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FUNDING FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON ISSUES OF GLOBAL SECURITY AND COOPERATION


The Global Security and Cooperation Program of the Social Science Research Council is pleased to announce 4 new funding opportunities for research and training on the underlying causes and conditions of conflict and insecurity.
There are no citizenship or nationality requirements.

  • Grants for Research Collaboration in Conflict Zones
    Applications are invited from teams of researchers working or living in a zone of widespread or intractable violent conflict for short research projects of 4-6 months in length. Each team must have a designated team leader with at least 3 years of professional experience.
    Maximum award: US$12,000.
    Deadline: February 1, 2002.

  • Research Fellowships for Professionals Working in International Affairs
    Applications are invited from practitioners (NGO professionals, activists, journalists, lawyers etc.) to conduct a research and writing project for 8-18 months under the supervision of an academic mentor in a university or research institute. A significant piece of writing is expected as a result. Applicants should have 5-15 years of experience working in issues related to international security and cooperation.
    Maximum award: US$ 38,000 per year.
    Deadline: December 3,2001.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships on Global Security and Cooperation
    Applications are invited from scholars holding PhDs or its equivalent for 8-18 months of support. The first half of the fellowship is to be spent working in a nongovernmental, international or multilateral organization involved in peace and security issues. The second half must be spent conducting a research project informed by that experience.
    Maximum award: US$ 38,000 per year.
    Deadline: December 3, 2001.

  • Dissertation Fellowships on Global Security and Cooperation
    Applications are invited from students working towards the PhD or equivalent for a two-year fellowship. The first year must be spent working at a non-governmental, international or multilateral organization involved in peace and security issues outside the applicant's country of residence. The second year must be spent conducting a research project related to that experience.
    Maximum award: US$ 19,000 per year.
    Deadline: December 3, 2001.

For more information and application forms please contact GSC at:


THE SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
GLOBAL SECURITY & COOPERATION PROGRAM
810 SEVENTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10019
USA

Email: gsc@ssrc.org
Web: http://www.ssrc.org
tel: +1 212 377 2700
fax: +1 212 377 2727


 
 
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