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Africa House Summer Fellowship

Ghana

NYU Gallatin and NYU Africa House will award up to $5,000 to a Gallatin student whose concentration would benefit from travel to and research on Africa during the summer months. All areas of research are welcome, though the research being proposed should be closely linked to the student’s existing or developing concentration; prior related coursework is expected. In the fall semester after completing the fellowship travel, the student will be given the opportunity to present his or her findings at a forum sponsored by Gallatin and Africa House.

With the assistance of Gallatin’s Office of Global Programs, the fellowship recipient will be responsible for arranging his or her travel and accommodations. These arrangements must comply with University practices regarding health and safety. Additionally, it is recommended that students consult with the University Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects to make sure their research protocols are in line with federal and university human subjects guidelines.

Eligibility
Gallatin undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates must be between their sophomore and senior years and must have at least one full semester of registration remaining upon completion of the research project. Graduate students must have completed at least one semester of study and should not have already enrolled in their thesis and defense credits.

Duration
The fellowship recipient will be expected to spend at least five weeks in Africa during the summer months.

For additional information about the award and the application process, please visit the application page.