Fully Funded Governance for Development in Africa 2018


Applications are been submitted for the Fully Funded Governance for Development in Africa 2018, eligible Africans are welcome to apply for this program before the deadline.

The annual residential school on governance and development is part of the Governance for Development in Africaprogramme that we at SOAS run in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.


Field: Governance in Africa

Eligible countries: African countries


  • Applicants should have at least a MSc degree in areas related to Governance or 5 years professional experiences in fields relevant to the theme of Governance and Development in Africa.
  • The official language of the School is English.


  • All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation and meals, will be covered.
  • No per diem.

Application Procedure

Applications should include:

  • 2 page max CV (including email address for correspondence)
  • One reference letter (can be emailed directly by referee to ab17@soas.ac.uk)
  • Proposal of max 1000 words outlining research interest and/or professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Residential School
  • Deadline for applications: 15 December 2017
    To be sent electronically:
    Angelica Baschiera
    Centre of African Studies
    SOAS -University of London
    Thornaugh Street, Russell Square
    London WC1H 0XG
    Email: ab17@soas.ac.uk Tel.: +44 (0) 207 898 4370

Previous Residential Schools

Application Deadline: 15 December 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative Residential School 2018

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