GCST Scholarships Grants

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GCST Scholarships Grants: The goal of this initiative is to promote new foci and outlooks on security, as well as to open spaces and link new actors to the debate, reflection, and research of the subject.

These scholarships are directed at young researchers and professionals below the age of 35 from developing countries who want to contribute to the debate and analysis through working papers, policy briefs and academic research on subjects related to the processes of transformation of the security sector.

With this initiative, the aim is to foment a global and interdisciplinary community that seeks to stimulate a new way of thinking security.


  • Researchers or professionals under 35 years of age.
  • Degree or professional qualification in Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Humanities or other related disciplines.
  • Residency in or originating from a developing country.
  • Professionals with advocacy experience, activists or practitioners from civil society organizations.


    The Small Grant amounts to US$5,000 and will be transferred to the personal account of the applicant through the following means:

  • US$1,000 will be sent upon selection of the research project.
  • US$4,000 will be sent upon the receiving 1 report of activities undertaken and 1 final working paper with their principal findings and conclusions.
  • The best working documents will be diffused and published online by the GCST.

    Deadline: 15th December

    For more scholarship information and application, see: GCST Scholarships Grants Website

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