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Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP)

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Accredited universities in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda can submit a project request to host a scholar. Scholars born in Africa, who live in the United States or Canada and work in an accredited college or university in either of those two countries, can apply to be placed on a roster of available candidates for a fellowship. Scholars must hold a terminal degree in their field and may hold any academic rank. Scholars who have already received a fellowship in the fall 2015 or spring 2016 competitions, are not eligible to participate.

Selection decisions will be made in March 2017; project visits can begin as early as May 1, 2017 and must be completed by August 31, 2017. Projects can be conducted in the African host country for 14-90 days. For the fellowship, the African Diaspora Fellow will receive a $200/day stipend, visa costs, limited health insurance coverage, and round-trip international air travel. Deadline: December 8, 2016. Contact: Jeremy Coats ( Website.

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth Countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.Deadline: November 15, 2016. More information.