Iso Lomso Fellowship for African Researchers(Fully funded)

Field of Study Various
Level Fellowship
Country South Africa
Eligibility To be eligible for the 2022 call, applicants must:

  •  Be a national of any African country.
  • Be born after the 1st of January 1980.
  • 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 2014.
  •  Have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent post-PhD research program.
  •  Be in a position to commence the first period of residency at STIAS between July 2022 and June 2023.
  1. A motivational cover letter of not more than one page in length.
  2. A pre-proposal for a three-year research project.
  3. One or two recent writing examples authored by the applicant (articles or book           sections) related to the proposed project.
  4. A copy of the applicant’s doctoral certificate.
  5. A letter of support from the applicant’s home institution (either from the head of   department, dean of faculty, principal of college, or equivalent).
  6. Two letters of recommendation from scholars who are familiar with the applicant’s       work, preferably one from the applicant’s current home institution and one from another   institution.
  7. Submit the form with documentation through an Email to:                     Note: you can find the full details on the official website.
Deadline 15-Feb-22
Organization Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.
How to Apply Official Link
  • Residence at STIAS A three-year attachment to STIAS during which time you may spend a total of 10 months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research program.
  • Links to sister institutions the possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere.
  • International conferences Funding to attend up to two international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world.
  • Your own workshop Support to convene a workshop with collaborators at STIAS or at their home institution.
  • Support for your institution Lecturer replacement subsidy for the fellow’s home institution during residency periods.

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