At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

University of Michigan Center for Afro-American & African Studies Du Bois-Mandele-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellowship

About the Fellowship:
The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) at the University of Michigan invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Post-doctoral Fellowship Program from scholars working on Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to all disciplines including - but not limited to - the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and professional schools. Scholars from or who study the Gullah speaking Sea islands, Cape Verde islands, the Anglophone Caribbean, the Canary Islands, and Madagascar and/or other less studied areas are especially encouraged to apply for this residential fellowship.

Length: One academic year

The fellowship package is worth $45,000 plus health insurance coverage.
  • A stipend of $42,000.
  • $1,000 for research
  • Health Insurance
  • Up to $2,000 for travel expenses
Successful candidates can expect to maintain affiliations with CAAS as well as departments and research institutes that relate to their projects. Fellows will be expected to conduct a CAAS work-in-progress seminar on their research during one of the semesters in residence.

Application Deadline: 12/1/2010
For more information visit the website:

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