Deadline: 15 March 2018
The West African Research Association (WARC) is currently inviting applications from West African nationals for its spring 2018 Travel Grant program to promote intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent.
Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.
The WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500.
Travel grant funds may be used to:
- attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research
- visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant’s current academic work
- engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution
- travel to a research site.
This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.
Eligible Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, the island of Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Togo.
Please address inquiries to:
West African Research Center/Centre de Recherche Ouest Africaine
How to apply:
Click here to apply