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Scholarships for International Students at The Max Planck Sciences Po Center, 2018

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) in Paris invites applications for doctoral fellowships. Fellowship recipients will work under the supervision of Prof. Jenny Andersson or Prof. Olivier Godechot and are required to apply for formal enrollment in the doctoral program in sociology or political science at Sciences Po in Paris.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral degree programme.

Eligible Nationalities: Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Candidates will hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) and have received training in the following disciplines: history, sociology, or political science, with additional training in related fields. They should have experience with qualitative and quantitative methods. There is no nationality requirement; however, a firm command of English and a working knowledge of French is required.

Method of Application: Required documents (to be compiled into a single PDF file): a CV; a transcript of records from each institution attended; a cover letter briefly describing your intellectual trajectory so far and discussing the topics that interest you (2 pages maximum); a thesis project proposal (5,000 words maximum); a project title; an abstract summarizing your thesis project; a writing sample (such as an article, thesis, or term paper); if possible, we strongly encourage you to obtain one or more letters of recommendation (a letter from your MA advisor would be especially useful).

Please email the complete file to allison.rovny-at-sciencespo.fr by 15 March 2018 (with “MaxPo PhD positions 2018” in the subject line). Incomplete files will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview. Final decisions will be made by mid-April 2018.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2018