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LAST DAYS TO APPLY FOR THE FELLOWSHIP

Reception of applications for the PNK Fellowship Call 201-7-2018 will be open to May 21st, 2017.


In this seventh edition, organized by UNSAM and The New School University, the Fellowship awarding four fellowships to citizens of Latin American and the Caribbean 
The Fellowship consists of a two-week stay at The New School University in New York, during which the Fellow will present his/her work to students, academics and political and civil society leaders.

Applicants profile
Applicants must be in the early stages of their careers which must include activities in both of the following fields:
1. In the academic field they must have either completed a postgraduate degree (master or doctorate) within the past fifteen years or are currently working towards a postgraduate degree;
2. In the political/civil society field, they must be either currently working or have previously worked in public service organizations of the state at the national, provincial, or municipal levels, in a registered non-governmental association or organizations (NGOs), or in international and regional organizations. In this field, applicants must have verifiable experience of a minimum of 4 years and maximum of 15 years.

 
Substantive research areas related to Latin America and the Caribbean
Eligible applicants should be working in one or more of the following fields:
1. Territories, regions, cities and environment for inclusive development: design, sustainable development, transportation and communications infrastructure, housing, urban services -utilities-, social economy, urban economy, urban policy, citizen participation.
2. Media and democracy for inclusive development: innovative IT, social media networks, support for education and knowledge, culture and political participation, media democratization, rights to information -quality and access.
3. Public policies for inclusive development and social justice: critique of neoliberal economic model, and promotion of new models for development and growth, definition of the role of the State in income distribution and equity promotion, inclusive public policies -social security, health, employment, infrastructure, economic development, education, science and technology-, human rights, regional cooperation and integration.

The deadline to submit the application is May 21st, 2017, 5:00pm New York time or 17:00hs Buenos Aires time.
For questions contact: info@becanestorkirchner.org 

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