Applications are now being accepted through December 8, 2017 11:59 PM EST for the Fall 2017 competition of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP)
Links to the African host institution project request application, scholar roster application and guidelines are posted on the CADFP website. Selection decisions will be made in March 2018; project visits can begin as early as May 1, 2018 and must be completed by August 31, 2019.
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African host institutions can request that the scholar participate in projects in curriculum co-development, collaborative research and/or graduate student teaching and mentoring. The following types of fellowships are available:
Prospective African host institutions and fellows (scholars) can cooperate in designing a project that the institution submits. An institution may, but is not required to, name a proposed scholar in a project request. Both the proposed scholar and the project request are subject to evaluation by a review committee and approval by the program Advisory Council.
Scholars submit their information online for the roster. The Institute of International Education (IIE) maintains and searches the roster for a possible match, according to the discipline specializations, expertise, activities and objectives described in a project request.
Projects can be conducted in the African host country for 21-90 days. For the fellowship, the African Diaspora Fellow will receive:
IIE manages the fellowships and payments to fellows. Host institutions are encouraged to provide cost-share for the fellow’s meals, lodging and in-country transportation.
For more information on the fellowship program and application process, as well as the projects of current fellows, please visit our website and our communities on Facebook and Twitter. The program flyer provides additional information regarding the program.
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