Monday, 9 April 2012

ESRC-DFID Joint Scheme for Research in International Development (Poverty Alleviation), 2012 UK

Study Subject(s):Social protection and Food security
Course Level:Research
Scholarship Provider: ESRC and DFID
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
The ESRC and DFID welcomes applications from researchers, normally located in a Higher Education Institute. Researchers in non-HE institutions, for example from government departments or from the third sector are also invited to apply. Researchers may be based in either UK or non-UK organisations with recognised research capacity. Applications from non-UK institutions are welcome. Applications from teams of people are also welcome.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Description: It is intended that each synthesis will outline the knowledge generated on these topics through ESRC-DFID Scheme-funded research, highlight which methodologies have been used to produce this knowledge, identify any key gaps in knowledge not covered by joint ESRC-DFID funded research and any potential or actual impacts documented. Applications can be made for up to £10,000 for each synthesis. As Research Awards, these studies may be exempt from VAT, however, it is the supplier’s legal responsibility to apply the correct VAT treatment. The addition of VAT will be excluded from any value for money assessment.
How to Apply: By electronically
Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 April 2012

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