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  • Kristen Cheney
    Wish I could apply for it because it s right up my alley. But maybe you or someone you know can... Kristen Cheney PhD Candidate University of CA at Santa Cruz
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 8, 2002
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      Wish I could apply for it because it's right up my alley. But maybe you or someone you know can...


      Kristen Cheney

      PhD Candidate
      University of CA at Santa Cruz
      1156 High Street
      Santa Cruz, CA 95064
      831-423-1127
      >From: Frank Talamantes
      >To: talamantes@...
      >Subject: Opportunities for Graduate Students
      >Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 17:03:38 -0800
      >
      > Social Science Research Council Offers Fellowships for
      > Research on African Youth
      >
      > Deadline: April 2, 2002
      >
      > The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) sponsors
      > fellowship and grant programs independently and with other
      > organizations. These programs provide predissertation and
      > dissertation fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, and
      > advanced research grants in both the social sciences and
      > humanities.
      >
      > The SSRC and the American Council of Learned Societies, in
      > partnership with South Africa's National Research
      > Foundation and the Council for the Development of Social
      > Science Research in Africa, have announced this year's
      > program for research and training on African Youth in a
      > Global Age. The theme for this year is African Youth,
      > Civil Society and the NGO Sector. The SSRC is inviting
      > applications from junior researchers, whether academics,
      > practitioners, or independent researchers.
      >
      > Approximately eight research fellowships will be awarded
      > through this year's program. Fellows will attend a five-
      > day orientation workshop prior to research (in September
      > 2002), receive a research grant of up to $10,000 for their
      > field research, and attend a final workshop at the
      > conclusion of their fieldwork.
      >
      > African researchers based in the region who hold at least
      > a Masters degree and who are no more than five years
      > beyond a Ph.D. are eligible for the program. Although the
      > principal purpose of the program is to support junior
      > researchers and practitioners based in African
      > institutions, a smaller number of fellowships will be
      > available to Ph.D. candidates based in other regions who
      > seek field research funding for their dissertations. All
      > applicants must be conversant in English.
      >
      > For further information on this program and application
      > guidelines, see the SSRC Web site or contact the program's
      > offices.
      >
      > Contact:
      > Social Science Research Council
      > Africa Program
      > 810 7th Avenue; 31st Floor
      > New York, NY 10019
      > Tel: (212) 377-2700 ext. 452
      > Fax: (212) 377-2727
      > E-mail: africa@...
      >
      > RFP Link: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/africanyouth/
      >
      >--
      >
      >**********************************************
      >Frank Talamantes, Ph.D.
      >Vice Provost and Dean
      >Graduate Studies
      >Professor of Endocrinology
      >University of California, Santa Cruz
      >Phone: 831 459 2510
      >(alternate) 831-212-4737
      >FAX: 831 459 4843
      >


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