UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS: CCAPS Pre-doctoral Fellowship 2011-2012

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS: CCAPS Pre-doctoral Fellowship 2011-2012
The CCAPS pre-doctoral fellowship program aims to stimulate the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. CCAPS invites applications from all disciplines, including both the social and natural sciences, as they pertain to relevant topics to the CCAPS program. Pre-doctoral fellows are encouraged to present their research within and outside the Center, collaborate on papers or projects with other fellows and faculty, participate in the research activities of CCAPS, attend and take an active role in CCAPS and Strauss Center seminars and conferences, and immerse themselves in the greater University community during their appointment


Pre-doctoral fellowships are available to advanced PhD students, with preference given to those who have made substantial progress towards the completion of their dissertation.
Pre-doctoral fellows are expected to work on and ideally complete their doctoral dissertations during the fellowship.
CCAPS encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries.
Areas of Research:

CCAPS will consider applicants working on a broad range of topics related to climate change, political stability, and security in Africa. Suitable topics may include, but are not limited to:

Climate change vulnerability in Africa
Potential impacts of climate change on political stability or security in Africa
Strategies for addressing climate change challenges in Africa

nine-month stipend of $24,000
one round-trip airline ticket
CCAPS offers pre-doctoral fellowships in residence at the University of Texas at Austin for one year

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