Fund Details
Council on African Studies - Graduate Student Conference/Research Award
Award Amount
Up to $500
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

The Council on African Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies invites applications from Graduate and Professional School students for the Lindsay Fellowship for mentored research in Africa. This Fellowship is made possible through a generous gift from George N. (B.A. 1941, LL.B. 1947) and Mary Lindsay.
 
The purpose of the fellowship is to increase understanding and promote scholarship on Africa among Yale students. The fellowship is open to Graduate and Professional school students, and priority will be given to M.A. students in the African Studies program and CAS graduate affiliates.
 
One or more fellowships of up to $3,000 will be awarded for field research in Africa. Projects must be carried out during the summer and/or fall semester in 2023. Funded students must submit a two-page written report at the completion of the field experience. Recipients will also be asked to present the findings of their research at a symposium hosted by the Council on African Studies during the 2023-24 academic year. Any publication or public presentations resulting from their projects should acknowledge the support of the Lindsay Fellowship and the Council on African Studies at Yale.


Application Information:

Notifications of awards will be made throughout the semester. Submit your proposal and budget at least 30 days before your travel. You have to submit your receipts for reimbursements within 10 days of your return. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture.

Applicants must submit a project description describing the Africa focus and include dates and locations of travel, unofficial transcript, proof of conference participation, and budget including total of estimated expenses and noting available sources of and applications for other funds. Equipment purchases are not allowed. There is no reimbursement for food. Reimbursements will only be for travel, accommodations, or conference registration fees.

For conference grant proposals, note that PhD students should apply for MacMillan Center International Conference Travel grants first. MA students are prioritized for conference grants.


For more information contact the African Studies Council at (203) 432-1425 or send an email to africanstudies@yale.edu



Restrictions to Use of Award:

Grants can pay for transportation, conference registration fee, and lodging expenses only. Meals will need to paid from other sources.


IMPORTANT NOTE: All undergraduate students must adhere to the Yale University International Travel Policy. For more information go to http://www.yale.edu/yalecol/international/travel/policy.html 
Yale University policy requires that certain types of research projects involving human subjects be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to the start of the study to ensure that the project meets University Policy and any other applicable regulations. To see if your project needs to be reviewed, for advice on working with human subjects, and for more information about the IRB process and requirements go to http://www.yale.edu/hsc/Investigator/Student_projects.pdf .



Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Awo Sumah at awo.sumah@yale.edu

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    • Summer
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              • School of Architecture All
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                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                9/01/2022
                Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
                5/31/2023 12:00 AM