June 19 to June 29, 2022 | Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria
Participation is open to master’s and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, untenured faculty within five years of their PhD. There are no restrictions based on citizenship, country of study, or employment, but we will prioritise applicants from African countries. There is no registration fee for participating in SICSS-Covenant, and most of the costs will be covered. The language of instruction will be English.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, fields of study, and countries within Africa. We strongly encourage women, residents in Northern Nigeria, and other minority groups to apply. About 20 participants will be invited, and participants are expected to fully attend, participate, and engage in the entire program.
Participants with less experience with social science research will be expected to complete additional readings in advance of the Institute. Participants with less coding experience will be expected to complete a set of online learning modules on the R programming language. Students doing this preparatory work will be supported by a teaching assistant who will hold online office hours two months before the Institute.
Applications will be evaluated based on:
Applicants must submit the following documents:
All application materials must be submitted through the application form by March 18. Applications that are not complete by the deadline may not receive full consideration. We will notify applicants solely through e-mail by April 1 and ask participants to confirm their participation very soon after that.
Inquiries can be sent to email@example.com
Yes, you can apply to more than one Summer Institute location, but not simultaneously. For example, you can apply to SICSS-Covenant, and then if you are not accepted, you can apply to one of the other locations if it has a later deadline. However, you cannot have applications under review at two locations simultaneously.
No. Every year we have more applicants than we can accept, and we would like everyone to have a chance to participate in SICSS once before we allow folks to participate twice.
Yes, provided that you can demonstrate that you would have become proficient with coding before the Institute. Participants do not have to be proficient with coding during application but must become familiar with coding before attending the summer institute in June.