February 09, 2009
ESRC-SSRC Collaborative Visiting Fellowships
ESRC-SSRC Collaborative Visiting Fellowships 2009
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) are pleased to announce fellowships for scholars from the Americas (North, Central, South and the Caribbean) to visit and engage in collaborative activities with members of ESRC-supported projects in Britain, or for British scholars at ESRC-supported projects to visit collaborators in the Americas, between 1 June 2009 and 31 August 2010.
Applicants and their collaborators should have received a PhD in one of the social sciences (including history) by the time the proposed visiting fellowship would start. They should have been based in the country from which they are applying for at least two years before the application deadline of 20 March 2009.
Qualified applicants must be endorsed by the holder of a major ESRC award (i.e., Director of the ESRC-supported centre, programme, group or network; a holder of a Large Grant; or a Professorial Fellow) with whom they are interested in collaborating.
Approximately 18 research fellowships of up to £5000 (currently c $7400) will be awarded. Funds may be used to cover transportation, accommodation, and living expenses.
How to make an application
The deadline to submit an application is 12 noon GMT and 5pm EST on 20 March 2009. Applicants should email applications and CVs (maximum of 2 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the applicant's full name in the subject heading. Nominators should email letters of endorsement directly to email@example.com, with the full name of the nominee in the subject heading.
It is expected that decisions on applications will be announced by the end of April 2009. Supported activities can begin on or after 1 June 2009 and continue until 31 August 2010.
For further information, including eligibility criteria, competition guidelines, award requirements, a list of eligible countries, a list of eligible ESRC awards, and further application instructions, please visit the fellowship website, http://fellowships.ssrc.org/esrc/.
Please direct any questions about the ESRC/SSRC fellowship to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on previous Fellowship awards see ‘Mobility and Networking’ on the ESRC International Pages at www.esrc.ac.uk.
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