2017 ICGR Research Fellowship at University of Nevada, USA


Scholarship Description: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is pleased to offer up to three 6-month non-resident fellowships to support impactful research on important gambling regulatory issues. Domestic and International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship program.

These fellowships aim to support impactful research on important gambling regulatory issues. These fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis via a peer review process.

With the expansion of gaming across the globe, the need for a strong, knowledgeable voice in the area of gaming regulation has become critical. The International Center for Gaming Regulation is positioned to be that centralized voice. ICGR promotes international best practices in gaming regulation through: Conducting cutting-edge research and regulatory evaluation, Disseminating data and information and providing world-class educational programs for the world’s regulators.

Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue 6-month research.

Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded for the following topics:

Submissions are welcomed on any topic of current interest to the global gambling regulatory community. We encourage submissions to engage topics that will be of immediate value to regulators as they make key decisions in all areas of gambling regulation. Our current topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • The role of technology in modernizing gambling regulation.
  • Assessing the techniques and needs for training and educational programs for regulatory agencies.
  • Understanding the impact to consumers of gambling products with the aim to improve gambling regulation.
  • Evaluating the financial effects of regulation on the gambling industry

Scholarship Benefits: Applicants may request up to $20,000 USD (gross) for a period not to exceed 6 months. Indirect costs (such as facilities and administration) are allowed, but the full project budget may not exceed this $20,000 USD limit.

Number of Scholarships: Up to three fellowships are available.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Applicants may be domestic or international and may apply without an affiliation with a public, private, governmental, or non-profit entity.

Eligible Nationalities: Domestic and International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship program.

Application Procedure: Submissions should be limited to no more than ten pages (excluding appendices), double spaced, 12-point font, and should be addressed to André Wilsenach, Executive Director, International Center for Gaming Regulation at icgr-at-unlv.edu using the email subject heading “Research Fellowship Application”.

Deadline: Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline for this cycle of September 1, 2017. Early submissions are encouraged. It is expected that the fellowship position will commence on October 1, 2017, and end on April 1, 2018.

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