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2024 African Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program

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May 31, 2024

The African Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program is designed to allow exceptional African researchers to build international networks and focus on a project of their choice in collaboration with Oxford-based scholars.

University of Oxford AfOx Catalyst Grants provide seed funding to support the development of collaborative research between researchers based in African research institutions and at the University of Oxford.

Fellows of the African Oxford Initiative Fellowship will be affiliated with the University of Oxford for 12 months, including ten months of virtual engagement and a two month in-person visit to Oxford between April to June(Trinity term). During the Fellowship, AfOx Fellows are associated with a Department and a College within the University.

A number of the AfOx fellowships are offered in collaboration with key partners at the University of Oxford. These include TORCH, Oxford Department for International Development, The Law Faculty, The Mathematical Institute, The Refugee Studies Centre, the African Studies Centre, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Corpus Classical Fellowship and Improving Equitable Access to Healthcare.

Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Value & Duration of Award: During the 10 months of virtual engagement fellows will have remote access to resources available at Oxford University including library access and support to strengthening research leadership skills.

During the in-person fellowship selected Fellows will be provided with an en-suite, single occupancy study bedroom. A temporary University card for access to the University and college buildings and temporary membership to the host college’s Senior Common Room will be granted for the period of residency. The fellowship will also include return economy flight ticket, airport transfer, visa fee and a maintenance allowance for incidental expenses during the residence ( up to £250 per week according to University guidelines).

Eligible Countries: African Countries


  • be a national of any African country or have indefinite leave to remain in any African country.
  • have a position in an African university/research institution domiciled in an African country and are a legal resident in the host country of your institution.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below

Source: https://www.afox.ox.ac.uk

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