[TimorLesteStudies] SSGM Pacific Islands PhD Scholarship
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
>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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