The scholarship was set up by former FIFA President, Mr. Joseph S. Blatter, in honor of his predecessor President, Dr. João Havelange, who stepped down from his role. The CIES manages on behalf of FIFA the evaluation and awarding of scholarships through a Selection Committee composed of academics specialized in the field.
Fields of Research: Law, Economics, Sociology, Ethics, Geography, History and Medicine.
* Applications may be made as a group; in such cases, the group of researchers shall designate one person to act as the project leader before the Selection Committee. This
person shall assume the responsibility for all the obligations stipulated in these regulations.
* Only one application per person per year may be submitted to the committee.
* Multiple applications per applicant will not be accepted.
* Applicants may apply for the João Havelange Research Scholarship repeatedly; however, applications with identical research topics (which have been refused in the previous year) will not be accepted.
Number of Scholarship: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: The maximum possible amount for one scholarship award is USD 30,000
Duration of Scholarship: Period of Study
How to Apply: Visit link below.