[Blueboard] Funding Opportunities

ccs at pusit.admu.edu.ph ccs at pusit.admu.edu.ph
Thu Aug 23 10:30:16 PHT 2001


The Global Security and Cooperation Program of the Social Science Research
Council is pleased to announce 4 new funding opportunities for research and
training on the underlying causes and conditions of conflict and
insecurity.There are no citizenship or nationality requirements.

Grants for Research Collaboration in Conflict Zones
Applications are invited from teams of researchers working or living in a
zone of widespread or intractable violent conflict for short research
projects of 4-6 months in length. Each team must have a designated team
leader with at least 3 years of
professional experience. Maximum award: $12,000. Deadline: February 1, 2002.

Research Fellowships for Professionals Working in International Affairs
Applications are invited from practitioners (NGO professionals, activists,
journalists, lawyers etc.) to conduct a research and writing project for
8-18 months under the supervision of an academic mentor in a university or
research institute. A significant
piece of writing is expected as a result. Applicants should have 5-15 years
of experience working in issues related to international security and
cooperation. 
Maximum award: $38,000 per year. Deadline: December 3, 2001.

Postdoctoral Fellowships on Global Security and Cooperation
Applications are invited from scholars holding PhDs or its equivalent for
8-18 months of support.The first half of the fellowship is to be spent
working in a nongovernmental, international or multilateral organization
involved in peace and security issues. The second half must be spent
conducting a research project informed by that experience. Maximum award:
$38,000 per year. Deadline: December 3, 2001.

Dissertation Fellowships on Global Security and Cooperation
Applications are invited from students working towards the PhD or
equivalent for a two-year fellowship.The first year must be spent working
at a nongovernmental, international or multilateral organization involved
in peace and security issues outside
the applicant’s country of residence.The second year must be spent
conducting a research project related to that experience.
Maximum award: $19,000 per year. Deadline: December 3, 2001.

For more information and application forms please contact:

FUNDING FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON ISSUES OF GLOBAL
SECURITY AND COOPERATION
810 SEVENTH AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10019
tel: 212.377.2700/ fax: 212.377.2727
email: gsc at ssrc.org web: www.ssrc.org
SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
GLOBAL SECURITY & COOPERATION PROGRAM






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