Below find information about current external opportunities such as fellowships, scholarships, other funding opportunities, jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities and calls for abstracts, papers, and proposals.

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Fellowships, Scholarships & Funding Opportunities:

ASA Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Student Travel Award to support research and the exchange of ideas for students of African Studies | Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

Fulbright U.S. Student Program | National Deadline: October 8, 2024 by 5pm ET

United Nations UNA-USA Fellowship | Ongoing Application

Internships and Mentoring Opportunities:

Ethiopian Community Development Council Internship

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Africa Intern for Summer 2024. Part time, Paid.

Friends of the Global Fight Communications Internship

Friends of the Global Fight Policy Internship

U.S. Department of State Paid Student Internship Program | Ongoing program

Africa Center for Strategic Studies Internship Program | Ongoing program

Call for Papers:

Call for Book Chapters: Africa’s Old and New Diasporas | Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

The African Studies Review invites brief proposals (500 words) for a new series, Neglected Voices in African Studies

Job Opportunities:

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Anthropology of Africa and its Diasporas, University of Ottawa

Curator of African Art, Carlos Museum, Emory University

Assistant Director, African Studies Center at Boston University

Program Administrator, African Studies Center at Boston University


ONGOING/ANNUAL Fellowships, Scholarships & Funding Opportunities