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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities for Sub-Saharan African’s in USA 2012

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Course Level: Postdoctoral

    Scholarship Provider: ACLS, Carnegie Corporation of New York

    Scholarship can be taken at: USA

    • Dissertation applicants must be doctoral candidates in the final year of writing the dissertation.
    • Postdoctoral candidates must be scholars who have obtained the Ph.D. within the past five years. .
    • All applicants must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country residing and working in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda.

    Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

    Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: sub-Saharan African country residing and working in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda

    Scholarship Description:
    Fellowship support is in the form of stipends: $10,000 for dissertation-completion Fellows and $17,000 for postdoctoral Fellows, plus an additional $1,000 per Fellow for books and media. Fellowships are intended to release recipients from teaching and other duties for an academic year so as to permit fulltime research and writing. (They may be used to “buy time.”) Recipients of both kinds of fellowship are also eligible for further support in the form of a residency at a participating research center in sub-Saharan Africa for a sustained period of writing away from a Fellow’s home institution. Approximately forty fellowships will be awarded annually in all five countries combined. Awards will be decided by an international committee of distinguished scholars in the humanitie

    How to Apply: Online

    Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 November 2011

    Follow this link for Further Scholarship Information and Application