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West African Research Center (WARC) Travel Grants 2021 for African Scholars

West African Research Center (WARC) Travel Grants 2021 for African Scholars

  West African Research Center (WARC) Travel Grants 2021 for African Scholars


The WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500 to West African scholars.

Application Deadline: 15th October 2020

Eligible Countries: West African countries

To be taken at (country): Any African country of candidate’s choice.

About the Award: The WARC Travel Grant program promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent

Type:
Research Grants

Eligibility:
This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.

Number of Awardees:
Not specified

Value of Grants: The WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500. Travel grant funds may be used to:
attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research;
visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant’s current academic work;
engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution;
travel to a research site.

Duration of Grants: Between Jan 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021

How to Apply:
  • Abstract (50-80 words) of proposed activity with a clear statement of purpose
  • Project/Research description (6 double-spaced pages maximum) including why travel is necessary (must be in language understandable to non-specialist readers)
  • Proposed budget
  • Curriculum vitae (with research and teaching record)
  • Photocopy of the applicant’s passport (must be a West African national)
  • All applications must be submitted online in PDF documents

If attending a conference:
– an abstract of the paper to be read
– letter of acceptance to the conference
If visiting another institution:
– invitation from host institution
If travel is to consult archives or other materials:
– a description of the collections to be consulted and their significance to the applicant’s research
If you are a graduate student:
– letter of recommendation from professor overseeing your research

Please address inquiries to
Mariane Yade
West African Research Center/Centre de Recherche Ouest Africaine
warccroa@gmail.com.

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