UNESCO, in collaboration with ISEDC, offers fellowships programme in areas aligned with the objectives and aims of UNESCO. Do not miss this opportunity, find out more!



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Organization: UNESCO was founded in London in 1945. UN special agency, UNESCO was born from the common problem of preservation of peace, respect for human rights and the equality of peoples through the channels of Education, Science, Culture and Communication. The objective of the Organization is to achieve peace and security by promoting collaboration between nations, science and culture, thanks to the fact that the Charter of Nations is united to all, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion. By 2030 UNESCO will contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals through its work in the fields of education, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, culture, communication and information, sustainable development objectives for the ocean. UNESCO is particularly committed to the achievement of Objective 4, which aims to "provide quality education, fair and inclusive, and opportunities for lifelong learning for all". Many goals and indicators related to education are also contained within the other Objectives.

Fellowships are an effective modality for UNESCO to enhance the human resources and capacity-building of the Member States, especially developing countries. Fellowships are specially tailored for the purpose of professionalism in the field of the Unesco program and an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, and to contribute to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skills international understanding.

 

Duty Station:  Russian Federation

 

Open To: graduated

 

Timeframe: one month duration: from 1 to 26 October 2018

 

Deadline: 3 April 2018

 

Description: The aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. The medium of instruction will be English. UNESCO will solicit applications from the developing countries and countries in transition.

In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budget for the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty fellowships of four weeks duration each in 2018.

The candidates may choose to study in the following fields of study, which are aligned with UNESCO’s objectives and programme priorities, as per approved and in accordance with the decisions made by the Executive Board:

- energy and sustainable development

- ecological management of energy resources

- renewable energy

- sustainable and renewable energy power generation

Here you can find the list of invited Member States

 

The following benefits are reserved for the winners:

- beneficiaries will be exempt of paying tuition fees for the entire duration of studies/training

- fellows will undertake studies/training under the supervision of an advisor or study director that will be provided by the host institution

- the donor Government will pay stipends to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, in local currency. The stipend amounting to four hundred seventy five (475) US dollars is intended to cover living expenses such as accommodation, meals, pocket expenses, and incidentals. The donor will determine the amount of the stipend to be granted to beneficiaries

- ISEDC will assist in obtaining modest housing for the fellows

- UNESCO will cover the cost of international round-trip travel to the cheapest fare and the most direct flight

- UNESCO will pay a one-time travel allowance of US $ 100 (one hundred US dollars) prior to the departure of fellows for the Russian Federation

- health insurance. To make use of this right, beneficiaries should be declared medically fit by the UNESCO medical service which examines the full medical files

 

Qualifications: Candidates must meet the following criteria

- holder of at least a BSc degree or BA in Economics

- proficient in English language

- not more than 35 years of age

 

Application process:

all applications should be endorsed by the National Commission for UNESCO and must be duly completed in English or French with the following attachments in DUPLICATE:

-  the prescribed UNESCO fellowship application form

- six photographs

- certified photocopies of Diplomas

- certificate of English Language proficiency

- subsequently, for those who have been selected, the UNESCO medical examination form duly completed by a recognized physician (not more than four months before the actual date of studies). The prescribed form of which will be sent along with the letter of award. Expenses incurred in the constitution of the medical dossiers will not be reimbursed

- files which are incomplete or received after the deadline for the submission of applications and candidatures, and do not fulfil the requirements mentioned above, will not be considered

- each invited Member State is requested to nominate not more than two candidates

The final selection of beneficiaries lies with ISEDC. The National Commission of selected fellows will be duly informed by UNESCO and the letter of award will immediately follow.  UNESCO will authorize the departure of beneficiaries who have completely complied with the requirements stipulated in the letter of award. Candidates not informed of their selection by 1st September 2018 should consider that their applications have not been approved

 

Useful links:

UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme - 2018

UNESCO

 

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The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. If you would like to apply yourself or nominate another leader, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

 

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Organization/Company: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, nonprofit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC

 

Duty Station: United States

 

Open To: All citizens of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States) meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe: fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019

 

Deadline: September 27, 2018

 

Job description: The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) is GMF’s flagship leadership development program. Created in 1982 to introduce a new generation of European leaders to the United States, it now prepares leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for transatlantic relations. The program relies on 6 months of distance learning and 24 days of first-hand experience to facilitate knowledge and network development for effective transatlantic engagement. GMF awards 75 Marshall Memorial Fellowships each year to candidates from all sectors, including business, government and civil society. The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Using a method perfected over more than 30 years of implementation, the Marshall Memorial Fellowship provides an intense learning and networking experience of benefit to those working on issues of shared concern for communities on both sides of the Atlantic

 

Qualifications: To become a Marshall Memorial Fellow, a candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

- Minimum of six years of proven leadership experience with significant accomplishment in business, civil society, politics, or media

- Be a citizen of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States)

- Be available for six months of distance learning, 24 days of travel exchange, and active alumni engagement upon completion of the fellowship

- Have not resided or worked for an extensive period of time on the other side of the Atlantic in the last three years (participation in an academic exchange program does not disqualify an applicant)

- Speak English proficiently

- Possess a passport valid at least six months beyond the assigned fellowship dates

- Candidates cannot be a candidate's family member, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship selection committee member, host or selection partners, or the German Marshall Fund’s staff member

- A profound sense of integrity

- A commitment to democracy and diversity across markers including profession, gender, race, and ethnicity

- A desire to effect real and sustainable change through creativity and innovation

- Proven ability to apply knowledge and leverage networks

- An ability to become a steward of the transatlantic agenda

 

Wage/Fees:  GMF invests approximately $25,000 in each fellow. Fellows meet this investment by covering their registration fee upon acceptance into the program of $800 for Americans and $600 for Europeans, and out of pocket expenses during the program of $1,500, on average. A fee waiver is available to those individuals who demonstrate a clear financial need and inability to cost share this way

 

Application process: The application includes a form, short answer questions, three essay questions, a resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation, and the nomination form. Candidates should not ask for a letter of recommendation from their nominator or a family member, and applicants should not submit letters of recommendations for other applicants. Upon review of applications, the strongest candidates will be invited to an interview with a selection committee. All interviews are conducted in person and in English. Interview dates and locations will be provided to applicants as early as possible, and candidates are expected to hold this date and make themselves available for interviews. All applicants will be notified of the result of their application by email by April 2018. Please direct all questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

link to the website

 

Contact information: The German Marshall Fund HQ

1744 R Street NW

Washington, DC 20009, United States

Tel: +1 202-683-2650

Fax: +1 202-265-1662

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Are Arts and Human Sciences your forte? Bogliasco Study Center gives 50 fellowships every year to let artists and academics create a project in their favourite discipline. Apply now!

 

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Organization/Company: The Bogliasco Study Center is comprised of three separate properties (Villa dei Pini, Villa Orbiana e Villa Rincon), which offer a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea and Ligurian Coast, stimulating people’s creativity.

The Foundation promotes productive exchanges by organising small groups of 8-10 Fellows, who are distinguished by discipline, age and nationality. Artists and academics learn to communicate in brand new ways and enhance their cultural background, also thanks to shared meals every day. This, and the beauty of the place where the Foundation is located, lead to an increased productivity, new ways to approach to work and varicoloured collaboration.

 

Duty Station:  Bogliasco, Liguria, Italy

 

Open To: Artists and academic interested in Human Sciences with a good knowledge of spoken English

 

Timeframe: Autumn 2018 or Spring 2019

 

Deadline:

- January 15th for the autumnal semester

- April 15th for the Spring semester



Fellowship description: Bogliasco Foundation gives 50 fellowships per-year to artists and academics who work on a project on any of the following disciplines:

- Archaeology

- Architecture

- Classics

- Dance

- Film/Video

- History

- Landscape Architecture

-Literature

- Music

- Philosophy

- Theater

- Visual Arts

A selected committee will be in charge of applicantions evaluations and will compose small residency groups of 8-10 Fellows, who will stay in one of the three villas for one month. Although every residency is expected to lead to published or performed work, there is no specific work requirement or obligatory formal presentation. Fellows will remain at the Study Center for the duration of their residencies, bringing with them the materials needed to complete their work.

The Foundation encourages Fellows to interact with the local community, this is why an introductory organized tour of Genoa is available for each group, as are informal Italian lessons. Fellows are also invited to participate in prominent events in Genoa.

 

Qualifications:

The completed application form.

- Three letters of reference, which must be uploaded directly by the referees and received by the application deadline.

- A short-form Curriculum Vitae, no more than three pages in length.

- A one-page description of the project that the applicant would pursue during her/his stay at the Bogliasco Study Center.

- A sample of the applicant’s work that has been published, performed, exhibited, or otherwise publicly presented during the last five years.

- A $30 application fee, payable by credit card at the end of the application process

 

Fees and Facilities: Bogliasco Fellowships include full room and board, plus the use of a private studio. The cost of transportation to and from the Bogliasco Study Center is the responsibility of Fellows and their accompanying spouses/partners. So also are all project materials and equipment, and any personal expenses incurred during the fellowship period, including medical expenses.

Application process: To apply, you must register to the online application system following this link, where you will also find a list of requirements that must be read. Once registered, you may login to work on your application by clicking on the "login" button indicated to the left.

 

Useful information: The approximate dates for residency sessions will be:

Autumn 2018

- September 3 – October 5

- October 8 – November 9

- November 12 – December 14

Spring 2019

- January 7 – February 8

- February 11 – March 15

- March 18 – April 19

- April 23 – May 24

Notification dates for the award of Fellowships are April 1st for the Autumn Fellowships and July 1st for the Spring Fellowships.

During their stay at the Study Center Fellows may be accompanied by spouses/partners, which will be charged a daily fee of $25 to help defray the cost of meals and housing



Useful links:

Link to the offer

Requirements and Restrictions

Information about the application

 

Contact information:

Fondazione Bogliasco

Via Aurelia 4

16031 Bogliasco (Genova)

ITALY

Tel +39 010 347-0049

Fax +39 010 347-2452

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The Bogliasco Foundation

1 East 53rd Street (8th Floor)

New York, NY 10022

USA

Tel +1 212 486-0874

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www.bfny.org



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Are you interested in being part of CERN’s magnificent research programme? Then you can’t let this Fellowship pass up!

 

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Organization/Company: At CERN - Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (“European Organisation for National Research”) - physicists and engineers use many purpose-built instruments, such as particle accelerators and detectors, to study the basic constituents of matter. It was one of Europe’s first joint ventures and now has 22 state members. CERN is one of leading research center in the world, fostering disrupting research as in the case of Higgs Boson. Many of CERN researchers are directly or incidentally invonved in research leading at Nobel prize

 

Duty Station:  Meyrin, Switzerland

 

Open To: Recent graduates at Bachelor level or above

 

Timeframe: 2 years

 

Deadline: March 5th 2018

 

Job description: CERN’s Fellowship Programme awards every year 220 fellowships.  Fellowships are intended for recent graduates from university or higher technical institutes, or university postgraduates who want to work in a research group. Fellowships in applied science, computing and engineering are open to recent graduates at Bachelor level and above.

 

Qualifications:

- Candidates with a BSc or technical engineer diploma should have no more than 4 years relevant experience after the diploma

- Candidates who are currently preparing a diploma are eligible to apply. However, they are expected to have obtained their qualification by the time they take up their appointment at CERN

 

Wage/Facilities:

- Fellows stipends are calculated individually - stipends are competitive and net of tax

- Fellows are entitled to 2.5 days paid leave per month

- Fellows are covered by CERN's comprehensive health scheme for themselves and their dependents

- Fellows are entitled to travel expenses for themselves and their family (unless stipulated otherwise on their contract)

- Fellows may be entitled to an installation grant, family allowance and child allowance. CERN also offers help with finding a suitable accommodation through the Housing Service

 

Application process: To apply, you must create a profile following this link. It should take no more than 30 minutes to complete the application in the right way. There are some documents you need to attach:

- Your Curriculum Vitae

- A photocopy of the last (highest) qualification

- 3 recent letters of recommendation (less than a year old at the deadline for the application) to give as possible overview of your academic and/or professional achievements

Successful applicants are normally expected to take up their appointments within 3 months of the start date they specify in their application form.

For physics candidates who wish to be considered for both research and applied science types of Fellowship, you are expected to make clear your relevant applied science skillset in your motivations and/or research statement.



Useful information: Fellowships are normally granted for two years initially, while extensions for part or all of a third year are granted only in exceptional circumstances. After having become familiar with the activities of the Laboratory, Fellows are encouraged to contribute to bridging the gap between scientists and the general public by serving as CERN Guides typically 2 hours per month. More information here.

 

Useful links:

Link to the offer

General info on jobs

 

Contact information:

CERN

CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland

CERN phonebook

Telephone directories and switchboard: +41 (0)22 76 761 11

Reception:

+41 (0)22 76 784 84

+41 (0)22 76 776 76

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Are you an African descent living in the Diaspora? If so join the Fellowship Programme that provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent

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Organization: The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations is a member of the General Assembly. States are admitted to membership in the UN by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council

 

Duty station: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to: The selection of the fellows will reflect gender and regional balance. The human rights situation of People of African Descent in the respective countries will also be taken into consideration

 

Deadline: 31.05.2017

 

Time frame: In 2017 the Fellowship will be held from 13 November to 1 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Description: The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries

 

Qualifications:
-The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora
-The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent
-The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme
-The candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status
-The candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme

 

Application process: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in one single e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

-A Curriculum Vitae
-A completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
-A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
-An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
-A copy of the applicant’s passport.
Please note that submissions with more than five attachments will not be accepted


Wage/fees: not specified

 

 

Further info: Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Useful links:

Call for the fellowship
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Are you a student interested in doing an amazing experience in a stimulating environment? Would you like to discover what it’s like to study abroad in a Canadian university? You can try it out now! Apply and don’t miss this great opportunity!

 

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Organization: The University of Manitoba, Western Canada’s first university, is an academic institution ranked one of the top 50 research-intensive universities in Canada. The institution is located in the heart of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and offer more than 100 programs. It provides a wide variety of courses amongst which 47 doctoral, 90 master’s and one diploma program. Every year the faculty members secure more than $160 million in external funding

 

Duty Station: Manitoba, Canada

 

Open to: All students interested and possessing the required qualifications

 

Timeframe: There are different timeframes depending on what study course the fellowship is given for:

- Master’s program: for the first 24 months

- PhD program: for the first 48 months

 

Deadline:

- Fall session from September: 1 april

- Winter session from January: 1 august

- Summer session from May: 1 december

 

Job description: The Graduate Fellowship is intended to determine the recipients of the listed supplemental awards, which are meant to be held with the UMGF. The same process is used to upgrade new Master’s UMGF recipients to the Manitoba Graduate Scholarship for Master’s students. These supplemental award offers and MGS upgrades will occur in July of each year. Only students who have received an offer as of July will be included in the supplemental offers and upgrades

 

Qualifications: Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

- Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree

- Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration) are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding

 

Wage/Fee:

- Master’s Program: $14.000 

- PhD Program: $18.000

 

Application process: In order to apply, candidates must open the page here

 

Useful links:

 

University of Manitoba Official Website

Vacancy Page

 

Contacts information:

 

500 University Centre

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office: 204.474.9377

Fax: 204.474.7553

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The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows

Organization: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area

 

Duty station: Copenhagen and Vienna

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Fellowship positions are available twice a year for six months periods. Autumn session intake: September/October - Spring session intake: February/March

 

Deadline: Autumn intake: 1 May of each year - Spring intake: 1 October

 

Job description: Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. The primary duty of Research Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly's Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores

 

Qualifications:

- graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background in political science, law or international relations

- citizens of OSCE participating States

- specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable

- excellent written and spoken English is required (this is the working language)

- one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable

- computer skills for word-processing and research are necessary

 

Wage/fees: Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna

 

Application process: Applications must include: the completed application form; a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications either by post or by email to:

Dana Bjerregaard - Assistant to the Secretary General

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40

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Useful links: Fellowship OSCE-PA

 

Contact information: Consult the information above

 

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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies

 

Duty Station: Canada

 

Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)

 

Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned

 

Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received

 

Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada

 

Qualifications:

- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department

 

Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)

 

Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.

 

Useful links:

Fellowship

NSERC website

 

Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:

NSERC

350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON

K1A1H5

For more information, consult the Contact list

 

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