British Council Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh for Africans

British Council Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh for Africans: The British Council in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at University of Edinburgh announces its fellowship opportunity for early-career researchers from Africa. The fellowship provides an excellent pathway to guide and shape the fellow’s engagement.

The fellowship is open to early-career researchers who are from any African country and resident on the continent. The research fellow will be expected to work with British Council experts and external stakeholders to inform and shape best practice in digital culture between the UK and Africa.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): British Council

Fellowship to be taken at: University of Edinburgh

Fellowship Worth: See Fellowship Benefits

Fellowship Slot: Not specified

Subject Eligibility: Not specified

Country Eligibility: African countries


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British Council Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh for Africans: DETAILS

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Eligibility: To be eligible for the British Council Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh for Africans, applicants must:

  • Have a research and/or professional background that relates to the core areas of British Council programming and strategic engagement.
  • Have an interest in and understanding of digital technologies and platforms and in debates around digital access and inclusivity.
  • Show commitment to professional development and a clear understanding of how the fellowship will support this
  • Show clear commitment to knowledge sharing and the development of best practice.

Fellowship Benefits

  • Monthly stipend of £1,300
  • Travel grant of £1,000
  • Assistance with the UK visa application process and costs.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applicants are to initiate the application process by submitting the required documents to James.Perkins@britishcouncil.org by the application deadline.

Required Documents:

  • Research proposal (not more than 3 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (up to 3 pages max)
  • Names, job titles, contact details of two referees who may be contacted by the British Council later in the application Process.

Application Deadline: January 10, 2021

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