2012/13 Fox International Fellowship Opportunity for Masters and PhD, University of Cape Town, South Africa

This is a prestigious two-way international exchange program between the University of Cape Town and Yale University supporting outstanding students with demonstrated leadership potential from the world’s finest educational institutions to spend an academic year at Yale University pursuing independent research

Criteria for selection:

-Must be registered at the University of Cape Town for the period 2012 and 2013 for a Masters or Doctoral programme Demonstrated commitment to serious research, and a potential for leadership.

-The main objective of the program is to identify and help foster potential “citizen ambassadors” who will participate in guiding the world toward a more peaceful order, thus we are funding both the proposal and the “person.”

-Competition is open to University of Cape Town graduate and professional students, graduating graduate students and graduating seniors conducting research (ie those at Master or PhD level) in economics, political science, international relations, law, global health, business and finance, management, environmental policy or contemporary history, with preference for topics of contemporary, applied, institutional relevance to issues of war and peace, economic growth or stagnation.

The candidates may come from different disciplines and departments as long as their project focuses on a blend of one of these fields. – Students wishing to study at Yale must demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Students from non-English speaking countries and institutions, where courses are not taught in English, are required to submit their TOEFL or IELTS scores. (For UCT students this is not necessary)

** Please note that applications from international students proposing research projects in their country of origin are not eligible (ie, US citizens are not eligible to apply for a fellowship at Yale). We prefer to receive applications from students who have not spent a significant amount of time in the US previously.

Scholarship Deadline: February 10th 2012

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