PhD Funding Opportunity - Intergenerational Relations in South Africa project
Intergenerational Relations in South Africa: A study of intergenerational family responsibilities and obligations
PhD Funding Opportunities
The Families and Societies Research Unit (http://www.cssr.uct.ac.za/fasru), based at the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) at the University of Cape Town is seeking applications for PhD applicants.
Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD opportunity to undertake research on any aspect of intergenerational relationships in South Africa. Successful applicants will develop and carry out innovative research as part of a team headed by Dr. Elena Moore. For further information, please contact Elena Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To apply, please submit the following:
- a motivation letter indicating the proposed area of research;
- a detailed and up-to-date CV, showing your degrees and component courses of study;
- an academic transcript;
- an example of any recent written and/or published work;
- two letters of reference;
- certified copies of degrees.
Bursaries can be taken up from January 2017. The value of each bursary is in the range R160000-200 000 at the PhD level. Additional funds may be made available to cover research and conference expenses where necessary.
Students must be registered for full-time study at the University of Cape Town and MUST apply separately to the university and academic department in which they wish to study.
Closing date for applications: 30 December 2016
Applications should be sent by email to Elena Moore (email@example.com,za).