2012 Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellowship for scholars working on Africa or the African Diaspora, USA

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Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)offers Postdoctoral Fellowship in the field of all disciplines including the humanities, social sciences and in some cases law, business, urban planning at USA-2012

Study Subject(s):All disciplines including the humanities, social sciences and in some cases law, business, urban planning and other professional schools
Course Level:Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:Candidates must have a PhD in hand from an institution other than the University of Michigan and be no more than five years beyond the completion of their degree.
-That is, for the 2012-13 academic year, applicants are required to have earned a Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2007 and no later than August 31, 2012.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description: The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) at the University of Michigan invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Post-doctoral Fellowship Program from scholars working on Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to all disciplines including the humanities, social sciences and in some cases law, business, urban planning and other professional schools. Scholars from or who study the Gullah speaking Sea islands, Cape Verde islands, the Anglophone Caribbean, the Canary Islands, and Madagascar and/or other less studied areas are especially encouraged to apply. This is a residential fellowship for the academic year. The fellowship package is worth $45,000 plus health insurance coverage. Included in the package is a stipend of $42,000. Health insurance, plus $1,000 for research and up to $2,000 for travel expenses are also included. Successful candidates can expect to maintain affiliations with CAAS as well as departments and research institutes that relate to their projects. Fellows will be expected to conduct a CAAS work-in-progress seminar on their research during one of the semesters in residence.

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline: December 1

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