Young researchers invited to apply for UNESCO/Suzanne Mubarak/Japan-Egypt Friendship Research FellowshipsUNESCO is inviting young post-graduate women researchers in developing countries with a Bachelorís or Masterís degree (or equivalent) to apply for the UNESCO/Suzanne Mubarak/Japan-Egypt Friendship Research Fellowships for the Empowerment of Women in Peace and Gender Studies (2006 Cycle)*. The fellowships are proposed by Egypt and financed by Japan.
The joint programme is named after the First Lady of Egypt, who actively supports womenís empowerment. It offers ten fellowships each worth up to US$7,500 to researchers under 40 years of age conducting innovative work in one of several fields: gender issues, the role of women in society, women and cultural heritage, women and culture of peace and development, and the role of women during armed conflict. This is the second year that these fellowships will be awarded. Beneficiaries will pursue their research at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria (Egypt).
|Source||Press Release Nį 2005-92|
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|Editorial Contact:||Ali Zaid, Fellowship Section, telephone: +33 (0)1 45 68 15 07 - Fax: +33 (0)1 45 68 55 03|
|Publication Date||04 Aug 2005|