Application for the IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program in Germany – 2019 Entry is now open for International students in Germany.
The International Mathematical Union is pleased to announce the IMU/CDC Graduate Research Assistantships in Developing Countries (GRAID) Program 2019.
The program is open to graduate, Ph.D., and Master students of emerging research groups working in a developing country listed in Priority 1 or 2 of the IMU CDC Definition of Developing Countries.
Students will receive full-time study and a monthly stipend for a Master or Ph.D. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics and he will be supported extra by adding his research to an international mathematician.
The amount of the stipend per graduate research assistant should not exceed USD 3,500 per year.
The exact amount will be decided by the GRAID Committee on a case-by-case basis depending on the local cost of living. One Team can apply for up to 3 graduate research assistantships.
The following costs can be covered by the stipend:
- Accommodation expenses of the graduate research assistant
- Basic living expenses
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
IMU/CDC GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (GRAID) PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- Developing countries are eligible to apply.
- The Program provides research assistantships to graduate – Ph.D. and Master – students of emerging research groups working in a developing country listed in Priority 1 or 2 of the IMU CDC Definition of Developing Countries.
IMU/CDC GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (GRAID) PROGRAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The mode of application is online. All applications must include:
- A short CV of the PI and a short CV of the International Partner,
- A narrative Collaboration Proposal (not to exceed 3 pages) based on the already existing contacts between PI and International Partner. It must contain the following:
- The proposal should describe their professional relationship, the research group the PI hopes to foster, the number of D. and/or Master students they hope to support and a summary of their vision for the training of these students.
- The research plan.
- An itemized budget for the requested support.
- The proposal should be signed by PI and International Partner.
- A reference letter, from the International Partner supporting the application, to be uploaded by the International Partner on receipt of an email requesting him/her to do so.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before March 15, 2019 will be considered for the scholarship.
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