role of corporate social responsibility in grassroots development;
impact of globalization on grassroots development;
impact on the quality of life of the poor of grassroots development
activities in such areas as sustainable agriculture and natural
resource management, housing, health care, education, urban
development, technology transfer, jobs creation, and marketing and
- Inter-American Foundation funding
is for between four and 12 months. Research during the 2013-2014
cycle must be initiated between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014.
Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship Program should submit the
complete research prospectus - an application statement, a field
research prospectus, a Curriculum Vitae (custom), and a Personal
letter of University Certification
letter of affiliation from at least one host organization
of IRB Status or proof of submission or approval
academic letters of reference, one which must be from the chair of
the applicant's dissertation committee
Language Proficiency Report.
candidates must present proof of candidacy and IRB exemption or
approval prior to receiving funding or entering the field.
is open until January
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
more Information about IAF
Grassroots Development PhD Fellowship Program
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