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KAS Energy Security Fellowship for Researchers in MENA Countries 2018/2019

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation funds a 12-month research stay for a Non-European Union (EU) resident research fellow at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) at King’s College London. 

Application Deadline: 15th July 2018

Eligible Countries: Countries in North Africa or the Middle East.

To Be Taken At (Country): King’s College London, UK

About the Award: The topic of this year’s Fellowship is “Global climate policy between mastering energy transition  and ensuring economic growth”.

The fellow will be required to write a 35-50 page research paper, for which KAS and EUCERS retain the (publishing) rights as well as a shorter paper that includes policy recommendations. The opportunity to present the results of the research in conferences hosted by KAS or EUCERS may develop within this framework. Cooperation beyond this between the fellow, KAS and EUCERS is subject to mutual agreement but is expected and encouraged. The fellow will have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to a workshop series on the topic and collect data from these sessions for their research study.

Type: Fellowship, PhD

Eligibility: The fellow should be national of any of the MENA countries or Turkey and currently enrolled as a PhD student preferably at an institution in North Africa or the Middle East.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The Fellowship includes a stipend of up to £30,319, which will pay a monthly stipend of £2,032 for the fellow, university fees and a conference and travel allowance.

Duration of Programme: 12 months. The Fellowship starts on September 24, 2018.

How to Apply: To apply, please send your application with the subject line “Application KAS Energy Security Fellowship 2018/19” to including:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A description of the research project together with a time schedule, up to a maximum of 10 pages in total
  3. A motivation letter explaining why a research stay in London is suitable for the candidate’s research project as well as key areas of the planned research
  4. A curriculum vitae with detailed explanations regarding personal and academic background, dated and signed
  5. A copy of transcript of record (a certified copy will have to be brought to the interview)
  6. Two references, at least one reference from a Professor
  7. If your first language is not English or you don’t hold a Master’s degree from an English teaching university please provide proof of very good knowledge of English (e.g. TOEFL of at least 100 overall, IELTS of at least 7.0 overall).

More information about accepted English language proficiency tests you find under:
(Band B)

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Award Providers: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)

Important Notes: We can only take applicants into account who proof the required English level at the time of application.

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