The Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law offers Scholarship Program for Visiting Fellows
The Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law offers a limited number of research scholarships for foreign scholars. The scholarships are funded by the Max Planck Society and are intended to support research stays at the Institute. The maximum duration of a scholarship is 4 months.
Priority is given to candidates whose work may advance the research interests of the Institute. Projects eligible for the scholarship program include participation in Institute research projects, joint projects of Institute Associates and Visiting Fellows, and individual projects of Visiting Fellows which fall within the Institute’s Research Focus. Topics readily compatible with existing fields of research at the Institute are encouraged. Information about the Institute and its Research Focus can be obtained from our website
In addition, the Visiting Fellows’ Program is aimed at the general goal of establishing and deepening contacts with representatives of foreign legal systems.
The Visiting Fellows’ Program wishes to emphasize its commitment to gender equality in academic career development and encourages applications from female candidates.
After 15 August 2015 the platform will be provisionally closed for application for the year 2016. Please note that letters of reference that are submitted by mail must also be on hand on that date. Applicants will be informed about the Institute’s decision ca. 8 – 10 weeks after the application deadline.
Scholarships are available for
– foreign doctoral students
– foreign post-doctoral candidates and other early-stage researchers
– foreign professors or other senior researchers with equivalent academic achievements
who plan to undertake research at the Institute within the scope of the Institute’s areas of research.
Visiting research fellowships (non-stipendiary) Canada
The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society invites applications from scholars in Canada or abroad for visiting fellowship appointments of up to 12 months’ duration during the 2014/15 academic year.
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide research space and an environment conducive to writing and reflection to scholars working on research projects in the area of religion and society.
The centre welcomes applications from all disciplinary backgrounds for projects that meet its mandate of promoting the scholarly study of religion in relation to any and all aspects of society and culture, both contemporary and historical. Topics may include, but are not limited to, examinations of religious themes within the areas of ethics, health, law, environment, technology, government and public policy, human conflict, art, literature, the media and currents and debates in philosophy and the natural sciences.
Private office space centrally located on the scenic University of Victoria campus; a congenial, retreat-like setting; university privileges; enhanced opportunities for research networking and exchange; participation in the centre’s wide range of scholarly and social activities. This is a non-stipendiary appointment with no cash value.
Four to six fellowships are offered annually. Ordinarily, fellows stay between 3 months to 12 months, but the centre will consider request for research terms of any length.
Canadian and international scholars; emeritus scholars; new scholars; scholars on sabbatical leave from their regular academic appointments.
Successful applicants will
Applications should include 1 copy each of the following: (a) a descriptive title; (b) a detailed statement of the research proposal in a form that makes the applicant’s intentions fully understandable to experts in his or her own discipline (maximum 5 pages); (c) an up-to-date curriculum vitae; and d) the names and full addresses of two scholars who might evaluate the proposed project. The centre may also choose to solicit the opinions of other referees.
Proposals submitted outside of the regular application deadline schedule may also be considered at the discretion of the director.
Applications may be sent by email to csrs@uvic
The D.P. Singhal Visiting Scholarship Australia
Awarded to a resident in India to enable them to attend the University for a short period in order to further their research interests.
The object of the Scholarship is to enable a scholar usually resident in India to attend the University for a short period to further the scholar’s research interests in history.
The Scholarship is awarded every 3 years by the Senate on the recommendation of the Head School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics.
School of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics