2015-2016 Visiting Research Fellowships at University of Cambridge in UK

2015-2016 Visiting Research Fellowships at University of Cambridge in UK , and applications are submitted till 09 January 2015. The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students of Africa can apply for these fellowships. Each award is worth up to £14,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | UK

Level: Fellowships are awarded for researchand writing programme.

Field(s): Fellowships are available to conduct research in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. 

Deadline: 09 January 2015.

Funded By: University of Cambridge

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 Visiting Research Fellowships are targeted for Students of Africa

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No:  The Center offers up to two Visiting Research Fellowships.

Scholarship Duration: The maximum duration of a Fellowship is six months and is non-renewable.

Scholarship covers: Each award is worth up to £14,000, out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow. The Centre is not able to provide additional sums for the travel and living expenses of anyone accompanying the Fellow to Cambridge. The sum is not subject to tax in the UK.

Description

The Centre of African Studies invites applications for two 2015-2016 Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

The aim of the Fellowships is to enable the fellows to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.

Preference will be given to early – to mid-career candidates with a distinguished research profile.

They are expected to be permanent residents in Africa. The appointments will take place from 1 October 2015 – 31 March 2016 and are non-renewable.

Each award is worth up to £14,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.

Eligibility




 2015-2016 Visiting Research Fellowships Applications are invited from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

‣ Applicants are expected to have completed a doctoral degree before the Fellowship start date.

‣ Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished research profile commensurate with their academic rank. Early- to mid-career researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.

‣ Offers are normally made to applicants who are permanent residents in Africa.

Notification:

‣ The appointments will be made by the end of March 2015 and all applicants will be notified of the result.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications should be send via e-mail and also by post.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 09 January 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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