2021 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African Countries

2021 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African Countries

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program provides fellowships to nurture the intellectual development and increase retention of early-career faculties in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The fellowships are:

  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship
  • Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • Post-doctoral Writing Fellowship

Application Deadline: 1st February 2021

Eligible Countries: Citizens of and reside in a sub-Saharan African country while holding a current faculty position at an accredited college or university in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Type: Research, Fellowship.

Eligible Field of Study: The fellowships support dissertations and research on peace, security and development topics.

Also Apply:  Fully-funded Yenching Academy Fellowships For International Students - China 2020

Number of Fellowships: 45 fellowships are awarded each year.

Value of Fellowships: 

  • The doctoral dissertation research fellowship supports research costs of up to US$15,000 on a topic related to peace, security, and development.
  • The doctoral dissertation proposal fellowship supports short-term research costs of up to US$3,000 to develop a doctoral dissertation proposal.
  • The doctoral dissertation completion fellowship supports a one-year leave from teaching responsibilities and a stipend up to US$15,000 to permit the completion of a dissertation that advances research on peace, security, and development topics.
  • Post-doctoral Writing Fellowship supports up to six months of completing an article or book manuscript through a stipend of up to US$3,000.
Also Apply:  2019 École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Summer Fellowships - Switzerland

Duration of Fellowship: Fellowships are offered each year. The doctoral dissertation research fellowship is about 6-12 months

Eligibility: All applicants must:

  • be citizens of and reside in a sub-Saharan African country
  • hold a master’s degree
  • be enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited university in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
  • have an approved dissertation research proposal

The program seeks to promote diversity and encourages women to apply.

How To Apply: 

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