[HOT] 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellowships Call for Applications
patricia.solis at ttu.edu
Tue Oct 31 12:29:13 UTC 2017
Dear HOT, Please help circulate the opportunity below among your colleagues at universities. However, note that this is open only to members of officially formed chapters of YouthMappers approved and submitting their annual reports by December 1, 2017. See the link for full details.
Announcing the 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellowships Call for Applications
DEADLINE 15 January 2018
The YouthMappers program invites applications for the 2018 YouthMappers Research Fellowship, a 9-month program designed to enlist, enable, and showcase the contributions of open geospatial data for research on resilience of vulnerable populations around the world. The proposed research projects must create and use open data, meet a standard of excellence and address the competitive criteria listed in the full call for applications, available at this webpage:
Applications should be submitted by a team of two: 1) a university student (either undergraduate, masters or doctoral level) and 2) his/her faculty mentor or thesis advisor. The Fellowship will provide support and costs to attend a Research Methodology Symposia in the United States and also a fellowship award of a total of $8,000 to be used as specified in the fellowship guidelines. Networking and additional mentoring by international experts will be part of the program and to connect proposed research results with relevant international stakeholder organizations.
Patricia Solís, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Center for Geospatial Technology, College of Arts & Sciences
Research Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Geosciences
Contributing Faculty, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University
Director and Co-Founder, YouthMappers
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