The new International Fellowship for early to mid-career urban scholars from the Global South. The ambition of the fellowship is to enlarge theoretical and empirical comprehending of the major social, economic, political and other problems linked with the quick procedure of urban growth in the Global South.
The Fellowship covers the prize of a sabbatical period at a university of the applicant’s choice in the Global North. The main purpose of the USF is to give important endowment funding and help to individuals and institutions busy in the development of groundbreaking postgraduate urban academic research and education. We get these goals primarily through our core grant-funding streams.
Description of Scholarship:
- The last date of this scholarship is 27 April, 2018.
- This Fellowship is accessible to follow research.
- This scholarship is gifted on any theme relevant to a better understanding of urban actuality in the Global South.
- The Applicants from OECD listed countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- This scholarship is financial help to attached to the fellowship & will meet living quarters and subsistence needs while staying at the Host University, return (economy class) airfare, and assistance towards research prize.
- The Number of Scholarships not specified.
- This Scholarship can be taken in the country of UK (United Kingdom).
Eligibility Criteria of Scholarship:
The Applicants should be early career urban scholars with a PhD achieved within the preceding 5 years who presently work in a university or other research institution within the Global South. The applicants should also be nationals of a country in the Global South. Preference may be given to candidates from least or low-income countries but middle-income progressing countries are not excluded if the need for help or support is justified. See: OECD List of ODA Recipients (2014-2017)
The applicant should be an expertise in English language and having a valid certificate.
Method of Applying:
- The names and contact details of two academic referees.
- Draft budget listing main prize items
- A 3-page CV listing academic fulfillment and publications
- A short CV from the mentor, preferably containing any previous mentoring experience if applicable.
- An outline of the planned research, demonstrating its originality, rigour and value to the field of urban studies [1200 words max]
- A statement of the estimated research outputs (e.g. articles [specify target journals], a monograph, etc.) [300 words max.]
- Designation of the northern or southern institution where the fellowship will be follow and reasons for its selection [300 words max.]
- The name of the urban scholar at that institution ready to act as mentor to the fellow during the fellowship, and a statement of how their expertise will help and facilitate the proposed research
- A letter from the prospective mentor stating their willingness to act as a mentor to the fellow and indicating the suitability of the host institution for the proposed sabbatical study.