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The Global Development Research (GDR) Scholar program is accepting applications through Thursday, December 1, 2016! Tell your grad students about this great opportunity to conduct important research in developing countries and receive funding!

Graduate students and post-docs can choose from more than 400 projects related to their interests.

First, students choose projects from the catalog you’d like to work on. Each project host holds Skype interviews of interested applicants and chooses one applicant to invite to work on the project. Students use that invitation as part of their application to the GDR program. If accepted, all qualifying research, travel and living expenses will be paid!

Learn more about the program and application process. This is a lengthy application process, so students should get started now!

Selected scholars will be announced early January 2017, and funding and departure will commence summer 2017.

About the Global Development Research Scholar program

ASU is among six universities chosen to partner with the Global Development Lab of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Through this partnership, ASU graduate students
are eligible for project opportunities that foster global collaboration, advance use-inspired research and improve lives.

The Global Development Research Scholarships are available to all ASU graduate students and are located in more than 31 countries. These projects span a number of disciplines, including the natural
and social sciences, engineering, business and sustainability.

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