Latest Fellowship Opportunities For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 02-Sep-2020


Fellowships refer to short term professional work opportunities at a school or an organization. These organizations  provide support to their fellow`s financially or help them complete their graduate program, and Conduct a research 

1.   AAUW International Fellowship 2021/2022 for Women

AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients must return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, or the sciences

Application Deadline: 15 November 2020

Eligibility: International Citizens.

Value: Master’s/First Professional Degree Fellowship: $18,000, $20,000 for Doctoral Fellowship and, Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000

Type: Masters, Doctoral/Postdoctoral, Fellowship

2.  2020 Art and Science Fellowship Program at University of Toronto

The Arts & Science Fellowships are designed to provide outstanding recent doctoral students advanced training in their field of study. These fellowships are not discipline-specific, but rather can be held in any department or research unit across the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto. Applicants must secure sponsorship of a supervisor, or supervisors, from the professoriate within the Faculty of Arts & Science.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2020 

Eligibility: International students

Value: Stipend of $48,000

Type: Fellowship

3. 2021-2022 Camargo Core Program

The Core Program is the flagship program of the Camargo Foundation. Since 1971, the Camargo Foundation has awarded residencies to over 800 Core Program Fellows as part of its mission to support groundbreaking research, experimentation, and interdisciplinary approaches in the Arts and Humanities. Each year, an esteemed panel of scholars and arts professionals selects 18 individuals or teams from over 1,000 submissions from around the world. Winners are awarded residencies in a stunning, contemplative environment where they have space, time, and freedom to think, create, and connect. Fellowships span 6 to 11 weeks.

Application Deadline: 1st October 2020.

Eligibility: All nationalities

Value: Weekly stipends

Type: Fellowship.

4.   Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship

The Ibrahim leadership fellowship is designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this annual fellowship program, they seek to deepen and broaden growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning for a better Africa.

Application Deadline: 14th October 2020

Eligibility: African nationalities.

Value: $100,000.

Type: Fellowship

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