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Hybrid Training Course on Great Power Competition

Application Deadline: June 4, 2021

The UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Hybrid Training Course on Great Power Competition provides graduate students with the opportunity to explore the origins, nature, external and domestic sources, and long-term implications of great power competition. This program, which will take place beween August 2021 and January 2022, combines virtual training with research and writing, and culminates in a workshop in La Jolla where students present their research to leading experts in the field.

All students accepted to the program will qualify for a full grant that will cover tuition, travel, lodging, and meals. Funding is generously supported by the UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program.

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Dissertation Fellowship

Each year IGCC provides funding for graduate students from all ten UC campuses, including one specially designated Herb York IGCC Fellowship. Doctoral students enrolled in the University of California, including JD/Ph.D., MD/Ph.D. and MD with a thesis, are eligible to apply. IGCC has provided more than 600 fellowships in 35 disciplines and inter-disciplinary programs over more than three decades. These fellowships have supported more than 450 students, enabling them to conduct field work or spend a year focused on writing and polishing their dissertations.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Technology and International Security

The University of California is pleased to announce a new collaborative initiative between the systemwide Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) and the UC-managed National Laboratories: the Center for Global Security Research at the Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the National Security and International Studies Office at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

As a part of the joint-initiative, the institutions invite applications for up to six (6) one-year postdoctoral fellowship positions in Technology and International Security.

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Academic Conference Competition

Each year, IGCC awards up to $125,000 to support the planning and implementation of major conferences on a theme related to the mission and research agenda. IGCC addresses global challenges to peace and prosperity through rigorous, policy-relevant research, training, and outreach on international security, economic development and the environment. Full-time ladder rank UC faculty members are eligible to apply. The competition is open to all academic disciplines. Multidisciplinary approaches and policy-relevant work are encouraged, as is the inclusion of nonacademic experts.

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