KFPE Learning Events Programme for Researchers 
from Developing Countries
 
Switzerland Scholarships ‣ Developing June Deadline 

KFPE is inviting applications for research position for KFPE’s learning events programme from developing countries.

School(Institutions/ Country): Swiss institutions and/or their partners in developing countries| Switzerland and partner developing countries

Level :Research

Field(s): Swiss institutions and/or their partners in developing countries are invited to submit proposals for the learning events. Learning and training content should include soft skills, theories, methods, integrated approaches, thematic specialisations, and inter- and trans disciplinary working methods.

Beneficiaries( Target Group): Learning Events Programme is Open for students of developing countries 

Deadline: 1 June 2013.

Funded By: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC

Benefits ( Values/ Inclusions)

Award No: not specified.

‣ Scholarship Duration: Learning events must last from a minimum of 5 days to a maximum of 1 month.

Scholarship Covers:

A total of CHF 300’000.- are available for the programme which will be used as follow:


  • Local costs for participating students and trainers from developing countries (e.g. accommodation, food, excursions, local transport) will be covered by the grant. Travel costs for researchers from developing countries to the learning events are also financed.

  • Costs for participating students from Switzerland (e.g. travel, accommodation etc.) have to be borne by the students themselves or their home institution.

  • A share of the costs for the preparation and realisation of thelearning events is also covered. As a rule of thumb, costs are covered proportionately to the ratio of participants from developing countries, independent of the location of the learning event (global South or Switzerland).

Description

Learning events enhance the educational, scientific and training competencies of individual researchers as well as their research institutions.

KFPE Learning Events Programme supports researchers from developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America involved in research partnerships with a Swiss institution and promotes interdisciplinary and intercultural learning.

Swiss institutions and/or their partners in developing countries are invited to submit proposals for the learning events.

Learning and training content should include soft skills, theories, methods, integrated approaches, thematic specializations, and inter- and trans disciplinary working methods.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following requirements to avail KFPE Learning Events Programme.

Applications must originate from a Swiss research/educational institution or a partner institution in a developing country.

Applicants from developing countries must provide a letter of support from the head of the Swiss partner institution.

All administrative issues must be coordinated by the Swiss institution (e.g. contract, money transfer, reporting etc.).


Applications must explicitly focus on learning for researchers from developing countries and promote the exchange between researchers from Switzerland and their partners from developing countries (least developed, low income as well as lower middle income countries and territories – according to the OECD DAC List)(Least developed, low income as well as lower middle income countries and territories according to the OECD DAC list. List available here.

Supported researchers must hold a graduate degree (master level), or be PhD students or Post-Docs from Africa, Asia or Latin America.


Learning events must last from a minimum of 5 days to a maximum of 1 month.

Scholarship Application Method

Application requirements

Description of the activity (3-5 pages): 


  • focus, goals, and target groups of the learning event

  • added value or learning effect for participants

  • number of trainees
  • organizational issues (e.g. involved organisations, responsibilities, etc.)
 budget summary (including secured third-party funding sources)
- programme outline;

Letters of support and/or interest by both a Swiss institution and a partner institution in the global South (max. one page each);

A short CV of the main applicant, including a list of recent publications; maximum 2 pages in length.

Detailed budget plan showing other contributions (in-kind or cash) accepted and requests made to other funding organisations.

Upon realisation of the learning event, a fact sheet of 2 pages must be produced for publication on the K F P E website. Learning and teaching materials will be made accessible via the K F P E website where copyright allows.

Applications will be selected for funding by a small committee consisting of K F P E members and a representative of SDC. There is no right to appeal the decision of the committee.

Applications will be selected for funding by a small committee consisting of K F P E members and a representative of SDC. There is no right to appeal the decision of the committee.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the following address:

K F P E
Schwarztorstr. 9
3007 Bern
Switzerland
kfpe@scnat.ch
www.kfpe.ch

Scholarship Applications due date: For the 2013 call, applications may be submitted until 1 June 2013.

A decision will be taken within one month after submission.

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

For more Information about KFPE Learning Events Programme

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