S.C.O.R.E: Scholarships and Conferences Opportunities for Researchers and Experts
1. Programme Address:
Four 3-year fully funded doctoral programmes in Law, Finance and Economics
Funder: University of Rome tor Vergata Department of Economics and Finance
Research field(s): Social Sciences
Funding covers: All expenses
Eligibility: Open to all foreign graduates. Foreign candidates who want to apply shall fill in the registration form available at the following link:
Deadline: 10/03/2017, no later than 4pm CEST.
2. Conference: http://www.colloquium-proverbs.org/icp/en/call-for-papers
The 11th Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs (ICP17) will take place at Tavira, from November 05-12, 2017 in the Hotel Vila Galé. The main organizer is the AIP-IAP and the co-organizer is the Tavira Municipality (CMT).
3. Programme Address: http://tuningacademy.org/short-term-visits-call/
Funder: Deusto International Tuning Academy, Spain
Research field(s): Humanities, Social Sciences, Formal Sciences, Natural Sciences
Information: The Short-Term Visits Scholarship Scheme has been established in order to bring together academics who have already been exploring Tuning-related topics, and PhD students/junior academics interested in one of the four broad topics outlined below, thus further consolidating Tuning-related research as a distinct domain within the general area of higher education studies.
Funding covers: In addition to funding,
On-site access to DITA databases and the University of Deusto library (project data; survey data, including data with restricted access; library specialized on Tuning-related topics);
Methodological advice on research topic; and
Practical and logistic support while in Bilbao.
Eligibility: The Short-Term Visits Scholarships can be granted to:
young researcher enrolled in doctoral programmes elsewhere and focusing on a topic related to DITA’s current priority research lines (see above);
scholars holding a PhD and currently actively engaged in post-doctoral research on a topic related to DITA’s current priority research lines (see above), and
university staff not usually involved in research activities but interested in conducting research on one of the four topics.
There are no limitations as to country of residence, nationality, age or gender.
The only formal limitation is a high level of English: selected candidates need to be capable of producing a high-quality academic article in English and of making their end-of-stay public presentation in English.
4. Programme Address: https://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp
Funder: Ford Foundation
Research field(s): Humanities, Social Sciences, Law
Information: The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the archival collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, part of the system of presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The collections are especially rich on U.S. government domestic policies, diplomacy and national political affairs in the 1970s. A grant helps to defray the travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Library.
Funding covers: Travel grant
Eligibility: Any person with a serious interest in the holdings of the Library may apply. Selection criteria include the scope and pertinence of Library archival collections, project significance, appropriateness of project design, and applicant qualifications. Please contact the Library for information about holdings related to your project.
Deadline: 15/03/2017, 15/09/2017; and annually.
5. Programme Address: http://www.iasociety.org/HIV-Programmes/CIPHER-Fellowship-Programme
Funder: International AIDS Society/CIPHER Fellowship Programme
Research field(s): Medicine, Social Sciences
Information: The objective of the Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme is to contribute to strengthened HIV clinical research capacity in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa by providing two-year research fellowships to three emerging young leaders in paediatric HIV clinical science.
A two-stage selection process will be followed: applications will be solicited from fellow-mentor pairs, and successful applicants will be invited to attend a skill strengthening and networking workshop on 13-15 May 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi; following the workshop the final three awardees will be selected to receive a two-year fellowship of up to US$70,000 (US$35,000 per year). The fellowship funds are to provide a stipend for the fellow and can support travel to attend one scientific meeting to present results; fellowship funds are not intended to cover direct research expenses, which must be provided by the mentor’s institution or additional grants.
Funding covers: stipend and travels
(1) The mentor must be either an Associate or Full Professor or Chief/Principal Research Officer with an established position at a research institute in sub-Saharan Africa.
(2) The fellow must be a junior investigator with a doctoral degree (PhD) or a doctor of medicine degree (e.g., MD, MBBS or equivalent) obtained no more than ten years before the application deadline (after 15 March 2007) and who has less than five years of relevant research experience.
The fellow must hold a passport from a country in sub-Saharan Africa. More info at website.
Dateline: February 21, 2017