current Title VI NRC grant, the Center for African Studies has
available a number of annual faculty travel awards of $500 each. These
awards are for travel to academic
conferences and may be used during fall, spring, or summer terms. Deadline in 17 September.
For more information, contact Ikeade Akinyemi, ikeade[at]ufl.edu.
Dr. R. Hunt Davis & his wife, Jeanne, established the Jeanne & Hunt Davis Award in 2004 to support graduate students doing pre-dissertation fieldwork in Africa. Dr. Davis is professor emeritus of African History and a former director of the Center for African Studies (1979-1988).
For more information, see http://www.uff.ufl.edu/scholarships/ScholarshipInfo.asp?ScholarshipFund=012923
For graduate students in African Studies who are traveling to Africa for purposes of doing preliminary research for their dissertations. Dr. Madelyn Lockhart is professor emeritus in economics and a former Dean of the UF Graduate School.
For more information, see http://www.uff.ufl.edu/scholarships/ScholarshipInfo.asp?ScholarshipFund=011953
These fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education (USED) under Title VI of the U.S. Higher Education Act and are awarded to students combining graduate work in any academic discipline with African area and language studies. Fellowships are offered for any one of the regularly taught languages (Akan, Amharic, Arabic, Swahili, Wolof, Xhosa, and Yoruba) as well as for other African languages for which instruction can be arranged.
Academic year fellowships provide a stipen of $15,000 and cover the cost of tuition and fees (12 credits per semester). Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and be admitted to a graduate program at the University of Florida.
Summer fellowships provide students
with an opportunity to undertake intensive African language study in
any USED-approved program. Summer fellowships cover tuition and fees
(up to $5,000) at the host institution and provide a stipend of $2,500.
For more information, see http://www.africa.ufl.edu/graduatestudies/flas.html
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