Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards.

Scope

IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Thematic Priorities

  • Agriculture and Environment
  • Inclusive Economies
  • Technology and Innovation

Award Informations

  • Budget: Approximately 20 grants of a maximum of CA$20,000 each
  • Duration: 3-12 months

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or a developing country.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at a Canadian university at the doctoral level (when applicants submit their application, applicants must have completed several courses of the doctoral program, but not necessarily all the courses).
  • Applicant’s research proposal must be approved by your thesis supervisor. Please provide proof.
  • Applicant’s proposed field research must take place in one or more developing countries and be conducted for a doctoral dissertation.
  • Applicant’s field research must correspond to IDRC thematic priorities. Applications proposing field research outside these thematic areas will not be considered.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of affiliation with an institution or organization in the developing region(s) in which the research will take place.
  • Applicants must have completed coursework and passed comprehensive exams before taking up the award.
  • Applicants may not be in receipt of two or more active IDRC awards at the same time. No time overlaps will be permitted.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial, Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit IDRC.

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