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Since January 2010 SORC offers research grants to Ethiopian scholars enrolled in postgraduate programs of Ethiopian universities. It is designed to encourage research that involves extended fieldwork in South Omo Zone.

1. Requirements

  • The MA/PhD research should be carried out in South Omo Zone

  • A thesis/dissertation topic approved/accepted by a graduate studies program

  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 and above in course work

  • The researcher should not receive funds from sources other than his/her institution

  • Minimum stay in the research site: 60 days for MA students and 300 days for PhD students

2. Financial rewards

  • MA students: 4,500 ETB

  • PhD students: 15,000 ETB

3. Application procedure

  • Application letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Official transcript or student copy

  • Research proposal (approved by relevant university authority)

  • Reference letter from the principal supervisor

  • Letter from a department or a graduate program stating that the student completed course works and that his/her research proposal has been accepted

Applications can be sent to:

Dr. Sophia Thubauville

South Omo Research Center

P.O. Box 87

Jinka

or

 
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