Applications are now open for the Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program 2022, from the early and mid-career researchers.
About the Program
The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning, and living conditions of children and youth.
The relevant disciplines include but are not limited to, education sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political science, linguistics, neurosciences, and medical sciences.
Numer of Fellowships Awarded
Fellowships are awarded to highly talented and innovative early and mid-career researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years.
Funding from Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowships is awarded directly to the fellow’s institution and may be used by the fellow over a three-year period to cover a portion of the fellow’s salary and for any purpose in support of the fellow’s research, such as assistants’ salaries, equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, or trainee support.
Fund Amount: 150,000 CHF or 12,499,182.08 INR
The Jacobs Foundation is especially interested in the following questions:
How do variations in individuals and contextual factors influence learning and development and learning outcomes?
How can we design for learner variability at scale to enable all children to reach their potential as learners and in life?
How can we produce interventions that reduce growing inequalities in children’s learning and overcome disparities in the impacts of digital technologies?
How can we address the role of data to help learners and teachers make informed decisions about their learning and teaching?
The ideal candidate must fulfil the following criteria:
Has obtained his/ her Ph.D. or equivalent degree within the past 10 years
Is employed at an institution of higher education or research institute
Is conducting high-quality research in an area of interest to the Jacobs Foundation
Is committed to engaging with the Jacobs Foundation and the Fellowship Network and contributing to the Foundation’s activities
How to Apply?
Three additional documents must be submitted:
To be uploaded in connection with the application form:
The candidate’s curriculum vitae, including a list of the candidate’s scientific publications
A published scientific paper by the candidate
To be sent separately to the Jacobs Foundation:
A 1-page recommendation letter from a senior researcher, within or outside of the candidate’s department, supporting the candidate and describing his/ her qualifications, initiative, and research. This letter should be sent directly to [email protected].
Recommendation letters have to be sent by January 16, 2022, 23.59 CET (11:59 PM, Central European Time (CET) i.e 4:29 am January 17, Indian Standard Time (IST)).
Incomplete applications and applications not submitted via the online application form will not be considered.
Click here to apply for the fellowship 2022.
For detailed information, click here.