The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University is putting forth Middle East Initiative Research Fellowships for the scholastic year 2017/2018.
Application Deadline: fifteenth January, 2017
Qualified Countries: All
To be taken at (nation): USA
Field of Study: Priority will be given to applications seeking after one of these four essential regions of core interest:
Democratizing Politics: Establishing tough, responsible vote based systems by concentrating on political organizations, as well as by engaging the area’s subjects.
Building Peace: Addressing the wellsprings of household and interstate clash and creating sturdy political settlements.
Renewing the State: Reforming the Middle East’s social administration conveyance frameworks with a unique accentuation on wellbeing, instruction and social security.
Democratizing Financial and Labor Markets: Working to guarantee that the monetary and work showcases in the Middle East advantage the whole populace, not simply the tip top.
About the Award: The Middle East Initiative (MEI) draws out in the open approach issues in the Middle East by gathering scholarly and strategy specialists, working together with territorial accomplices, and building up the up and coming era of pioneers.
Colleagues are required to be physically present at Harvard for the length of the two-semester partnership. Pre-doctoral research colleagues are urged to take a shot at, and preferably total, their doctoral papers. Postdoctoral or workforce colleagues may utilize this association to finish a book or create different works-in-advance.
Colleagues are for the most part anticipated that would:
Finish a 25-30 page Working Paper to be distributed by the Middle East Initiative
Exhibit their exploration at classes open to general society
Go to classes of other Middle East Initiative research colleagues
Take an interest in Middle East Initiative exercises as fitting
Qualified applicants incorporate progressed doctoral competitors, late beneficiaries of a Ph.D. on the other hand proportionate degree, and untenured employees.
Candidates for pre-doctoral partnerships more likely than not passed general examinations and ought to be in or close to the last year of their program.
Applications are welcome from political researchers, students of history, financial specialists, sociologists, and other social researchers.
Applications are likewise empower applications from ladies, minorities, and natives of all nations.
Estimation of Fellowship: The Middle East Initiative offers ten-month stipends of $32,000 to pre-doctoral colleagues and $50,000 to every single other individual. Intrigued applicants are urged to apply for different wellsprings of subsidizing. All candidates ought to unmistakably demonstrate on their application frame whether they are looking for full or incomplete subsidizing, and show other potential financing sources. Non-stipendiary arrangements are likewise offered, yet the application procedure continues as before.
Length of Fellowship: 10 months
The most effective method to Apply:
Informal transcript (pre-doctoral kindred candidates as it were)
Inquire about Proposal (3-5 twofold separated pages)
Composing test (under 50 twofold divided pages)
Contact data for three recommenders submitting letters for your sake
The 2017-2018 application period is currently open and will close on January 15, 2017. Suggestions will be expected on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Choices will be reported by March 31, 2017.
To apply, please use the online application frame.
Visit Fellowship Webpage for points of interest
Grant Provider: The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs