Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellowship 2014

Deadline: January 20, 2014

Eligible candidates are invited to apply for the Drugs, Security and Democracy (DSD) Fellowship.  The DSD fellowship aims at funding Policy-Relevant Research in Latin America and the Caribbean. It program supports research on drugs, citizen security and democratic governance, with a goal of producing evidence-based knowledge and influencing drug policy. The fellowship seeks to develop a concentration of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant outcomes and membership in a global interdisciplinary network. The program encourages interdisciplinary and comparative projects and those that address transnational and trans-regional issues.

Eligibility

  • Applications are welcome from PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers conducting research that addresses the primary theme of drugs in relation to security and/or democracy in Latin America or the Caribbean.
  • Eligible applicants will fall into one of the following two categories:
    • Dissertation Fellowship: This competition is open to PhD and JSD candidates worldwide who have an approved dissertation prospectus by July 1, 2014, but have not completed writing for final submission.
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship: The competition is open to PhD and JSD recipients worldwide who have completed their PhD within 7 years of the application deadline (on or after January 20, 2007).
  • If you are proposing to conduct research in a non-native language, you should provide evidence of the necessary proficiency to carry out the project.
  • The program strongly encourages citizens and residents of Latin America and the Caribbean to apply.

NOTE:

The DSD Program is funded by the Open Society Foundations and the International Development Research Centre. The program is a partnership between OSF, IDRC, the SSRC, Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico.

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