Sista ansökningsdag: 1 oktober 2013 (för stipendium år 2014)
Who can apply?
PhD candidates at universities and research centres in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) awarding doctoral degrees in social sciences and humanities, are eligible to apply, regardless of citizenship.
The PhD research should relate to current research at the Institute. The research at the Institute is organized into broad thematic clusters. The current clusters are Conflict, Security and Democratic Transformation; Urban Dynamics; Rural and Agrarian Change, Property and Resources; and Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration. The application should indicate which of the different research clusters the PhD candidate intends to link up with during the time as scholarship holder and in which ways the PhD research relates to the research cluster.
The purpose of the scholarship
The aim of the scholarship is to offer PhD candidates links to the existing research at the Nordic Africa Institute and to provide access to resources at the institute, such as the NAI library with its large collection of literature on contemporary Africa (books, periodicals, newspapers, government publications).
The scholarship is awarded annually and the applications must be in by 1 October
(for a scholarship the following year).
Inga-Britt Isaksson Faris, e-mail
Phone: +46-18 471 52 47