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Apply For CRPD PhD Research Fellowship in Social Sciences in Belgium, 2017

The Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD) announces the appointment of a PhD research fellow in Social Sciences. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities.

The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Social Science.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship offers:

  • A 4–year PhD Research Fellowship (100%) starting late 2016;
  • Renewable contracts of 1 year on the basis of positive evaluation. Total duration of fellowship is 4 year;
  • A pleasant and challenging work environment;
  • A position at an inclusive workplace enterprise;
  • Time spent on teaching and administrative work will be limited to a maximum of 20%;
  • Examination surveillance and attendance at study fairs for the Faculty of Social Sciences belong to the task.

Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject;
  • The applicant should have an outstanding educational/academic track record;
  • The applicant should have excellent analytical and writing skills (any peer-reviewed publications will be an advantage);
  • The applicant should have excellent quantitative research skills and should be able to statistically analyze survey data (experience in survey research and methodology will be considered an advantage).

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The applicant should have completed a Master’s degree in sociology, economics, political science, development studies or any other closely related subject

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline:  Scholarship application deadline is October 15, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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