Carl Rosberg and Judith Geist Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, 2014/15

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Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley is offering undergraduate research fellowship to support travel to Africa for research and study. Fellowships of up to $3,000 are available to defray the costs of travel to Africa to conduct research focused on Africa-related topics. Only UC Berkeley undergraduate students can apply for this fellowship. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must be registered in the 2014-15 academic year at University of California at Berkeley in USA. Online application must be submitted by 3 February 2014.

Study Subject (s): The fellowship is awarded to study African studies and foreign languages, particularly African languages and to conduct research focused on Africa-related topics.
Course Level: This fellowship is available to undergraduate students for research and study.
Scholarship Provider: Center for African Studies, the University of California at Berkeley
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa

Eligibility: -Current UC Berkeley Undergraduate Students with an interest in Africa who will be registered in the 2014-15 academic year (one must return to campus as a registered student following the research trip).
-Priority will be given to 1) students with training in African studies and foreign languages, particularly African languages, and 2) students with demonstrated financial need who otherwise would not be able to travel to the African continent.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Current UC Berkeley Undergraduate Students are eligible for this research fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Center for African Studies is pleased to announce the 2014 competition for an undergraduate fellowship of up to $3,000 to support travel to Africa for research and study. The award is a memorial to Carl Rosberg (1923-1996), former professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute of International Studies, and founder of the Center for African Studies at the University of California at Berkeley; and to his student, Judith Geist, who followed in his footsteps with her work in East Africa.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Fellowships of up to $3,000 are available to defray the costs of travel to Africa to conduct research focused on Africa-related topics. Generally, such travel will take place during summer 2014, but other arrangements, such as during winter break 2014-2015, may be possible. If costs are to exceed $3,000, students are expected to find additional funds to cover the balance.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 3 February 2014.

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