Offer: IC4HD Human Development Fellowships for the Asia-Pacific region - Deadline: 30 June 2013
The International Centre for Human Development is a partnership between the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Centre envisions itself as a “think and do” organization that promotes policy dialogue on human development in the Global South and works towards translating human development analysis into action.
The International Centre for Human Development has announced seven human development fellowships for the year 2013.
The three-month residential fellowships, beginning 12 August 2013, will be offered at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.
The selected fellows will receive US$ 3,000 per month.
IC4HD Human Development Fellowships aim to encourage mid-career professionals (academics, civil servants, and civil society practitioners) to analyze critical development issues from the human development perspective, thereby, contributing to development theory, and identification of applications and policies that put people at the centre of development debates.
Eligibility - Applications are invited from all candidates who fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
Citizen of a country in the Asia-Pacific region
Less than 45 years in age
5-8 years of relevant working experience
Not a UN staff member or a Indian Institute of Advanced Study staff/fellow.
The other selection criteria, which will be considered to shortlist applications, include:
Educational qualifications; post-graduate degree desirable
Exceptional creativity in choice of topic
Value addition or new direction to the human development concept, methodology, analysis, application and policy relevance
Track record of past accomplishments
Time needed for completing the work.
Applicants whose native language is not English are expected to have the ability to write and converse fluently in English. All candidates must complete a formal application in English, including:
Application form (available online)
Summary statement of the objectives of the proposal
Project proposal, not exceeding 1,000 words, which does not involve fieldwork with data collection
Two references (email and telephone number should be indicated). One of the referees should be the current supervisor
Last Date : 30 June 2013 (should be email to HDfellowships@ic4hd.org).
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