Application Due Date: April 1st2020
The function of the African Visitor Scientist’ Scholarship Program is to supply chances for postdoctoral scientists based in Africa to work and establish their continuous research study at the Nordic Africa Institute. The scholarship provides access to the Institute’s library and other resources that attend to a promoting research study environment. Through the program, the Nordic Africa Institute intends to add to constructing capability in the production of understanding about Africa, and to promote and develop relations with and in between African and Nordic research study neighborhoods.
Length of the Program.
The optimum period of the stay is 90 days, minimum is 60 days. Likewise note that the majority of scholastic organizations in the Nordic nations, consisting of the Nordic Africa Institute, are closed or a minimum of performing at a lowered capability throughout the durations 15 June–15 August and 15 December–15 January. Candidates can therefore pass by these durations for their see.
The scholarship consists of a return air-fare (economy class), lodging, a subsistence allowance of 400 SEK (approx. 42 USD) each day plus a setup grant of 2,500 SEK (approx. 260 USD) and access to an office, consisting of a desk computer system, in a shared workplace at the Institute. Please keep in mind that the subsistence allowance will be supplied just for the days invested in Uppsala.
The Institute’s library is concentrated on literature on modern Africa and concentrates on Social Sciences. Moreover, Visitor Scientist have access to the Uppsala University Library and to the Library of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
Visitor Scientist have the possibility to provide their research study at the Nordic Africa Institute and to check out other organizations in the Nordic nations.
The scholarship program is directed at postdoctoral scientists based in Africa and taken part in Africa-oriented research study within the disciplines of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. The candidate ought to be connected to an African university/research center and have a tested performance history of comprehensive research study experience.
The Institute aims to attain a reasonable circulation of scholarship positions in concerns to gender and geographical focus.
How to use.
Apply online and publish the following files:.
Current CV, consisting of list of publications (if readily available online, please consist of links).
Summary of research study task, 5 pages:.
A well elaborated research study proposition; the research study subject need to connect to the thematic research study locations of the Institute as detailed in the Method 2017–2021
A work strategy, consisting of anticipated outcomes, particular for the time invested at the Institute.
Recommendation: A signed letter of assistance from the candidate’s Head of Department or other senior scholar in the very same field, which validates present association and field of research study.
Please note that insufficient applications will not be thought about. Individuals presently or formerly used by or otherwise expertly connected with the Nordic Africa Institute are not qualified for scholarships. Kindly likewise keep in mind that the application should remain in English. In the remarkable occasion that the Scholarship Program for 2021 does not get complete financing, candidates will be notified instantly.
It is likewise possible to use through routine postal service. To learn more contact[email protected]
To find out more:.
Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Nordic Africa Institute’s African Visitor Scientist’ scholarships 2020/2021