AERC/Journal of African Economies Visiting Fellowship Programme, 2013/14

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AERC/Journal of African Economies is funding short-term visiting fellowships to the Center for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford in UK. The fellowship will support AERC network member for independent research and study while in Oxford. Applicants must hold PhD in economics at the academic institution or research center  in sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship covers accommodation, stipend, airfare, desk and computer in shared office space, and with access to the internet and university libraries. Applications should be sent electronically or by post.

Study Subject(s): The african fellowship is awarded in Economics.

Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing short-term visiting fellowships.

Scholarship Provider: African Economic Research Consortium

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Applicants should meet the following requirements:

-Hold a PhD in Economics;

-Be affiliated with an academic institution or research center located in sub-Saharan Africa

-Have authored publications in refereed journals.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: AERC network members can apply for this fellowship. AERC network includes : The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) – Tanzania, Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) – Uganda, Centre for Policy Analysis – Ghana, Trade and Industrial Policy Secretariat (TIPS) – South Africa, Macro Economic and Financial Management Institute (MEFMI) – Zimbabwe. Centre de Recherche en Economie Applique (CREA) – Senegal, Institute of Statistical , Social and Economic Research (ISSER) – Ghana, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER)- Nigeria, National Centre for Economic Management and Administration (NCEMA) – Nigeria, Programme de Troisième Cycle Inter-universitaire en Economie (PTCI) – Burkina Faso, Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) – Botswana, South African Trade and Research Network (SATRN) – Botswana, The Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU) – Namibia, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) – Kenya, Centre Ivoirien de Recherche Economique et Sociale (CIRES) – Côte d' Ivoire.

Universities : University of Benin (Nigeria), University of Botswana, University of Cape Coast (Ghana), University of Cape Town (RSA), University of Cocody (Cote d'Ivoire), University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), University of Ghana, University of Ibadan (Nigeria), University of Liberia, University of Namibia, University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Malawi, University of Mauritius, University of Swaziland, University of Sierra Leone, University of Witwatersrand (RSA), University of Yaounde II (Cameroon), University of Zambia, University of Zimbabwe, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), Egerton University, (Kenya), Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique), Kwame Nkurumah University of Science and Technology (Kumasi, Ghana), Kenyatta University (Kenya), Moi University (Kenya), Makerere University (Uganda), National University of Lesotho

Scholarship Description: The AERC/Journal of African Economies Visiting Scholars Programme provides for short-term visiting fellowships to the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. The programme will enable AERC network members to visit Oxford and distill a publishable journal article from their recent research. It is intended that the fellowship will support independent research and study while in Oxford. Visiting fellows will interact with scholars and participate in the intellectual life of the Centre, the Department of Economics and St Antony's College. Fellows are expected to attend all CSAE seminars and to present at least one seminar on their own research while in Oxford.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Each visit would normally last for a period of two months, coinciding with one academic term at Oxford.

What does it cover? Visiting fellows will be provided with a desk and computer in shared office space, and with access to the internet and university libraries. Accommodation will be provided at St Antony's College, as well as membership of the St Antony's College senior common room. A generous stipend will be provided to cover the cost of a plane ticket and the cost of living while in Oxford.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or by post. Applications should include the following:

-A letter stating what the applicant wishes to do while at Oxford including proposed title(s) of paper(s) they intend to write and outlines if available;

-Copy of any completed AERC project reports;

-Copy of their updated curriculum vitae.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 31st July 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application