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Funding Opportunities

Student Funding

ASC provides funding to undergraduate and graduate students seeking funds to support Africa-related education, research, programming, and training activities on campus and in Africa. Preference is given to students in Africa-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree programs at the university. Priority is given to applicants who have not received prior ASC funding and to projects focused on Sub-Saharan Africa.

Conference Travel Grants »

Up to $500 for domestic and $1,000 for international travel to support Africa-focused conference participation

Research or Internship Support in Africa »

Up to $3,000 grant for summer or semester-long research projects or internships at institutions and businesses in Africa

Lester P. Monts Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research on Africa »

Yearly prize awards the student $1,000; a self-nominating competition; students may submit either a completed paper, film or other polished presentation of original research

ASC and WISER Mellon Collaborative Workshops »

Grant for students who wish to participate in the ASC/WiSER workshop: Joining Theory and Empiricism in the Remaking of the African Humanities: A transcontinental Collaboration

Support for Campus Events »

Up to 1,000 for clubs, departments, and other units to support on-campus events related to Africa

Additional Funding Opportunity

Please visit the International Institute website for information about additional funding opportunities. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts offers global experience and internship scholarships to qualified LSA students.