Opportunities

See interesting opportunities offered by the Research, Policy and Higher Education programme and others from around the world

CALL FOR PAPERS: British Institute in Eastern Africa and Uganda Elections Research Network Workshop on Uganda’s 2021 elections Thursday 29 July 2021

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) and Uganda Elections Research Network (UERN) are organizing a workshop on Thursday 29 July 2021 to discuss cutting edge research on Uganda’s 2021 presidential, parliamentary and local government elections. We welcome papers on a wide range of topics around the elections. This includes, but is not limited to: … Continued

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Call for Scholarship Applications

The Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) is pleased to announce availability of 2 full and 6 partial scholarships for well-motivated and competent Rwandan students who would like to pursue the 3-year Honors Bachelor’s degree in Peace-Building and Development. Currently, students from 10 countries are studying in this Bachelor’s degree programme whose main aim is to foster a regional network of peace-builders across national boundaries.

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Human Rights Cultures Workshop for Photographers and Writers

Kigali, 12-15 June 2019 (Wed-Sat) Application deadline: 12 May 2019 SCOPE How can photography and writing explore rights that are important to Rwandans today? What are the creative ways in which artists can engage with everyday issues relating to human rights through their work? And how can we imagine rights that are specifically Rwandan: that … Continued

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Second call for applications for the production of research-based policy briefs

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce the second call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Higher Education and Policy (RPHE) programme funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).   The commissioned policy briefs are intended to contribute to knowledge-sharing through dissemination of high quality, policy-relevant research produced by Rwandan … Continued

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Call for Application 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week that will provide support for an interdisciplinary group of international scholars to develop and discuss a collaborative innovative research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies using the video testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual … Continued

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent … Continued

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Call for applications for Aegis Trust Rwanda Short Course

Aegis Trust, is organizing a short course on “Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Actors, Causes and Responses”. The five-day course will feature: (1) lectures to be delivered by Rwandan and non-Rwandan academics and practitioners; (2) facilitated experience-sharing and, (3) field visits. The Aegis Trust invites academics, teachers, trainers, policymakers and practitioners to apply for the short … Continued

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Research Fellowships at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its three research fellowships for advanced-standing PhD candidates: – The 2018-2019 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship; – The 2018-2019 Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies; – And the 2018-2019 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship.   Each fellowship provides $4,000 … Continued

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Call for proposals

The Aegis Trust is pleased to launch a fourth call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). We welcome proposals for innovative, challenging research papers of between 7,000 and 10,000 words (in English or French) on the following … Continued

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, … Continued

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Learning Route on Securing Land and Water Rights: the cases of Senegal and Mauritania

PROCASUR, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and IPAR (Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurales) have announced a Learning initiative on Securing Land and Water Rights in irrigation schemes, as part of the cross regional component on Land Tenure Security and Natural Resource Management of the “Strengthening capacities and tools for scaling-up and disseminating innovations” … Continued

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Internship Opportunity at UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The internship is located in various units of the Governance Affairs Office within UN Environment, based in Nairobi, namely the Civil Society unit, Governing Bodies Unit and the Partnerships unit. The Governance Affairs office engages with and guides all relevant stakeholders ranging from Member States, major groups and stakeholders as well as business and the … Continued

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AFRIKA KOMMT! FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2016 – 2018

AFRIKA KOMMT is an initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. German businesses, including several leading companies in their respective sectors offer young African managers an insight into their operations and management methods. GIZ plans, organises and evaluates the programme. During a 12-month stay in Germany, an 8-month internship in one of … Continued

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Scholarship at the University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is offering scholarships to excellent students from outside the EU/EEA who want to do a Master’s programme. Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area can also apply. The fully funded scholarship will be granted for two years. All the scholarship students are … Continued

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TRACE Scholar Programme

The University of Washington and TRACE International invite application for TRACE Scholar Program to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption. The scholarship is available to an international lawyer from a developing country. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in anti-corruption efforts and will write their LL.M. thesis on … Continued

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Research Fellowships

The USC Shoah Foundation is offering research fellowships. The main goal of the fellowships is to have projects that advance understanding of the cultural and societal dynamics that precipitate or deter genocide, offering knowledge that has practical application and benefit. The fellowships include: Center Research Fellowship that enables the recipient to spend one semester in … Continued

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The Atlantic Fellows Programme

The Atlantic Fellows Programme for Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute is offering Atlantic Visiting Fellowship: an opportunity for teams of three or four senior academics and practitioners to come together and undertake an intensive period of research that will create high profile advances in both academic understanding and in, developing practical … Continued

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Aegis offers grants to Rwandan researchers

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a third call for proposals by Rwandan researchers as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education programme. The programme supports Rwandan researchers to develop policy-relevant academic papers and associated policy briefs on a range of topics related to genocide prevention and peace building. The research grants are … Continued

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