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WSSF Scholarship For Early Career Social Scientists 2018 (Funded To Japan)

In order to secure the voices of young researchers in this global event, the Forum organizers are putting together a WSSF Scholarship (travel grants) Fund for early career social scientists from low- or lower-middle income countries.

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.

Selection And Requirements

The WSSF Scientific Program Committee will competitively select grantees. Candidates eligible to apply for support from the Fund are early career social scientists from a low- or lower-middle income country with a presentation accepted in the 2018 WSSF program. The grant is conditional to the acceptance of the presentation by the Scientific Program Committee, Candidates should

  • preferably be under 40 years of age;
  • preferably be post-doc level (or equivalent experience) and
  • live and work on research in a low- or lower-middle income countries (according to the World Bank Data).

Application Guidelines

Download the application form and submit via the online Call for Papers. In case you have already been accepted as a speaker through the Call for Sessions, please email us at the address: with your application document attached.

You will also be asked to provide a short CV (2 pages maximum) and proof of employment for a research institution. You are required to set all the documents into one PDF file.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can download application form here.

Application Deadline

  • Application deadline: 17 March, 2018 (24:00 Japan Standard Time)
  • Successful applicants will be notified by email no later than 30 May, 2018.

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