SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen
SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen, is a short-term fellowship opportunity offered in collaboration with the Global and Transregional Studies Platform at the University of Göttingen in Germany, an InterAsia partner institution, or hub. These three-month residencies will take place during the 2018 summer semester at the University of Göttingen, which runs from April 15, 2018–July 15, 2018. These residencies are designed to support a small cohort of scholars who are working on projects that reflect the existing research expertise at the University of Göttingen and build upon the Global and Transregional Studies Platform research themes: Movements of Knowledge, Transregional Populisms, and Religious Networks. Recipients will receive 2,500 €/month for three months and one round-trip economy class plane ticket to Göttingen.
As of 2016, the SSRC, working in collaboration with the Global and Transregional Studies Platform at the University of Göttingen, is pleased to offer a second category of fellowship, a short-term summer semester residency that will link researchers to the Global and Transregional Studies Platform and the University of Göttingen.
This collaboration exemplifies an ongoing goal of the SSRC’s InterAsia Program and its partners, and a specific goal of the Transregional Research Program, that of integrating trans- and cross-regional frameworks, as well as mechanisms for support, into existing university curricula and structures. Fellows will be provided with a small stipend for the three-month 2018 summer semester as well as in-kind support, and will be able to develop and work on their own projects while simultaneously benefitting from their placement in what we hope will serve as a German and European “hub” for international networks of transregional research.
Application Process and Award Details
What is the application process?
All applicants will be required to submit the following information using the SSRC online application portal by the submission deadline of September 27, 2017 (5:00 PM EST):
- Online application, consisting of personal information and project details
- Short CV
- Project Bibliography
- One letter of reference
- Project narrative statement (up to five pages, may be single spaced)
When will applicants receive notification about the competition results?
Applicants will be contacted by early-to-mid December with all award results.
What is the amount of the fellowship?
Fellows will receive 2,500 € per month for three-months and one round trip economy class plane ticket to Göttingen. In addition, the University of Göttingen will provide in-kind support in the form of office space and access to university resources.
What are considered eligible fellowship expenses?
Fellowship funds are to be expended over a three-month period and used for living expenses while in residence at the University of Göttingen.
Do fellowship funds need to be expended in one continuous period?
Yes. Proposal timelines and budgets should reflect the three-month 2018 summer semester (approximate dates April 15, 2018–July 15, 2018).
Will award funds be disbursed through research/grants administration offices or directly to the individual fellow, and will applicants need to involve grants administration staff at the submission and budgeting stage?
Award funds will be disbursed directly to individual grant recipients.
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