Applications are invited for CISAC International Fellowships at Stanford University. CISAC welcomes applications from women, minorities and citizens of all countries. CISAC Fellows spend the academic year engaged in research and writing, and are encouraged to participate in seminars and to interact and collaborate with leading faculty and researchers. Past predoctoral fellows have received stipends in the range of $25,000 to $28,000; postdoctoral fellows have received stipends in the range of $48,000 to $66,000. Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are due by January 15, 2016.
Study Subject(s): CISAC fellows may focus on any of the following topics: nuclear weapons policy and nonproliferation; nuclear energy; cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, and the future of the Internet; biosecurity and global health; implications of geostrategic shifts; insurgency, terrorism, and homeland security; war and civil conflict; consolidating peace after conflict; as well as global governance, migration, and transnational flows, from norms to criminal trafficking. University welcome other research proposals on international security topics.
Course Level: This is a nine to eleven months residential fellowship program at the Stanford University.
Scholarship Provider: The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: CISAC welcomes applicants from academia, the world of public policy, and mid-career professionals in the law, the military, government, or international organizations. CISAC welcomes applications from women, minorities and citizens of all countries. Applicants will be considered for all fellowships for which they are deemed eligible.
Scholarship Open for International Students: CISAC welcomes applications from women, minorities and citizens of all countries.
Scholarship Description: The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is an interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to producing policy-relevant research on international security topics. It is devoted to research, teaching, and training the next generation of security specialists, to influencing policymaking in international security, and to developing a more informed public discussion. CISAC offers numerous fellowships. Applicants will be considered for all fellowships for which they are deemed eligible. Current fellowship opportunities include:
-Social Sciences or Humanities International Security Fellowship
-Natural Sciences or Engineering International Security Fellowship
-Cybersecurity and International Security Fellowship
-Law and International Security Fellowship
-Nuclear Security Fellowship
-William J. Perry Fellowship in International Security
Number of award(s): CISAC offers numerous fellowships. Number varies based on available funding and on the applicant pool.
Duration of award(s): Fellowships range from nine to eleven months, and in certain circumstances may be renewable.
What does it cover? Predoctoral fellows receive stipends comparable to those awarded by the Stanford Graduate Fellowships program. Postdoctoral fellows receive stipends determined by length of time passed since month and year of PhD completion and experience. Junior faculty and professional stipends are commensurate with experience. Past predoctoral fellows have received stipends in the range of $25,000 to $28,000; postdoctoral fellows have received stipends in the range of $48,000 to $66,000. Stanford University policy requires evidence of medical insurance. CISAC will provide coverage for fellows without personal coverage. Predoctoral fellows will be enrolled in Stanford’s student medical insurance plan. Postdoctoral fellows will attend a mandatory benefits orientation soon after they arrive on campus. Fellows have the option of purchasing additional coverage for dependents.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Online submission of application will include:
-Completed online application form
-Graduate school transcript (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. All pre- and postdoctoral applicants must include a transcript. Junior faculty and professionals may include a transcript, but are not required to do so.)
-Research project prospectus or description of dissertation (1,500 words max., not including footnotes/endnotes)
-Research abstract (200 words max.)
-Writing sample (50 pages max.)
-Three confidential letters of recommendation. Please note that recommendation letter services, such as Interfolio, may not use our online recommendation letter submission system. Please advise your recommenders to upload their letters directly to the Slideroom system
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are due by January 15, 2016.