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Apply for the Nordic Africa Institute Scholarships

Brief Description

The aim of the scholarship program is to offer a 1-month stay at the Nordic Africa Institute in order to facilitate the use of the Institute’s library collections on contemporary Africa (books, periodicals, newspapers, and government publications), and to create links to existing research at the Institute. The scholarships are awarded once per year.


  • Master students, Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral researchers pursuing Africa-oriented studies/research in Social Sciences and Humanities and affiliated to universities and research centers in Sweden, Finland and Iceland are eligible candidates, regardless of citizenship.

  • Africa-oriented journalists and writers within the discipline of Social Sciences and Humanities in Sweden, Finland and Iceland can also apply for a scholarship.

Financial support and other benefits

The scholarship covers travel expenses for the least expensive fare from residential address (in Sweden, Finland, and Iceland) to Uppsala and return. The scholarship holders are provided with a desk and computer in a shared office at the Institute and free accommodation centrally located in Uppsala. The scholarship also includes a subsistence allowance of SEK 300 per day and free photocopying up to a maximum of 1,000 copies.

Deadline is October 21, 2019

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