The University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute is offering visiting scholarship Programme for international scholars in the field of multidisciplinary rural research to visit Ruralia Institute for a period of one to three months. Grant of € 2300 per month is given to scholars to cover the expenses of the stay in Seinäjoki or Mikkeli. The application deadline is 29 May 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in the field of multidisciplinary rural research.
Course Level: This is a visiting scholarship programme for one to three months.
Scholarship Provider: University of Helsinki
Scholarship can be taken at: Finland
-Is applicable for scholars holding a PhD degree in a field relevant to the research profile of Ruralia Institute residing outside of Finland.
-The duration of the Scholarship is one to three months.
-The research stay has to be made between September 2015 and June 2016.
-During the research stay, Visiting Scholars take part in the activities of the research community of the Ruralia Institute.
-Visiting Scholars are expected to give a presentation about their research in the Ruralia Institute and if possible to participate the publishing activities and seminars of the Ruralia Institute.
-Grant of € 2300 per month is given to Scholars to cover the expenses of the stay in Seinäjoki or Mikkeli.
-Visiting Scholars are provided office facilities including a computer, as well as the use of general services of the University of Helsinki, such as the e-libraries.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International scholars can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute Visiting Scholars Programme is a new opportunity for experienced scholars in the field of multidisciplinary rural research to visit Ruralia Institute for a period of one to three months, supported with a monthly grant of 2300 € during the academic year 2015–2016.
Duration of award(s): The duration of the Scholarship is one to three months.
What does it cover? Grant of € 2300 per month is given to Scholars to cover the expenses of the stay in Seinäjoki or Mikkeli.
Notification: The Ruralia Visiting Scholars will be selected by 30 June 2015. The names of the Scholars will be published on the website of the Ruralia Institute by 10 July 2015. The applications are evaluated by the executive group of Ruralia Institute. Successful applicants will be personally informed of their selection.
How to Apply: Please send the following material by e-mail to ruralia-instituutti(at)helsinki.fi
-A Motivation letter describing how the Scholarship would advance the career of the Applicant and the research agenda of the Ruralia Institute.
-A research and activity plan maximum length two pages with Times New Roman 12pt. The plan consists of the following parts:
-The background and the objectives of the research
-A work plan describing which part of the research will be conducted during your stay in the Ruralia Institute including specific information on the type of work to be done such as collecting research material, writing publication manuscript or using archives.
-The applicant’s CV, maximum length four pages
-A list of publications
Scholarship Application Deadline: All the required application documents have to be submitted by 29 May 2015.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application
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