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Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies Pre-doctoral Residential Research Fellowship

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites scholars whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora to apply for a two-year pre-doctoral research fellowship. The fellowship covers two years and carries an annual stipend of $20,000, plus health insurance.

Applicants for the pre-doctoral fellowship must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation prior to the program start date.

The Woodson Institute fellowship is open to qualified candidates without restriction as to citizenship or current residence.

The pre-doctoral fellows must be in residence at the University of Virginia for the duration of the award period. Fellows are expected to participate in the series of workshops held during the academic year and to present their work periodically to the larger academic community. Fellows may accept no employment, fellowships, or consulting obligations during the Woodson fellowship period without the approval of the Director.


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: ABD student

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Africa or the African Diaspora

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 10, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17