Applications are invited from graduate students for the WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, for research in West Africa during the summer. Awardees will conduct research for a 2 to 3 month period in order to 1) prepare a doctoral research proposal; or 2) carry out research related to the completion of another terminal degree program (e.g. MFA or MPH). Funded through the bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. State Department, this competition is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in graduate programs at institutions of higher education in the United States . It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting research. Priority will be given to applicants who are at the pre-dissertation stage, that is, who will be returning to their institution to complete course work, exams, etc. before beginning their fieldwork.
Application deadline is commonly in January or February- visit funder website for exact date.
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: West African Research Association
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences
Stage of Study: Pre-Dissertation
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen