Summer Program in Social Science
Applications must be filed electronically through the Institute’s online application system. Applications will be open on April 30, 2017, with a deadline of September 15, 2017. They must be submitted online at https://www.sss.ias.edu/spss/apply. The selection process will be completed by November 1st.
Candidates must have completed a doctorate or equivalent degree, and hold an academic position. They must be employed by a higher education or scientific research institution in South America, Africa or the Middle East. They must commit themselves to participate in both sessions.
The application comprises for a curriculum vitae, a five-page description of the research project, a maximum of two letters of recommendation, and one writing sample in English, such as an article or book chapter.
Please note that the U.S. Immigration requires that all fellows selected for this program be able to demonstrate proof of fluency in English.
The online application will ask you to provide the names and email addresses for two people who will write reference letters for you. Once you have uploaded your completed application, the system will automatically send these people an email with instructions on how to submit their reference letters. We advise you to inform them of this in advance, so that they know to expect the instructions, and have sufficient time to prepare their letters.