Young Scholar Mobility Grants

The Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion is pleased to announce mobility funding for young researchers affiliated with the consortium’s member institutes. These grants are intended to finance empirical research projects in fields related to social cohesion, such as (but not limited to) environmental questions, social risk and disasters, public health, immigration, development, democratization, urban security, etc. The grant is intended to cover costs related to international travel and short research stays for young scholars conducting research abroad. Generally, individual grants will total less than 3000 euros. RISC foresees 2-3 grants to be awarded in each call.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and researchers who have taken up their positions within the last five years are eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria: The scientific committee of the RISC Consortium selects grant recipients based on the following criteria:

  1. Scientific quality of proposed project;
  2. Originality of proposed project;
  3. The proposed project’s relevance to one of RISC’s working group.

Researchers enrolled in one or more of the consortium’s working groups are given priority (see web portal). Also, research exchanges between RISC member institutes are of particular interest.

Winners of Mobility Grants 2013-2014:

Sally Ann García Taylor (CIESAS Occidente, México), Emeline Nanga  (Unité de Recherche IPSE, Université du Luxembourg)

Winners of Mobility Grants 2011-2012:

David Buitrago Tello (CIESAS Occidente, México), Anne Franziskus (Unité de Recherche IPSE, Université du Luxembourg) and Claudia Elizabeth Pérez Márquez, (CIESAS Occidente, México)

Winners of Mobility Grants 2009-2010:

Victoria Graham, (Dept. of Politics, University of Johannesburg, South Africa) and Gerhard Niedrist (Escuela de Gobierno, Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, ITESM, México)