The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan announce the 2014-2015 competition for the Wilson Center’s Pakistan Scholar Program. The awardee (successful applicants) will spend 9 month at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. They will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing during the residence. The Woodrow Wilson Int’l Center for Scholars is Washington’s independent, wide-ranging, non-partisan institute for advanced research where vital current issues and their historical and cultural background are explored through research and dialogue.
|Study in: Washington D.C., USA
Host Institution: Woodrow Wilson International Center
|Course Level: Postgraduate
Course Starts: September 2014
CLOSING DATE: March 15, 2014
Field of Study(s):
It is important that applicants are currently pursuing research on key public policy issues facing Pakistan, research designed to bridge the gap between the academic and the policy making worlds.
This fellowship, which announces each year, dedicated to Pakistani Scholar.
Number of Awards:
A Pakistan Scholar, who must be from, and based in, Pakistan, will be selected every year.
- Candidates must be completely fluent in both written and spoken English.
- Men and women who are from, and based in, Pakistan
- Candidates will be accepted from individuals in academia, business, journalism, government, law, and related professions.
- Candidates must be currently pursuing research on key public policy issues facing Pakistan
- Candidates have at least eight years of professional/research experience. Preference will be given to whom have published scholarly books or substantial articles in academic or policy-related journals or newspapers.
- Candidates expected to possess the terminal degree in their field. For academics, such as university professors, the terminal degree generally means a Ph.D; for journalists or businesspeople, it could well be a B.A.
What does it cover:
The scholarship/fellowship provide $5,000 per month for each Pakistan Scholars. The Wilson Center will also support a portion of health insurance premiums for the scholar, and provide assistance for travel from Pakistan. The scholars will be provided with comfortable work space, a Windows-based computer, and a part-time research assistant (if feasible).
The awardee scholars will be in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center for the U.S. academic year, September 2014 – May 2015.
How to apply:
Prepare these following documents:
- Completed this Application Form.
- Write a brief (3-5 single-spaced pages) description of the proposed research project, its scholarly contribution, and its policy relevance. Project descriptions should include:
- a detailed explanation of the research topic;
- discussion of the project’s originality;
- discussion of the methods, sources, approaches, and materials to be used, and, the importance of Washington-area resources (if appropriate); and
- discussion of the significance of the project and its relevance to contemporary Pakistan-related policy issues.
- a Curriculum Vitae (CV). or resume
- two letters of recommendation
Recommendation letters must address the quality of the research proposal; the significance of the proposed research; the capabilities and achievements of the applicant; and the relevance of the project to contemporary Pakistan-related policy issues.
Submit the completed documents to the address given (snail mail), and electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2014.
Fellowship Fund For Pakistan
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