Grants, Fellowships and Awards

Scott Kloeck Jenson Fellowships

Global Studies awards two summer grants annually:

  • International Internship Fellowships to support graduate students interested in undertaking practitioner internships abroad
  • International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for doctoral students planning to conduct preliminary dissertation field research

The program is open to students of any nationality enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Read more>

African Studies Scholar Access Grants for Research in Madison

The African Studies Program offers three Scholar Access Grants in summer 2010 to faculty members of Midwestern universities, colleges, community colleges, and technical colleges who would benefit from spending a week or more in scholarly research or course development on Africa in the libraries of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read More>


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

The African Studies Program administers FLAS fellowships for graduate and undergraduates to study Africa and African languages. Funded by the United States Department of Education, the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships are intended to develop a cadre of linguistically competent specialists in the study of Africa in a range of disciplines.

FLAS fellowships cover tuition and provide a stipend for the academic year or  summer. Read More>


Jordan Prize

Since 1969, the African Studies Program has awarded the A.C. Jordan Prize to a UW-Madison graduate student for the year’s best paper on Africa. To be considered for the prize, a paper must be nominated and submitted to the African Studies Program by a UW-Madison faculty member. Read More>

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