UNESCO Silk Roads Youth Research Grant for Young Researchers 2023

Applications are hereby invited from motivated young researchers for UNESCO Silk Roads Youth Research Grant with the support of the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO.

This initiative, which aims to mobilize young researchers for further study of the Silk Roads shared heritage, will award 12 research grants to young women and men under 35 years of age.

Grant Sponsor(s): UNESCO

Host Institution(s): National Commission of China for UNESCO

Grant Worth: USD 10,000 per research project

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Graduates

Nationality: International Students

See Also: SOKA University of America Grants and Scholarships for International Students 2023

UNESCO Silk Roads Youth Research Grant | DETAILS

As part of the Silk Roads Programme’s on-going work to better understand the rich history and shared legacy and spirit of the Silk Roads, UNESCO, with the support of the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, launched the ‘Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’ in 2021 within the framework of the Social and Human Sciences Sector. The third edition was launched on 8 March 2023.

The panel will award 12 grants of USD 10,000 per research project based on the strengths of the proposed research and its potential contribution to furthering understanding of the interactions and exchanges taking place across the Silk Roads and the concrete elements resulting from them. The grant will be awarded in two separate instalments. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for UNESCO Silk Roads Youth Research Grant, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be a graduate
  • Postgraduate researchers from all countries aged 35 and younger at the time of application are eligible to apply for the grant
  • The proposed research may be carried out by an individual researcher or may be part of a group or collaborative project
  • However only one grant will be awarded per research project.

Also Apply: DAAD Japan Research Grants, Short-Term Grants 2023/2024 [Fully Funded]

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Please ensure you have read the Applicant Guidelines carefully before downloading and completing the Submission Template detailing your research, its methods, expected outcomes and contribution to existing scholarship. Applicants will receive an email confirmation of their proposal submission.

Proposals should be submitted in English and sent by e-mail to: [email protected]

Application Deadline: May 31, 2023

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