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Funding Opportunity
03 Mar 2011

Call for Proposals for the Humanitarian Innovation Fund

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) supports organisations working in countries struck by humanitarian crises, such as Haiti or Pakistan, to develop, test and share new technologies and processes that will contribute to more effective and cost-efficient humanitarian aid in the future. The HIF provides two types of grants: Small grants (up to £20,000) and Large grants (up to £150,000). Please see link for more details.

Funding Opportunity
23 Feb 2011

Scholarships for an LL.M Degree in Public International Law and Human Rights

The Riga Graduate School of Law announces Scholarships for an LL.M degree in Public International Law and Human Rights funded by the Open Society Institute (OSI). Eligible students currently are invited to apply for the Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) Public International Law and Human Rights Programme. The programme provides expertise in Public International Law and Human Rights and also offers courses in European Law. The Programme is based at the RGSL located in Riga, Latvia. It is ...

Funding Opportunity
23 Feb 2011

Masters Scholarships for Students from Emerging and Developing Countries

The “la Caixa” savings bank Foundation and the Barcelona GSE offer 14 fully-funded scholarships to students from emerging and developing countries with excellent academic backgrounds who will return to their home countries at the end of their professional training process to implement their knowledge. This award covers: * master program tuition * medical insurance * round-trip airfare from the student’s country of residence * monthly stipend for expenses during the student’s ...

Funding Opportunity
15 Feb 2011

Doctoral Scholarships for Candidates from Developing Countries

Ghent University wishes to support university research groups or research centres in developing countries in their aim to grow into excellent research centres by upgrading local academic personnel. Therefore Ghent University grants PhD scholarships to promising PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country. No restrictions are imposed on the field of research, nevertheless preference ...

Funding Opportunity
15 Feb 2011

Robert S. McNamara International Fellowship Programme

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program was established in 1982 to honor the former President of the World Bank. The Program annually awards Fellowships to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in areas of socioeconomic development – specifically focusing on issues critical to improving the lives of the most vulnerable in society. To date, 282 Fellowships have been awarded, spanning issues related to development economics, health and population, education, environment, ...

Funding Opportunity
06 Jan 2011

2011 Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models Summer Institute

Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this program trains graduate students and junior faculty in EITM, a research strategy that integrates theoretical models and empirical research to improve and expand our understanding of politics. The institute will incorporate developments and findings from throughout political science, including the substantive areas of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political economy. This summer's institute will accept ...

Funding Opportunity
15 Dec 2010

2011-2012 Edmond J. Safra Lab Fellowships and Projects Call for Applications

In 2009, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics launched a five-year research project to study the causes and consequences of institutional corruption. Institutional corruption is defined to be an economy of influence that either weakens public trust of a public institution, or weakens the effectiveness of the institution in achieving its purpose. The project is being conducted by the Edmond J. Safra Research Lab. The aim of the Lab is to study institutional corruption with both an empirical and ...

Funding Opportunity
24 Nov 2010

Student Fellowship Competition

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is organized to help early-stage graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective doctoral dissertation proposals.The program offers training within different interdisciplinary fields of study under the leadership of pairs of tenured senior faculty, who define the fields and serve as research directors for groups of 12 graduate students.

Funding Opportunity
03 Nov 2010

PhD fellowships Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations

Central European University, a graduate institution accredited in the United States and Hungary, invites applications for the PhD Program in Political Science. The Doctoral School offers five specializations: *Comparative Politics*, *International Relations*, *Political Economy*, *Political Theory *, and *Public Policy*. The doctoral program of is one of the largest, most international and most competitive programs in Europe. Students, typically coming from more than 30 countries, can ...

Funding Opportunity
25 Oct 2010

2011 ECPR Jean Blondel PhD Prize

Each year, the ECPR, in association with ECPR Press, awards the Jean Blondel Prize for the best thesis in politics (including international relations, political theory and public administration). The thesis must have been examined and been deemed to have passed between 1st September 2009 and 31st August 2010. However, the doctorate need not have been officially conferred during this period. The candidacy must come via the ECPR Official Representative or the Head of Department.

Funding Opportunity
21 Oct 2010

African Humanities Programme Fellowship

The African Humanities Program (AHP) seeks to revitalize the humanities in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda through fellowship competitions and meetings associated with them. Applicants must be nationals and residents of a country in sub-Saharan Africa, with a current affiliation at an institution in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda. Funding is available for dissertation completion and for postdoctoral research and writing. Applicants for Dissertation ...

Funding Opportunity
08 Sep 2010

Visiting Fellowship for an African Researcher, Practitioner or Activist

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) invites applications for a short-term fellowship from young African researchers, practitioners and activists (male and female). The successful candidate will work within SIPRI’s African Security and Governance Project, funded by the Open Society Institute (OSI), during a 3-month period of residence at SIPRI, Sweden. SIPRI’s African Security and Governance Project aims to contribute to increased knowledge and awareness about the role and ...

Funding Opportunity
23 Aug 2010

ODI Fellowship Scheme 2011 - 2013

The Fellowship Scheme has two specific goals: * To provide governments of developing countries with high calibre junior professional economists where gaps in local expertise exist. * To provide recent postgraduate economists with practical work experience in a developing country. Governments often face capacity problems and view the Scheme as an effective means of employing well-qualified and highly motivated economists. Fellows become line employees within the civil service ...

Funding Opportunity
23 Aug 2010

International Climate Protection Fellowships

The International Climate Protection Fellowships enable prospective leaders to conduct a research-related project of their own choice during a one-year stay in Germany. The programme, which is being funded under the International Climate Protection Initiative by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, includes a preparatory intensive language course in Germany, a several-week introductory seminar, a two-week training course and a final meeting in ...

Funding Opportunity
18 Aug 2010

ESRC and DFID Joint Scheme for Research in International Development

ESRC and DFID recently announced their 2010 call for their joint scheme for research in international development. In addition, the e-Science Institute at the University of Edinburgh are hosting a website to help build international partnerships in support of the programme. The call falls under the "Social and Political Change" cateogry of research.

Funding Opportunity

LEGAL RESEARCHER ON INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTION FOR PROSECUTING CORRUPTION

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: LEGAL RESEARCHER ON INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTION FOR PROSECUTING CORRUPTION Application Closing Date - 21 Jul 2013 Job Start Date - August Duration - 4 months Location - Berlin The objective of the consultancy is to guide and assist TI in its thinking and conceptualization through technical legal research on how it can effectively promote successful prosecution of grand corruption under international law. The consultant will conduct desk research, ...

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