Deadline: March 19, 2012
The Institute of African Studies is pleased to announce four fellowships available to students at Columbia University. These fellowships are principally for summer, however taken on case by case basis, could be considered for the academic year. The award amount will vary according to the individual proposals of successful applicants.
Submit a completed application to the Institute of African Studies in person, via U.S. mail to the address below. Applications can be downloaded here.
Please note: no part of the application will be accepted via fax or email.
Students must be currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at Columbia University or one of its affiliates, including Barnard College, Mailman School of Public Health and Teachers College, and be continuing students (at least Fall 2012).
The Leitner Fellowship supports students who are conducting research or participating in a language study program in Africa. Recreational and non-academic travel to Africa is not sponsored by this program. Eligible students are:
Doctoral, Masters and advanced undergraduate students who have or will have acceptance to a language study program in Africa.
Doctoral students conducting dissertation research.
Rising seniors conducting research for their senior thesis.