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|TITLE||KRIHS-IDB call for proposal|
Visiting Scholarship Program
The selected scholars are expected to conduct an IDB-KRIHS joint research project that will be developed within 2 or 3 months (July-September, 2015). As part of the program they will be invited to KRIHS Headquarters located in Anyang City (Seoul Metropolitan area) to do field work and exchange experiences in Korea for 2 to 4 weeks. The honorarium for this field work including airfare, lodging, and a per diem allowance will be covered by the host organization. There is no additional financial support from the IDB or KRIHS for the selected researchers to complete the final version of the papers.
i) Accredited scholars or professors from institutions of higher learning and advanced academic research or universities in the LAC region
ii)Accomplished government officials in the LAC region with a position of deputy director or higher
* Researchers from other regions may submit proposals as well if they have considerable experience and exceptional knowledge of the LAC region.
2.Subject Areas for Proposals
i) New Town and Sustainable Land Development: Land development methods (e.g. land readjustment and publically managed land development) and new town development for the purpose of industrial development, housing supply, and government administrative centers.
ii) Urban Expansion and Urban Regeneration: How to manage the uncontrolled and sprawling growth in fast growing cities and regenerate city centers.
iii) Green Urban Planning: Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in urban areas.
iv) Affordable Housing: Strategies for diversifying and enlarging affordable housing market by expanding rental and leasing options and improving the quality of residential environment.
3.Contents of Research Proposals
i) The research proposal must include the following items and not exceed more than 3 pages.
Executive summary, Research question, Proposal ives (general and specific), Justification, Theoretical framework, Hypothesis, Methodology, Data and information sources, Time framework, Existing research that will be incorporated into this research project
ii) All proposals should be submitted in English.
iii) All applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae (1-2 pages)
Due date for receiving proposals
Announcement of proposals selected
Start of the research process:
Preparation for the trip to Korea
2~4 weeks in July / August
Implementation of the visiting scholarship program in Korea to initiate the joint research
Due date for receiving a first draft of research papers
Deadline for a final version of research papers and presentation materials
5. Financial Asset
i) Air fare: Economy class, Round-trip
ii) Lodging: hotel or furnished residence in Seoul or Anyang City during the stay in Korea
iii) A Per diem allowance:
- for a professor or a director general position or above: 84,000 KRW (approx. USD 77 per day)
- for an associate professor or a director position or below: 67,000 KRW (approx. USD 61 per day)
* There is no additional financial support from the IDB or KRIHS for the selected researchers to complete the final version of the papers.
6. Proposal Submission
The proposal and supporting ation should be sent no later than Friday, May 29, 2015 to the following email addresses simultaneously: Andres G. Blanco B. (ABLANCO@IADB.ORG) and Soyoung Cristina Lee (SOYOUNGL@IADB.ORG), with the following subject line: CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Visiting Scholarship Program.
* Please refer to the attached s for details.
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