Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African Students, 2015


Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards for African Students , and applications are submitted till 1 June, 2015. The African Critical Inquiry Programme is pleased to announce the 2015 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards to support African doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled at South African universities and conducting dissertation research on relevant topics. Grant amounts vary depending on research plans, with a maximum award of ZAR 40,000.  Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): at South African universities | South Africa

Level: research programme

Field(s): humanities and humanistic social sciences.

Deadline: 1 June, 2015.

Funded By: Ivan Karp and Corinne Kratz Fund

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Ivan K Doctoral Research Awards are targeted forAfrican students.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers:  The maximum award is ZAR 40,000.

Description

The African Critical Inquiry Programme is pleased to announce the 2015 Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards to support African doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled at South African universities and conducting dissertation research on relevant topics.

Grant amounts vary depending on research plans, with a maximum award of ZAR 40,000. The African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP) seeks to advance inquiry and debate about the roles and practice of public culture, public cultural institutions and public scholarship in shaping identities and society in Africa.

The ACIP is committed to collaboration between scholars and the makers of culture/history, and to fostering inquiry into the politics of knowledge production, the relationships between the colonial/apartheid and the postcolonial/postapartheid, and the importance of critical pluralism as against nationalist discourse.

ACIP is a partnership between the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape and the Laney Graduate School of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (USA).

Eligibility





‣ The Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Awards are open to African postgraduate students (regardless of citizenship) in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

‣ Applicants must be currently registered in a Ph.D. programme in a South African university and be working on topics related to ACIP’s focus.

‣ Awards will support doctoral research projects focused on topics such as institutions of public culture, particular aspects of museums and exhibitions, forms and practices of public scholarship, culture and communication, and the theories, histories and systems of thought that shape and illuminate public culture and public scholarship.

‣ Applicants must submit a dissertation proposal that has been approved by their institution to confirm the award; this must be completed before they begin ACIP-supported on-site research or by December 2015, whichever comes first.

Scholarship Application  Method 

To apply for an Ivan Karp Doctoral Research Award, complete this cover sheet and submit it with:

  • an abstract of the proposed research project (250 words maximum)
  • a research proposal no longer than 5 pages, double spaced, with one inch margins and font no smaller than 11 point
  • a bibliography of up to two additional pages
  • a project budget justifying project expenses to be supported
  • your curriculum vitae
  • a current transcript
  • Two referee letters should be submitted directly to the selection committee by email.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 1 June, 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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