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Carnegie African Diaspora program selects scholars to collaborate with universities in Nigeria and other African countries
| June 30, 2014
Thirty three African Diaspora scholars have been selected by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to collaborate with universities in Africa on curriculum co-development, research, graduate teaching, training and mentoring activities in arts and humanities, social sciences, education, sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics. Twenty four universities in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda submitted winning projects. The Nigerian universities selected to be host institutions are: Ebonyi State University, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta; Federal University for Technology Akure; University of Ibadan; Kwara State University, University of Ilorin, University of Port Harcourt and Joseph Ayo Babalola University The selected scholars will receive Fellowships, from the Carnegie Program, to travel to their host institutions work on their projects. A second selection cycle is currently open until July 21, 2014 for project visits to be conducted between December 2014 and August 2015. Scholars can apply for Fellowships and African host institutions can submit project requests to be considered. Selected Fellows and Hosts will be announced in October. To be eligible, scholars must have been born in Africa, live in the United States or Canada and work in an accredited college or university in either of those two countries. They also need to have a terminal degree in their field with any academic rank. Learn more about the application process here

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