SSRC Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship

The Social Science Research Council announced fellowship for research in the field of social science in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda-2011
Study Subject(s): Peace, security, and development topics
Course Level: Doctoral
Scholarship Provider: Carnegie Corporation of New York
Scholarship can be taken at: Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda

Eligibility:
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 $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 (Sub-Saharan African)

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 $15,000USD on a topic related to peace, security, and development.

How to Apply: Online or by Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 August, 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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