PhD Scholarship in Global Change and Climate Economics, Sweden


PhD Scholarship in Global Change and Climate Economics in sweden, and applications are submitted till 1st April, 2014. Applications are invited for six full PhD scholarships in the field of Global Change and Climate Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Scholarships are only open to applicants from developing countries and in particular Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The program span is four to five years. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Sweden

Level: PhD Degree

Field(s): Global Change and Climate Economics.

Deadline: 1st April, 2014.

Funded By: The Environmental Economics Unit (EEU) at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): PhD Scholarship in Global Change and Climate Economics are targeted to applicants from developing countries and in particular Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. 

The choice of these countries has been made by the Swedish Government on the basis of long-term development cooperation.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Six full scholarships are offered.

Scholarship Duration: The program span is four to five years, of which the first two years consist of compulsory coursework in mathematics, statistics, econometrics, micro- and macroeconomics.

Scholarship covers: The programme will pay excursion airfares as well as an appropriate monthly allowance (SEK 16 000) to cover personal expenses and accommodation (which will be arranged by us). Computers, books and data collection are covered by the programme. The programme starts in the first week of September 2014. Students are requested to arrive a few days prior to this week.


Description

The Environmental Economics Unit (EEU) at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, offer six full scholarships in a PhD program in Global Change and Climate Economics with admission September 2014.

Eligibility

‣ ThesPhD Scholarship in Global Change and Climate Economics are only open to applicants from developing countries and in particular Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

‣ The choice of these countries has been made by the Swedish Government on the basis of long-term development cooperation.

Selection criteria: -

‣ Strong background in economics, at least a master’s degree.


‣ Institutional affiliation, such as universities, research institutes etc.


‣ Must come from a developing country, see above list.


‣ Analytical ability.


‣ Priority for Women.


‣ Documented interest in resource and environmental issues.

Notification: Not Known

Scholarship Application Method

‣ PhD Scholarship in Global Change and Climate Economics Applicants are required to apply by mail or email.

‣ Including:


  • The application form
;
  • A detailed CV, including academic transcripts, teaching experience and current employment;
  • Your CV must be detailed concerning your knowledge of economics, particularly micro, mathematics, statistics and econometrics.
  • Be sure to include grades that can easily be interpreted, and if in doubt describe the content, literature, length, etc. of key courses

  • We also need to receive at least two letters of recommendation, in particular statements indicating how the candidate performs academically and how he or she could contribute to existing plans for building capacity in climate and environmental economics enclosure of previous research is strongly encouraged; you may for instance send us a copy of a recent paper or article. If you have been teaching, please provide detailed information on the courses taught

  • Personal statement outlining why you want to study climate and environmental economics

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 1st April, 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.

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