Fwd: Opportunities for AFRICAN Graduate Students
- PhD CandidateUniversity of CA at Santa Cruz1156 High StreetSanta Cruz, CA 95064831-423-1127
Wish I could apply for it because it's right up my alley. But maybe you or someone you know can...
>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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