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NTS-Asia Research Fellowship at the Consortium of NTS-Asia. Deadline: 15 April 2011

NTS-Asia Research Fellowship at the Consortium of NTS-Asia. Deadline: 15 April 2011
The Consortium of NTS-Asia through the support of the Ford Foundation invites applications for the NTS-Asia Research Fellowship. To commence in July, this three-month research fellowship programme offers successful applicants an opportunity to work on a wide range of NTS issues in Asia. Three fellowship positions are available this year and each fellowship comes with a stipend of US$8,000 (all inclusive* for the duration of the fellowship). Young scholars are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates can choose to conduct their research at any of the 19 NTS-Asia member institutes. Member institutes are listed below:

  1. Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (APCR2P), University of Queensland, Australia
  2. Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Bangladesh
  3. Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS), Bangladesh
  4. Centre for International Security Studies (CISS), University of Sydney, Australia
  5. Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia
  6. Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), India
  7. Centre of Asian Studies (CAS), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  8. Ilmin International Relations Institute (IIRI) Korea University, South Korea
  9. Institute for Human Security, Latrobe University, Australia
  10. Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS), The Philippines
  11. Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (IAPS), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China
  12. Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
  13. Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Vietnam
  14. Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  15. Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), Sri Lanka
  16. RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  17. WorldFish Center, Malaysia
  18. Institute for Asian Human Community Network (AHC), Waseda University, Japan
  19. Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP), Foundation for Universal Responsibility, India
NTS-Asia research fellows are expected to produce at least one publishable research paper – in the form of a journal article, monograph or working paper - at the end of the fellowship period. All interested applicants should submit their applications via email by Friday, 15 April 2011, with the following information:
  1. A research proposal of about 2,000 words which should include a statement on the aims and objectives of the project, the time frame for the project, the NTS-Asia institution of choice, and reasons why it is the most suitable institution for such research, and  output.
  2. Information on his/her expertise in relation to the research that is to be carried out.
  3. Two recommendation letters, including one from the applicant’s organisation.
  4. A curriculum vitae and a copy of his/her highest level of education reached.
Click here to see the required format of proposals.