ASWAD is pleased to notify you of this special fellowship opportunity offered by our partner organization the Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) at New York University, located in New York City in the United States. All relevant details about the fellowship are found below. The fellowship application deadline is 29th March, 2019. We also thank you in advance for circulating this announcement in your own professional networks, especially in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. Note that this opportunity is designed specifically for scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora (outside of North America and Europe).

New York University’s Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD Research Fellowship, 2019-2020

The CSAAD Research Fellowship invites scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora (outside of North America and Europe), and who have completed the terminal degree in their field, to submit applications for the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters at New York University. While the fellowship is open to all academic fields, the research must focus on some aspect(s) of Africa or its Diaspora.

The Fellowship will provide a studio apartment, will cover airfare, and will provide a stipend of $30,000 per semester – from either September 1, 2019 to January 16, 2020 to May 31, 2020.

The application must include:

  1. A two-page letter of introduction.
  2. A two-page summary of the research project, which includes a discussion of how specific resources at NYU and New York City will facilitate the project. The summary should state whether the application is for the Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 semester; if both semesters are requested, the application should state which semester is preferred in the event only one semester is made available.
  3. One letter of support
  4. A cv.

All of these materials must be submitted by March 29, 2019, via email, to: csaad@nyu.edu

Any questions are to be directed to the same email address.

Applicants will be notified by early April 26, 2019.

 

 


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