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Ezera Research Fellowship for African Students



The University of California, Berkeley is excited to announce the Ezera Research Fellowship.The program will support graduate students from African countries and as well as, it will provide funds from the endowment are assigned to the Center for African Studies.The program opportunity will be a help to aid student scholars at the graduate level concentrating studies. Berkeley's Center for African Studies was established in 1979 as an interdisciplinary research centre to support basic research and training of scholars. The Center is one of the primary centres for research and scholarship on Africa in the San Francisco Bay Area, in the University of California system. The Ezera Fellowship gives priority to graduate students from West Africa who show exceptional promise of advancing scholarship in African Studies in the social sciences, humanities, and public policy and who demonstrate strong leadership potential. Students from other African regions are eligible and are encouraged to apply. Students must have been accepted for admission at the University of California at Berkeley when they apply and must be enrolled before funds may be dispersed to them. A total of no more than two years of support will be provided to a recipient of this fellowship; applications for the second year of support will be considered de novo along with other applications for that year.


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Senior, Masters, PhD

Age minimum or maximum:*

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
International students

Award type:
Research Grant

Amount Awarded:
Up to $1,000


Application Information:

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USC endorsement required:

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