WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2024

The West African Research Association (WARA) is pleased to announce the WARA Post-doctoral Fellowship 2024 aimed at enhancing transatlantic exchange and collaboration as well as support research in the region.

The WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a 2-3 months research programme in West Africa for the purpose of completing or elaborating upon an earlier project as well as to initiate a new research project.


  • Fellowship Sponsors: West African Research Association
  • Fellowship Type: Post-Doctoral
  • Fellowship Location:  West Africa
  • Fellowship Duration: 2-3 months
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: PhD

See Also: Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program for Africans 2024 [Fully Funded]


To participate in the WARA Post-doctoral Fellowship 2024, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be already holding a Ph.D. and be currently affiliated with an academic institution or work in another related domain (e.g. public health or museology) at the time of application.
  • Applicants must have been affiliated with an institution of higher education or research within the last three years. It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African language spoken where they will be conducting research.

Fellowship Benefits

  • A round trip to a West African country not exceeding $2,500
  • A stipend of up to $3,500
  • Academic contacts and affiliations
  • Recommendations for lodging in the country chosen by the fellow.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the WARA Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2024 are to complete an online application on or before the application deadline. Applicants will be required to submit the following required documents:

  • Abstract (50-80 words)
  • Proposal (6 pages – double spaced)
  • Resume or CV
  • Itemized budget (including estimated costs for housing, food, travel, equipment, printing/photocopying, and institutional affiliation fees)
  • Bibliography
  • Two letters of reference signed by the recommender.

Application Deadline: 3 March 2024

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