2014 IAHR African Trust Fund: Research & Publication Grant

Application Deadline: 30th January 2014

The IAHR African Trust Fund seeks to facilitate and promote the advancement of research and the development of scholarship on religion in the African continent (and nearby islands) by encouraging scholarly and contextual research initiatives and practices, as well as publications.
The International Association for the History of Religion African Trust Fund aims to encourage and acknowledge the generation of scholars whose research is deemed to hold significant future promise to increase knowledge and contribute to the historical, social and comparative study of religion in the African continent (and nearby islands).

Grant Amount
The total grant allocation for 2014 is US$4000. The grant application is divided into two categories and successful applicants will be awarded the respective amounts within the specific category:

Category 1:

Research and/or Publication
2 X Award of US$1000

Category 2:

Research and/or Publication
4 X Award of US$500

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants have to be scholars resident in Africa and associated with any higher academic or research institution within this context.
  • Applications  are encouraged from members to the IAHR member associations, namely the African Association for the Study of Religion (AASR), the Association for the Study of Religion in Southern Africa (ASRSA), and the East African Association for the Study of Religion (EAASR).

Submission Timeframe
Applications are open till 30th January 2014. Grant-winning applicants will be announced on 20th February 2014

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IAHR African Trust Fund


  1. Greetings from this end.
    I will like to apply fie the above scholarships. Please kindly provide further informarion soonest.
    I am currently with the Thabo Mbeki Agrica Leadership institute at Unisa.


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