Global Education Monitoring Report Fellowship for International Applicants in France

The UNESCO-Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report Fellowship programme, supported by OSI, aims to strengthen the evidence base on education, particularly in emerging economies, build research capacity in education, and reinforce the links between research, policy, and practice in education.

As such, the fellowships will be open to exceptional individuals who have quantitative research skills, demonstrate a potential for transformational impact in their domain, and share a commitment to provide more people with better educational opportunities.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Each fellowship will last between six months to one year, depending on the work to be carried out, with one month spent in Paris. The GEM Report team will provide:

-A stipend (up to USD 25,000) for the duration of the fellowship (up to one year) and full travel costs for at least one month to be spent in Paris for each of the fellows;

-A mentor from the team of GEM Report researchers. The GEM Report staff will allocate 3-5 hours per week to mentor and guide the fellows when they are in residence in Paris, and 2 hours per week while they are based in their home country;

-A desk and computer during their stay at the GEM Report team office, in the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.


Education Level & Subject:

Research fellowship



-Applications will be opened to all nationalities, however, the selection committee will look favorably at applications from individuals from low and middle-income countries;

-Calls for proposals will be issued twice a year and published through all relevant UNESCO and partner networks;

-The GEM Report team will aim to host an average of three fellows per year in the team.

-Fluency in one of the two UNESCO official languages (English and French) and the capacity to draft to a high standard in English.


Required Documents:

1. CV in UNESCO format

2. One page with brief project title, abstract (150 words), duration, budget

3. Project proposal (maximum 5 pages / 2500 words) with the following information:

-research question / aim of the project

-relevance to the GEM Report

-proposed data and methodology

-timeline and resources


How to Apply:

Applicants must apply online



28 September 2018


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