EUCACIS: Extension of the Deadline for Application to 31 May 2016

Since we have been notified that it is difficult to get issued all documents required for the appli­cation for the EUCACIS PhD Support Programme within the given timeframe, the deadline for appli­cation has been extended to 31 May 2016.

Funded by the Volks­wagen Foundation and the Erasmus+ programme, the EUCACIS PhD Support Programme offers schol­ar­ships of 300 Euro per month for three years and a travel grant of up to 500 Euro for field research to excellent postgra­duates who are working on a doctoral thesis in political science, contem­porary history or economics on a topic related to the programme’s thematic focus at a university or academy of sciences in the Southern Caucasus or the wider Central Asia (including Afgha­nistan, the Kashmir region in India, and the autonomous region Xinjiang in China).

In addition, the programme provides intensive PhD research training to coach its parti­ci­pants in inter­na­tional academic standards and help them to establish their own networks with other young resear­chers. It offers (travel costs and accom­mo­dation are covered by the programme):

The deadline for appli­cation is 31 May 2016.

For infor­mation on the eligi­bility and the details of the appli­cation process see the attached flyer and the project’s website