Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship in Social Science, 2012 Africa

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Doctoral Research Fellowship in the field of social science for the students of sub-Saharan Africa, 2012 Africa

Study Subject(s):Peace, security, and development topics
Course Level:Doctoral
Scholarship Provider: The Social Science Research Council
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa

All applicants must be citizens of and reside in a sub-Saharan African country while holding a current faculty position at an accredited college or university in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda. Applicants for any of the funding opportunities offered through this program must have a master’s degree and be working toward completion of the doctoral degree. The program seeks to promote diversity and encourages women to apply.To be eligible for the US$15,000 dissertation research fellowship, applicants must have an approved dissertation proposal but will not yet have undertaken research of nine months or more.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa

Scholarship Description: The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the advancement of social science faculty toward completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertations and research on peace, security, and development topics. The doctoral dissertation research fellowship supports 9-12 months of dissertation research costs of up to US$15,000 on a topic related to peace, security, and development.

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 1st 2012

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