Category Archives: Funding

2016-2017 SRCD Policy Fellowship

SRCD is seeking applications for upcoming Policy Fellowships for 2016-2017. There are two types of Fellowships: Congressional and Executive BranchBoth provide Fellows with exciting opportunities to come to Washington, DC and use their research skills in child development outside of the academic setting to inform public policy. Fellows work as resident scholars within their federal agency or Congressional office placements. Continue reading 2016-2017 SRCD Policy Fellowship

Rutgers-Camden Childhood Studies PhD and MA applications for graduate study now being accepted; funding available

Applications now being accepted for Ph.D. and MA programs. Ph.D. application deadline: January 10, 2016. Up to 5 years’ funding available for PhD students.

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey USA (, opened its doors in September 2007 as the first Ph.D. granting program in Childhood Studies in North America. In addition to the Ph.D., the multidisciplinary program offers BA and MA degrees. Graduate students in the program (, come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them an impressive array of educational and life experience. The Masters of Art program continues to grow and produce new and innovative leaders in their field.

Department faculty ( represent diverse areas of scholarship—including psychology, literature, sociology history, geography, education, media studies, critical race and post-colonial studies and methods—who, through research, public engagement and teaching, contribute to the expansion of the dynamic field of childhood studies.

The Department of Childhood Studies is excited to announce the recent publication of two books by recent PhD graduates, based on their dissertation research, and two by department faculty. Please go to for details.

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2016 entering doctoral class; applications for the Masters of Arts program are accepted year-round.Deadline for applications for doctoral study is January 10, 2016Funding is available on a competitive basis for qualified applicants . Visit the Graduate Admissions website

VERY SHORT DEADLINE: Fully Funded PhD Studentship

Fully Funded PhD Studentship: Families and Food in Hard Times research project

Ref: 1483875 

UCL Institute of Education, Department Social Science 

Duration of Studentship: 3 years
Stipend: £17,493 per year, inclusive of London Allowance plus course fees of £5,445 per year

Vacancy Information

Thomas Coram Research Unit is a multidisciplinary research unit which carries out policy-relevant research focussed on children and young people within and outside their families. The studentship will be located at the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU), UCL Institute of Education and will be available from October 2015. It is attached to a five year research project ‘Families and Food in Hard Times’ funded by the European Research Council.   Continue reading VERY SHORT DEADLINE: Fully Funded PhD Studentship

Postdoc at Oxford on Mothers: Early Intervention Ethics

University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry

Postdoctoral Researcher; Becoming Good: Early Intervention and Moral Development in Child Psychiatry (BeGOOD)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the Wellcome Trust-funded BeGOOD project, which is held within the Neuroscience Ethics & Society Team, led by Professor Ilina Singh, in the Department of Psychiatry. The post is based in the Department of Psychiatry, in the Warneford Hospital and is funded for 3 years.

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PhD scholarship – HyperConnecting Youth: Virtual Pedagogy & Global Issue

The University of Roehampton in London offers a scholarship for a PhD student to undertake PhD studies and research under the supervision of Dr. M. Kontopodis in the context of  project “HyperConnecting Youth: Virtual Pedagogy & Global Issues”. Broadly speaking, this project aims to further develop critical and socio-cultural approaches to education in the context of today’s virtual era within the broader frame of the Paulo Freire Institute/ RISE at the University of Roehampton:

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