Political Settlements PhD Scholarship Available!

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A scholarship is available to start in January 2016, supported by funding from UK Aid (DFID) through the Political Settlements Research Programme at the Global Justice Academy, and Edinburgh Law School. The Programme is multi-disciplinary and proposals will be expected to reflect a commitment to a multi-disciplinary approach.

The purpose of the scholarship is to build research capacity in the global south and provide research training in both the PhD area of study, and in large-scale programme participation with active research strategies.  The scholarship is targeted at candidates from DFID priority states, namely: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; the Democratic Republic of Congo; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Kyrzyg Republic; Liberia; Malawi; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nepal; Nigeria; Pakistan; Rwanda, Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; Sudan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Uganda; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe (based on where candidates are normally resident).

The successful applicant will be expected to be a full part of the political settlements research team and undertake programme building tasks relating to their area of study. This will include representing the programme, assisting with research dissemination and research uptake strategies relating to their work and the wider programme. There will an opportunity to help with, and engage in summer schools relating to the area of study.

For more information about the scholarship, and the application process, please click here.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2015.