Published: 29 November 2013
STEPI (Science and Technology Policy Institute)invites graduate students, scholars and researchers to apply for 2014 STEPI Fellowship. This fellowship aims to encourage research on the issues pertaining to science, technology and innovation (STI) policy, and to build a research network among STI policy researchers and students around the world. The fellowship supports up to 5,000 USD for research on various topics of STI policies, preferably issues pertinent to East Asian countries. Research results from the fellowship support will be published in the ‘STI POLICY REVIEW’ (www.stipolicyreview.net), an international journal focusing on STI policy issues of East Asian countries.
Academic scholars, policy researchers, and graduate students of any field that study STI policies are eligible to apply. Graduate students must submit a recommendation letter given from their supervisors or advisors who may guarantee the quality of research result.
Applicants are required to submit following documents:
Proposals should be written in English and be of less than 5 pages. The proposal should be on theoretical and/or empirical research on STI policy issues, preferably, the issues pertaining to East Asian countries. The proposal must include: a) a research title, b) a research objective, c) research background/questions, d) research methodologies, and e) research plan, including the submission dates of research papers (see the next section on output and submission).
ülApplicant’s Curriculum Vitae
üRecommendation letter, if applicable.
Proposals will be evaluated on relevance, quality, and significance of expected policy implications.
Once the Review Committee finalizes a proposal selection, the program office will notify the review result to selectees via e-mail by December 20th, 2013. The fellowship amount of up to 5,000 USD will be determined by the Review Committee. The fellowship will be awarded in two parts: one third upon submission of final output and the remaining two thirds upon acceptance of the final paper to the journal, ‘STI POLICY REVIEW’. If the final paper is evaluated not reaching the level of publishable quality, the second part of the fellowship will not be awarded.
Output and Submission Date
As the final output, a publishable paper (no longer than 40 pages) must be submitted to the program office no later than March 31, 2014. The submitted paper is subject to a double-blind referee review to be accepted to the journal. Once a full paper is accepted to the journal, STI POLICY REVIEW, awardees are recommended to revise the manuscript upon the reviewers’ comments by a designated due date prior to publication.
Dr. Yongsuk Jang, Program Director
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