UniPID Seminar Grants are open for applications

September 14, 2015

UniPID launches a Call for Proposals to support the organization of a seminar on global development issues. The grants, worth up to 2000 euros, will be awarded to a UniPID member university¹, which is organizing or co-organizing a seminar to be held in 2016.

UniPID Seminar Grants are now open for applications

UniPID launches a Call for Proposals to support the organization of a seminar on global development issues. The grants, worth up to 2000 euros, will be awarded to a UniPID member university¹, which is organizing or co-organizing a seminar to be held in 2016.

The aim of the grant is to encourage and advance the achievement of universities’ global responsibility objectives by supporting the development of curricula and academic debate related to international development issues.

The grants are intended to support multidisciplinary seminars that discuss a topic related to international development or global challenges. The seminar shall be organized during 2016. The programme of the seminar should allow presentations by PhD students in the field of development studies and the seminar should also be open to participants outside of the organizing university.

If you are interested in applying for the grant, we would kindly ask you to submit an application letter, which should include the following information:

 

  • The organizing university, department and persons in charge;
  • Possible partner organizations;
  • The venue and the date of the seminar;
  • Short description of the seminar: theme, objectives and target audience;
  • Preliminary programme of the seminar; and
  • Preliminary budget and proposal for the UniPID grant allocation. 

Please submit your application via email to UniPID Network Coordinator Johanna Kivimäki, email: johanna.kivimaki[at]jyu.fi, by 13th of November 2015 at the latest.

1)      Aalto University, University of Helsinki, University of Eastern Finland, University of Jyväskylä, University of Lapland, University of Oulu, University of Tampere, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University