Research Scholarship positions for Africans 2013/2014 by ESPA/DFID
Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation (ESPA) grants the opportunity for the best researchers from around the world add significant value to the ESPA program. This review offer (AO) invites applications in one of the three research themes, namely sustainable ecosystem based out of poverty, ecosystem services and the urban environment, and s’ Building on the success ESPA. Projects will be funded for a maximum between 24 and 30 months, with a start date between 1 September 2013 and 1 November 2013.
Study Subject (s) FOR THE Research Scholarship positions for Africans 2013/2014 by ESPA/DFID: The three research themes are:
-Durable, ecosystem based out of poverty
Ecosystem services and the urban environment
-Building on Success ESPA.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for further research progrram.
Supplier Exchange: Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation (ESPA) research program is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad (It is a requirement for the current call there is at least one institution in developing countries heavily involved in project.For For the purposes of this appeal, developing countries the term was defined to include all low-income and middle-income countries.There no other restrictions on the location of the researchers or their nationality. Similarly, there are no restrictions geographical areas where research institutions are based, provided they meet the eligibility criteria administrative funding).
Eligibility:-There are no other restrictions on the location of the researchers or their nationality. Similarly, there are no geographical restrictions where research institutions are based, provided they meet the eligibility criteria administrative funding.
-Projects will be required to examine the relevant range of dimensions (multiple) of poverty and multiple ecosystem services to ensure that solutions are sustainable over the medium term (decades). Choices about the dimensions to be considered should take into account environmental, demographic, technological and societal.
-Projects must work with relevant scales, which will be set in each context by drivers of poverty (including institutions and socio-political drivers) and the management of ecosystem services.
ESPA-research should consider the use of all kinds of knowledge: local, indigenous and scientific. Applicants must take into account their respective strengths, weaknesses, overlaps and contradictions in the development of their proposals ESPA-2013.
-Proposals should describe their projects will (if funded) to ensure that poor people living in low-income countries to benefit from their research as part of their argument and trails impact statement.
Open Scholarship for foreign students: Foreign students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Three organizations – NERC, the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Department for International Development (DfID) – have joined forces for a multi-disciplinary £ 40 5m • Research program on ecosystem services for poverty alleviation (ESPA). ESPA 2013 Call was designed to enhance the impact and academic program development ESPA filling important gaps in the portfolio of the ESPA and, if possible, seize new opportunities. The call is an opportunity for the best researchers from around the world add significant value to the ESPA program by filling important gaps in the research, knowledge and evidence that have been identified. This review offer (AO) invites applications in one of the three themes of empirical research for projects dealing inter-/multi-disciplinary a range of ecosystem services and benefits, and are linked to a multivariate analysis poverty and how poor people can escape poverty. It is a requirement of all projects funded by ESPA to offer excellence in research impact. ESPA is an international program of research providing evidence of how ecosystem services can be used in a sustainable manner to support the well-being and sustainable reduction of poverty among the poor in developing countries.
Duration of theResearch Scholarship positions for Africans 2013/2014 by ESPA/DFID: Projects will be funded for a maximum between 24 and 30 months, with a start date between 1 September 2013 and 1 November 2013.
What is the coverage? There is a budget of £ 4 million available for this call for grants of around £ 200,000 to £ 500,000.
How to Apply FOR THE Research Scholarship positions for Africans 2013/2014 by ESPA/DFID: The projects will be selected by a two-step process, first with the presentation of a nomination preview, after which a subset will be invited to submit a full proposal. Outline proposals to be submitted by email before 23 January 2013. Full proposals must be submitted through Je-S by 3rd April 2013
Deadline for scholarship application: The deadline for proposals is 23 January 2013 and to outline the full proposals is the third in April 2013.