CAREC Institute Announces Call for Applications for Visiting Fellow Program--Extension

12 Mar 2024

The CAREC Institute is thrilled to announce the opening of applications for its prestigious Visiting Fellow Program (VFP). This program, supported and financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), provides scholars from ADB member countries with the opportunity to conduct research on critical issues in the CAREC region.

The VFP is designed for scholars at all levels who have completed their post-graduate degrees and are affiliated with universities, research institutes, and think tanks in ADB member countries. Fellows will have the chance to delve into topics such as green finance, fintech, migration, socio-economic inequalities, and more, contributing to regional integration and cooperation.

Selected fellows will spend up to a month at the CAREC Institute headquarters in Urumqi, receiving support for visa arrangements, accommodation, and office space. The program culminates in the publication of working papers, policy briefs, and other outputs that contribute to the body of knowledge on regional cooperation.

Opportunities available for researchers through the VFP include:

– Conduct research on key issues in the CAREC region

– Collaborate with experts and scholars from diverse backgrounds

– Publish your work in working papers, policy briefs, and more

– Receive an honorarium of USD 10,000 for the duration of the fellowship

For formatting, structure, style, and referencing guidelines for the paper please see the following document.

A draft proposal not less than 2000 words, the VFP application form and an updated CV (max. two pages) was extened to submitted online to the following address: by 5 pm Manila/Beijing time on May 10, 2024. Upon receipt of the application, the applicant will receive an acknowledgment and an expected date of the application’s outcome.

Call for VFs Proposal 2024

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