The IOC Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has launched the 2014 PhD Students Research Grant Programme intended for doctoral students engaged in scholarly research on the Olympic Movement, its history and ideals, and the impact of the Olympic Games on the various aspects of contemporary society and culture. This programme is part of the new IOC OSC research plan, and will be followed by other activities aimed at the academic community.
Two main objectives
The objectives of this programme are as follows:
- Encourage PhD students to undertake research with a humanities or social sciences perspective on the Olympic phenomena. All projects dealing with the Olympic Movement and/or the Olympic Games will be considered.
- Promote consultation of and access to written and audiovisual IOC patrimony.
Who is eligible to apply?
All current postgraduate students enrolled in a PhD programme.
The Grant Programme Selection Committee is composed of experts who are world-renowned for their involvement in Olympic studies, and the OSC officers and professionals.
Application files, and any related correspondence, should be sent to the OSC by email firstname.lastname@example.org before 27 September 2013. The complete explanatory document and the application form are available on our website.
To find out more about the activities and collections of the IOC Olympic Studies Centre, please consult our web site: http://www.olympic.org/studies.