Apply For CRPD PhD Research Fellowship in Social Sciences in Belgium, 2017

Apply For CRPD PhD Research Fellowship in Social Sciences in Belgium, 2017

The Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD) announces the appointment of a PhD research fellow in Social Sciences. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities.

The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Social Science.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship offers:

  • A 4–year PhD Research Fellowship (100%) starting late 2016;
  • Renewable contracts of 1 year on the basis of positive evaluation. Total duration of fellowship is 4 year;
  • A pleasant and challenging work environment;
  • A position at an inclusive workplace enterprise;
  • Time spent on teaching and administrative work will be limited to a maximum of 20%;
  • Examination surveillance and attendance at study fairs for the Faculty of Social Sciences belong to the task.

Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject;
  • The applicant should have an outstanding educational/academic track record;
  • The applicant should have excellent analytical and writing skills (any peer-reviewed publications will be an advantage);
  • The applicant should have excellent quantitative research skills and should be able to statistically analyze survey data (experience in survey research and methodology will be considered an advantage).

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline:  Scholarship application deadline is October 15, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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