Mawazo’s PhD Fellowship Programme is now open for applications! The PhD Fellowship Programme is a one-year, non-residential fellowship open to all African women pursuing PhDs in Africa.
Application Deadline: 12th March 2023
Eligible Countries: Citizens from any African country
Field of Study: In 2023, the Mawazo Fellowship Programme will support up to forty (40) women pursuing their PhD studies at accredited universities across Africa. While all eligible PhD students are more than welcome to apply, they encourage applications from those working in the following thematic areas:
About the Award: The PhD Scholars Programme is a one-year, non-residential fellowship where PhD Scholars receive a research grant worth up to $5000 to support their research, a travel grant worth up to $2000 for conference travel, and a training grant worth up to $500 for ongoing training. Scholars also benefit from professional and leadership skills trainings provided by Mawazo and our partners, research and editorial support, as well as mentorship and networking opportunities. This programme is designed to amplify our Scholars’ research and position them as the next generation of leading experts, thinkers, and innovators who are finding homegrown solutions to local development challenges
Selection/Eligibility Criteria: In order to be eligible for the PhD Scholars Programme, applicant must:
Selection: All applications will be reviewed by the Mawazo Institute staff and a panel of external expert reviewers. Successful applicants will demonstrate that they can do the following:
Meet all eligibility requirements
Identify a problem which has important implications for African development and is linked to a global, regional, national or sub-national policy priority
Demonstrate that their research is academically rigorous and addresses a unique and important gap in the field
Propose a research project which has clear objectives, is appropriately designed for the question being asked, and can be feasibly executed with the financial resources available and within a one- to two-year timeline.
Write a summary of their project which is clear, concrete, and accessible to scholars outside their own field
The Mawazo Institute is committed to non-discrimination in the application review process.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Mawazo Fellows will receive the following benefits:
Duration of Scholarship: One year
How to Apply: Applications will be considered complete when the following are provided:
Visit Program Webpage for Details
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