38 applications received for DIRSI's Amy Mahan Research Scholarships
On November 16, applications closed for proposals to DIRSI's 3rd Young Researchers contest.
Thirty eight proposals were received from 12 countries in Latin America, namely Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Twenty one of the applicants were women.
Some three quarters of the applicants have a social sciences background and the rest in some branch of engineering sciences.
The selection committee is currently evaluating the proposals, a process that will be completed by 9 December 9, 2009. Following that the winners will be announced.