InterRidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2017

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The InterRidge Office is delighted to invite applications for the 2017 edition of the Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Fellowships funded by InterRidge are open to graduate students or postdocs from any nation.

These Fellowships are designed to encourage international collaboration on any aspect of ridge-crest science by graduate students or postdoctoral researchers, fostering long-standing partnerships for their future careers.

InterRidge is a non-profit organisation that promotes interdisciplinary, international studies in the research of oceanic spreading centres, including mid-ocean ridge and back-arc basin systems.

Research proposals and related documents should be written in English. They will be reviewed for scientific merit by two topic-relevant reviewers, one a native- and the other a non-native English speaker.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: The Fellowships can be used for any field of ridge-crest research.

Scholarship Award: The amount awarded to each successful applicant will be determined based on the project needs and is up to 5000 US$ per Fellowship. The Fellowship must be used within 1 year from the date the Fellowship is awarded.

Number of Scholarships: In 2017 InterRidge may offer up to 6 IR Fellowships including 3 joint IR-ISA Endowment Fund Fellowships.

Scholarship can be taken in Developing Countries

Eligibility: Fellowships funded by the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Endowment Fund are open either to graduate students or postdocs from developing countries, or too young scientists from any other country if the application demonstrates that it will benefit ridge-related science in developing countries.

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Research proposals and related documents should be written in English. They will be reviewed for scientific merit by two topic-relevant reviewers, one a native- and the other a non-native English speaker.

How to Apply: All application materials are to be submitted electronically to the InterRidge Coordinator. Required Application Materials

All applications:

  • InterRidge Fellowship application form

Applicants wishing to be considered by the ISA Endowment Fund must also complete:

  • ISA Endowment Fund Proposal form
  • Any additional CV’s for developing country personnel.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 6, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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