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Academy Africa Research Fellowship at Chatham House in UK, 2018-2019

Chatham House in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation is inviting applications for Academy Africa Fellowship open to citizens of Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. The mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.

In order to be eligible applicants must have excellent English writing and presentation skills.

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Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 29, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.
  • Study Subject: Fellows are hosted by and based in research teams at Chatham House. During the fellowship, the fellow will conduct a research project of their own design which falls within the research topics below.

The parameters for the research topics have been designed in broad terms to allow applicants to devise a project that appeals to their own research interests.

Below are the research topics for 2018-19.

  • Research topics with the Centre on Global Health Security
  • Research topics with the Energy, Environment and Resources Department
  • Research topics with Global Economy and Finance
  • Research topics with the International Security Department
  • Scholarship Award: The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,228.  Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.
  • Nationality: The fellowship is open to citizens of Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken at Chatham House, London, UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: The fellowship is open to citizens of Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.

Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Citizenship

The fellowship is open to citizens of Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.

Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.

Education

It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.

Career

The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’

English Language Requirements: In order to be eligible applicants must have excellent English writing and presentation skills.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Application Deadline: Midnight (GMT), Sunday 29 April 2018

  • Please submit the following documents together in pdf format:
  • Completed application form
  • CV
  • Scanned copy of the photo page of your passport
  • One short published writing sample in English. you must be the sole author of the writing sample and it must be no longer than 10 a4 pages.

Please email your completed form, CV, passport copy and writing sample to: AfricaFellowships-at-chathamhouse.org.

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