[TimorLesteStudies] SSGM Pacific Islands PhD Scholarship

Jenny Jennifer.Drysdale at anu.edu.au
Wed Mar 4 10:41:44 EST 2009

>SSGM Pacific Islands PhD Scholarship
>The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia 
>Program (SSGM) offers a PhD scholarship for a 
>citizen of one of the Pacific Island 
>Countries.  The aim of this scholarship is to 
>provide an opportunity for a keen and talented 
>scholar from the Pacific region to work on 
>topics of interest to the SSGM under one of the following three broad areas,
>State and nation-building and regional integration•
>Conflict and peacebuilding•
>Development and social change, including gender, health and mobility•
>Research must be focussed on one or more than 
>one of the Pacific Island Countries, including 
>Papua New Guinea, although broader comparative 
>approaches are welcomed as are reference-points to theoretical literature.
>Information about the SSGM Program and potential supervisors can be found at:
>The successful applicant will be enrolled as a 
>fulltime PhD candidate with the SSGM Program, 
>which is situated within the ANU College of Asia 
>and the Pacific.  The scholarship will be 
>available for a term of three years and will 
>carry a tax-exempt annual stipend of AUD $20,427 (2009 rate).
>Essential criteria: Applicants must have a good 
>honours degree or a masters degree in politics, 
>law, history, political economy, development 
>studies, geography, economics, anthropology, sociology or a related area.
>Desirable criteria: Previous fieldwork and 
>research experience and/or policy experience in the Pacific.
>Other Benefits: Full tuition fee; fieldwork 
>support, travel to Canberra from outside 
>Australia; basic health insurance; establishment 
>allowance; contribution to visa expenses.  These 
>benefits are for the scholar as the Program is 
>not able to provide assistance for dependents.
>How to apply:
>In the first instance, applicants should submit 
>an expression of interest together with a 
>150-250 word research proposal, and a curriculum 
>vitae or a list of your academic qualifications 
>and work experience.  This can be by email 
>(SSGM at anu.edu.au) or fax: +612 6125 9604.
>Applicants of interest to the Program will be 
>formally contacted and invited to submit a full 
>research proposal and application to study at the ANU.
>Informal enquiries about the areas of interest 
>of the program, and the suitability of potential 
>research themes, can be made to sinclair.dinnen at anu.edu.au.
>Closing date for expressions of interest: 20 March 2008
>Jean Hardy
>Administration (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
>State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
>ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
>The Australian National University
>Canberra  ACT  0200
>Phone: +61 2 6125 1527
>Fax: +61 2 6125 5525
>ssgm.seminars mailing list
>ssgm.seminars at anu.edu.au
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