If you’re an African-born researcher, you can worry less about finance and concentrate on extensive and thorough research. Actually, Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for African-born Researchers is currently accepting applications.
In this article, you will learn all there’s about the Fellowship Program. Kindly click on the table of contents to get an overview of the contents.
- About The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program
- Type of Award
- Eligible Project Activities
- Host Nationality
- Eligible Nationality
- Scholarship Worth
- Eligibility for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2020
- How to Apply for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2020
- Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2020 Application Deadline
- Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2020 Application Link
- EDITOR’S RECOMMENDATION
About The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions for African researchers in the diaspora.
Offered by IIE in partnership with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY).
In the first two years of the program, the CADFP supported 110 short-term faculty fellowships for African-born academics.
In October 2015, additional funding was secured from CCNY to support up to 140 fellowships. The program exemplifies CCNY’s enduring commitment to higher education in Africa. IIE manages and administers the program, including applications, project requests and fellowships.
Type of Award
Eligible Project Activities
- curriculum co-development
- research collaboration
- graduate student mentoring and training
Fellows will engage in educational projects proposed and hosted by faculty of public or private higher education institutions in the following CCNY partner countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
African-born academics currently living in the United States and Canada and working in higher education. You can also check our scholarships by country category for more scholarship updates. A must-read if you want to win this award: 15 Important Tips on Winning a Scholarship
Fellowship funding to scholars includes a daily stipend, visa costs, limited health insurance coverage, international travel, domestic travel to and from the airport in Canada or the United States.
Eligibility for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2021
- One CADFP-funded project visit by a Diaspora Fellow of 14 to 90 days is proposed during the program period. Project visit date parameters follow
- Diaspora Scholar was born in Africa, lives in and works at an accredited higher education institution in the United States or Canada and holds a terminal degree. Diaspora Scholar application includes a letter of reference from an administrator at the level of dean or higher from home institution, scholar curriculum vitae and biodata page from scholar passport.
- Project request is from an accredited public or private higher education institution in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda or Tanzania.
- The project request includes a letter of support from the dean or higher from the prospective host institution.
- Project request indicates either a specific Diaspora scholar or the areas of expertise sought in a Diaspora scholar collaborator.
Selection Criteria of Project:
- Specific activities collaborate on research, curriculum co-development and/or graduate student teaching, training and mentoring.
- Strong project concepts and rationale are provided; the project demonstrates innovation.
- Project Request clearly indicates what has been done by the institution on the proposed topic(s), the resources of the host institution, the problem to address, the goals of what to change or improve, the gaps and the anticipated specific role of the Diaspora Fellow in the proposed activities.
- The clear mission of what the host institution wants to accomplish through the project visit is articulated, and justification is provided on reasons to partner in the effort with a Diaspora scholar.
- The proposed scholar’s discipline, subfields, areas of expertise, experience and motivation for applying are well-suited to the success and impact of the project.
- Evidence of relevant experience by the scholar in each project activity is demonstrated.
- The proposed project must have the potential for impact
- If the potential impact of the longer-term project will take more time for evaluation, the explanation of how the initial impact of project visits is based on its contribution to larger goals.
How to Apply for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2021
Qualified candidates should check the fellowship webpage for more information on the link below.
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2021 Application Deadline
Application submission for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship ends on 8th December annually.
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2021 Application Link
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