Young Scholars Tutorials 2012
Young Scholars Seminar

3-4 September 2012 - Mauritius

Thirty Young Scholars from Africa and Asia have been selected to participate in the conference without having to fulfill the paper acceptance qualifications and  to attend an ICT policy research seminar prior to the conference to allow them to participate more effectively.

Download the Young Scholar programmeYoung Scholar programme.

Application Guidelines
Applications should be submitted to info [at] researchICTafrica [dot] net  by or before 30 January 2012 and must contain the following:
• a one-page curriculum vitae that includes your contact information and the name and contact information of current supervisor or mentor, and
• a one-page write-up outlining why you wish to be an African or Asian based expert capable of contributing to ICT policy and regulatory reform in the region.

The document should be named CPRafrica2012_YoungScholar_YourLastName.
Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed on or before  30 February 2012 with instructions on travel arrangements.

Review Criteria
Applications will be reviewed according to the following criteria:
• Content of application
• Evidence of interest in policy-relevant research for the Africa or Asia
• Quality of writing
• Gender and country representation
 
Please provide the contact details of your supervisor or mentor as the selection committee may contact them before making the final selections.

Funding
Selected applicants will be provided with least-cost travel to and from Mauritius, twin-sharing accommodation and meals for the nights of the conference only. All incidental costs will have to borne by the participants. Costs are being tightly controlled to accommodate as many participants as possible.

Key dates
Applications due:    30 January 2012
Notification of acceptance to Young Scholars:    30 February 2012

See www.researchICTafrica.net for updates

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