The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowships supports research in West Africa during the summer. Awardees will conduct research for a 2 to 3-month period in order to 1) complete or elaborate upon an earlier project; 2) initiate a new research project; or 3) enhance their understanding of a particular topic in order to improve teaching effectiveness or broaden course offerings. Funded through the bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. State Department, this competition is open to U.S. citizens already holding a Ph.D. who are currently affiliated with an academic institution or who work in another related domain (e.g. public health or museology). All applicants must have been affiliated with an institution of higher education or research within the last three years. It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting research.
Application deadline is commonly in January or February- visit funder website for exact date.
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: West African Research Association
Stage of Study:
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen