French Institute for Research in Africa IFRA-Nairobi is offering fieldwork grants to masters and doctoral students to conduct their research in 2018 and in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.

IFRA’s main research themes include: political dynamics, culture and society, economy and land issues.

The following topics are IFRA’s priority areas:

  • Devolution: Public policy, Identity and Politics
  • Violence & security : police violence, daily security practices
  • Labor and Informal trade
  • Social inequalities, morality and authority

Note that all applications will be reviewed and that some of the grants will be given to students of non-priority topics.

Worth of Award

  • Grants offered are not subject to taxes, and do not include open rights to social security.
  • Grants offered are not subject to taxes, and do not include open rights to social security

Eligibility

Open to Masters and Doctoral students to conduct their research in 2018 and in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.

How to Apply

  • The duly filled application forms APPLICATION FORM IFRA FIELDWORK GRANTS(2018) should be sent to [email protected] by 20th APRIL 2018. Feedback to all applications will be made on 15th May 2018.
  • Scholarship beneficiaries must provide a written report which might be published by IFRA if deemed satisfactory.

Deadline: applications close 20th APRIL 2018

Click here for more details and to apply

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