Jacques Delors' Scholarship - PhD European and international studies
2016, call for application, deadline May 31, 2016
Established by the Jacques Delors Institute in 2016, the Jacques Delors PhD fellowship program founds the research work of a PhD searcher during 3 month (6 000€) in the Personal Archives from Jacques Delors.
Who is eligible? The applicants have to hold a doctoral degree obtained after the defense of an original thesis or dissertation, or be recognized scientific qualities, and to be willing to carry out this research project on a full-time basis, in order to be eligible for the program.
The scholarship: Monthly benefit of 2000€ during 3 month.
Research valorisation: The recipient’s research project will be presented in an Archive seminar during which the researcher will orally explain the process and conclusion of his or her research. Publication and realeased via the communication tool of the Jacques Delors Institute.
Research subject : All or part of the resarch work must be related to the European Single Act. On February 17 and 28, 1986, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Holland, Denmark, Irland, United-Kingdom, Grece, Spain and Portugal re-launched the european construction signing for the first time a communitarian and intergovernmental treaty. As part of his resarch project, the laureate should use the Jacques Delors' archives to explain and clarify various aspects of this historical treaty.
Modality: The laureate should have excellent working knowledge in French (language mostly present in the archives). The laureate can choose a host institution to consult the Jacques Delors' archives in the following list :
Jury : The jury will be composed by a member of the Board of Trustees / Board of Directors and a representant of each partner institution. The composition will be communicated one month before the end of the call for application.
Candidature : The applicants should send his application form by email before the May 31, 2016 - midnight. The application form must contain at the minimum:
A letter of motivation from the candidate
A curriculum vitae along with a list of publications
A copy of the most recent degree obtained
A copy of the applicant’s ID or passport
A summary of the last research project completed (thesis, article, publication)
An explanation of the research subject envisioned with the principal areas that must be developed in the research project, in explaining the contributions that the Jacques Delors Archives will bring to it
Any other documentation that would strengthen the application
Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered by the jury.