7 May 2019.
Europe, the country depends on the host university.
International Fellowship for early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South- Urban Studies Foundation
The Urban Studies Foundation is delighted to announce a further round of its fellowship programme enabling early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South to take an extended sabbatical (3-9 months) in a university or other academically-accredited institution in the Global North or South.
The purpose of the fellowship is to expand theoretical and empirical understanding of the major social, economic, political and other problems associated with the rapid processes of urban growth in the Global South.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Urban Studies
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.
- PhD in a relevant subject awarded within the last 10 years. Relevant disciplines include geography, political science, economics, sociology, demography, planning; though this list is not exhaustive.
- Originality and the quality of the proposed sabbatical research.
- Reasonable proposed budget.
- Previous academic achievements. Applicants will need to provide evidence of their achievements to date, e.g. publishing papers, giving papers at international conferences, etc.
- Currently, resident in a country in the Global South and have an affiliation with a university or other higher education institution there, e.g. as a lecturer.
- A national of a country belonging to the Global South, defined here as countries present on the OECD’s current ODA recipient list (2018-2020).
- Please note that previous International Fellows are not eligible to apply for a second fellowship
- The financial support attached to the fellowship will meet accommodation and subsistence needs while staying at the host university, return (economy class) airfare, and assistance towards research costs (including any fees or costs of being a visiting fellow at the institution). There is also a small budget available for the mentor to assist the Fellow to meet their intended research aims should this be appropriate.
First Step: Download the application form from the official website.
Second Step: Include in the application form the following:
- an outline of the planned research, demonstrating its originality, rigor and value to the field of urban studies .
- a statement of the intended research outputs (e.g. articles , a monograph, etc.) .
- designation of the northern or southern institution where the fellowship will be pursued and reasons for its selection .
- the name of the urban scholar at that institution willing to act as a mentor to the fellow during the fellowship, and a statement of how their expertise will support and facilitate the proposed research.
- a draft budget listing main cost items.
- a 3-page CV listing academic achievements and publications.
- a letter from the prospective mentor stating their willingness to act as a mentor to the fellow and indicating the suitability of the host institution for the proposed sabbatical study.
- a short CV from the mentor (3 pages maximum), preferably including any previous mentoring experience if applicable.
- the names and contact details of two academic referees.
Third Step: Completed applications must be submitted electronically to USF Director of Operations, Joe Shaw ([email protected])
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco “
Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed Khalil/ Egypt ”
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