Harvard University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program 2022-23

Harvard University through the Center for African Studies is pleased to announce the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for African-based researchers who are interested in advancing new ideas and promoting enduring knowledge.

The program offers 18-month postdoctoral fellowships with 12 months spent at the scholar’s home institution and six months spend in stipend-supported residency at Harvard University.

Company/Organisation(s): Harvard University

Program Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Program Location:  Harvard University

Program Duration: 18 Months

Available Slot: Several

Basic Qualifications: PhD

Nationality: Africa-based researchers

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Harvard University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Africa-based researchers who intend to continue/return to work in African academia.
  • Must have received a PhD or equivalent doctoral-level research degree in any discipline and must hold a paid academic appointment at any African university or research institution.
  • Applicants who have not yet formally received their degree must present evidence of having completed the academic requirements before commencing the Fellowship.
  • Applicants must identify a Harvard faculty mentor to support research and scholarly work; additionally, they should identify a second mentor at their home institution.
  • Both mentors are required to submit letters of recommendation during the application process.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English language.
  • Must have support from their home institutions to pursue an 18-month fellowship appointment.
  • Applicants should have an academic appointment in an African university/research institution or include a letter from the institution that such an appointment is forthcoming during the fellowship period.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Harvard University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship are to complete an online application and upload required documents as prompted.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2022, at 11pm ET.

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  1. I have submitted my application but none of my Mentors is yet to receive the link for the letter of recommendation so they have not been able to write the letters.I hope there is no problem with my application?

  2. I had my PhD in Walden University, Minneapolis in the State of Minnesota in the United State of America and I want to have my postdoctoral program in Havard University.


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