Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2018 / 2019 (Masters) 

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017 Every year, Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) will fund five scholarships for outstanding individuals from Nigeria and Ghana to pursue the Master of Public Policy degree at the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford. AIG Scholars will be expected, upon graduation, to return to their home country and apply their learning experience …

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The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

Application Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. Through this annual fellowship programme, we seek to deepen and broaden our growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa. This Fellowship opportunity at ITC is in collaboration with the Mo …

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American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships for Women.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2017 AAUW’s International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917. The program provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. A limited number of awards are available for study outside of the United States (excluding the applicant’s home country) …

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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists (2018–2019 Academic Year)

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS). The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a …

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Call for short-term Academic Staff – Pan African University – Institute of Water and Energy Sciences

Application Deadline: August 21st, 2017 The Pan African University (PAU) is a continental initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC) to develop higher education and research to practice in Africa. It is aiming to exemplify excellence, nurturing quality, enhance the attractiveness and global competitiveness of African higher education and research and establish an African University …

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TWAS-CNPq Postgraduate Fellowship Programme

Deadline - 11 August 2017 The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brasilia, Brazil, and TWAS offer full time postgraduate fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Brazil) who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in natural sciences. Eligibility Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria: There is …

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JOB OPENING: Assistant Researcher at Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)

Deadline: 24th of July 2017. The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) is a premier African institution with the mission to promote peace and security in Ethiopia and Africa through education, research and professional development. The Institute trains skilled professionals in conflict prevention, management and resolution as well as in peace building, and promotes …

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JOB Opening at The African Studies Centre Leiden: Knowledge Valorization Staff Member

DEADLINE: 11 August 2017 The African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) is looking, for the Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development Policies (INCLUDE), for a Knowledge Valorization Staff Member. Key responsibilities To ‘broker’ existing academic knowledge on the thematic fields of INCLUDE, i.e. productive employment, social protection and strategic actors for inclusive development, by making this knowledge available and …

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Call for Papers: African Global Experiences

Deadline: February 21, 2018 Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (formerly The Journal of Pan African Studies; JPAS), a trans-disciplinary on-line peer reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the intellectual synthesis of research, scholarship and critical thought on the African experience around the world, is seeking contributions for a special edition that aims to explore …

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HIIG Fellowship 2018 – Internet and Society

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017. In 2018, the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) once again opens its doors for fellow scholars! HIIG is looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds and professional experiences who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s transdisciplinary internet research. The international HIIG Fellowship particularly encourage …

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