Fully Funded Travel and Study: United Nations University Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme 2019 for Doctoral Students
The UNU-WIDER Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme gives registered doctoral students the opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research on developing economies, and to work with our researchers in areas of mutual interest.
Application Deadline: March 31st 2019
Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme and have shown ability to conduct research on developing economies.
Candidates working in other social sciences may apply but should keep in mind that UNU-WIDER is an economics-focused institute.
Candidates should be fluent in oral and written English and possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills. Applications from suitably qualified early-career, female, and developing country researchers are particularly encouraged.
The Visiting PhD Fellowship Programme is highly competitive and only a limited number of fellows can be accepted. In recent years, one percent of all applications have been successful.
Selected applicants will be informed by email of the final decision within four weeks of the closing deadline. The selected applicants must confirm their decision to take up UNU-WIDER’s offer two weeks after being contacted.
As part of your application, you will be asked to upload your curriculum vitae. Your PhD supervisor will need to provide UNU-WIDER with a letter of reference, which should be emailed (by your supervisor) to the following address: email@example.com. The reference letter will also be used to certify that you are enrolled in a PhD programme at your university.
Please note we do not receive applications by email or post.
If you have questions about the programme please first check our questions and answers page. If you still require assistance please contact us at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that replies may take up to five working days.
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