Scholarships for Research Stays, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand

 The Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand has offered six scholarships to carry out research stays for academics and researchers from the universities of the Council of Rectors most affected by the earthquake of February 27. Research stays are four months and may be developed in the areas of architecture, geography, earth sciences and ecology, engineering, basic sciences, education and psychology.

 The Victoria University of Wellington has offered the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities six scholarships for academics and researchers from the universities most affected by the February 27 earthquake.

 
The scholarship includes tickets and living expenses for the selected academics for a period of four months. The selected people must have a knowledge of English that allows them to develop their research work at the University of Victoria.
 
The application dossier is simple and brief, it must contain:
1. Brief curriculum vitae 
 
2. Letter of intent, which explains:
  »The reasons for developing your research work at the University of
      Victory, 
  »The expected results in this stay 
  »The benefits it will bring to your faculty, department or laboratory ..
 
3. Letter of welcome from the department, program, laboratory of the University of Victoria, highlighting the academic contact with whom the work and research facilities will be developed during the stay. 
 
4. Letter of sponsorship from the University Rectory, explaining the relevance of the research stay for the academic and for the institution. 
 
The areas for the development of these stays correspond to architecture, geography, earth sciences and ecology, engineering, basic sciences, education and psychology. Details on each of these can be found at http://www.victoria.ac.nz and for specific queries, it is suggested to contact Professor Mr. Warwick Murray Director Victoria Institute for links with Latin America and Director of Geography , Warwick.Murray@vuw.ac.nz
 
The application dossier must be sent on Wednesday, June 30, in the name of M. Teresa Marshall, Executive Director, Council of Rectors, Alameda 1371, 4th floor, Santiago. For inquiries: tmarshall@consejoderectores.cl or phone (2) 696 42 86.