Fellowships Support Research in Saharan Crossroads

The American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) and the West African Research Association (WARA) announce the second annual Saharan Crossroads Fellowship Competition.

U.S., North African and West African scholars interested in conducting research in North or West Africa concerning Saharan Crossroads are encouraged to apply for short-term fellowships (up to three months) for awards up to 3,000 USD. US scholars flying from the United States will receive an additional travel stipend.

The competition is open to students, senior or independent scholars holding at least a Master’s Degree. Research must be completed before Dec 31, 2014. Applications must be submitted online.

The deadline for submission of applications is October 15,2013.

For details, visit the Saharan Crossroads Fellowship Competition site.