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NORDIC African 2024 Scholarship Programme

NORDIC African 2024 Scholarship Programme

NORDIC African 2024 Scholarship Programme

The NORDIC African Organization is cheerfully tolerating applications from appropriately qualified candidates for its 2024 Grant Program, An extraordinary chance for early profession scientists in Africa to seek after their own exploration projects in the fields of Sociologies and Humanities.

The reason for the African Grant Program is to give chances to early vocation specialists situated in Africa to work and foster their on-going examination at the Nordic Africa Foundation.

The Nordic Africa Organization means to add to building limit in the development of information about Africa, and to advance and lay out relations with and among African and Nordic examination networks.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala

Host Institution(s): Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala

Funding Amount: Fully-funded

Number of Awards: Several

Scholarship Level: Researchers

Nationality: African Students

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the NORDIC African Scholarship Programme:

  • Staff full-time employed by an African-based university or research center who are enrolled on a doctoral programme in the African region and who do not have access to an international scholarship
  • Postdoctoral researchers (within 5 years or less of PhD completion).
  • The scholarship programme is directed at early career researchers based in Africa and engaged in Africa-oriented research.
  • The research topic should be within the disciplines of Social Sciences and Humanities, and with a focus on contemporary Africa.
  • The research should also be relevant to the core principles of the UN Agenda 2030, as indicated in the five impact areas of the Institute.

Benefits for the NORDIC African Scholarship Programme:

  • A return air-fare (economy class)
  • Accommodation,
  • A subsistence allowance of 400 SEK (approx. 40 USD) per day plus an installation grant of 2,500 SEK (approx. 250 USD) and access to a workspace, including a desk computer, in a shared office at the Institute.

Please note that the subsistence allowance will be provided only for the days spent in Uppsala.

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Application Procedures for the NORDIC African Scholarship Programme (How to Apply):

Interested candidates seeking for the NORDIC African Scholarship Programme should Apply online and upload the following documents:

  • Up-to-date CV, including list of publications (if available online, please include links)
  • Outline of research project, 5 pages:
  • A well elaborated research proposal
  • Work plan, 1 page:
  • The plan should be specific for the time spent at the Institute, including research objectives and expected results
  • Reference: A signed letter of support from the applicant’s Head of Department or other senior scholar in the same field, which confirms current work place/affiliation and field of research.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Persons currently or previously employed by or otherwise professionally affiliated with the Nordic Africa Institute are not eligible for scholarships. Kindly also note that the application must be in English. In the extraordinary event that the Scholarship Programme for 2025 does not receive full funding, applicants will be informed immediately.

It is also possible to apply through regular postal service. For more information contact marie.karlsson@nai.uu.se.

Application deadline: April 10, 2024

For more information Visit the Official Website.

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