15,000 PhD Scholarship in the Fields of Social Sciences and Humanities Provided by Open Society Foundation

15,000 PhD Scholarship in the Fields of Social Sciences and Humanities Provided by Open Society Foundation

Open Society Foundations

Open Society Foundations

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Date limite
29 mars 2019
Niveau d'études
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

Open Society Foundation is offering scholarships to international doctoral students and university faculty in support of international academic mobility. The program aims at enabling access to resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region.

Civil Society Scholars are selected on the basis of their outstanding contributions to research or other engagement with local communities, to furthering debates on challenging societal questions, and to strengthening critical scholarship and academic networks within their fields.

Amount of Scholarship

Maximum funding requests: $15,000

Eligibility Criteria

The awards are open to the following academic populations:

  1. doctoral students of eligible fields studying at accredited universities inside or outside of their home country
  2. full-time faculty members (must have a minimum of a master’s degree) teaching at universities in their home country
  3. Candidates must be citizens of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Kosovo, Laos, Libya, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, or Yemen.
  4. Any subject areas within the social sciences and humanities are eligible, but particularly those related to: law, justice, and governance; sustainable development and natural resource management; economic rights and empowerment of the poor; public health, social work and community development; new media law and policy; inclusive education; post-conflict studies; and human rights.  

Ineligibility Criteria

  1. Ineligible fields include: business administration, management training, computer science, finance/banking, marketing, engineering, hard sciences (physics, biology, chemistry, etc.), mathematics, medical sciences, or teaching English as a foreign language/language instruction.
  2. Applicants with permanent resident status or dual citizenship in Australia, Canada, the European Union, New Zealand, Nordic countries, or the United States are not eligible to apply.
  3. Students or faculty currently enrolled in master’s degree programs are not eligible to apply.
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Opportunity Targets
  • Graduate Students
Required Documents
  • others
Funding : other
Funding Coverage
  • Other
  • Arabic
  • English

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