UNDP Human Development Scholarships for Asia-Pacific

June 30, 2009 by
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Deadline: 1 September each year
Study in: any Country
Level of Study: Doctoral Research Fellowship
Research Themes: Human Development, under a special theme –  Climate Change and Human Development (for 2009)

The aim of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Academic Fellowships for Asia and Pacific is to analyse issues from the human development perspective, with a focus on fostering creative thinking and innovative research on the subject among young people.

• Be a citizen of a developing country in the Asia Pacific region
• Have a Masters degree in a relevant discipline such as a social science, liberal arts, or management and be currently enrolled as a full time Ph.D. student
• Have identified a human development-related topic
• Submit a proposal approved by her/his direct supervisor at the University in which Ph.D. is being pursued
• Be younger than age 30. In exceptional cases the age requirement may be relaxed to 35 years to accommodate candidates who have returned to fulltime study after a period of work and/or family responsibilities
• Not be a UN Staff member

Scholarship Coverage:
US$ 10,000 funds will be used to develop a dissertation on a pre-approved topic. In addition, Fellows may be expected to present their work in workshops/seminars and other events arranged by UNDP (travel-related costs will be covered separately).

How to apply:
Visit the official website for complete application instructions.

Contact Information:
Applications or any queries should be sent, preferably by email, to hdfellowships.rcc@undp.org or to:

UNDP Asia Pacific Human Development Academic Fellowship
Human Development Report Unit
UNDP Regional Centre for Asia Pacific, Colombo Office
23 Independence Avenue
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 4526 400
Fax: +94 11 4526 410

Link to Official Website: http://www2.undprcc.lk/about_us/fellowship.php


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