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ASC Research or Internship Funding in Africa

Awards of up to $3,000 for research projects or internships at institutions and businesses in Africa.Is this email not displaying correctly?
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Application Deadline: 11:59 pm on February 15, 2016

African Studies Center Research or Internship Support in Africa 

ASC offers a limited number of grants toward summer or semester-long research projects or internships at institutions and businesses in Africa. Preference will be given to projects based in Sub-Saharan Africa and to students who have not previously received ASC funding. 

Eligibility

  • Projects must take place in Africa.
  • Undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students are eligible.
  • Applicants for research grants may be at preliminary or more advanced stages of their research
  • Applicants for internships should identify the venue for their internship in a governmental agency, business, or non-governmental institution in Africa.
  • Students returning to campus for at least one term after fellowship, prior to graduation, will be considered. Students graduating in the current Winter Term are ineligible.
  • Preference will be given to projects based in Sub-Saharan Africa and to students who have not previously received ASC funding. 

Basics

• awards up to $3,000
• for all academic levels
• research projects or internships in Africa
• awards announced mid-April 2016
 

Application

Application details are on the website

More Information

Interested applicants should familiarize themselves with the website, and contact asc-contact@umich.edu with questions or to schedule an appointment.

This application will put you in consideration for all of the following awards for which you are eligible: African Studies Center (ASC) Research or Internship Support in Africa, International Institute Individual Fellowships (IIIF), International Institute Samo Alajbegović Fellowships, Rackham International Research Awards (RIRA). 

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