Apply For 2016 ISID Postdoctoral Fellowship Fellowships in Global Governance, Canada

Apply For 2016 ISID Postdoctoral Fellowship Fellowships in Global Governance, Canada

McGill is pleased to announce that two ISID Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global Governance will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2016. Each Fellowship includes a yearly stipend of $55,000 CAD and a yearly research allowance of $10,000 CAD.

‣ Postdoctoral Fellows in Global Governance will be selected based on the demonstrated ways that their proposed research can contribute to developing better policies for global governance, as well as the fit between their proposed research and academic resources at McGill.

‣ Global governance is considered to include the formal and informal rules and practices designed to promote sustainable, inclusive development and democratic governance. While such rules and practices would typically be applicable at the supranational and transnational levels, they also include local or national examples that demonstrate the potential for wider application.

School(Institutions/ Country):McGill University | Canada

Level: postdoctoral research programme

Field(s): Global Governance.

Deadline: November 2, 2015.

Funded By: Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University, Canada

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): ISID Postdoctoral Fellowship is targeted for scholars of all nationalities.

 

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: There are two postdoctoral fellowships available.

Scholarship Duration: Fellowships will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2016.

Scholarship covers:  Each Fellowship includes a yearly stipend of $55,000 CAD and a yearly research allowance of $10,000 CAD.

Eligibility

ISID Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to all nationalities and disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Scholars who received their PhD after August 31, 2013 or who will have completed all PhD degree requirements by July 1, 2016 are eligible to apply.

‣ Applicants who do not have the PhD in hand at the time of application must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying the date of the dissertation defense.

‣ Successful applicants who do not complete all requirements for their PhD by July 1, 2016, will have their offer of award withdrawn.

Selection Criteria for ISID Postdoctoral Fellowship

‣ Postdoctoral Fellows in Global Governance will be selected based on the demonstrated ways that their proposed research can contribute to developing better policies for global governance, as well as the fit between their proposed research and academic resources at McGill.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ All applicants must be in contact with a full-time faculty member at McGill in advance to identify an appropriate supervisor for his or her work. Since each supervisor can only endorse one Global Governance fellowship application, they encourage you to contact potential supervisors as soon as possible.

‣ There is no application form.

‣ The application should include:

  • A one-page statement of interest from the applicant detailing the proposed research project
  • A full curriculum vitae
  • An official copy of university graduate transcripts
  • A copy of the doctoral diploma, or a letter from the Department Chair specifying the defense date
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must speak to competence in teaching
  • A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages (extract from the dissertation, published work, or draft of a work in progress)
  • A letter of support from the proposed supervisor at McGill, to be forwarded directly to the address below by the proposed supervisor
  • Applications should be submitted electronically to ids. Electronic letters of recommendation should be attached as PDF documents only and sent directly by the referees.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on November 2, 2015.

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3 Comments

  1. Modou J Sowe

    October 14, 2015 at 11:24 AM

    Hello, I’m modou j sowe in the Gambia. I finished my college and taught for four years experience. I will be so glad if you grant me the opportunity to further my education in your university. you can contact me on sowemodouj@gmail.com or phone on 002207129062.

  2. Chala Yadeta

    October 14, 2015 at 1:01 PM

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