Fully funded Africa Oxford (AfOx) Visiting Fellows Program 2023 for African Scholars



Summary


The AfOx Visiting Fellows Program is designed to enhance academic mobility and network building. Applicants should provide details of an Oxford university host i.e., someone with an academic/research post in Oxford in the applicant’s field of interest who will work with them to maximise the usefulness of the time spent in Oxford. This may be an existing academic collaborator or a new potential collaborator with whom the applicant has established contact before applying for the Fellowship.

Benefits

The Fellows appointed will be provided with

  • an en-suite, single occupancy study bedroom with all meals provided in the host College.

  • A temporary University card for and temporary membership to the college Senior Common Room will be granted for the period of residency.

  • The fellowship will also include airfare, visa fee and a maintenance allowance for incidental expenses.



Eligibility

  • Applicants are expected to hold a PhD or research equivalent.

  • Legal resident of an African country holding an appointment in an African academic or research institution.

  • With an existing collaboration with Oxford or in contact with a potential collaborator at Oxford.


Selection Criteria: Applications will be reviewed primarily on the quality and value added of the proposed research agenda, the fit between the applicant and the Oxford host, and the feasibility of the proposed activities in the timescale of the fellowship.

Application Deadline: 31st October, 2022

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