IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships for Asian Countries Students, 2016


IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships for Asian Countries Students, and applications are submitted till April 30, 2016. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and International Development Research Center, Canada (IDRC) offer Scholarships and Fellowships for citizens of the following Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam). Scholarships and fellowships are available to visit IGIDR for a period of 12 months (extendable to a maximum of another 12 months) to undertake doctoral and postdoctoral research in any field within Economics, with a special focus on Labor Market and Industrial Policy. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | India

Level: Scholarships and fellowships are available to visit IGIDR for a period of 12 months (extendable to a maximum of another 12 months) to undertake doctoral and postdoctoral research in any field within Economics, with a special focus on Labor Market and Industrial Policy.

Field(s): labor market and industrial policy.

Deadline: April 30, 2016.

Funded By: International Development Research Center, Canada (IDRC)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):

IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships are targeted for  citizens of the following Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: 

  • Three fellowships per academic year to support visiting doctoral applicants
  • Maximum of five scholarships per academic year for M.Sc. (Economics)
  • Maximum of three fellowships per academic year for M.Phil. (Development Studies)
  • Two postdoctoral fellowships to support postdoctoral applicants

‣ Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers:

  • Selected Masters applicant will receive IDRC funded scholarships that include: monthly scholarship of INR 10000, Medical Coverage of INR 25000 per year, and one time travel grant up to a maximum of INR 50000.
  • Selected M.Phil applicant will receive IDRC funded fellowships that include: a monthly stipend of INR 17000/- in the first two years, Medical coverage of INR 25000 per year, one time travel grant up to a maximum of INR 50000, applicable book grant and possible one time conference travel funding.
  • Selected visiting doctoral applicant will be paid INR 26000 a month towards scholarship, One round trip travel expense up to a maximum of INR 50000, fixed medical coverage of INR 25000, and allowable book grant and travel support for conference travel.
  • Selected postdoctoral applicants will be paid a fellowship of INR 50000 per month, One round trip travel expense up to a maximum of INR 50000, fixed medical coverage of INR 25000, book grant of INR 50000, Research grant of INR 100000, and conference travel support up to a maximum of INR 150000.

Description

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is initiating a Capacity Building Program in Inclusive Development with special focus on Labor Market and Industrial Policy, starting from August 2015-July 2016 academic year, with funding from the International Development Research Center, Canada (IDRC).

As part of this initiative, following scholarships would be available for students who are citizens of the following Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. There are three IGIDR-IDRC fellowships (IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships ) programs:

  • IGIDR-IDRC Masters/M.Phil Fellowships
  • IGIDR-IDRC Visiting Doctoral Fellowships-IGIDR-IDRC Post-Doctoral Fellowships 

Eligibility



To be considered for IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships, applicants should meet the following criteria: 

‣ Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Economics/Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Statistics/Bachelor of Science in Physics or Mathematics/Bachelor of Technology/Bachelor of Engineering, with at least a Second Class/Division for Economics discipline and First Class/Division for other disciplines. 

‣ The applicant must have studied Mathematics at the higher secondary (12 years School Leaving Examination) or higher level.

‣ Minimum qualification for admission to the M.Phil. programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents: Master of Arts/Master of Science in Economics/Master of Statistics/Master of Science in Physics or Mathematics or Environmental Science or Operations Research/Master of Business Administration/Master of Technology/Master of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology (4 years or above programs)/Bachelor of Engineering (4 years or above programs) with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for all other disciplines. 

‣ The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary (12 years School Leaving Examination) or higher level.

‣ The visiting doctoral applicants should possess a Masters degree in any field and be registered for Ph.D. on a topic broadly involving any area of economics at any of the universities/accredited academic programs located in above target Asian countries.-

‣ The postdoctoral applicants, preferably within the age limit of 35 years, should be either fresh PhD (within two years of successful submission of their dissertations) or junior faculty, who have submitted their Ph.D. dissertations or obtained Ph.D. degrees with an outstanding academic training and record in the broad area of Economics, and particularly, Inclusive Development with special emphasis on Labor Markets and Industrial Policy.

Selection Criteria for IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships

‣ All candidates will be selected on the basis of their past academic record, statement of purpose, reference letters, conference/published papers (if any), and possibly a skype interview.

Notification:

‣ The decision of the Selection Committee/Institute/Program will be final. The selected candidates will be intimated by email as well as mail by June first week.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Application forms and prospectus may be downloaded from the IGIDR website and the completed forms along with the necessary attachments can be uploaded online.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on April 30, 2016.

‣ 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.

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