Study Subject: Conflict resolution, Energy, Food security, Health, and Migration, Cross-cutting issue of climate change.
Employer: The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Level: Master’s and PhD
The Africa Initiative’s (AI) graduate research grant program supports short-term academic placements for Master’s and PhD students enrolled in select African universities* undertaking research on Africa on one or more of the program’s thematic areas—conflict resolution, energy, food security, health, and migration, with special attention to the cross-cutting issue of climate change.
The grant is announced:
-To build capacity by giving bright, highly-motivated students an opportunity to discoverand impart new learning in a cross-cultural experience.
-To support research by scholars in Africa and Canada on critically important areas to the continent.
In order to be eligible for the grant, applicants must demonstrate the following:
-must be a Master’s or PhD student enrolled in an African university*
-must be in good academic standing (with at least an overall B, or equivalent, standing)
-proposed research must be original and timely and must align with AI’s thematic areas of conflict resolution, energy, food security, health, and migration, with special attention to the cross-cutting issue of climate change
Note: Eligibility is based on existing agreements between Canadian and African universities. Students from select African universities* are eligible to conduct research at corresponding Canadian universities**
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application