Application Deadline:13th November 2020
As part of the program, selected PhD scholars who have successfully defended their research proposals will be provided research grants to cover the cost of their research i.e. fieldwork, data collection, data processing, and the printing of their final dissertations.
The research grant is targeted at encouraging the production and dissemination of knowledge by African scholars in the fields of nonprofit management, philanthropy, civil society, social entrepreneurship, and voluntary action studies in line with AROCSA’s mission to promote and advance a community of excellence in research and practice on civil society in the service of African development.
Successful applicants will be expected to present papers on their research at AROCSA’s next annual conference scheduled to hold in August 2021 where they will formally be inducted as AROCSA fellows. Their completed theses will also be hosted on the AROCSA website as an open source document to benefit other researchers and the general public.
Successful applicants will be awarded a grant of up to US$3,500.
AROCSA is accepting proposals from African scholars currently registered as full time PhD students with a university in Africa. Applicants’ theses should focus on nonprofit management, philanthropy, civil society, social entrepreneurship and voluntary action studies. Applicants should have already defended their research proposals at the time of application to be considered eligible.
Applicants are required to apply for the PhD Workshop through the electronic application on the AROCSA website. Applications must include the following:
Please note that all items listed above are compulsory and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Grants are awarded based on merit. Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
Applications deadline: Friday, 13th November 2020
Selection process ensues: Monday, 16th November 2020
AROCSA Fellows notification: Monday, 1st February 2020
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