Application Due Date: September 15 th 2019

The WARC Travel Grant promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange amongst scientists and organizations by supplying assistance to African scholars and college students for research study sees to other organizations and areas on the continent. The WARC Travel Grant offers travel expenses approximately $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500

Financing for the WARC Travel Grant Program is offered by the.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State.
through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Study Centers.

Travel grant funds might be utilized to:
— go to and present documents at scholastic conferences hung on the continent of Africa
— see libraries or archives found in Africa with resources needed to the candidate’s scholastic work
— take part in collective deal with associates at another African organization
— travel to a research study website in Africa

This competitors is open just to West African nationals, with concern provided to those associated with West African colleges, universities, or research study organizations.

Application requirements:
  • Abstract (50-80 words) of proposed activity with a clear declaration of function
  • Project/Research description (6 double-spaced pages optimum).
    consisting of why travel is needed (need to remain in language easy to understand.
    to non-specialist readers)
  • Proposed budget plan
  • Curriculum vitae (with research study and mentor record)
  • Copy of the candidate’s passport (need to be a West African nationwide)
  • All applications need to be sent online in PDF files
  • If participating in a conference:
    — an abstract of the paper to be checked out
    — letter of approval to the conference
  • If checking out another organization:
    — invite from host organization
  • If travel is to speak with archives or other products:
    — a description of the collections to be spoken with and their significance to the candidate’s research study
  • If you are a college student:
    — recommendation letter from teacher supervising your research study

Please resolve queries to
Mariane Yade
West African Research Study Center/Centre de Recherche Ouest Africaine
[email protected]

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the WARC Travel Grant Fellowship Program 2019/2020

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