Participate: IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program 2019

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2019 IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program
2018 IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program

Participate: IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program 2019

IMU/CDC has established the Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program.

The Program provides research assistantships to graduate – PhD and Master – students of emerging research groups working in a developing country listed in Priority 1 or 2 of the IMU CDC Definition of Developing Countries.

Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019.

The amount of the stipend per graduate research assistant should not exceed USD 3,500 per year. The exact amount will be decided by the GRAID Committee on a case-by-case basis depending on the local cost of living. One Team can apply for up to 3 graduate research assistantships.

The following costs can be covered by the stipend:

  • Accommodation expenses of the graduate research assistant
  • Basic living expenses

Duration of the Support

For PhD students the stipend will typically cover 4 years depending on satisfactory progress based on annual reports. Decisions for Extensions for up to 6 months is to be at the discretion of the GRAID Committee.

Master students will typically be eligible for funding for 1 year. Decisions for Extensions for up to 6 months is to be at the discretion of the GRAID Committee.

Application Process

We invite applications from Teams consisting of:

  1. the Principal Investigator (PI) plus his or her research group, and
  2. the International Partner.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the GRAID Program 2019

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