Post-Doctoral Fellowship at New York University for African Scholars, 2020

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at New York University for African Scholars, 2020: Applications are hereby requested for a CSAAD Research Fellowship for scholars who are living in Africa and the Diaspora (outside of North America and Europe) who have finished their doctoral studies (PhD) within the last four years.  The Center for the Study of Africa and the African Diaspora (CSAAD) has as its mission to advance cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research on both Africa and its diaspora in ways that bring that scholarship into sustained conversation. The fellowship will be taken at New York University and is opened to scholars in all fields of academic endeavours. However, the research must have as its focus, areas related to Africa or its Diaspora.


Fellowship Sponsor(s): CSAAD

Fellowship to be taken at: New York University

Fellowship Type:  Full Fellowship

Fellowship Duration: Not stated

Fellowship level:  Post Doctoral

Fellowship Worth:   $30,000 per semester as stipend, studio apartment, airfare.

Subject Eligibility: All fields of academic discipline

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Scholarship is for African scholars.


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Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

  • Eligible applicants should must have obtained their PhD degree within the last four years
  • Applicants must show evidence of educational distinction, a great research record, and must be able to perform research independently.
  • Applicants from Africa are eligible to apply.

Other Opportunities: 

  1. President’s PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 at University of Manchester
  2. Merit-Based International Student Scholarships at University of Alabama, USA
  3. Call for Application: York Science Scholars Award 2020/2021 in Canada


Application Procedure for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship at New York University for African Scholars, 2020/2021


  • Applicants should submit a comprehensive research proposal outlining major activities to be carried out during the fellowship period
  • Applicants are to submit a comprehensive copy of their CV and letters from their referees.
  • All applications are done online.
  • Applicants must ensure that they send in their application before the fellowship deadline.

Visit the Official Webpage for more Details

Application Deadline: 28th February, 2020

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    When will the information become available?

    Deadline for submission is in February.
    Please can you assist on how to submit our application.

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  2. I have been looking for a way to apply for a Post doctoral Fellowship in New York University. I wish to further study the Musical Practices among the Yoruba Anglican Churches in Nigeria, Africa. I finished PhD in Music at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria (formerly UNIVERITY OF IFE) with Cummulative weighted average score of 66B+ in 2018.
    I shall appreciate a further Post-doctoral study in the field of Music in your Institution to help enhance my academic interest.

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