The UNU-IIGH PhD Fellowship Programme aims to provide an opportunity for candidates enrolled in a PhD programme to expand their intellectual vision beyond their scientific disciplines. UNU-IIGH offers an excellent multicultural environment for scholars to work on their research and interact with scholars from different countries and disciplines.
The PhD Fellowship Programme is open to candidates who are enrolled in PhD programmes in educational institutions around the world, and who could benefit from a period of up to 12 months at UNU-IIGH. Applicants from developing countries and women are particularly encouraged to apply.
UNU-IIGH offers a monthly stipend for the 12-month duration of the fellowship. During the fellowship, the fellow, in addition to working on his/her research, is expected to participate in the research and academic activities related to UNU-IIGH thematic areas: (i) Planetary Change and Health, (ii) Governance for Global Health, and (iii) Universal Health Coverage.
Applicants must be at the dissertation-writing stage of their PhDs, with their final research proposals accepted by their supervisors or advisory committees in their universities. Language proficiency in English is essential.
Research topics should relate to one of the above UNU-IIGH thematic research areas.
The deadline for application submissions is 31 October 2014.
For more information, see the PhD Fellowship Programme 2015 page on the UNU-IIGH website.