Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, 2016-2017


Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research fellowship program , and applications are submitted till Tuesday, 16 February 2016. The Center for African Studies is pleased to announce the 2016 competition for an undergraduate fellowship of up to $3,000 to support travel to Africa for research and study. The award is a memorial to Carl Rosberg (1923-1996), former professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute of International Studies, and founder of the Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley; and to his student, Judith Geist, who followed in his footsteps with her work in East Africa.. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): |Africa

Level: Undergraduate Degree 

Field(s): African studies and foreign languages, particularly African languages and to conduct research focused on Africa-related topics.

Deadline: Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Funded By:  Center for African Studies, the University of California at Berkeley

 Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research fellowship program is targeted for Current UC Berkeley Undergraduate Students with an interest in Africa who will be registered in the 2016-17 academic year (i.e., one must return to campus as a registered student following the research trip).

(  Priority will be given to 1) students with training in African studies and foreign languages, particularly African languages, and 2) students with demonstrated financial need who otherwise would not be able to travel to the African continent. ONLY UC BERKELEY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE.)

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Not Specified.

‣ Scholarship covers: Fellowships of up to $3,000 are available to defray the costs of travel to Africa to conduct research focused on Africa-related topics. Generally, such travel will take place during summer 2016, but other arrangements, such as during winter break 2016-2017, may be possible. If costs are to exceed $3,000, students are expected to find additional funds to cover the balance.

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Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research

‣ The Center for African Studies is pleased to announce the 2016 competition for an undergraduate fellowship of up to $3,000 to support travel to Africa for research and study.

‣ The award is a memorial to Carl Rosberg (1923-1996), former professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute of International Studies, and founder of the Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley; and to his student, Judith Geist, who followed in his footsteps with her work in East Africa.

Eligibility

To avail Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research fellowship program , candidates must meet the following criteria:

Current UC Berkeley Undergraduate Students with an interest in Africa who will be registered in the 2016-17 academic year (one must return to campus as a registered student following the research trip).


Priority will be given to 1) students with training in African studies and foreign languages, particularly African languages, and 2) students with demonstrated financial need who otherwise would not be able to travel to the African continent.


Scholarship Application Method

Apply online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 16 February 2016 

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.

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

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