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African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 at University of Michigan in USA

African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 at University of Michigan in USA

African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 at University of Michigan in USA

The University of Michigan in USA is pleased to announce open the application submission from suitably qualified international students who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree programme at the institution to apply for the African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 which contains so many benefits.

The African Presidential Scholars Program is an annual award by the university aimed to provide Postgraduate scholarships to students with financial need. The ward will provide five months of residency at the University in Ann Arbor, Michigan, paired with a faculty collaborator with full access to the university’s resources, round-trip airfare from their home country to Ann Arbor, Michigan, free housing (private room & bath in a suite setting), medical insurance, a research allowance, and a modest stipend to cover living, office/Laboratory space, opportunity to present research to the U-M community.

The University of Michigan is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The university was founded in 1817 with nineteen colleges and offers degree programs at postgraduate levels in about 250 disciplines. The university continues to welcomes direct applications from African students who are interested in studying at the Institution through the several scholarship awards made available on a yearly basis.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): African Presidential Scholars Program

Host Institution(s): University of Michigan in USA

Scholarship Worth:

  • Five months of residency at the University in Ann Arbor, Michigan, paired with a faculty collaborator with full access to the university’s resources
  • Round-trip airfare from applicant’s home country to Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Free housing (private room & bath in a suite setting), medical insurance, a research allowance, and a modest stipend to cover living. Note: The UMAPS program is unable to accommodate spouses and/or dependents.
  • Office/Laboratory space
  • Opportunity to present research to the U-M community

Number of Awards: Not Mentioned

Study level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International

Eligibility for the African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 at University of Michigan in USA:

  • Applicants must be an international student.
  • Applicants must be an early career faculty member who has taught in the higher education system for less than ten years, and who is presently teaching in a college or university in Africa.
  • Applicants must be employed in an ongoing position at a university or college in Africa.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate support from a home institution with a letter of recommendation from the head of department, dean, or vice chancellor.
  • Applicants must be able to remain in residence for five months.

Method of Application for the African Presidential Scholars Program 2022 at University of Michigan in USA:

Interested applicants who wish to apply for the scholarship are required to follow the steps below:

  • Complete the online application form (This link can only be used by applicants from the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda)
  • Upload a curriculum vitae using the online application
  • Upload a scholarly program/research proposal (not to exceed five pages). Applications from a wide range of disciplines and schools and applications that align with the center’s disciplinary initiatives in AHHI, ASRI, and STEM-Africa are welcome.
  • Provide complete name and contact information of the department head, dean, or vice chancellor at home institution who will be writing applicants letter of support.

Interested applicants from outside Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, or Uganda, nomination is required and needs to be completed by a U-M faculty member familiar with the work of the prospective applicant. The nominating faculty must:

  • Complete the online nomination form (for University of Michigan faculty only and access requires U-M login)
  • Submit /upload a letter of endorsement that indicates their willingness to serve as a mentor during the length of the residency, commit to meet regularly, and if possible provide an office space for the prospective participant.

SEE ALSO: 2023 OWSD Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowship Programme

Application Deadline: October 15, 2022.

Kindly visit the official website for more information

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