2018/2019 Ezera Research Fellowship for Africans at University of California, Berkeley

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The University of California at Berkeley invites applications for the Emeka Kalu Ezera fund for graduate African students.All applicants are invite to send in their applications before the stated deadline and and worthy of  note is the eligibility criteria.

An endowment has been established in memory of Emeka Kalu Ezera to support graduate students from African countries south of the Sahara at the University of California at Berkeley. The funds from the endowment are assigned to the Center for African Studies to aid student scholars at the graduate level concentrating in African Studies.

Type: Graduate

Value of Award: Funds may be requested for maintenance, travel, or research costs, as appropriate to enhance pre-dissertation and dissertation research on Africa. Ezera funds may be used to supplement, but not substitute for, other grants. Students are encouraged to apply to other sources, including the Rocca grant. Currently, grants from the Ezera fund will be in the $500 to $1000 range. In making awards, the Center adheres to the cap on stipends set by the Graduate Division, which in 2016 was $34,000 – combined for all fellowships awarded.

To Be Taken At (Country): USA

 Eligible Countries: African countries

Eligibility: 

  • The Ezera Fellowship gives priority to graduate students from West Africa who show exceptional promise of advancing scholarship in African Studies in the social sciences, humanities, and public policy and who demonstrate strong leadership potential.
  • Students from other African regions are eligible and are encouraged to apply.
  • Students must have been accepted for admission at the University of California at Berkeley when they apply and must be enrolled before funds may be dispersed to them.
  • The fellowship is not available to students who are permanent residents or citizens of the United States.
  • A total of no more than two years of support will be provided to a recipient of this fellowship; applications for the second year of support will be considered de novo along with other applications for that year.

How to Apply: See the application for details.

Application Deadline: 12th February 2018

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: University of California at Berkeley

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