The Nordic Africa Institute is inviting individuals to apply for the scholarship and pursue their research projects at the NAI, Africa. However, only the African scholars are eligible to apply for the program. The primary purpose of the university is to boost the education and professional training and provide necessary opportunities to help students grow. The Nordic Africa Institute (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) is known for research, documentation, and information regarding the changes in Nordic region in Africa.
Details of scholarship
- Last date for application: 1st April 2019
- Level of study: The scholarship invites researchers to pursue their projects at NAI – Africa
- Subject of interest: The program welcomes postdoctoral researchers in Africa to come and engage in Africa oriented research regarding social sciences and humanities.
- Award of scholarship: The scholarship covers a round trip of economy class, accommodation, allowance of 300 SEK (equivalent to $34) per day along with a grant of 2,500 SEK (approximately $280 USD) as well as computer access in a shared office at NAI.
- Number of awards: unknown
- Who can apply: African scholars
- Where to take the scholarship: Nordic Africa Institute (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet), Africa
Who is eligible?
The scholarship is available to individuals from African countries
(Algeria Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe).
Also, if you are a scholar from Sweden, Finland, or Iceland, and are doing research about African continent, and possess a proven record and research experience, you may also apply.
Also, you should possess a doctoral degree because the scholarship is aimed at postdoctoral researches working on African oriented research in the discipline of social sciences and humanities.
If you are from outside the home country, you might be asked to meet certain language requirements.
How to apply?
The applications can be submitted by post, airmail, or email where the post and airmail must carry 2 copies of the required document while the email would do good with a single copy.
One should attach an application form and an up to date CV with a list of all your publications. If they are posted over the internet, you are required to provide links to the published documents.
Along with it, give a 5 pages research outline where you include the proposal of research, topic related to the research themes of NAI, work plan, and expected outcome of your research. Don’t forget to include a reference letter signed and supported by the Head of Department or other senior scholars working in the same field.