Tag Archives: Support

Call for applications: Endangered Archives Programme

From H-Net The British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme: Call for applications by Jody Butterworth The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library is now accepting grant applications for the next round of funding. Detailed information on the timetable, criteria, eligibility and application procedures is available on the Programme’s website. The deadline for receipt of preliminary grant […]

Biodiversity Fellowships

UF Biodiversity Institute Graduate Student Fellowships, 2016-17 Call for applications These 9-month Fellowships are geared toward mid-PhD students whose dissertation projects could particularly benefit from interdisciplinary opportunities with faculty, post-docs, and students outside their departments or programs. The UFBI also anticipates funding Summer Fellowships, beginning Summer, 2017; further information about this program will be available […]

Urban planning Masters and PhD support

Master and PhD bursaries available 2016 One Masters level bursary (R80 000 pa) and one PhD level bursary (R120 000 pa) are available for an exciting interdisciplinary project in the Eastern Cape, and based at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. Project title: A place to belong: urban planning, housing and greening We seek motivated and enthusiastic students […]

Christians and Muslims in Africa Summer School

Christians and Muslims in Africa. Towards a Framework for the Study of Multi-Religious Settings Summer School, ZMO, Berlin, 14-20 July 2016 Convened by Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University/ZMO), Abdoulaye Sounaye (ZMO), Marloes Janson (SOAS), Kai Kresse (Columbia University/ visiting fellow BGSMCS) Call for applications Across Africa, Christians and Muslims co-exist in shared settings, defining themselves in distinction to […]

African Humanities Fellowships

ACLS Invites Applications for African Humanities Fellowships DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 2, 2015 The American Council of Learned Societies, a private nonprofit federation of seventy-three national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. Advancing scholarship by awarding fellowships and strengthening relations among learned societies is central to the […]

Next Golden Baobab Prize Season Opens in 2016

Deborah Ahenkorah (video link, another video), a 2015 Grinnell Prize winner, founded Golden Baobab in 2008 in Accra to encourage the creation, production and distribution of high-quality, culturally relevant children’s literature by Africans for Africans. Golden Baobab is a non profit organization registered in Ghana. From Golden Baobab Wednesday, 20 May 2015 (News): 2015 marks the 7th anniversary of the Golden Baobab […]

US $54 Million for financial inclusion initiatives in Africa

A press release from MasterCard Foundation dated Oct. 1, 2015 announces: “Financially Excluded People in Africa to Benefit as The MasterCard Foundation Expands Activities in Rural and Agricultural Finance.” From the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa in Lusaka: “The MasterCard Foundation …announced the initial winners of the first Innovation Competition under its US$50 million Fund for Rural […]

Fellowships for Anglophone African students

Originally posted on Rachel Strohm:
[Updated 4 October 2015] I’ve come across several great scholarship opportunities for African students who’d like to study or attend workshops in Anglophone countries recently, and wanted to highlight them here.  Let me know if there are any that I should add to the list. This post is continually updated…

Bourses pour des étudiants africains francophones

Originally posted on Rachel Strohm:
[Mis à jour le 4 octobre 2015] Josaphat Musamba m’a rappelé récemment que les liens dans mon post à propos de bourses pour les étudiants africains n’ont concerné que des pays anglophones.  Donc voici ce que j’ai trouvé comme bourses pour des étudiants francophones. L’Université Laval offre des bourses d’excellence…

Professional development opportunities for African academics

Originally posted on Rachel Strohm:
[Updated 4 October 2015] While there are a decent range of scholarships available for African students doing MAs and PhDs, the professional development opportunities for African academics appear more limited.    I’ve listed what I could find, but I’m sure there are more – please send any recommendations my way!   This…