The Nnamdi Azikiwe International African Student Fellowship has been announced by the African Studies Center! A $2,000 fellowship to help international African students conduct research in Africa.
Former Nigerian President Nnamdi Azikiwe, a scholar and politician, was the country’s first civilian president and invited MSU faculty to join him and other Nigerians in establishing a land-grant model university in Eastern Nigeria.
Application deadline: October 30th, 2022
African countries are eligible.
Fellowship or grant
Award: One or more fellowships of up to $ 2,000 will be awarded to cover travel and/or fieldwork expenses in Africa. Funds are intended to cover expenses; students are expected to find additional funds if their expenses exceed the grant amount.
The number of awards is one or more.
Eligibility for 2023 Nnamdi Azikiwe International African Student Fellowship at Michigan State University – USA:
- This fellowship is only available to African undergraduate or graduate students conducting research in Africa.
- Applicants must be enrolled in an MSU degree-granting program at the time of application, and awardees must return to MSU as registered students in the semester following the award.
- Students in good academic standing who have demonstrated financial need will be given priority.
- Applicants must complete all MSU requirements for conducting research abroad (IRB training for instance)
- Within one month of their return from Africa, fellowship recipients must write and submit a report (3 to 5 pages) to the African Studies Center.