Are you interested in a Master’s thesis that involves a field study in a low- and middle-income country? Chalmers is offering a 2-day crash course to help prepare students who are interested in doing a field-study in their coursework or thesis. The course has been developed for the two scholarships Minor Field Study (MFS) and The Global Mentorship Program (GMP).
The course is open to all students, but mandatory for applicants to MFS and GMP. The first course session will be on 12 October, 9.00-17.00. You will find more information about the course in the link below.
2-day crash course
Apply for a scholarship for Field studies
Students at Chalmers have the opportunity to apply for the two scholarships MFS and GMP to get support for field studies during their Master’s thesis. The aim is to give opportunities for unique experiences, and the theses should be relevant for sustainability and entrepreneurship, respectively. The deadline for applications is on October 27 and the field study should be performed during spring 2023.
Students and teachers who are interested are welcome to an information event in zoom at lunch time (12.00-13.00) on 26 September.
Minor Field Studies (MFS)
This scholarship is funded by Universitets- och högskolerådet (UHR) and one aim is that students should improve their knowledge of global development issues and to prepare for work in global contexts and organizations. The thesis topic should be of importance to economic, social, political or knowledge-based development in the country that the student travel to.
Who can apply?
Students at Chalmers with a Swedish citizenship or permanent residency in Sweden.
The Global Mentorship Program
From 2020 Chalmers has a mentorship program, funded by a private donation, with focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and internationalization in low- and middle-income countries in Asia, Africa and South America. In addition to the academic supervisor and examiner the students will have a mentor in Sweden and a local mentor in the country where the data collection for the master’s thesis is conducted.
Who can apply?
All students at Chalmers.
Scholarship: maximum 50 000 SEK.
Field study: Minimum 8 weeks abroad, the mentorship program starts in January and ends in November.