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UC Berkeley Awards in Sri Lankan Studies

Story posted February 10, 2014


2014 CSAS Outstanding Paper Prize in Sri Lankan Studies
  • Topic: "Assessing International obligations in the Sri Lankan conflict: Implications for International law and the narratives of state sovereignty." Submissions are welcome from any discipline, though preference will be given to papers in a social science field. Comparative papers (with Sri Lanka and another country) are also welcome.
  • Award Amount: The amount of the paper prize award will be $500. 
  • Eligibility: Full time graduate students or undergraduates in their senior year. Students must have been registered as a full time student at any accredited university during the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Deadline: The deadline for the paper prize is Monday, March 3, 2014.
For writing guidelines and submission details please see here
2014 CSAS Dissertation Research Award in Sri Lankan Studies.
  •  Purpose: This grant designed to support dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates whose research focuses on Sri Lankan studies. We encourage proposals from students of any discipline in the social sciences. Ideally research should focus on a particular aspect of post war reconciliation.
  • Eligibility: Open to Ph.D. students in any stage of their doctoral program. Preference will be given to students who are conducting their research or writing their dissertation.
  • Awards: One award of $1,500 will be awarded
  • To Apply
    • Applicants should submit a statement of purpose outlining their dissertation research project. The statement of purpose should be 2-3 pages long and should include a summary of the research, contribution to current knowledge, methodology for carrying out the research, and describe specifically how the funds will be used. 
    • In addition, please supply an estimated budget, a timeline, a recent CV, and two letters of reference (one must be from your current dissertation advisor).
  • Deadline: The deadline for submission is Monday, March 3, 2014.
For writing guidelines and submission details please see here

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