West African Research Grant Fellowship for African Scholars 2018

African scholars are invited to hurry and apply for the West African Research Grant Fellowship for African Scholars 2018, eligible persons are invited to hurry and apply for this program before the deadline.


The WARC Travel Grant program promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent


 Research Grants

Eligible Countries:

West African countries

To be taken at (country): 

Any African country of candidate’s choice.


Benefit : 

The WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500. Travel grant funds may be used to:

  1. attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research;
  2. visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant’s current academic work;
  3. engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution;
  4. travel to a research site.


This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online here

It is important to go through Application requirements before applying.

Application Deadlines: march 2018, we will update you on the exact date

Visit Grants Webpage for details

Important Notes: Please note: this competition is open only to West African nationals eligible for non-immigrant visas to the U.S. WARC Travel Grantees must agree in writing to submit to the WARC Library in Dakar two copies of their dissertation/thesis, articles, and all other publications arising from the research funded through this grant. They must also agree to make public presentations on their research to 1) their academic institution, and 2) their local communities and to submit reports on these to WARA.

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Please note that late & incomplete applications will not be considered.

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