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Apply Now: World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

August 23, 2016

  • Ph.D. students from Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly women, are eligible to apply for the World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program
  • World Bank Group Fellows will spend a minimum of six months getting hands-on experience at World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C., or country offices
  • Fellows will work on economic policy, technical assistance to countries, and lending for eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity

Birmingham Research Institute for History and Cultures African Studies PhD Scholarships

April 14, 2016

Level of Study: Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters

Subject area: Arts and Law, African Studies
Nationality: Overseas (Non-EU)
Type of Award: University
Deadline for applying: 20/05/2016

The African Critical Inquiry Programme

April 8, 2016

Call for Proposals:TO ORGANIZE A WORKSHOP

Closing Date: Monday 2 May 2016

The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organize a workshop to take place in 2017.

Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing

April 8, 2016

Call for Applications

Deadline: 30th April 2016

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce the twenty-seventh session of its Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing.

BIEA: Thematic Research Grants

December 17, 2015

The British Institute in Eastern Africa invites applications for funding for research projects that engage with one or more of the following thematic areas:

  1. Everyday States
  2. Bio-Cultural Frontiers
  3. Land, Heritage ad Memory
  4. Spending Time
  5. Connections and Disconnections

Travel Grants for nGAP Participants

November 26, 2015

Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants for DHET nGAPs

CAS Visiting Fellowships 2016-17

November 5, 2015

CAS Visiting Fellowships 2016-17

We are now accepting applications for our Centre of African Studies Visiting Fellowships.

Call For Applications: DST - NRF Fellowships For Early Career Researchers From The United Kingdom

October 8, 2015

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in partnership with the United Kingdom Academies (under the United Kingdom-South Africa Newton Fund) are pleased to announce the Call for applications for DST-NRF Fellowships for Early Career Researchers from the United Kingdom.

The application deadline is 11 January 2016 for funding in 2016. 

Applicants must apply using the NRF Online Submission System at: https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za and follow the application process set out in the attached call document and funding manual.

This call is intended for applicants based in the United Kingdom and will not require an Institutional Designated Authority (DA) validation process, however DA’s are requested to please advertise this call for applications as widely as possible in academia in the interest of attracting applicants based in the United Kingdom.

HIIG Internet and Society Fellowship for Early Stage Researchers (Global)

August 19, 2015

In 2016 the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) once again opens its doors for fellow researchers from all over the globe. We invite applications from early stage researchers pursuing transdisciplinary internet research. If you are seeking exchange regarding your research aspirations and think your objectives match or complement ours, we look forward to hearing from you!

Africa's Land and Food Fellowship

July 7, 2015

The Royal Agricultural University and the African Fellowship Trust welcome applications for the Africa’s Land and Food Fellowships, a bespoke Leadership programme for Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa.

The process of recruitment is described on the following web page: http://www.rau.ac.uk/africa/guidance-on-completing-african-fellowship-and-chevening-scholarship-applications  which describes a three stage process.

UK – South Africa Researcher Links Grants for Travel and Hosting of Scientific Events 2015

June 3, 2015

These grants will support mobility and hosting of workshops, and are designed to provide financial support for researchers in the UK and South Africa
Opening Date: Monday, 1 June, 2015
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 June, 2015
Further informaiton here
 

Yara Prize 2015: Nominations now open

April 8, 2015

 In 2015, the Yara Prize will have a special focus on youth, women and agribusiness in Africa. 

In order to be considered by the Prize Committee, all nominations and supporting documentation must be received by June 19, 2015.

More info here:

Haycock Research Grant

March 24, 2015

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) invites applications for grants from the Haycock Fund, to support projects of research in Sudan/South Sudan.

Applications should be sent to haycock@biea.ac.uk by 17.00 hours GMT on 24 April 2015. Decisions will be communicated to applicants by 29 May 2015.

CODESRIA: 2015 Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing

January 28, 2015

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to announce the twenty-sixth session of its Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing.

Deadline is Wednesday 15th April. 

All applications should be submitted electronically to: small.grants@codesria.sn

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.

The closing date for applications is 09 January 2015

Visiting Research Fellowships: 2015-16

October 28, 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 closing date for applications is 09 January 2015

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2014/15

October 21, 2014

The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. Closing date: 27th November 2014

 

BISA Working Group Funding

October 7, 2014

Established Working Groups are invited to apply for funding to support their work during calendar year 2015 by making an application by 12th December 2014.

2014 South-South Scholarships Award for researchers

May 16, 2014

Deadline: June 1st, 2014

2014 South-South Scholarships Award for researchers in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia: Work and Welfare in the South

TRICONTINENTAL SCHOLARLY COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM ACADEMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN LATIN AMERICA / AFRICA / ASIA PROGRAM

Call for papers - Africa Research Forum symposium, University of Lincoln

May 6, 2014

Africa Research Forum at the University of Lincoln is organising a one day symposium to be held on Friday 27th June 2014 and is inviting submissions for papers at this event.  The theme is broadly Africa, so, any topic you choose to speak on will be welcomed.

Deadline for submissions is 12 May 2014

Early Career Scholars - Writing Workshop

April 25, 2014

11th September 2014, ASAUK Conference, University of Sussex

Call for Applications: The African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) invite applications to attend a writing workshop for early career scholars to be held at the ASAUK Conference, University of Sussex 9-11th September 2014.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5pm 6 June 2014

Academia 2.0: challenges of impact, communication, & relevance

April 25, 2014

29 – 30 April 2014, Chancellors Hotel in Manchester. An event for Early Career Researchers in Humanities

Accommodation will be provided and travel costs reimbursed

Email  gale.reichert@manchester.ac.uk for registration

LIDC Fellowship Scheme 2014

April 17, 2014

Small grants for interdisciplinary projects in international development

Applications are now open for the LIDC Fellowship Scheme 2014!

The Scheme aims to support new collaborative research projects in international development between academics from at least two different Blommsbury Colleges - LIDC members.

2014 Distance Learning Scholarships

March 21, 2014

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships support candidates to study Master’s degree courses that are either offered in partnership with universities in developing countries, or delivered directly by UK institutions.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 GMT on 31 May 2014

LIDC Fellowship Scheme 2014 is now open for applications

March 11, 2014

small grants are available for teams of researchers from Bloomsbury Colleges to work on interdisciplinary projects in international development.

Applications close on 23 April 2014.

British Academy Research Projects

March 7, 2014

New Call for Proposals

The programme of Academy Research Projects currently gives academic recognition and modest financial support to about 50 projects.

The closing date for completed Outline Stage applications is Wednesday, 12 March 2014

CfA: Three-year PhD scholarship on the politics of international state-building

February 26, 2014

Applications are sought for a fully funded three-year PhD scholarship. The scholarship is available to work at the Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University (Australia).

Applications can be submitted at any time before and up to 14 March 2014.

CALL FOR PHD COURSE ON GLOBAL CHALLENGES: URBANIZATION, LIVELIHOODS AND FOOD SECURITY

February 24, 2014

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the University of Botswana, the EU-Africa Doctoral Student Network (DocLinks) and the African Network of Agriculture, Agroforestry, and Natural Resources Management (ANAFE) are pleased to announce Call for PhD Course on Global Challenges: Urbanization, Livelihoods and Food Security.

The course will take place between July 7th and August 15th 2014.

The deadline for the submission is 30th of April

LIDC Fellowship Scheme 2014

February 11, 2014

LIDC Fellowship Scheme 2014 is now open for applications.

Applications close on 23 April 2014.

AuthorAID Call for Applications - First Set of Grants for 2014

February 6, 2014

AuthorAID is pleased to announce the first set of  small grants for 2014.

The deadline to apply is 28 February 2014

BNET Commonwealth Fellowship opportunity

February 6, 2014

The ACU, in conjunction with the Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust (BNET), is pleased to announce the second BNET Commonwealth Fellowship, tenable at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Applications should be made no later than 28 February 2014

The African Peacebuilding Network

January 27, 2014

Call for Proposals 

The African Peacebuilding Network is still accepting proposals for the following two research initiatives: 1) Individual Research Grants and 2) Residential Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2014

Call for applications to Newton International Fellowships

January 27, 2014

A new round of Newton International Fellowships - an initiative to fund research collaborations and improve links between UK and overseas researchers - has now opened. The Newton International Fellowships are funded by the British Academy and the Royal Society and aim to attract the most promising early-career post-doctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of the humanities, the natural, physical and social sciences.

The closing date for applications is Monday 10 March 2014

Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro)

January 21, 2014

 Announcement of Opportunity: Consortium Grants 2014

Closing date: Monday 3 March 2014 16:00 UK local time (GMT/UTC)

Outline proposals are invited for a new funding round as part of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa research programme funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC.

ASAUK Call for Teaching Fellowship Applications 2014

January 9, 2014

The ASAUK is offering up to £9,000 to support a teaching fellowship in the Social Sciences or Humanities for a UK-based academic to work in an African university.

Deadline for applications - 31st March 2014

International Partnership and Mobility Scheme

November 11, 2013

The British Academy is now inviting applications to its International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme 2013-14. The application form is now available on the Academy’s online e-GAP application system: https://egap.britac.ac.uk

University of Cambridge Centre of African Studies Visiting Research Fellowships

October 22, 2013

 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 closing date for applications is 03 January 2014

Workshop call for participants

October 8, 2013

First MENA social policy workshop to be held on 3 December 2013 at the University of Bath. Travel Bursaries for PhD students from the UK and overseas are also available.

Program for Emerging Agricultural Research Leaders

September 12, 2013

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks proposals for agricultural research with the potential to increase the sustainable productivity of smallholder farmers in developing countries.

Pre-proposal deadline: September 30th, 2013

Next Gen Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2014

July 31, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York is funding three distinct competitive
fellowship opportunities for early-career social science faculty of African
academics working on peace, security and development issues.

The deadline for applications is December 1st 2013

IDRC Science Journalism Internships in Canada 2013-2014

July 30, 2013

IDRC funds research activities that are designed to directly benefit developing countries and Canadian citizens. The organization focuses on collaborative partnerships and projects proposed by research institutions and individuals.

The fund is to support developing countries’ researchers.

Global Fellowship - call for applications

July 18, 2013

The ISSC announces the first call for applications for the Fellowship. Deadline for applications is 15 September 2013. More information is in the attached call for applications.

For further information please contact issc@worldsocialscience.org.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Funding for Researchers)

July 16, 2013

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) invites applications for research funding for projects ranging between September 2013 and December 2013. The applications should reach BIEA by the closing date of 30 July 2013.

Call for Applications for ASAUK Teaching Fellowship Scheme, 2013-14

June 24, 2013

The ASAUK is  offering £9,000 to support a teaching fellowship in the Social Sciences or  Humanities for a UK-based academic to work in an African university. Deadline for applications is 15th November 2013. Applicants will be notified by 15th December. Anticipated start date - between January and April 2014.

The Latin America/Africa/Asia/ Scholarly Collaborative Program - Call for applications

June 4, 2013

Call for applications, research grants 2013. CODESRIA, CLACSO, IDEAS. Deadline 30 June 2013

PhD and postdoc positions, Utrecht: Currents of faith, places of history

May 29, 2013

3 PhD positions and 1 postdoc position in the new HERA project Currents of faith, places of history: religious diasporas, connections, moral circumscriptions and world-making in the Atlantic space. Deadline: noon, 21 June 2013

PhDs/Associate Research Fellowships, University of Exeter: Fall of State Socialism

May 29, 2013

Two PhD studentships, and three associate research fellowships, are offered on a major  project that will consider how the collapse of state socialism in Europe has come to be understood both in the region which experienced these events, and in the wider world. 

PhD Scholarship in African Studies at the University of Birmingham

May 24, 2013

The scholarship is attached to an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership awarded to the British Library for research and cataloguing related to its collection of West African Arabic manuscripts and its forthcoming exhibition: ‘West Africa: Cultures of the Word’. Deadline for applications: Friday 21 June 2013.

Urban Studies Foundation - Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

May 20, 2013

The Urban Studies Foundation is pleased to announce a major new funding opportunity for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Deadline: 14 June 2013.

University of Bristol International Office Scholarships

May 8, 2013

Five scholarships of £8,500 each will be available for prospective Masters students for 2013 entry. Deadline 9am Friday 14 June 2013.

2013/14 Cardiff University Foundation Scholarships for International Students

May 8, 2013

Cardiff University offers a limited number of full and partial scholarships to students on the International Foundation Programme who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and potential.

University of Birmingham International Postgraduate Scholarships

May 8, 2013

18 International Postgraduate Scholarships (fees only) worth £10,000 towards the cost of a one year Masters (Taught or Research) programme.

DAAD Master’s Scholarships in Public Policy and Good Governance 2013-14

May 8, 2013

The scholarship scheme is open to candidates from Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia as well as from countries in the Middle East. Deadline: 31 July 2013

Sheffield Hallam University Transform Together Scholarships

May 8, 2013

Transform Together scholarships are open to students from any non-EU country applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University to enrol in the 2013/14 academic year. Deadline: 30 June 2013

University of Sheffield Scholarships for Nigerian Students

May 8, 2013

The University of Sheffield is offering a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria in 2013.

PhD scholarship on South African political ephemera and propaganda 1948-2004

May 1, 2013

Applications are invited for a University of Sheffield and British Library PhD scholarship: Freedom, Oppression and Resistance: Evolving Stories in South African Political Ephemera and Propaganda, 1948- 2004.

PhD Studentships on Neglected Zoonotic Diseases in Africa

April 23, 2013

The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh are looking for outstanding candidates to examine crucial but hitherto neglected issues in the governance of human and animal health.

Proto-Globalisation in the Indian Ocean World - early career conference bursary

April 15, 2013

Generous funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation has been awarded to support the participation of scholars from the developing world in the Proto-Globalisation in the Indian Ocean World Conference, 7-10 November 2013.  This includes two bursaries for early career researchers, to be awarded through an open competition.  The bursaries will cover travel to Oxford, accommodation, subsistence and the conference fee. 

ACU Titular Fellowships

April 6, 2013

Fellowships are worth up to £5,000, tenable for up to 6 months. The deadline for applications is 1 June 2013.

Master's scholarships at University of East Anglia

April 4, 2013

For MA/MSc/MRes courses at the School of International Development, open to  UK/EU and International applicants. Deadlines vary

University of Edinburgh Chancellor's Fellowships

March 25, 2013

Deadline: 18th April 2013.

Commonwealth Scholarships tenable in Africa

March 25, 2013

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan is offering a series of master's awards open to any Commonwealth citizen (except those of the country in which the award is offered) for study in a number of African universities, including in Cameroon, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania and Swaziland. Various deadlines in April, May and June 2013.

Coimbra Group Scholarships for African Researchers

March 21, 2013

For study at universities in Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and France. Deadline for applications: 29 March 2013

Oxford Scholarships For African Human Rights Advocates

March 6, 2013

Five scholarships are offered for candidates from developing African Commonwealth countries to study on the MSt in International Human Rights Law. Awards provide course and college fees at the University of Oxford over two years, a stipend to cover living costs and return air travel from the scholar’s home country for each residential session.Deadline for applications: 15 April 2013. 

Call for applications: Emeka Anyaoku Visiting Chair 2013-14

March 5, 2013

The Emeka Anyaoku Visiting Chair at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London is open to distinguished academics who specialise in Commonwealth Studies. Deadline: 15 April 2013.

Collaborative Doctoral Partnership - British Library West African manuscripts

March 5, 2013

The British Library is inviting bids from HEIs for nine collaborative doctoral award proposals, one of which is based around the British Library's West African manuscripts. This proposal is for a research studentship (in language/linguistics or history) to carry out research and cataloguing that will relate to the British Library’s forthcoming Africa exhibition. Our West African manuscripts, of which we hold at least thirteen, are at the core of this proposal, and one of the student’s primary tasks would be to identify, research and produce metadata for these manuscripts.  Deadline: 22 March 2013

MA and PhD awards, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Lancaster

March 1, 2013

Various awards across the faculty and its departments, including full and fees-only awards. Various deadlines. Early enquiry advised.

CODESRIA Comparative Research Networks - call for applications

March 1, 2013

CODESRIA invites proposals from researchers based in African universities and centres of research for the constitution of Comparative Research Networks (CRNs) to undertake studies on or around any of the themes identified as priority research themes within the framework of the Council’s strategic plan for the period 2012 – 2016. Deadline 31 May 2013.

Post-doctoral fellowship, Sainsbury Research Unit at the University of East Anglia

February 28, 2013

Applicants will hold a doctorate in anthropology, archaeology, art history or a related discipline, and will preferably have expertise in one or more of the following areas: history of collections, museum anthropology, or anthropology of art.

CODESRIA National Working Groups - Call for Proposals for 2013

February 25, 2013

National Working Groups aim to encourage African researchers to organise autonomously on priority themes of their choice. Deadline for proposals: 31 May 2013

University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships for entry 2013

February 23, 2013

All three awards are available to UK, EU and international full-time PhD students. Applications for the University of Essex Doctoral Scholarship close on 1 March 2013.

British Institute in Eastern Africa Graduate Attachment Scheme

February 21, 2013

Graduate attachments offer recent graduates with an interest in further studies in Africa the opportunity to gain practical experience of research, based at the BIEA in Nairobi.

Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Scholarships: Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

February 21, 2013

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa is offering four full-time doctoral positions and one post-doctoral position in the field of public international law.

Research positions at the African Studies Centre in Leiden

February 19, 2013

ASC Leiden seeks two researchers in political economy, international relations, and/or politics as they relate to Africa and a postdoctoral researcher.

Transport Africa Masters Scholarship 2013

February 18, 2013

The Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, is offering a fees scholarship worth £7500, to provide a unique opportunity to a student of outstanding ability, achievement and potential. The scholarship will fund 50% of the fees for a student from Africa to undertake a full-time Masters degree programme at ITS, in either of: MA Transport Economics; MSc Sustainability (Transport); MSc Transport Planning; MSc Transport Planning and the Environment; MSc (Eng) Transport Planning and Engineering. Deadline: 13 June 2013.

Call launch: DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme

February 11, 2013

28 February 2013 12:00-15:00 at Church House Conference Centre, London and screened live online

New Round of Newton International Fellowships Announced

January 31, 2013

The Newton International Fellowships are funded by the British Academy and the Royal Society and aim to attract the most promising early-career post-doctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of the humanities, the natural, physical and social sciences. Deadline: 10 April 2013

AuthorAID Small Grants for 2013

January 31, 2013

Travel grants are for researchers to present their work at conferences, and workshop grants are for researchers or university staff to organize workshops on topics related to research communication.

Nordic Africa Institute Guest Researchers' Scholarship, 1 April 2013

January 25, 2013

Scholarship for an experienced African researcher to spend up to 90 days at NAI in Uppsala, Sweden. Deadline: 1 April 2013

Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences

January 23, 2013

25 scholarships at University of East Anglia for 2013 in the schools of economics, education, development, law, business, social work and psychology. Deadline 18 February.

Canon Collins Scholarship for Masters Study in the UK

January 23, 2013

Scholarships for taught masters programmes in any subject. Deadline: 3 March 2012

Nyerere AU Scholarship Scheme - Africa-India Fellowship Programme

January 22, 2013

Call for applications - master's and PhD scholarships in agriculture for African students, tenable in India. Deadline 28 February 2013

Postdoctoral fellowship, Wits Art Museum

January 20, 2013

The Wits Art Museum at the University of Johannesburg is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work with the curators of the Museum and the Chair in the Centre for the Creative Arts of Africa on a research-driven re-engagement with the collections of historical and contemporary African arts. Deadline 22 February 2013.

Call for Applications: CARTA PhD Fellowships in public and population health

January 16, 2013

CARTA offers 25 PhD fellowships for the 2013/2014 academic year in topics relevant to the broad fields of public and population health including public health, demography, anthropology, and economics among others.

Commissioned Study on Think Tank-University Relations in Africa – Call extension

January 11, 2013

The Partnership for African Social & Governance Research (PASGR), in collaboration with the Think Tank Initiative (TTI), a multi-donor program implemented by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), is undertaking a study that aims to achieve a better understanding of think tank-university relations.

Scholarship at Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh for student from Burundi, Malawi or Zambia

January 11, 2013

The scholarship is open to students applying to the MSc in African Studies or the MSc in Africa and International Development at the Centre of African Studies. Deadline 1st April 2013.

2013-2014 Pre-Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - Climate Change and African Political Stability

January 3, 2013

The Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law will offer up to three fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year. The CCAPS fellowship aims to support the development of the next generation of researchers and thought leaders on the topic of climate change and political stability in Africa. Deadline: February 15, 2013

Master's scholarships 2013-14, VLIR-UOS, Belgium

January 3, 2013

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from Asia, Africa and Latin America. Deadline: 1 February 2013.

PEDL Exploratory Research Grant Programme

January 3, 2013

The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) research programme invites applications from researchers based in Low-Income Countries to a special call of its Exploratory Grants Programme. Deadline: 15 February 2013

PhD scholarship at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

December 21, 2012

For candidates from Eastern or Southern Africa to carry out a PhD on innovative partnerships between old and new players in development cooperation. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2013.

STEPS Centre 2013 Summer School - pathways to sustainability

December 8, 2012

Applications are invited from highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers or those with equivalent experience, working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across agricultural, health, water or energy issues. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2013

Leventis Fellowship - SOAS 2013

November 29, 2012

The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics, Deadline for Applications: 31 May 2013

Governance for Development in Africa 2013 Residential School

November 26, 2012

The next annual residential school of the The Governance for Development in Africa Initiative at SOAS, University of London will take place in Accra, Ghana, on 6-10 May 2013. This initiative aims to contribute to and stimulate debate on governance, development, and the relationship between them. About 20 participants from a range of African countries, and representative of the academic, civil society and government sectors, are selected each year to take part in the residential school.

MA scholarships in the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, University of East Anglia

November 26, 2012

5 MA scholarships covering fees at Home/EU and Overseas rates.

Cambridge Centre of African Studies -Visiting Research Fellowships 2013-14

November 1, 2012

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. Deadline: 11 January 2013

ABORNE PhD Winter School, January 2013 - call for applications

October 22, 2012

African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE), Saint-Louis, Senegal. Deadline: Friday 31 October 2012.

2013 African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowships

October 17, 2012

Deadline: January 15, 2013

UPEACE-IDRC Doctoral Research Grant

October 15, 2012

Call for applications. Deadline 15 December 2012

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa

October 11, 2012

Deadline for doctoral research and thesis awards is 1 December 2012.

Call for applications - MSc & DPhil scholarships, Oxford

October 10, 2012

The African Studies Centre is offering two full scholarships for the MSc in African Studies and two full DPhil scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year

Commonwealth Scholarships – Trinidad and Tobago

October 3, 2012

For Master's and PhD study, tenable at the University of the West Indies at St Augustine or the University of Trinidad and Tobago for the academic year commencing September 2013.

Volkswagen Foundation postdoc fellowships

September 18, 2012

Call for Pre-Proposals for Postdoctoral Fellowships on Livelihood Management, Reforms and Processes of Structural Change. Deadline 30 November 2012.

BNET Commonwealth Fellowship at the University of Ibadan

August 17, 2012

Deadline: 30 September 2012

ASAUK Writing Workshop - Call for papers

August 17, 2012

Leeds, UK 8th September 2012

CODESRIA Higher Education Leadership Programme: Advanced Research Fellowships, 2012

August 15, 2012

Deadline: 15th September, 2012

Doctoral research and dissertation fellowships - SSRC

August 8, 2012

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa - grants in peace, security and development topics for applicants from Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. Deadline: 1 December

Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme

August 4, 2012

Graduate Institute, Geneva. Deadline 1 October 2012

Chatham House Junior Fellowship – Northern Nigeria

July 30, 2012

Deadline: Monday 13 August 2012