APPLY: Cadbury Research Fellowship Scheme for Africa Scholars to Study in United Kingdom 2017 (Fully Funded)

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has run an annual Cadbury research programme for the since 2002.  The programme contains three elements. Having selected its research theme for the year, the department opens a call for visiting fellowship applications, and selects early career scholars who are normally based in African institutions.


  • The Cadbury fellows will have time to use the University’s excellent library resources, discuss their work with academic staff and postgraduate students at DASA, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department by participating in the numerous events that will be organised here during the period of the fellowships.
  • Fellowships will cover return air-fare, accommodation and living costs for a period of six weeks.


  • Cadbury fellowship are looking for early-career scholars whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the university of Birmingham
  • Applicant must be based in an African institution
  • They should be in the early stages of academic careers (that is they should have completed a PhD within the last four years or now be close to completing one and they must demonstrate that their research is relevant to the theme outlined above.

DEADLINE: December 9 2016

To apply and for more information visit here


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