Ezera Research Fellowship 2020 for African Students to Study at University of California, Berkeley
Its our pleasure to let you know that application for Ezera Research Fellowship 2020 for African students to study at University of California, Berkeley has commenced. So do you want to pursue your PhD studies? Are you interested for a study abroad? Do you wish to study in California in USA? If you do, then the time has come for you to utilize this opportunity.
The programme is intended for students from Africans who wish to pursue a PhD studies in USA at University of California, Berkeley. The programme was established in memory of Emeka Kalu Ezera to support graduate students from African Countries, South of the Sahara at the University of California at Berkeley. The funds from the endowment are assigned to the Center for African Studies to aid student scholars at the graduate level concentrating in African studies.
However, for administrative purposes, the Ezera Competition is combined with the Rocca Fellowship (please see it in the programme webportal link found below) competition. Ezera recipients may also receive funds from the Rocca endowment. Meanwhile only one application is necessary. However, if you are apply for the Emeka Kalu Ezera fellowship, indicate which African country you are from in the specified space on the application.
Ezera Research Fellowship 2020 Application requirements – General Requirements
On this section is the requirement you must possess in other for you to be able to apply for the Ezera Research Fellowship 2020 award.
- The Ezera Fellowship will give priority to graduate students from West Africa who show exceptional promise of advancing scholarship in African Studies in the social sciences, humanities, and public policy and who demonstrate strong leadership potential;
- Students from other African regions are eligible and strongly encouraged to apply;
- Applicants must have been accepted for admission at the University of California at Berkeley when they apply and must be enrolled before funds may be dispersed to them;
- The fellowship is not available to students who are permanent residents or citizens of the United States;
- A total of no more than two years of support will be provided to a recipient of this fellowship;
- Please note that applications for the second year of supports will be considered de novo along with other applications for that year.
Ezera Research Fellowship Fellowship 2020 Benefits | What Applicants will Benefits from this?
On this section is what successfully applicants who gained this scholarships award will benefits from it. Endeavour to check it out below here.
- Funds may be requested for maintenance, travel, or research costs, as appropriate to enhance pre-dissertation and dissertation research on Africa;
- Ezera funds may be used to supplement, but not substitute for, other grants;
- Students are encouraged to apply to other sources, including the Rocca grant;
- The grants from Ezera fund will be ij the $500 to $1000 range;
- In making awards, the Center adheres to the cap on stipends set by the Graduate Divison, which 2016 was $34,000 – combined for all fellowships awarded.
How to Apply Ezera Research Fellowship Fellowship 2020 Application
Applying for the Ezera Research Fellowship Fellowship 2020 application is simple once you have met the requirements for the application. On this section is how to apply for Ezera Research Fellowship Fellowship 2020 Programme, so kindly read on below.
Interested and qualified Candidates Should CLICK HERE to Apply online and read more information about the scholarship for Ezera Research Fellowship Fellowship 2020 award before 10th February 2020 application deadlines.