2016 Nuclear History International Fellowship in South Africa

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Applications are invited for South Africa Nuclear History International Fellowship for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of South Africa. Citizens or permanent residents from any country are eligible to apply for this fellowship program.

The Nuclear History International Fellowship is supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. NPIHP is part of the Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program. This fellowship is an opportunity for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of South Africa.

Fellows are expected to conduct original research on a topic related to the nuclear history of South Africa. In cases where the primary research area of the fellow pertains to the nuclear history of another country or region, or about a larger systemic or conceptual issue, the Fellowship proposal should relate to a South African connection or case study.

 

The Fellow will be awarded a USD 9,000.00 stipend, paid in three installments, to support their lodging, meals, and research expenses. Fellows will be required to spend three full months in South Africa.

Eligible applicants are those who are enrolled for, or have completed a Ph.D. program in History, International Relations, Political Science, or an allied field, or who have completed a Ph.D. Program within the past five years.

Applications should be submitted via mail. Applicants should submit a completed application form, a two-page research proposal that explains the topic to be researched, the primary research questions, the methodology, and the research timeline, applicant’s resume/CV, a writing sample and a letter of reference.

Fellowship application deadline is September 19, 2016.

The application form can be downloaded here

Additional information can be accessed here

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