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Applications open for Visiting Research Fellowships 2015-16

December 1, 2014

The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowships is to enable the fellows to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.

Preference will be given to early - to mid-career candidates with a distinguished research profile. They are expected to be permanent residents in Africa. The appointments will take place from 1 October 2015 – 31 March 2016 and are non-renewable. Each award is worth up to £14,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.

An application package may be downloaded from their website: or contact the Centre by emailing:

The closing date for applications is 09 January 2015