Name of scholarship/program
2013-2014 CCAPS Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships for International Students in USA
The Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) offers Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships for International Students at Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law in University of Texas at Austin in USA 2013-2014
Eligibility and other criteria
CCAPS will consider applicants working on a broad range of topics related to climate change, political stability, and security in Africa. Suitable topics may include, but are not limited to:
-Climate change vulnerability in Africa
-Potential impacts of climate change on political stability or security in Africa
-Strategies for addressing climate change challenges in Africa.
This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
The Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS)
Scholarship can be taken at:
Scholarship Open for International Students:
CCAPS encourages applications from citizens of all countries.
The Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program offers up to three pre-doctoral fellowships each academic year. The CCAPS fellowship program aims to support the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. Fellows are encouraged to present their research within and outside the Strauss Center, collaborate on papers or projects with other fellows and faculty, participate in the research activities of CCAPS, attend and take an active role in CCAPS and Strauss Center seminars and conferences, and immerse themselves in the greater University community during their appointment.
Number of awards offered:
CCAPS program offers up to three pre-doctoral fellowships each academic year.
Duration of award (s):
CCAPS offers pre-doctoral fellowships in residence at the University of Texas at Austin for one academic year (September-May).
Fellows must be registered in a PhD program. Fellowships are available to advanced PhD students, with preference given to those who have made substantial progress towards the completion of their dissertation. Fellows are expected to work on and ideally complete their doctoral dissertations during the fellowship.
-CCAPS invites applications from all disciplines, including both the social and natural sciences, as they pertain to relevant topics to the CCAPS program (see Areas of Research below). CCAPS encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries. Applicants do not have to be attending a U.S. university or have U.S. citizenship to apply.
* February 15, 2013
Additional information, and important URL
The fellowship includes a nine-month stipend of $24,000 and one round-trip airline ticket.
How to Apply:
The mode of applying is by post.
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