The aim of the fellowships is to enable the visiting academic to spend six months calendar months between October and March focusing on their research and writing, whilst based at the Centre for African Studies in Cambridge.
The award is worth up to £17,000, out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs, and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow. The Centre is not able to provide additional sums for the travel and living expenses of anyone accompanying the Fellow to Cambridge.
- Applications are invited from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences;
- Applicants are expected to have completed a doctoral degree before the Fellowship start date;
- Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished research profile commensurate with their academic rank.