APEC Women in Research Fellowship

Opportunity for female PhD holders, with priority to those <5 years post-PhD. It’s for a 1-4 month research project which you would do as an associate with an Australian academic institution and/or organisation, 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.

Good points: For Papua New Guinea female PhD holders.

A challenge: only two fellowships on offer, and probable fierce competition with applicants from Chile, People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Still, you gotta be in it to win it.


URL is here: https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-colleges/college-of-business/industry/australian-apec-study-centre/projects/australia—apec-women-in-research-fellowship

Australia – APEC Women in Research Fellowship

Providing financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies. The 2017 round of the fellowship will open in February 2017.

The Australia – APEC Women in Research Fellowship will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions.

This fellowship program aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers in the APEC region. It is therefore designed to assist with the particular challenges female researchers face in undertaking cross-border research activities such as lack of flexibility and extra financial support for child care.

Each year up to ten fellowships will be awarded to facilitate a research project of between one and four months. Within the pool of successful recipients, two fellowships will be offered to early career researchers with less than five years’ of professional research experience.


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