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Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) University of Manitoba Fellowship (Fully-funded to Canada) 2018

The Association of Commonwealth Universities is inviting applications for a 6-month fellowship to be taken at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Application Deadline: 6th May 2018

Eligible Countries: Members of the Commonwealth.

To Be Taken At (Country): Canada

About the Award: Tenable at University of Manitoba, Canada. The fellowship can be used for either a collaborative academic research visit, or a collaborative fact-finding visit.

Fields of Study: Awarded for any of the priority subject areas:

  • Education
  • Health and related social sciences
  • Information technology
  • Information management
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects
  • Sustainable development
  • University development and management

Type: Fellowship (Academic)

Eligibility: Applicants must be professional or academic staff of, or a nominee of, an ACU member university in a country other than Canada (external nominees should be working in industry, commerce or public service in a Commonwealth country).

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Up to GBP £5000 and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs

The ACU cannot arrange fellows’ attachments, travel or accommodation, nor can it work out itineraries for them. Applicants should be aware that ACU Fellowships allow for small scale conference or course attendance within a wider programme, but applications where the primary or sole purpose is attendance of a conference or course will not be considered.

Duration of Program: The tenure of the fellowship must be for a period of less than six months, and travel must take place between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019.

How to Apply: Fellows are required to submit a 1000-2500 word report within three months of the Fellowship ending.

Applicants must submit a proposal for their fellowship and provide proof of support for their fellowship from their host institution, as well as from their head of department at their home institution.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: ACU

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