The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation is inviting young, ambitious researchers from Africa to apply for the HFG Young African Scholars Program in the USA.
The aim of the program is to support ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.
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The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation was established by Harry Guggenheim to support research on violence, aggression, and dominance. The foundation places a priority on the study of neuroscience, genetics, animal behaviour, the social sciences, history, criminology, and the humanities which illuminate modern human problems.
- Application Deadline: Closed
- Course Level: Programme is available to pursue research.
- Study Subject: Programme is awarded in the field of violence and aggression.
- Number of Awards: Ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.
- Nationality: Applicants from Africa
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: Applicants from Africa are eligible to apply for the program.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be aged 35 or younger and must have been educated on the African continent and currently residing there.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.
How to Apply: Applications should be no more than ten pages in length and include the following:
- Research question
- Short literature review
- Description of research methods to be used
- Reference letter from an official academic advisor
- Two-page C.V.
- Copy of passport or government-issued ID card
The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.