Delegation of the European Union to Ghana

Call for PhD and Masters Applications - Social Transformation Research and Policy Advocacy Project

04/12/2019 - 10:22
Grants

Invitations are open for applications for PhD and Masters Studies under a five-year project, “Resilience Against Climate Change-Social Transformation Research and Policy Advocacy” Funded by the European Union.

The project is research collaboration between the International Water Management Institute, University of Ghana-Centre for Migration Studies, University for Development Studies and CSIR-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute. The project will: contribute to more inclusive and sustainable economic growth policy and programming approaches in the project areas by 2025.

Over the course of the project, we expect to support a total of 3 PhDs and 15 Masters (first batch of 10; second batch of 5) with full studentships for four and two years respectively. For this Call, two (2) PhDs and 4 Masters will be based at the University of Ghana, and one (1) PhD and 6 Masters will be hosted by University for Development Studies.

All the students will follow the stipulated training procedure of the host Universities, with joint supervision across project collaborating organisations. In addition, the students will participate in policy advocacy events (e.g. workshops, learning events and policy dialogues), with the aim of bridging research and policy, through students’ direct involvement in the narratives, practices and networks of development planning.

Deadline for submission of application: 30th April 2020

 

Details are attached.

 

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