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University of Ghana/Mellon Foundation PhD Fellowship Programme 2021/2022

The University of Ghana has received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York, USA, to implement a project titled “Enhancing Doctoral Training in the Humanities” at University of Ghana ([email protected]) from the 2019-2023 academic year. The purpose of the project is to support doctoral training in the Humanities.

Application Deadline: 15th July 2021 5.00 p.m. 

Eligible Countries: Ghana

To be Taken at (Country): Ghana

Field(s) of Study: The focus of the fellowship is on the following disciplines/units:

1. Languages (including English, Linguistics, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Kiswahili and Russian);

2. Arts (including Philosophy and Classics, Archaeology and Heritage Studies, the Study of Religions and History);

3. Performing Arts (including Dance, Music and Theatre Arts);

4. African Studies

Type: PhD

Eligibility: An applicant for the PhD Fellowships:

1. Should hold an MPhil Degree in any of the disciplines listed above, or in a related field.

2. Should have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate commitment to pursue an academic career.

MPhil students who have submitted their theses are encouraged to apply.

Number of Awards: Not specified

How to Apply: Please click here to apply

For further enquiries, please send an email to [email protected]

Each applicant should submit the following:

  1. An updated CV
  2. Names and contact details of three referees.
  3. Certified copies of First Degree and Masters certificates.
  4. PhD research proposal of not more than 3 pages clearly outlining the background, objectives, scope and methodology.
  5. A one-plan motivation statement
  6. A work plan and a budget attached as separate sheets.

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