Due Date: December 15, 2018

Applications are open for the ISTR/WITS Africa PhD Workshop at Wits Service School 2019 The International Society for Third Sector Research Study (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Financial Investment at Wits Service School will co-host a PhD Workshop for around 20 PhD trainees at all phases of their doctoral research study in subjects associated with the Third Sector.

The goal of the workshop is to supply doctoral trainees with the chance to get comprehensive intellectual and methodological guidance on their doctoral research study from peers and scholars, to present them to primary theories and advancements in the field, to contemplate publication and profession techniques, and to supply a chance to network with scholars within the global ISTR research study neighborhood.

The PhD Workshop is set up for Might 14-15, 2019 prior to the very first yearly Conference on Philanthropy, arranged by the Wits Service School’s Centre for Philanthropy and Social Financial investment in cooperation with the Center for African Research Studies at Harvard University, TrustAfrica and Africa Philanthropy Online Forum on Might 16-17, 2019.


  • ISTR/WITS will cover the expense of shared space lodging for the PhD Workshop and the Conference on Philanthropy and meals throughout both occasions.
  • Restricted travel assistance is readily available to supplement assistance the trainee’s university can supply.
  • ISTR will give accepted trainees 2019 subscription in ISTR with all of the associated advantages. Accepted trainees should go to the Conference on Philanthropy (presence is complimentary of charge).


  • Open to all doctoral trainees in the field of 3rd sector and civil society research study, in all African nations, and at all phases of their doctoral research study;-LRB- **************).
  • Candidates should be presently registered in a university and
  • Needs to have the ability to go to the whole PhD Workshop and Philanthropy Conference.


All applications should consist of the following details:

  • Complete name and gender
  • Contact information (consisting of email and contact number)
  • Disciplinary background
  • Institutional association and name( s) of the manager( s)
  • Working title of PhD job and official start/end dates
  • Indicator of the phase of your research study
  • Abstract of PhD research study (minutes. 500– max. 800 words). The abstract should consist of: research study concerns, theoretical structure, approaches, and results if currently appropriate
  • Feedback required on your PhD research study
  • Letter from your professors advisor/department head supplying 1) details about the quality of the prospect, 2) particular details about how involvement in the PhD workshop would benefit your doctoral research studies, and 3) a declaration of financial backing the university has the ability to supply in assistance of your involvement in the PhD Workshop.
  • A short description (100-150 words) of your inspiration to take part in the ISTR PhD Workshop
  • Research Study Keywords

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