NYU Africa House Fellowship 2024: Funding Opportunities for Student Researchers

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The NYU Africa House Fellowship is now accepting applications, offering six (6) research grants for current undergraduate and graduate students. These grants, each valued at $1,500, aim to aid two (2) students in financing research endeavors focused on discovering innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life in developing regions. The fellowship facilitates research projects during the Spring, Summer, or Fall of 2024, covering costs linked to research activities within specific Africa House/CTED research domains:

  • Economic and Political Theory
  • Economic Development and Technology
  • Food and Agricultural Markets
  • Migration and Diaspora
  • Cultural Norms, Local Governance, and Property Rights Development


Criteria stipulate that applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at New York University and are expected to graduate no earlier than May 2025.

Applicants are required to:

  • Outline their involvement in Africa House/CTED’s intellectual life in the Fellowship Application Form.
  • Produce or co-produce one (1) research paper presenting findings from their project, to be submitted to Africa House/CTED in Spring 2025.
  • Present their research outcomes at Africa House in Spring 2025.

Applcation Deadline

Various fellowship deadlines are listed for specific programs, such as the Development Impact Fellowship, Thoyer Fellowship, Bergman Summer Fellowship, and more, with application timelines ending on March 1, 2024.

Application prerequisites encompass:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (sent directly to africa.house@nyu.edu by referees)
  • 2-3 page Africa-focused research proposal, including research question, thesis/hypothesis, methodology / design, significance, and budget justification.
  • Submission of all mentioned items via the Africa House Fellowship Application Form.

Application Procedure:

To apply, click on the provided link.

For inquiries, kindly contact africa.house@nyu.edu.

For further details and updates,

Application deadline: March 1, 2024

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