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Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017

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icon Development and governance, Internet Governance, and Changing global institutions

Open to researchers from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Turkey

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icon 17 Nov 2016

icon Full Funding, 1,500 Euros to 2,500 Euros per month towards stipend, housing allowance, and up to 2,000 Euros for t

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Details about Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017

Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Development and governance, Internet Governance, and Changing global institutions. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 17 Nov 2016. This scholarship is provided by Volkswagen Foundation and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, 1,500 Euros to 2,500 Euros per month towards stipend, housing allowance, and up to 2,000 Euros for t . This scholarship is open for: Open to researchers from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Turkey.

  • Deadline: 17 Nov 2016
  • Scholarship value: Full Funding, 1,500 Euros to 2,500 Euros per month towards stipend, housing allowance, and up to 2,000 Euros for t

The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University (CEU IAS), and the School of Public Policy (SPP) are offering Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 to researchers from nine countries.

Eligibility

  • The applicants for Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 should be nationals of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Turkey.
  • The candidates should have a master's, Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the fields of law, humanities, and social sciences.
  • The applicants should have a minimum of three years of professional experience.
  • The candidates with a minimum of 15 years of demonstrated policy-making experience or seven years of experience since earning their Ph.D. will be considered for the senior fellowship and other candidates will be considered for the junior fellowship.
  • The applicants are expected to have fluency in English.
  • The candidates should have a demonstrated record of policy engagement.
  • The applicants should submit an innovative research proposal.
  • The candidates who are full-time CEU employees and graduates should not apply within 6 years of the completion of their studies or contracts and part-time CEU employees should not apply within three years of the completion of their contracts.

Documents required

  • The applicants for Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 should complete and submit an online application form, a curriculum vitae including their educational history, work experience, and major publications.
  • The candidates should also submit a description of their research and outcome in 1000 words and a cover letter Max. 1,000 words.
  • The junior applicants should also submit name and email address of a referee.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates applying for Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 are assessed based on the research proposal's quality, research agenda, and feasibility of the proposal.
  • The applicants will also be assessed on the basis of their publication record and English language proficiency.

Value of the fellowship

  • The fellowship offers 1,500 Euros as a monthly stipend for junior fellows and 2,500 Euros senior fellows.
  • The fellows will also get up to 2,000 Euros for travel, a housing allowance, and a health insurance coverage.

 

Updated on: 27 Nov, 2016

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More about Volkswagen Foundation

The Volkswagen Foundation (Volkswagenstiftung) is a German private nonprofit organization for the promotional of research and education in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. It was established in 1961 as Stiftung Volkswagenwerk with a portion of the confiscated assets of the Volkswagenwerk GmbH. It is not affiliated to the present company, the Volkswagen Group It has a capital of 2.6 billion euros, as of 2013, the largest of any German scientific foundation. Since its founding, it has distributed 4 billion Euros in grants, and now funds new projects at the rate of 100 million Euros per year.

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  2. When is the deadline of Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017?

    The deadline of Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is 17 Nov 2016

  3. For which degree is Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 offered for?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is offered to Post Doc degree

  4. For which field is Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 offered for?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is offered for Development and governance, Internet Governance, and Changing global institutions

  5. Who can apply for Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is open for: Open to researchers from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Turkey

  6. Who is offering Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 is offered by Volkswagen Foundation

  7. What is the funding covered in Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 Covers Full Funding, 1,500 Euros to 2,500 Euros per month towards stipend, housing allowance, and up to 2,000 Euros for t

  8. Where can Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 can be taken at?

    Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP), 2017 can be taken at Germany
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