The International Development Research Centre in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute is going to launch Fellowships in Governance, Security and Justice in South Asia. The four-year programme aims to support the students in South Asian countries planning to pursue their Masters, M. Phil and PhD programmes in the fields of governance, Security and Justice. The programme will also build capacity of local research institutions towards management of competitive grant processes and to seek ways in which such programme can be made more sustainable.
-Nationality: Be a citizen and current resident of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka. -Age requirement: Applicants should be under 30 years of age at the time of application -Accreditation: Applicants should be in possession of a recognized degree from a recognized university in South Asia. The recognition details may be seen on the websites of University Grants Commission/Higher Education Commission. In all previous degrees, the applicants should have achieved either marks above 75 percent, GPA: above 3.20/4.00 or equivalent. -Admission: Applicants should be in possession of conditional/unconditional admission letter in the degree programs having the above mentioned thematic focus. -Applicants are only eligible to apply in their own home country. However in case of Afghanistan, applicants can apply to Pakistani universities and, in case of Bhutan and Maldives, applicants can apply to Indian universities. MPhil/PhD supervisors willing to make an exception where the academic calendar has already started may indicate this directly via email.