GSSP Master’s Thesis Scholarship Competition
In order to strengthen capacities as well as better utilize research, GSSP is initiating a scholarship program for supporting Master’s level thesis research. In addition to offering students resources and collaboration opportunities to build their research capabilities, the program aims to enhance the relevance of this body of research to improving the effectiveness of agricultural and rural development strategies in Ghana.
The support will be restricted to research in social sciences on topics directly related to agricultural and rural development. The scholarship will consist of a sustenance grant of $4,000 dollars ($1,000 per month) to complete the thesis. The scholarship announcement can be found here for further details regarding eligibility, the selection process for proposals, and logistics. We will post additional information on the scholarships on this blog as it becomes available.
Tentative deadlines are as follows:
- Concept Notes Due: June 15, 2012
- Proposals Due: August 15, 2012
- Conference: September (tentatively set for the first week in September)
- Scholarships Announced: September 30, 2012