Commonwealth Professional Fellowships or Mid-Career Professionals 2020

Deadline-Friday 20 September 2019 Commonwealth Professional Fellowships are for mid-career professionals from low and middle income Commonwealth countries to spend between six weeks and three months at a UK Host organisation working in their sector on a programme of professional development. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Professional Fellowships provide talented […]

Mo Ibrahim/The Centre of African Studies at SOAS Governance for Development in Africa Fellowship 2020

Deadline for applications: 30th November 2019 Residential School 2020 Governance for Development in Africa Initiative Organised by: Centre of African Studies, SOAS-University of London Supported by: Mo Ibrahim Foundation The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a one-week Residential School in April 2020 on […]

The Radcliffe Fellowship Program 2020

Deadline 1: 12 September, 2019 Deadline 2: 3 October, 2019 The Radcliffe Fellowship Program awards 50 fellowships each academic year. Applicants may apply as individuals or in a group of two to three people working on the same project. We seek diversity along many dimensions, including discipline, career stage, race and ethnicity, country of origin, […]

The 5th Annual Lagos Studies Association Conference 2020

Deadline: 30 September, 2019 The concept of postcolonialism is dominant in African studies for one principal reason—its flexibility at a temporal, theoretical, historical, and spatial level. While many thinkers regard the postcolonial as a period thoroughly disengaged from imperialism, others view it as a series of responses, contestations, and critiques that throw into sharp relief […]

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 2 December, 2019 The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover […]

Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship for Exceptional Scientists, Writers and Scholars

The deadline for applications in humanities, social sciences, and creative arts is September 12, 2019. The deadline for applications in science, engineering, and mathematics is October 3, 2019. Radcliffe fellows are exceptional scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, and artists whose work is making a difference in their professional fields and in the larger world. Based in Radcliffe […]

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program 2020

Deadline: 15 October, 2019. The University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scholars are paired with a faculty collaborator during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan’s resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant […]

“Religion and Development in Africa 2020: Call for papers

Deadline : 15 September, 2019 Christian and Muslim institutions, as well as those associated with traditional religions, have long played a role in the provision of public goods and services in Africa, such as education, healthcare provision and support for the needy. In this sense, they have long been concerned with what we now call […]