Off the Beaten Track – Scholarship Call

by | Nov 25, 2020 | Events, Funding, News | 0 comments

This call is aimed at budding researchers with creative and open minds interested in the challenges of applied research. We offer a unique learning opportunity in a multidisciplinary research project on the isle of Gozo, Malta. Expeditions and the University of Leuven offer two full scholarships for the 2021 Off the Beaten Track Malta Summer Program. Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis and based on a research proposal.

Call directed at  Undergraduate and graduate students  PhD students and candidates  Everyone with a genuine interest in cultural anthropology  Previous participants of the project Selection is not based on previous academic merit or project complexity. We aim for enthusiasm, dedication and creativity. In past years, students who were not enrolled in an anthropology program also received scholarships for the program.

Selection Procedure In the first phase, candidates are invited to propose two or more creative research concepts that can be built upon through fieldwork performed during one session of the summer school on Gozo (Malta). For the second phase, the scholarship review board will select 15 candidates from these submissions to work out a more detailed research plan within a deadline of two months. These final proposals will be ranked and scholarships will be divided according to this ranking. The two top ranked proposals will be granted a full scholarship, while others might receive a partial scholarship.

How can I apply?  Send us two or more research concepts  150-250 words per research concept  Submitting can only be done through the website  The deadline for submissions (first stage) is January 5, 2021

Location Gozo, Malta, Europe

Sessions June 5 to June 24 July 2 to July 21 July 29 to August 17

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Hosted by Expeditions, Research in Applied Anthropology vzw and the University of Leuven


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