3rd CODESRIA /CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and The Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB) are calling applications for 3rd CODESRIA / CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa.

The overall objective of the Summer School is to stimulate and consolidate interdisciplinary approaches to research on Africa, but also on other regions of the world undertaken from within the African continent.

Host College/University:

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. It was established in 1973 as an independent pan-African research organisation primarily focusing on social sciences research in Africa.

Degree level:

This is a summer school programme.

Field of Study:

This is programme is awarded in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa.

Scholarship Award:

Travel, accommodation and meals during the Summer School will be provided for participants enrolled at institutions in Africa.


International students are eligible to apply for this programme. Scholarship can be taken in Africa (Dakar, Senegal).

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: Those wishing to be considered for participation should submit a five-page concept paper which should highlight: (a) what they are working on (b) how their work relates to the theme of the Summer School;(c) their expectations from the Summer School should they be selected.
In addition, applications must be supported by an application letter, a CV, two letters of recommendation from the candidate’s institution of affiliation and a copy of the applicant’s passport.
Applicants are requested to use the following link http://codesria.org/submission/ to submit their proposals.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

June 30, 2018.

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