News - Announcements

Fellowship for outstanding students seeking careers as Foreign Service Officers

U.S. Department of State
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program. Application Deadline: September 17, 2019.

Internship Program at The Corporate Council on Africa

The Corporate Council on Africa
Interns conduct research and gather information on African policy issues. CCA accepts applications for internships throughout the year.

Internship Opportunity for Africa Program

Center for International Policy
The Africa Program at the Center for International Policy is currently accepting applications for a Fall intern.

Fully-Funded Faculty Development Seminar in West Africa for Community College and MSI Faculty

Applications are open for the seminar entitled "DIVERSITY, RELIGION, and MIGRATION in WEST AFRICA", organized and fully funded by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) and the West African Research Center (WARC). The application deadline is September 30, 2019.

2019 Boren Awardees

Center for African Studies
Congratulations to Diane Ijoma and Darryl L. Jones II for being selected to receive the prestigious 2019 David L. Boren Award!

Grant for Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) serving DC’s African constituents

DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA)
The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) is soliciting grant applications from qualified Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) serving the District of Columbia’s African constituents [residents and/or business owners] - for its FY 2020 African Community Grant. Deadline for Electronic Submission: 5:00PM on Monday July 1, 2019.

Pluralities of Faith: Experiencing the Distinctive Islam of West Africa

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
In this essay, Sobia Saleem, a 2019 participant in CAORC’s faculty development seminar to Senegal, writes about her visit to the Great Mosque of Touba and experiencing West Africa’s distinctive Islamic traditions.

Congratulations to HU Zulu Students!

Howard Newsroom
Howard University Students Claim All 15 Spots For Annual Fulbright-Hays Zulu Group Project Abroad

Broadcast Journalism Professor Jennifer Thomas To Be Key Speaker For The 2019 World Press Freedom Week In Lagos, Nigeria

Howard Newsroom
Jennifer Thomas, assistant professor of Media, Journalism and Film in the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, has been tapped as the key speaker of the 2019 U.S. Speaker Program on Press Freedom and Free Speech in Lagos, Nigeria.

Single Mother Scholarships

Each year, Huggable awards $2,000 in college scholarships to high-achieving students who are supported by single mothers (or who may be single mothers themselves).