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UNU-WIDER Visiting PhD Fellowships and Visiting Scholars

The United Nations University offers a Ph.D. Fellowships in Economics Research for students from Tokyo. The award amount is $30,000, and there are several scholarships available. To be eligible, applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in any subject offered by the university. Access to the scholarship is online, and nationality requirements are that applicants must be Doctoral Students.

Application Deadline: 30 September 2022

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Brief Description

  • Organization: United Nations University
  • Department: Economics Research
  • Course level: PhD
  • Award Amount: $30,000
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Doctoral Students
  • Eligible Countries: Students from Tokyo are eligible to apply for this scholarship
  • Eligibility: Ph.D. degree in any subject offered by the university

UNU-WIDER Visiting PhD Fellowships and Visiting Scholars

About

The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) offers a Visiting Ph.D. Fellowship Programme for registered doctoral students. The program allows fellows to utilize UNU-WIDER resources and facilities for their Ph.D. dissertation or thesis research on developing economies and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in mutual interest.

The program typically lasts for three consecutive months, during which fellows prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. Fellows may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the UNU-WIDER Working Paper Series.

The 2022 program will aim to be in person but may move online or hybrid depending on the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eligibility

The Visiting Ph.D. Fellowship Programme allows registered doctoral students to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their Ph.D. dissertation or thesis research on developing economies and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in mutual interest.

Visiting Ph.D. fellows typically spend three consecutive months at UNU-WIDER before returning to their home institution. In 2022 the program aims to be in-person but might move online or hybrid depending on the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic. During the program, fellows prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. They may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the UNU-WIDER Working Paper Series.

How to Apply

You must complete an application form to apply for this program. You will be asked to upload your curriculum vitae as your application. Your Ph.D. supervisor will also need to provide UNU-WIDER with a letter of reference, which should be emailed (by your supervisor) to the following address: [email protected] The reference letter will be used to verify that you are enrolled in a Ph.D. program at your university.

Selected applicants will be informed of the final decision by email within four weeks of the closing deadline. Applicants selected for the program must confirm their decision to participate within two weeks of being contacted by UNU-WIDER.

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