2015 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship

Application Deadline: November 13th 2015

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship

Supporting the next generation of African researchers working on peace, security and development issues

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the completion of doctoral degrees and to promote next generation social science research in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support dissertation research on peace, security, and development topics.

The doctoral dissertation research fellowship supports 6-12 months of dissertation research costs of up to US$15,000 on a topic related to peace, security, and development.

Eligibility:

All applicants must:

  • be citizens of and reside in a sub-Saharan African country
  • hold a master’s degree
  • be enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited university in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
  • have an approved dissertation research proposal

Thematic Priorities:

The project features a thematic focus in order to renew basic research agendas addressing peace, security, and development topics as well as strengthen interdisciplinary social science research capacity on these issues.

Application Process:

All applications must be submitted using the online application portal.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship

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