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PhD Funding Opportunity - Intergenerational Relations in South Africa project

8 Dec 2016 - 12:45

 

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 (elena.moore@uct.ac.za)

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 (elena.moore@uct.ac,za).