Application Due Date: 11: 59 pm FEBRUARY 1, 2019


In the interest of boosting transatlantic exchange and partnership, the West African Research Study Association, with financing from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States State Department, provides Residencies for WARA member organizations to host a West African Scholar on their school.

Each residency will last 4-8 weeks and will supply the going to scholar with chances for library research study, visitor lecturing, and/or collective deal with American coworkers. Please note that residencies are short-term exchanges and are not implied to fill professors positions.


WARA will pay the round-trip travel expenses of the chosen scholar in addition to a stipend of $3500 to assist cover meals and regional transport expenses. Host organizations are motivated to supply extra assistance in the type of real estate, workplace, library opportunities, lab centers, or other assistances for the duration of the residency.

All applications should be sent online and will consist of:

  • Call and get in touch with info for agent of WARA host organization
  • A 50-80 word abstract of the proposed residency, plainly showing.
    the function of the Residency (plainly suggest the host organization.
    contact individual)
  • A proposition of no greater than 6 (6) double-spaced pages profiling the.
    going to scholar, his/her proposed residency activities, how the.
    residency will add to the objectives of WARA, the anticipated effect or.
    result of the residency, and any assistance that the host organization is.
    prepared to contribute
  • Curriculum vitae for the going to scholar
  • A letter of interest from the scholar
  • A letter of assistance from an appropriate administrator (dean, department chair, and so on) at the host organization
  • Evidence of citizenship in the type of a copy of the scholar’s passport.
    ( please note: just scholars who are qualified for non-immigrant visas to.
    the U.S. will be thought about)

Please keep in mind that.
applications can just be made by WARA member organizations for the.
function of bringing a particular scholar to their school. Applications.
from private scholars will not be accepted.


Upon conclusion of the residency,.
homeowners are needed to send, in partnership with their host.
organization, an in-depth report of their work and findings. This report.
will consequently be released in the biannual WARA newsletter Please direct questions to

Financing for the WARA Residency Program is supplied 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.

For Details:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the WARA Residency Fellowship 2019

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