Swiss Grant For Researchers Focusing On Youth, Children And Education

Early and mid-career researchers are invited to apply for up to CHF 150,000 to support their work and professional development.

The grant will be distributed over three years. Candidates should focus on education and living conditions of children and youth. The deadline is on Monday 11th January 2021.

The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Programme is a globally competitive fellowship for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning, and living conditions of children and youth.

The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, education sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political science, linguistics, neurosciences, and medical sciences.

Fellowships are awarded to researchers who have received their PhD within the past 10 years. Funding from Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowships may be used for any purpose in support of the fellow’s research, such as assistants’ salaries, equipment, technical assistance, professional travel, or trainee support.

A special focus lies on work to understand and embrace variability in learning; promote the generation, transfer, and practical application of evidence on human learning and development or increase the capacity to scale up effective education policies and practices.

The deadline is on Monday 11th January 2021.


Main Criteria

Ideal candidates should be employed at institutions of higher education or research institutes. Past research accomplishments and publication record, creativity and scientific quality of methods and data are essential.

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