Post-Doctoral Writing Fellowship in Africa

The Next Generation Social Sciences Post Doctoral Writing Fellowship application portal for 2024 is now open.

Post doctoral fellowship

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) provides up to 3,000 US dollars in stipends for successful candidates.

About Next Generation Social Sciences Post-Doctoral Writing Fellowship

The Social Science Research Council provides fellowships for students with a social science doctorate. They want to promote the next generation of social science research in African countries.

Students from African countries such as; Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda are eligible for this fellowship.

The fellowship supports dissertations on peace, security, and development.

The writing fellowship sponsors up to 6 months of completing either an article or a book manuscript with a stipend of up to 3000 US dollars.

This fellowship provides successful candidates with enough time to focus completely on either finishing the article for a peer-reviewed journal or completing the manuscript based on the approved Next Generation dissertation topic.

The fellowship program is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries

Type of Scholarship: Fellowship

Scholarship Benefit

The fellowship offers the following benefit;

  • They provide support with stipends of up to 3000 US dollars.
  • They allow beneficiaries to spend enough time finishing their articles or manuscripts.


African students looking to further their studies but with limited finances should use this opportunity well.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship was created to help African students fulfil their dreams of furthering their studies.

Application for this scholarship will be closing soon; share with your friends in other countries looking for an opportunity to further their studies.

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