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Applications for the 2018 West African Research Association (WARA) Fellowship competition are now open!

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West African Research Association

WARA Fellowship Applications

Applications for the 2018 WARA Fellowship competition are now open! You can apply here! The submission deadline is February 1, 2018.

The WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in graduate programs at institutions of higher education in the United States to conduct research in West Africa during the summer of 2018.

The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship is open to U.S citizens already holding a Ph.D. who are currently affiliated with an academic institution or who work in another related domain and would like to conduct research in West Africa.

The WARC Library Fellowship is designed to provide experience in West Africa for practicing librarians and for the next generation of Africana librarians. Open to U.S citizens, this fellowship provides round trip travel to Dakar and a stipend of $2,500 to cover the cost of living during the summer of 2018.

The WARA Residency Fellowship offers residencies for WARA member institutions to host a West African Scholar on their campus.

Funding for this activity provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

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