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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Past Global Changes (PAGES) African Mobility Fellowship 2025

Past Global Changes (PAGES) African Mobility Fellowship

Past Global Changes (PAGES) announces the Inter-Africa Mobility Research Fellowship Program (African Mobility Fellowship) for African early-career scientists studying past global changes.


The PAGES African Mobility Fellowship 2024 is now accepting applications. This initiative is designed to provide modest travel and living assistance to early-career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) from African nations, who are affiliated with African institutions and are seeking to broaden their experience in another African country.


The ultimate objective of this program is to foster the growth of collaborative research and to enhance the paleoscience network across Africa. The fellowships, which will be granted for a brief period of two to four weeks, must be utilized within a year (recipients will have a maximum of 12 months to commence their fellowship once it has been granted).

 

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are invited from outstanding early-career scientists from African countries.


The applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

  • Be an early-career researcher either in the final stage of completing their PhD thesis/dissertation, or a postdoctoral researcher within five years of completing their PhD (including PhD holders who have not held a postdoc position).

  • Be a citizen of any African country and currently working or doing their PhD at an African institution.

  • Be a citizen of any African country and currently working or doing their PhD at an African institution.

  • Already be working on a research topic within the (scientific scope of PAGES).

  • Be willing to conduct research in another African institution/country.

  • Must secure the agreement of the host researcher/institution, and provide a confirmation letter from the host researcher/institution as a pre-condition for award of the fellowship.

  • Demonstrate that fellowship will not last for less than two weeks or for more than four weeks within a 12-month period from the date of award.

 

Application requirements

The complete application must include:

  • Description of proposed research and travel (max. 1000 words). Indicate how the aims and objectives of the fellowship relate to PAGES scientific scope.

  • Description of the impact of the fellowship on your professional capacity development and its significance to your home institution/country (max. 200 words).

  • Project timeline and outcomes (up to one month duration).

  • Detailed budget in USD.

  • Two letters of recommendation (one from the current academic supervisor at the home institution and one from the supervisor at the host institution).

  • CV outlining the major academic and professional achievements (max 2 pages).

 

Application process


  1. Fill out this (Application Form)

  2. Send your completed application form to (pages@pages.unibe.ch) with the subject "Application PAGES African Mobility Fellowship"


Application Deadline: 15 August 2024

 

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