World Social Science Forum 2018 Grant Programmespublished: March 15, 2018
We’re delighted to announce two grant programmes for early-career researchers attending the 2018 World Social Science Forum (WSSF), which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, between 25-28 September 2018. The theme of WSSF 2018 is “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures”.
WSSF Scholarship for Early-Career Social Scientists from Low- or Lower-Middle Income Countries
The Forum organizers are putting together a WSSF Scholarship (travel grants) Fund for early career social scientists from low- or lower-middle income countries with a presentation accepted in the WSSF2018 programme.
The WSSF2018 Scholarship for Early Career Social Scientists will cover:
- economy return flight (to be booked by the WSSF Secretariat);
- visa application expenses (if necessary);
- 5 nights’ accommodation (:@JPY10,300 /night);
- daily allowance for meals etc. for 5 days(:@JPY2,200/day) and
- early registration fee.
WSSF Fukuoka Student Award
WSSF Fukuoka Student Award is designed to help students gain international experience, and to expose them to a variety of research fields, methods and applications plus all-inclusive discussions. The award will provide financial support of a maximum of JPY 100,000 per successful applicant. This award is limited to graduate students who are presenting either an oral or a poster presentation as a primary author.
The deadline for applications for both scholarships is 31 March, 2018 (24:00 Japan Standard Time). NB: this has been extended from the deadline announced on launch.