The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) welcomes research applications from African specialists, strategy investigators, and experts taking a shot at struggle and peacebuilding issues at colleges and research establishments or local administrative and nongovernmental associations in Africa.
Application Deadline: All materials must be presented no later than 5:00pm (EST) on January 20, 2017.
Qualified Countries: All African nations
About the Award: A center part of the African Peacebuilding Network, the exploration stipends program is a vehicle for improving the quality and perceivability of free African peacebuilding research both territorially and all inclusive, while making peacebuilding learning available to key policymakers and research focuses of fabulousness in Africa and around the globe. Give beneficiaries will deliver explore based information that is applicable to, and significantly affects, peacebuilding approach and practice on the landmass. As far as concerns its, the African Peacebuilding Network will progress in the direction of embeddings the confirmation based information that this gathering produces into provincial and worldwide civil arguments and approaches concentrating on peacebuilding.
Support is accessible for research and investigation on issues, for example, the accompanying:
Main drivers of contention, strife counteractive action and change
State and non-state outfitted performing artists, transnational wrongdoing, fanaticism and rising directions of contention
Post-strife decisions, democratization, and administration
The relationship amongst peacebuilding and state building, including state-society relations and state reproduction
Transitional equity, compromise and peace
Monetary and money related measurements of contention, peacekeeping and peace bolster operations
UN-AU-REC participation and Peace Support Operations
Computerized media, innovation and peace
Territorial Economic Communities (RECs) and peacebuilding
Sexual orientation and peacebuilding
Wellbeing, post-strife advancement, peace and security
Avoidance of mass outrages
Sort: Research Grants
All candidates must be African natives right now dwelling in an African nation.
Scholarly candidates must hold a staff or research position at an African college or research association and have a PhD acquired after January 2001.
Strategy investigators and specialist candidates must be situated in Africa at a local or subregional foundation, an administration office, or a nongovernmental, media, or common society association and have no less than a Master’s degree acquired before January 2012, with no less than five years of demonstrated research and work involvement in peacebuilding-related exercises on the landmass.
Ladies are firmly urged to apply
Choice Criteria: The APN is keen on creative field-based activities that exhibit solid potential for excellent research and investigation, which thus can illuminate functional activity on peacebuilding and additionally encourage interregional joint effort and systems administration among African scientists and professionals.
Recommendations ought to obviously depict look into targets and hugeness, with arrangement between research outline/strategy and research inquiries and objectives. Proposition ought to likewise show learning of the examination subject and important writing, and address the attainability of proposed research exercises, including a time period for venture fruition. Candidates ought to likewise talk about the presumable importance of the proposed research to existing information on peacebuilding practice and approach. We emphatically energize the incorporation of a brief, yet sensible spending layout (keeping inside the assigned sum for the give), to fit suitably inside a six-month extend and as far as possible required.
Number of Awardees: Up to fifteen (15) singular stipends of a most extreme of $15,000 will be granted.
Estimation of Research: $15,000
Length of Research: Grants are granted on a focused, peer-looked into premise and are proposed to bolster six months of field-based research, from June 2017 to December 2017.
Step by step instructions to Apply:
Finished application form
Finished proposition and reference index
Two reference letters
Dialect evaluation(s) (if required)
All applications must be transferred through the online entrance.
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Grant Provider: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)