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IDRC Research Awards 2019 for Research Internships

IDRC Research Awards 2019 for Research Internships

Deadline: September 5, 2018

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2019 call. This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries who have recently completed, or are pursuing, a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.

The selected candidates will be granted a one-year paid program to undertake research and gain hands-on experience in research and program management.

Benefits

Salary for one year in Canada: CA$40,800-47,231; Monthly salary in Kenya: KSh 143,394–KSh 226,127

Eligibility

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university.

Please note the additional eligibility requirements outlined immediately below.

Positions are available at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, Canada AND there is one position available at IDRC’s Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya. Eligibility criteria differ for each location.

For the eleven positions located at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, this call is open to:

  • Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.
  • Citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a Canadian university and who, prior to applying, have a student visa with a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2019, OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university and who already have a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2019.

For the position located at IDRC’s Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, this call is open to:

  • Citizens of Kenya pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master’s or doctoral degree at a recognized university.

Other eligibility requirements 

  • Your proposed research must focus on one or more developing countries.
  • These awards may be part of an academic requirement.
  • NB: Successful award recipients cannot receive any other Canadian government scholarship, award, subsidy, bursary, or honorarium, or hold any federal government contract in support of a research/work project for the duration of the award; this includes any other IDRC award and any award managed by another institution but supported in whole or in part by IDRC, such as the Queen Elizabeth Advanced Scholars program.
  • In addition, each program has specific eligibility criteria that must be satisfied.

Evaluation criteria

The following criteria will be used to evaluate applications:

Research component:

  • relevance of the proposal to IDRC’s mandate and thematic priorities
  • relevance of the proposal to the chosen IDRC program’s specifications
  • clarity and quality of the proposal
  • clarity and appropriateness in addressing ethical considerations and gender sensitivity of the proposed research
  • applicant’s capacity to conduct the proposed program of research, including academic training, local language capacity, and related experience

Program management and support component:

  • applicant’s capacity to conduct program of work, including related employment experience

Application

If you are eligible for this opportunity they welcome you to submit an application.

Click here to apply.

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