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American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) African Liberal Arts Fellowship Program 2019/2020

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Application Due Date: September 25 th 2019

Throughout 10 yearly fellowship competitors (2008-18), ACLS efforts have actually promoted the development of a robust liberal arts neighborhood in Africa. More than 400 scholars early in their professions got research study assistance and more than 100 senior scholars at African universities functioned as peer customers and consultants.

In 2019 Carnegie Corporation revealed a grant celebrating the ACLS Centennial for an extension of AHP activities. This grant will support 2 brand-new fellowship competitors (2019-20 and 2020-21). The brand-new competitors will be for postdoctoral fellowships just.

Objectives of the African Liberal Arts Program

  • to motivate and make it possible for the production of brand-new understanding and brand-new instructions for research study
  • to enhance the capability of early profession scientists and professors at African universities
  • to advance the liberal arts by developing networks for academic interaction throughout Africa and with Africanists worldwide.

Fellowship stipends permit receivers a scholastic year devoid of.
mentor and other tasks for modifying the argumentation for publication.
or for the very first significant research study job after the PhD. Fellows are likewise.
eligible for fringe benefits such as domestic stays for composing,.
manuscript advancement workshops, and publication assistance.

Each fellow might ask for a property remain at an African institute for sophisticated research study. Residencies have actually shown to be incredibly popular and efficient, giving fellows time and area to focus on composing. Due to the fact that residencies need to be taken at an institute outside the house nation, they cultivate global interaction. Presently AHP Fellows might take residencies at 6 institutes from South Africa to Senegal, Ghana to Tanzania.

Fellows who have actually finished their fellowship periods might use to.
participate in a Manuscript-Development Workshop to discuss their manuscripts.
with AHP coaches and other fellows in a weeklong, extensive retreat.
Numerous authors utilize these conversations to assist their last modifications prior to.
sending manuscripts for publication.

AHP welcomes fellows to send their manuscripts to the AHP Series.
The strenuous procedures of peer-review and developmental modifying of AHP.
publications is managed by the Series Editors, Fred Hendricks, Rhodes.
University, South Africa and Adigun Agbaje, University of Ibadan,.
Nigeria.

AHP likewise partners with the African Research Studies Association every year to bring picked AHP Fellows to the ASA Yearly Satisfying as ASA Governmental Fellows

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the ACLS African Liberal Arts Fellowship Program 2019/2020