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Apply For 2024 African Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program


Apply For 2024 African Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program

The African Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program offers exceptional African researchers the opportunity to collaborate with Oxford-based scholars on projects of their choice, while building international networks.

Program Details:

  • Type: Fellowship
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Value & Duration of Award:

  • 12-month affiliation with the University of Oxford, including 10 months of virtual engagement and a 2-month in-person visit to Oxford between April and June (Trinity term)
  • Access to Oxford University resources during virtual engagement, including library access and support for research leadership skills development
  • During the in-person fellowship, fellows will receive:
    • En-suite, single occupancy study bedroom
    • Temporary University card for access to University and college buildings
    • Temporary membership to the host college’s Senior Common Room
    • Return economy flight ticket, airport transfer, and visa fee
    • Maintenance allowance for incidental expenses during residence (up to £250 per week)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • National of any African country or have indefinite leave to remain in any African country
  • Position in an African university/research institution domiciled in an African country
  • Legal resident in the host country of your institution

Application Process:

  1. Review the fellowship details and eligibility criteria.
  2. Prepare a project proposal outlining your research objectives and intended collaboration with Oxford-based scholars.
  3. Complete the application form, providing all required documentation.
  4. Submit your application by the deadline of May 31, 2024.

Note: AfOx fellowships are offered in collaboration with various departments and centers at Oxford University. Be sure to indicate your preferred collaboration partner in your application.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your research and academic network through the African Oxford Initiative Visiting Fellowship Program.


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