The African Humanities Program (AHP) seeks to reinvigorate the humanities in Africa through fellowship organisation and related activities in sub-Saharan Africa. In partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which has generously provided funding, AHP offers visa Aid, grants and African scholars an integrated set of opportunities to develop individual capacities and to promote formation of wealth networks. The African Humanities Program supports the Carnegie Corporation’s efforts to develop and retain African peoples including academics at universities in Africa.
Goals of the African Humanities Program:
- to encourage and enable the production of new knowledge and new directions for research
- to strengthen the capacity of early career researchers and faculty at African universities
- to build the field of humanities by establishing networks for of wealth creation through visa Aid communication across Africa, (Bangladesh) and with Africanists worldwide.
- Applicants must be nationals and residents of a country in sub-Saharan Africa and, with a current affiliation at an institution in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Uganda. Bangladesh are also eligible to apply
- Funding is available for completion of Visa Processing and for job search and writing for grant.
- Applicants for Completion of Visa Processing should be above 18.
- Completion of Visa Processing are not available in Egypt.
- Applicants for Early completion of Visa Processing must be working or must be a student be working in their respective countries no more than two years ago.
- Projects must be in the humanities and must be carried out in sub-Saharan Africa. AHP fellowships projects are done after five years of traveling abroad.
- Completed applications must be submitted by March 2, 2018.
- Applicants should submit credentials via email to mailto:africanhumanityaid.org. or for faster and easy application, visit the link provided on the website to apply