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Africa House Fellowship Programs at New York University in USA 2021/2022

Africa House Fellowship Programs at New York University in USA 2021/2022

The Africa House Scholarship Programs at New York University have been fortunate to obtain funding from outside donors to offer four (4) Research Scholarships for current undergraduate and graduate scholars seeking financial assistance for short-term scholarship opportunities.

Deadlines for the Application:

March 1, 2021 – Africa House Development Impact Grant / CTED
March 1, 2021 – NYU Africa House Thoyer Scholarship
Robert Holmes Travel / Research Award for African Scholarships
March 1, 2021 – NYU Gallatin and Africa House Bergman Summer Scholarship:
To take in (country): USA
Africa House scholarship programs at New York University include:

Africa House Development Impact Grant / CTED;
NYU Africa House Thoyer Scholarship;
African Scholarship – Robert Holmes Research / Travel Award; Y
NYU Gallatin and Africa House Bergman Summer Scholarship
Africa House / CTED Development Impact Fellowship: This $ 1,500 program is awarded to 2 students to fund expenses related to research activities linked to finding innovative solutions that have the ability to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Economic and political theory
Economic development and technology
Agricultural and food markets
Migration and diaspora
Cultural norms, local governance and development of property rights
Eligibility for Africa House Fellowship Programs at New York University (Africa House / CTED Development Impact Fellowship)

Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at New York University and graduate no earlier than May 2022.
Requirements for Africa House Fellowship Programs at New York University (Africa House / CTED Development Impact Fellowship)

Narrate how you plan to participate in the intellectual life of Africa House / CTED on the Africa House Scholarship Application Form.
1 research paper presenting the findings of the co-author / author of the research project to be submitted to Africa House / CTED in spring 2022.
The results of the investigation are to be presented in person at Africa House in the spring of 2022.
Application materials:

Presentation letter
CV
2 letters of recommendation (referees should email letters directly to africa.house@nyu.edu)
2-3 page Africa-focused research proposal. The proposal could be a summary of your research or a study that is currently being carried out and that the grant will further enhance.
Africa House Scholarship Application Form
APPLY

NYU Africa House Thoyer Scholarship – This $ 2,500 scholarship is awarded to 2 exceptional graduate scholars to support Africa-focused study and research in the areas of economics, political economy, and related fields. Scholarships can be used to fund travel expenses, living costs, tuition, books, research costs, and other pertinent costs while studying or conducting research at New York University.

Eligibility for Africa House Scholarship Programs at New York University (NYU Africa House Thoyer Scholarship)

Candidates must be admitted to a graduate program at New York University, graduating no earlier than May 2022.
Accessible to academics in the fields of economics, political economy, or connected disciplines.
Requirements for Africa House Scholarship Programs at New York University (NYU Africa House Thoyer Scholarship)

Please clarify how you plan to participate in the intellectual life of Africa House / CTED on the Africa House Scholarship Application Form.
Co-author / author of a research paper 1 providing the findings of his research project, to be submitted to Africa House in spring 2022.
Submit your research results in person to Africa House in spring 2022.
Application materials:

Presentation letter
Curriculum vitae
2 letters of recommendation (referees should email letters directly to africa.house@nyu.edu)
2-3 page Africa-focused research proposal. It can be a summary of your research or a study that is currently in progress and will be further enhanced by the grant. It should be written for educated readers, but not for professionals in your field. You should understand the following: research question, thesis / hypothesis, methodology / design, importance, and budget.
Africa House Scholarship Application Form
APPLY

African Scholarship – Robert Holmes Research / Travel Award: (Students must be nominated by their GSAS Department to qualify. Self-nominations are not accepted).

2 prizes of $ 2,500 for Summer 2021 are available to exceptional GSAS graduate scholars

NYU Gallatin and NYU Africa House Summer Fellowship: NYU Gallatin and Africa House will award up to $5,000 to a Gallatin student whose concentration would benefit from travel to and research on Africa in Summer 2021. Certain research areas are available, but preference will be given to ones that focus on economics, development, or travel and tourism, including cultural tourism.

Eligibility:

  • Gallatin undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates must be between their sophomore and senior years and must have at least one full semester of registration remaining upon completion of the research project. Graduate scholars must have accomplished at least one semester of study and should not have already admitted in their thesis and defense credits.

Type: Fellowship

Visit Program Webpage for Details on Africa House Fellowship Programs at New York University.