Deadline: 25 May 2016
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) is currently inviting applications for its Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers with an aim to provide career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia.
Iso Lomso aims to address the gap that exists between completion of the Ph.D. and becoming an established scholar in Africa, while there is increasing support for doctoral study and for post-doctoral fellowships, it is during the extended post-doctoral period that the greatest loss of talent occurs.
- A three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total of ten months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research programme;
- The possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere;
- Funding to attend up to three international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world;
- Support to convene a workshop with collaborators at STIAS;
- Lecturer replacement subsidy for the fellow’s home institution during residency periods.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be a national of any African country;
- Have an affiliation at a research or higher education institution in an African country, and continue to do so for the foreseeable future;
- Have obtained a doctoral degree from any recognized higher education institution (worldwide) after the 1st of January 2009;
- Be in a position to commence a first period of residency at STIAS during 2017.
How to Apply
To apply, eligible candidates need to complete the Iso Lomso 2016 Application Form which can be downloaded via given website.
Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of theCote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
For more information, please visit Iso Lomso Fellowship.