Ray Pahl Fellowship for Africans in Urban Studies at University of Cape Town in South Africa, 2014
The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research offers fellowship for Africans in urban studies at University of Cape Town in South Africa. The Fellowship is open to any scholar of recent postdoctoral standing who is a citizen of an African country (excluding the Republic of South Africa). The stipend for 2014 is ZAR 325,000 inclusive of a settling-in allowance. The application deadline is 31 July 2013.
Study Subject(s): Fellowship is provided in the field of Urban Studies at African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level at African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Scholarship Provider: The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa
Eligibility: –The Fellowship is open to any scholar of recent postdoctoral standing who is a citizen of an African country (excluding the Republic of South Africa) and who would find the ACC a congenial work environment for intellectual reflection, scholarly engagement and debate, and writing. Preference will be given to scholars whose work relates to cities of the global south, and to Africa in particular.
–Candidates must have an excellent educational record, showing outstanding performance in undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses and research degrees.
-have been awarded a PhD at the time of application but not more than 5 years ago.
-have research expertise in the field of urban and regional studies as demonstrated by a completed doctoral thesis and/or published or forthcoming books, or articles in refereed journals.
-have demonstrable ability to present research findings effectively to fellow professionals at national and international conferences or in professional research seminars.
-have a coherent plan of research for the duration of the Fellowship, which can either be the development of doctoral work or an entirely new topic which promises to make a valuable contribution to the field of urban and regional studies.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of any Africa country excluding the Republic of South Africa ( Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this Fellowship.
Scholarship Description: The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS), a charity associated with the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, wishes to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow, for the calendar year 2014. The Fellowship will be based in the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town and is for a period of twelve months.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is offered for a period of twelve months.
What does it cover? The stipend for 2014 is ZAR 325,000 inclusive of a settling-in allowance. This sum excludes one economy-class return airfare between Cape Town and the Fellow’s home, which will be reimbursed by FURS.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Short listing and appointing procedures will be conducted in August / September 2013.
How to Apply: Applications must include:
-A formal letter of application, including a statement of your availability in the 2014 calendar year, and the names of at least two academic referees who you have requested to support your application with confidential letters of reference submitted independently.
-an up-to-date cv, including publications.
– a clear, officially certified copy of degree certificates.
– a one-page outline of your PhD research.
– a two-page outline of the research you propose during the Fellowship.
– an e-email address for acknowledgement of safe receipt by ACC.
-Applications and letters of reference should be sent electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 July 2013.