Fully Funded Young Scholar Academy Conference
The program includes participation in 2.5 days of tutorials and the 2.5 days of the Communication Policy Research south (CPRsouth) conference that follows. This is the 15th iteration of a program that began in 2007.
If you are selected to participate AND you are a citizen/permanent resident of a low- or middle-income country in Africa or Asia, we will cover your economy-class airfare to Maputo
The objective of the program is to prepare Asia-Pacific or Africa based experts capable of contributing to ICT related policy and regulatory reform in the region. The tutorials will cover the topics of communication policy research, research to policy process, and policy research methods with the participants applying the concepts to their own research proposals throughout. A fully developed research proposal is expected from each participant at the end of the program. Participation in the conference which follows is compulsory since it will expose young scholars to a range of topics in communication policy.
Those who have attended CPRsouth young scholar programs in the past or presented at the conference are not eligible. Preference will be given to those under the age of 35. Selection will take into account gender and geographical representation.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be submitted by Tuesday, 15th May 2018, and must contain the following:
Applicants’ write-ups and CVs should be in a single word document named: CPRsouth2018_YS_ApplicantLastName.
Applications will be reviewed taking into account
The selection committee may contact your supervisor or mentor before making the final selections. Candidates selected to participate in the Academy must:
Letters of invitation will be provided for purposes of visa applications after participant selections have been made. Participants are responsible for securing their own visas to enter Mozambique and are strongly advised to initiate visa approval procedures immediately upon receipt of confirmation of their participation. Arrangements will be made for countries which do not have Mozambican consulates.
Selected Young Scholars who are passport holders of, and traveling from, low and middle-income countries other than Mozambique, within the Asia Pacific and Africa (as classified here, by the World Bank) will be provided with:
Participants will be required to cover: