Deadline:

24 November 2017

Location:

Taiwan

(Fully Funded)

Description

“Gro Brundtland” Award for female scientists in Public Health & Sustainable Development

The ‘Gro Brundtland Award’ is an opportunity for young female scientists from developing countries who are doing research related to public health & sustainable development. This is a chance motivated scientists to establish international connections by meeting and discussing with other female researchers in the same field. This opportunity is a great chance to introduce your own research to other international research groups, promoting future collaborations between institutions. The Gro Brundtland week will take place on April 8-14, 2018 in Taiwan.

Details

One-week science activity in Taiwan – including plenary sessions, symposiums, panel discussions and exhibitions – about global issues related to sustainable development in public health, will be held annually for a total of three years. Each year, five qualified female researchers from developing countries and Taiwan will be invited and subsidized to present their work during the week. Building a network and support system among female scientists from different countries will be emphasized and promoted throughout the event.
THEME
  • Health and Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable and Equitable Health Systems
  • Sustainable Development Challenges in Developing Countries
GOALS
  • To promote and encourage interest of general population in the areas of sustainable development, and communication of the relevance in everyday life
  • To promote sustainable and equitable health systems in developing country
  • To build capacity for linking knowledge with action to promote sustainability in public health
  • To network young female scientists between Taiwan and other developing countries in the field of sustainable development, and further establish the support system for tackling critical issues globally or in their respective countries.

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS,

OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA,

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Applicants must:

  • Be female
  • Hold a research doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.B.A., M.D.)
  • Less than 40 years of age.
  • Be citizens of a developing country or Taiwan.
  • Do research related to public health & sustainable development.

Opportunity Cost

Five young female scientists, one from Taiwan and four from other developing countries, will be invited to attend the Gro Brundtland Week after their application materials are evaluated.

Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and transportation during the week will be provided.

How to Apply

Candidates should register and then submit the following documents (in pdf format) on-line:

  1. Personal Statement: Applicants should attach a description of their research work including specific information demonstrating how their work is related to the sustainable development & public health, particularly noting how it contributes to their own country. Maximum length is 1500 words (about 3 pages of single spaced type) plus literature citations.
  2. Curriculum Vitae: Please list publications and graduate coursework on research methodology or experience relevant to the main themes of the Gro Brundtland Week (5 page maximum).
  3. Letters of Reference: Two reference letters are required; one should be from your department chair. Referees should comment on the applicant’s suitability for the Award, including relevant information on scientific originality, professional productivity, and demonstrated ability to work in groups. You must ask two referees to EMAIL their scanned reference letters (signed, dated and on official headed paper with contact phone number and email address) to the Organizing Committee before the deadlinegroaward@email.ncku.edu.tw.

 Please note that all the required documents must be written in English.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
  • Please register as a member first. The Online Application Form can be found in your member center.
  • After filling in all the information and attach required documents, you can click ‘SAVE’ button to save your information and make any changes as needed in the member center.
  • Remember to click ‘SUBMIT’ button to complete the submission procedure. Please note that it is not allowed to make any changes once the application has been submitted.

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