Due Date: December 15, 2018

The Social Science Research Study Council (SSRC) Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowships are open for applications. The Social Science Research study Council uses fellowships to support the conclusion of postgraduate degrees and to promote next generation social science research study in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fellowships support argumentation research study on peace, security, and advancement subjects.

The Next Generation Social Sciences program, released in 2011, reacts to an emerging predicament within college in the worldwide South brought on by the amazing focus on increasing undergraduate registration without in proportion financial investment in professors advancement. The program presently runs to enhance tertiary education in Africa through a series of institutional and specific interventions, developing a pipeline for the advancement of professors and research study neighborhoods dealing with peace, security, and advancement subjects.

Program Parts

  1. Doctoral Argumentation Proposition Fellowship: supports short-term research study expenses of as much as US$ 3,000 to establish a doctoral argumentation proposition. Proposition advancement fellowships are meant to support doctoral trainees dealing with establishing a doctoral argumentation research study proposition in addition to trainees who just recently finished a master’s degree and look for to register in a PhD program.

  2. Doctoral Argumentation Research Study Fellowship: supports 6-12 months of argumentation research study expenses of as much as US$15,000 on a subject associated to peace, security, and advancement.
  3. Doctoral Argumentation Conclusion Fellowship: supports a 1 year leave from mentor obligations and a stipend as much as US$15,000 to allow the conclusion of an argumentation that advances research study on peace, security, and advancement subjects.

Eligibility

  • All candidates need to:.
    • be people of a sub-Saharan African nation
    • locals of Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
    • hold a master’s degree
  • For Doctoral Argumentation Proposition Fellowship:.
    • be either registered in a PhD program, or plan to register in a PhD program
  • For Doctoral Argumentation Research Study Fellowship:.
    • be registered in a PhD program at a recognized university in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
    • have actually an authorized argumentation research study proposition
  • For Doctoral Argumentation Conclusion Fellowship:.
    • be registered in a PhD program at a recognized university in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
    • remain in the last year of composing and have actually finished a minimum of one argumentation chapter

Since May 2015, the program focuses on candidates holding a professors position or showing a resilient dedication to college, however does not limit eligibility to such people.

The program looks for to promote variety and motivates ladies to use.

Application

To use, click the particular fellowship:

  1. Doctoral Argumentation Proposition Fellowship
  2. Doctoral Argumentation Research Study Fellowship
  3. Doctoral Argumentation Conclusion Fellowship

To learn more, see SSRC

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