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British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Postdoctoral writing grants 2022 for Researchers in East Africa

British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) Postdoctoral writing grants 2022 for Researchers in East Africa

When is Application Deadline?

30th June 2022.

Tell Me About Award:

BIEA is offering writing grants for several scholars who have successfully completed doctoral research within the last 2 years, within the disciplines of humanities and social sciences in eastern Africa. A writing grant provides a modest stipend for the completion and submission of a high impact publication to Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa or the Journal of Eastern African Studies, and a blog for the BIEA website, based on the results of the PhD research.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Grants

Who can apply?

Applications should take the form of the doctoral thesis abstract and copy of award certificate; a publication abstract and contents outline; a timetable for the completion of the publication, including which three months between August 2022 and January 2023 the applicant will undertake the writing grant; and a statement of support from the doctoral supervisor.

Which Countries are Eligible?

in East Africa

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Scholarship?

The writing grant stipend is £1,200 per month for three months, at the end of which the paper must be submitted to the relevant journal.

How Long will Program Last?

The writing grant covers the period of three months, to be completed between the beginning of August 2022 and the end of January 2023. Applicants must be able to confirm that they are only working a maximum of 15 hours per week in other employment during the time they are receiving the writing grant. 

How to Apply for Scholarship?

Deadline for applications: 30th June 2022. Successful applicants will be notified in July (due to capacity constraints the BIEA is unable to notify unsuccessful applicants). Applications should be sent to the BIEA’s UK Programme Coordinator Christine Gibson ([email protected]).

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