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Scholarship for language study sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a summer study abroad opportunity for American college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.

Applications are now open for the PPIA Program

PPIA Program
Fellowship applications are now available for the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Program for undergraduate juniors. Open to all majors!

Public History Fellowship with the National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Robert Frederick Smith Applied Public History Fellowship for HBCU Graduates offers a two-year appointment providing advanced training and scholarly support in public history, museum management, outreach programming, and partnership building. The Fellowship provides a $50,400 per year stipend and more.

2020 Mellon IDRF Competition Now Accepting Applications

Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Seventy fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $23,000.

BBC covers Howard University's Summer 2019 Yoruba Group Project Abroad

BBC News
BBC News Yoruba features American college students who participated in the Howard University's Fulbright-Hays Intensive Advanced Summer Yoruba Group Project Abroad in Summer 2019.

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!