Saturday, 5 June 2010

KODIKARA Awards 2010 For South Asian Strategic Studies

The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) invites applications for research grants under the Kodikara Awards programme. The grants will be awarded to young South Asian scholars for conducting policy-oriented research on strategic and international issues of contemporary South Asian interest. Nationals of all South Asian countries below 35 years of age are eligible for the grants. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


Candidates should have a Master’s Degree in international relations, strategic studies, or any other related subject.

Each grantee receives a total of US$2,000.00 for the study.


Eligible candidates wishing to be considered for the awards should apply to the RCSS together with the following:

a) Full resume and contact address including telephone, fax and e-mail, if any;
b) A research proposal of 750-1000 words, describing the theme, importance, objectives, methodology, and budget;
c) Copies of up to two of recently published work, if any; and
d) Two confidential letters of academic reference in favour of each applicant to be sent directly to the RCSS.

Application via email will be preferred. Additional references may be sent by post or as a scanned attachment via email.

Applications and further inquiries may be addressed to:

Programme Officer
Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS)
410/27, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7
Tel: (+94-11) 2690913-4; Fax: 2690769


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