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Apply For 2024 Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) Scholarship Programme, Sweden

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Apply For 2024 Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) Scholarship Programme, Sweden

Overview:

  • Type: Fellowships, Scholarships
  • Degree: Doctorate, Training
  • Location: Sweden
  • Value: 40 USD/Day
  • Deadline: April 10, 2024

Description:

The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) Scholarship Programme offers opportunities for early career researchers from Africa to advance their ongoing research at the institute in Sweden. This scholarship facilitates access to the institute’s library, mentorship by its researchers, networking prospects, and other resources, fostering a vibrant research environment. By extending this program, the Nordic Africa Institute aims to enhance knowledge production about Africa and foster connections between African and Nordic research communities.

Value & Duration of Award:

  • Return airfare (economy class)
  • Accommodation
  • Subsistence allowance of 400 SEK (approximately 40 USD) per day
  • Installation grant of 2,500 SEK (approximately 250 USD)
  • Access to workspace, including a desk computer, in a shared office at the Institute
  • Subsistence allowance provided only for days spent in Uppsala
  • Access to the institute’s library, specialized in literature on contemporary Africa
  • Opportunity to present research at the Nordic Africa Institute and visit other institutions in the Nordic countries

Eligibility:

The programme welcomes applications from two primary categories of early career researchers:

  1. Staff employed full-time by an African-based university or research center enrolled in a doctoral program in the African region without access to international scholarships.
  2. Postdoctoral researchers within 5 years or less of PhD completion.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should click on the provided link for application submission.

Required Documents:

  • Up-to-date CV, including a list of publications (if available online, please include links)
  • Outline of research project (5 pages): A well-elaborated research proposal
  • Work plan (1 page): Specific for the time spent at the Institute, including research objectives and expected results
  • Reference: A signed letter of support from the applicant’s Head of Department or other senior scholar in the same field, confirming current workplace/affiliation and field of research.

This opportunity not only supports academic endeavors but also encourages collaboration and knowledge exchange across continents. Apply now to be part of this enriching experience in advancing research about Africa.

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