The NATO Defense College (NDC) offers a limited number of Research Fellowships in the field of social and political sciences. Don’t let this amazing research opportunity for citizens of NATO member states escape. Apply and participate to the NDC Eisenhower Defence Fellowship programme

 

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Organization: the mission of the NATO Defense College (NDC) is to contribute to the effectiveness and cohesion of the Alliance by developing its role as a major centre of education, outreach and research on transatlantic security issues. Moreover, the NDC’s mission is to foster forward and creative strategic thinking on the key issues facing the Alliance, so the NDC:

- provides senior-level education and brings together senior-level military and civilian officials to interact on NATO issues in a unique, diverse and multicultural setting while cultivating multi-national consensus-building and providing opportunities for multinational networking

- engages in comprehensive outreach in support of Alliance strategic objectives

- conducts strategic security studies and research in support of the Alliance's wider goals

 

Duty Station:  Rome, Italy

 

Open To: candidates for the NDC Eisenhower Defense Fellowships must be:

- citizens of a NATO member state

 

Timeframe: the duration of the NDC Eisenhower Defense Fellowships is 3 months

 

Deadline: 01/09/2018

 

Job description:  candidates for the NDC Eisenhower Defense Fellowships will be selected on the basis of their specific aptitude and experience for carrying through a major defence or security research project related to NATO, its member states and/or the Partner country (research projects unrelated to NATO will not be considered). While not excluding other areas of research, in 2018 preference will be given to those proposals addressing the following topics: Russia, security and defence challenges on the Eastern and Southern Flanks of the Alliance, and relations with strategic Partners

- within a week of his/her arrival at the College, the Fellow is expected to discuss his/her research proposal with a senior researcher in NDC’s Research Division, who will act as their mentor. The Fellow will be requested to draw up a more detailed research plan, which will include the research question, an outline of the thesis and a timetable. The Fellow will also discuss the potential length and nature of the written product with the mentor at this stage

 

Qualifications: candidates must have a good working knowledge of English or French and be computer literate

 

Wages:  each fellow receives a stipend to cover his/her travel and living expenses while conducting research at the NDC: €10,000

 

Application process: candidates  for the NDC Eisenhower Defense Fellowships should complete the on-line application form and return it either to the following postal address, email or fax:

Mr Eugenio Mengarini Research Assistant NATO Defense College (Fellowships)

Via Giorgio Pelosi, 1 00143 Rome Italy

Fax: + 39-06 50525-797

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- the Selection Committee will only take into consideration those applications that are accompanied by two recent written references, a certificate of citizenship (ID), the Application Form and a Biography

 

Useful links:

Link to fellowships’ page

Terms and Conditions

Eisenhower (NATO) Fellowship Application Form:   ENG / FRA

About the NDC

 

Contact information:

Mr Eugenio Mengarini Research Assistant NATO Defense College (Fellowships)

Via Giorgio Pelosi, 1 00143 Rome Italy

Fax: + 39-06 50525-797

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The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) has released the “2019 Research Fellowship Program” (fully-funded). Are you a PhD holder? Don’t miss any time then and send your application immediately for this amazing Fellowship program in Japan

 

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Organization: The Matsumae International Foundation founded in Japan in the 1979 by Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE, is a non-government organization that offers fully-funded fellowships to non-Japanese nationals to undertake research studies particularly in the fields of natural science, engineering and medicine, at any Japanese University. The fund is solely based on donations from many Japanese people who have responded with goodwill to Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE’s call. While many donations have been kindly offered by corporations and groups, most of the donors are individuals who are sympathetic with the Founder’s ideals, and maintain contributions to the Fund from their limited incomes. Upon the concept of the founder of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), “Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”, MIF has started the Research Fellowship Program in 1980. The Matsumae International Foundation aims to develop the future by contributing to the global friendship and goodwill. This is extremely important in the era of highly developed science and technologies, especially in these days of extremely tensed world affairs

 

Duty Station:  Japan

 

Open To: all people of non-Japanese nationality who hold a PH.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic qualifications and are at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time when documents are submitted.

 

Timeframe:  applicants indicate the period of fellowship with the length of stay needed for the Research Project between 3 to 6 months, and commencing month and ending month between April 2019 and March 2020

 

Deadline: 31/08/2018

 

Job description: the Matsumae “2019 Research Fellowship Program” allows all successful applicants to lead on with their own research project. During the selection procedure fields of research such as natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities

 

Qualifications: applicants of the “2019 Research Fellowship Program” must:

- obtain a Letter of Invitation from host institutions in Japan

- have sufficient abilities in the English or Japanese languages

- not have past or current experiences of staying in Japan (Except for short-term stay. E.g. sightseeing, conferences)

- be in employment in their home countries, and must return to their countries upon completion of their MIF fellowship tenure

- be of sound health

 

Wage:  stipend for research and stay, insurance, air transportation (a round-trip air ticket to/from Tokyo) and Lump sum on arrival

 

Application process: to apply to participate at the “2019 Research Fellowship Program” it is necessary to submit the following documents all together in one package by postal mail:

- application Form (applicants should use the original Form provided by MIF)

- applicant’s photograph, taken within the past three months

- the Research Project

- a reprint of the most major publication by the applicant

- CV

- a letter of recommendation by the applicant’s employer testifying to academic ability and achievements, and confirming the availability of study leave during the fellowship period

- certified copies for all the academic certificates/diplomas issued by the relevant institutions

- a letter of invitation signed by the professor/scholar-in-charge at the host institution

Moreover:

-  all documents must be type-written

- documents must be written in English

- documents should be in A4 size

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

About MIF

“2019 Research Fellowship Program” announcement

 

Contact information:

The Matsumae International Foundation

4-14-46, Kamiogi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0043 JAPAN

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The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. If you would like to apply yourself or nominate another leader, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

 

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Organization/Company: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, nonprofit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC

 

Duty Station: United States

 

Open To: All citizens of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States) meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe: fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019

 

Deadline: September 27, 2018

 

Job description: The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) is GMF’s flagship leadership development program. Created in 1982 to introduce a new generation of European leaders to the United States, it now prepares leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for transatlantic relations. The program relies on 6 months of distance learning and 24 days of first-hand experience to facilitate knowledge and network development for effective transatlantic engagement. GMF awards 75 Marshall Memorial Fellowships each year to candidates from all sectors, including business, government and civil society. The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Using a method perfected over more than 30 years of implementation, the Marshall Memorial Fellowship provides an intense learning and networking experience of benefit to those working on issues of shared concern for communities on both sides of the Atlantic

 

Qualifications: To become a Marshall Memorial Fellow, a candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

- Minimum of six years of proven leadership experience with significant accomplishment in business, civil society, politics, or media

- Be a citizen of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States)

- Be available for six months of distance learning, 24 days of travel exchange, and active alumni engagement upon completion of the fellowship

- Have not resided or worked for an extensive period of time on the other side of the Atlantic in the last three years (participation in an academic exchange program does not disqualify an applicant)

- Speak English proficiently

- Possess a passport valid at least six months beyond the assigned fellowship dates

- Candidates cannot be a candidate's family member, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship selection committee member, host or selection partners, or the German Marshall Fund’s staff member

- A profound sense of integrity

- A commitment to democracy and diversity across markers including profession, gender, race, and ethnicity

- A desire to effect real and sustainable change through creativity and innovation

- Proven ability to apply knowledge and leverage networks

- An ability to become a steward of the transatlantic agenda

 

Wage/Fees:  GMF invests approximately $25,000 in each fellow. Fellows meet this investment by covering their registration fee upon acceptance into the program of $800 for Americans and $600 for Europeans, and out of pocket expenses during the program of $1,500, on average. A fee waiver is available to those individuals who demonstrate a clear financial need and inability to cost share this way

 

Application process: The application includes a form, short answer questions, three essay questions, a resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation, and the nomination form. Candidates should not ask for a letter of recommendation from their nominator or a family member, and applicants should not submit letters of recommendations for other applicants. Upon review of applications, the strongest candidates will be invited to an interview with a selection committee. All interviews are conducted in person and in English. Interview dates and locations will be provided to applicants as early as possible, and candidates are expected to hold this date and make themselves available for interviews. All applicants will be notified of the result of their application by email by April 2018. Please direct all questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

link to the website

 

Contact information: The German Marshall Fund HQ

1744 R Street NW

Washington, DC 20009, United States

Tel: +1 202-683-2650

Fax: +1 202-265-1662

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Are you an African descent living in the Diaspora? If so join the Fellowship Programme that provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent

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Organization: The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations is a member of the General Assembly. States are admitted to membership in the UN by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council

 

Duty station: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to: The selection of the fellows will reflect gender and regional balance. The human rights situation of People of African Descent in the respective countries will also be taken into consideration

 

Deadline: 31.05.2017

 

Time frame: In 2017 the Fellowship will be held from 13 November to 1 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Description: The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries

 

Qualifications:
-The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora
-The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent
-The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme
-The candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status
-The candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme

 

Application process: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in one single e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

-A Curriculum Vitae
-A completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
-A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
-An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
-A copy of the applicant’s passport.
Please note that submissions with more than five attachments will not be accepted


Wage/fees: not specified

 

 

Further info: Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Useful links:

Call for the fellowship
UN

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Are you a student interested in doing an amazing experience in a stimulating environment? Would you like to discover what it’s like to study abroad in a Canadian university? You can try it out now! Apply and don’t miss this great opportunity!

 

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Organization: The University of Manitoba, Western Canada’s first university, is an academic institution ranked one of the top 50 research-intensive universities in Canada. The institution is located in the heart of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and offer more than 100 programs. It provides a wide variety of courses amongst which 47 doctoral, 90 master’s and one diploma program. Every year the faculty members secure more than $160 million in external funding

 

Duty Station: Manitoba, Canada

 

Open to: All students interested and possessing the required qualifications

 

Timeframe: There are different timeframes depending on what study course the fellowship is given for:

- Master’s program: for the first 24 months

- PhD program: for the first 48 months

 

Deadline:

- Fall session from September: 1 april

- Winter session from January: 1 august

- Summer session from May: 1 december

 

Job description: The Graduate Fellowship is intended to determine the recipients of the listed supplemental awards, which are meant to be held with the UMGF. The same process is used to upgrade new Master’s UMGF recipients to the Manitoba Graduate Scholarship for Master’s students. These supplemental award offers and MGS upgrades will occur in July of each year. Only students who have received an offer as of July will be included in the supplemental offers and upgrades

 

Qualifications: Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

- Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree

- Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration) are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding

 

Wage/Fee:

- Master’s Program: $14.000 

- PhD Program: $18.000

 

Application process: In order to apply, candidates must open the page here

 

Useful links:

 

University of Manitoba Official Website

Vacancy Page

 

Contacts information:

 

500 University Centre

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office: 204.474.9377

Fax: 204.474.7553

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Edited by Marco Berardini

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The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows

Organization: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area

 

Duty station: Copenhagen and Vienna

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Fellowship positions are available twice a year for six months periods. Autumn session intake: September/October - Spring session intake: February/March

 

Deadline: Autumn intake: 1 May of each year - Spring intake: 1 October

 

Job description: Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. The primary duty of Research Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly's Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores

 

Qualifications:

- graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background in political science, law or international relations

- citizens of OSCE participating States

- specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable

- excellent written and spoken English is required (this is the working language)

- one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable

- computer skills for word-processing and research are necessary

 

Wage/fees: Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna

 

Application process: Applications must include: the completed application form; a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications either by post or by email to:

Dana Bjerregaard - Assistant to the Secretary General

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40

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Useful links: Fellowship OSCE-PA

 

Contact information: Consult the information above

 

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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies

 

Duty Station: Canada

 

Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)

 

Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned

 

Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received

 

Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada

 

Qualifications:

- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department

 

Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)

 

Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.

 

Useful links:

Fellowship

NSERC website

 

Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:

NSERC

350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON

K1A1H5

For more information, consult the Contact list

 

Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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