Posted by: Hendra Siry | 7 August, 2009

Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 2009

Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 2009

Call for Submissions-Apply Now!

The Global Development Network (GDN) is now accepting submissions for the 2009 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition. Finalists get an opportunity to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to attend GDN’s next annual conference where they present their research before a distinguished jury for the final round and win cash prizes!

Submissions are being accepted under the following three categories:

  1. 1. Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development

For applicants who have outstanding new research proposals that add a unique dimension to research on any of the three themes listed below

First Prize: US $30,000; Second Prize: US $5,000

2.   Medals for Research on Development

For excellent completed research papers on any of the three themes listed below

First Prize: US $10,000; Second prize: US $5,000

This year’s themes are:

  • Globalization, Regulation and Development
  • International Migration: Crossing Borders, Changing Lives?
  • Regional Integration: Convergence Big Time, or, an Opportunity Wasted?

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

  1. 3. Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project

For exceptional on-going development projects that have given maximum benefit to local communities and need further financial assistance to scale-up the project

First Prize: US $30,000; Second Prize: US$ 5,000

DEADLINE: AUGUST 24, 2009

Open only to researchers and organizations from developing and transition countries. Submissions are welcome from all disciplines of social sciences.

For more information please log on to: http://www.gdnet.org/~2009awards

Write at awards@gdnet.org

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