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Critical Language Scholarship Application now open!

U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
The CLS Program is a fully-funded intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

The Cathy Hughes School of Communications and partners provide books to University in Uganda

Howard Newsroom
Howard University’s Cathy Hughes School of Communications has partnered with The Aspen Institute and The International Communication Association (ICA) to provide a collection of academic-oriented books and professional works to Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) in Kampala, Uganda.

Projects in Africa through Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad 

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad
A number of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad awards are for projects in Africa that students may be interested in applying for.

Apply for the 2019 PPIA Junior Summer Institute

Public Policy & International Affairs Program
PPIA Junior Summer Institute is a rigorous, intensive seven-week summer program of classes and co-curricular activities promoting the professional and personal development of emerging diverse leaders in public service.

Applications are open for CAORC-WARC Faculty Development Seminar in Senegal

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
The CAORC/WARA Community College and MSI Faculty Curriculum Development workshop in Dakar, Senegal will take place January 6-22, 2019. Application Deadline: October 22, 2018.

Center for African Studies Secures Second Cycle of Grant Funding from U.S. Department of Education

Howard Newsroom
The, $2,054,000 grant... establishes Howard University as one of 10 domestic universities and the only HBCU designated by the US Department of Education as a comprehensive National Resource Center for African Studies...

Job Opportunity: tenure-track position in African History/Africana Studies

DePauw University
The Department of History at DePauw University, in collaboration with the Africana Studies Program, invites applications for a tenure-track position in African History, geographic focus and time-period open. Appointment to begin August 2019.

CAORC 2018-19 fellowship applications are now available online!

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers offers research fellowships to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars, and independent scholars. Application Deadline: January 24, 2019.

Check out photos from the CfAS Kids on Campus Event.

Center for African Studies
See photos from yesterday's event.

Career Opportunity: Policy Coordinator

InterAction’s Humanitarian Policy & Practice Team is accepting applications for the Policy Coordinator – Protection position. Applications received before 4 September 2018 are preferred.