Programa de becas de viajes de West African Research Centre (WARC) 2019 para becarios y graduados africanos.

Fecha límite de solicitud: marzo 15th 2019

El Beca de viaje WARC supports West African post graduate scholars and researchers carrying out research on the African continent. Studies in all disciplines are welcome. This grant covers travel taking place between July 1st, 2019 and December 31st, 2019.

La beca de viaje de la ARM 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. The WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500.

This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions. Travel grant funds may be used to: 1) attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research; 2) visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant’s current academic work; 3) engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution; 4) travel to a research site.

Successful candidates must agree to make public presentations on their research to 1) their academic institution, and 2) their local communities. Moreover, successful candidates will submit to the WARC Library in Dakar one copy of their dissertation/thesis, articles, and other publications arising from the research funded through this grant.

All applications must be submitted online. Complete applications will include uploaded word, pdf, or jpgs of all of the documents listed below; however, PDFs are the preferred format for all attached documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Un breve resumen (palabra 50-80) de la actividad a ser financiada, comenzando con una declaración clara de propósito
  • A description (6 double-spaced pages maximum) of the applicant’s research and how the proposed travel is relevant to this work. This should be presented in language understandable to non-specialist readers
  • Un presupuesto propuesto
  • Un curriculum vitae con investigación y registro de enseñanza cuando sea relevante
  • Si asiste a una conferencia, un resumen del documento que debe leerse y una carta de aceptación a la conferencia
  • Si visita otra institución, una invitación de la institución anfitriona
  • 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
  • Para estudiantes de posgrado, una carta de recomendación del profesor que supervisa su investigación
  • Proof of citizenship in the form of a photocopy of the applicant’s passport (please note: this competition is open only to West African nationals).

Por favor dirija consultas a
Mariane Yade
Centro de Investigación del África Occidental / Centre de Recherche Ouest Africaine

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the WARC Travel Grant Fellowship Program 2019


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