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2018 DHS Fellows Program for University Faculty from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal, South Africa, Timor-Leste, and Zimbabwe

Application Deadline: November 10, 2017

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 DHS Fellows Program. The primary objectives of the program are:

  • To teach Fellows to analyze and conduct research with DHS data;
  • To strengthen skills that Fellows will use to integrate DHS data into their teaching;
  • To increase the ability of Fellows to build the capacity of others to use DHS data at their home universities.

This year the program targets university faculty in five Asian countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Timor-Leste, and four African countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

Anticipated Timeline

November 10, 2017: Applications are due

Late November, 2017: Selected candidates are notified

January 29 – Feb 9, 2018: First workshop (location TDB) to prepare Fellows to use DHS datasets, refine research questions, and begin data analysis

March 9, 2018: Fellows submit interim drafts of their papers

March 26, 2018: Fellows submit first report on capacity-building activities implemented at home universities

March 28 - April 6, 2018: Second workshop (location TBD) for Fellows to finalize their papers

May 14, 2018: Fellows submit final papers and respond to reviews and edits throughout the publication process

August 17, 2018: Fellows submit second report on capacity-building activities implemented at home universities

August 24, 2018: Fellows submit the working paper to a peer-reviewed journal

For additional information, including the Eligibility and Requirements and Application Procedures, please refer the DHS website.

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