McGill University is offering two postdoctoral fellowships in Global Governance. These fellowships are open to citizens of all nationalities and will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2017.
Global governance is considered to include the formal and informal rules and practices designed to promote sustainable, inclusive development and democratic governance.
McGill University is an English-language public research university in Montreal, Canada. It was officially founded by a royal charter issued by King George IV in 1821.
All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing the postdoctoral programme.
Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Global Governance.
Scholarship Award: Each Fellowship includes a yearly stipend of $55,000 CAD and a yearly research allowance of $10,000 CAD.
Scholarship can be taken in Canada
Eligibility: Fellowships are open to all nationalities and disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Scholars who received their PhD after August 31, 2014, or who will have completed all PhD degree requirements by July 1, 2017, are eligible to apply. Applicants who do not have the PhD in hand at the time of application must include a letter from their Department Chair specifying the date of the dissertation defence. Successful applicants who do not complete all requirements for their PhD by July 1, 2017, will have their offer of award withdrawn.
Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities can apply for these fellowships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Scholars who received their PhD after August 31, 2014, or who will have completed all PhD degree requirements by July 1, 2017, are eligible to apply.
English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.
How to Apply: All applicants must be2.. in contact with a full-time faculty member at McGill in advance to identify an appropriate supervisor for his or her work. Since each supervisor can only endorse one Global Governance fellowship application, we encourage you to contact potential supervisors as soon as possible. There is no application form. The application should include:
- A one-page statement of interest from the applicant detailing the proposed research project
- A full curriculum vitae
- An official copy of university graduate transcripts
- A copy of the doctoral diploma, or a letter from the Department Chair specifying the defence date
- Two letters of recommendation, one of which must speak to competence in teaching
- A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages (extract from the dissertation, published work, or draft of a work in progress)
- A letter of support from the proposed supervisor at McGill, to be forwarded directly to the address below by the proposed supervisor
Application Deadline: The deadline for application is November 14, 2016.
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