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The newly South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) Chair in Multi-level Government, Law and Development has been established at the Community Law Centre of the University of the Western Cape, working closely with the Multi-Level Government Initiative. The Chair’s focus is on (a) the functioning and reform of provincial and local government in South Africa; (b) multi-level government as a vehicle for peace-making, state-building and development in Africa; and (c) the place of multi-level government in the economic development policies emerging from the BRICS axis – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
As part of the Chair’s activities, the following scholarship and postgraduate bursaries are offered for 2013:
- One post-doctoral scholarship (two years)
PPA candidate must have a doctoral degree (LLD or PhD or similar degree) in an aspect of multi-level government, awarded within the last five years. The successful candidate may not hold any other full-time or part-time position. To apply, forward a copy of the doctoral thesis and other relevant research output, as well as a curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees.
- Two doctoral bursaries (three years)
For these full-time bursaries, a candidate must have been accepted for doctoral studies (LLD or DPhil) with an approved topic in the field of multi-level government. The bursary, for full-time study for three years, included study fees, a monthly stipend, Information Technology equipment, and a travel budget. Successful candidates will work and participate in the activities of the Multi-level Government Initiative. To apply, forward a copy of all relevant written research outputs and academic record, as well as curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation and the names and e-mails addresses of three referees.
- Four master’s degree bursaries (one-year)
To qualify a student must hold or be scheduled to complete an LLB or an equivalent degree by the end of 2012. To apply, forward your academic record as well as a curriculum vitae and examples of essay writing, a letter of motivation and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees.
Community Law Centre
University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17
Opportunity closing date: Friday, 19 October 2012.
Inquiries For further information also contact Ms Gordon at 021 959 2950. Or visit the Multi-Level Government Initiative website.
For more about the University of the Western Cape, refer to its website.