African Studies International Collaborator Travel Awards

PURPOSE

The purpose of this award is to enable members of our campus community to deepen connections with scholars from Africa by bringing collaborators to UW-Madison for short-term visits.

ELIGIBILITY

UW-Madison faculty, academic staff, and staff scientists may apply to host a scholar. The host or visiting scholar should present on the collaboration in an Africa at Noon seminar during the visit.

AWARD DETAILS

Awards will be a maximum of $5000 and are intended to support travel expenses and honoraria for visiting scholars. Travel must take place during the academic year between Sept 2020 – April 2021. The host scholar is responsible for arranging the visitor’s itinerary and securing local housing, if applicable.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Sun, Nov 24th at 11:59pm. Decisions will be returned by January 1st, 2020.

OTHER DEADLINES

Visiting scholars must secure their visas before flights will be booked. International flights must be booked at least 60 days prior to travel.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please upload the following as a single PDF to the International Collaborator Travel Award Application Form:

  • The CVs of both the host and visiting scholar
  • A proposed itinerary and budget, noting any other financial support available to support the visit. The itinerary must include proposed dates of visit. Visits must occur during the 2020-21 Academic Year (Sept 2020-April 2021).
  • A 1-2 page description of the scholarly collaborative venture. Indicate why a visit to Madison is essential to advance the proposed work. Please articulate how the collaboration relates to the research interests of both the host and visiting scholar, and include a statement about the expected outcomes associated with the visit. List the names and affiliations of other co-hosts and be sure to note any proposed events, lectures, or trainings the scholar will lead or participate in while on campus. In addition to the scholarly endeavor, note any educational value for undergraduate or graduate students that will be advanced by this visit.

International Collaborator Travel Application Form:

https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3az0Sn3rSgK2oQd 

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