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International: UNESCO scholarships for postgrad research

THESE scholarships are meant for young researchers from the following fields: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution.

THESE scholarships are meant for young researchers from the following fields: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution.

The scholarships are available for research stays between September 2008 and December 2009, for a period of three to nine months. Candidates must be young researchers with an MA, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent) degree, interested in carrying out scientific research in the fields listed above. Candidates must be proficient in the language of the host country, be in good health and not be more than 40 years old. Women will be given priority in the selection process.

Applications must include: UNESCO application form, two passport photos, verified copies of a diploma and a certificate from a state exam, recommendation, invitation letter from the host institution, special UNESCO form stating language proficiency and a research plan in English or in French, and a detailed budget (ranging between $6,000-$10,000 - or Sk140,000-Sk230,000).

Deadline for applications: December 7, 2007

For more information see www.unesco.sk or www.saia.sk.


Source: SAIA

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