Fellowship Applications for West African scholars now open! Ideas Matter Fellowships & WARC Travel Grants

Applications for the Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship for West African scholars are now open for the 2018 year.  Applications close October 10th. For more information, please click here. The Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship is open to doctoral students under age 35 who are based in West African institutions of higher education, for research on the… Continue reading Fellowship Applications for West African scholars now open! Ideas Matter Fellowships & WARC Travel Grants

WARA Board Vice President Ismael Montana collaborates with Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) at DC event

Ismael Montana, Vice President of the WARA board, recently gave a presentation at the US Congress focusing on the abolition of slavery and its effects in Ottoman Tunisia.  The presentation was part of a larger event organized by UNPO focusing on the eradication of slavery in the Sahel region. We are proud to have WARA represented… Continue reading WARA Board Vice President Ismael Montana collaborates with Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) at DC event

Ideas Matter 2018 Application Opens August 6!

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships for West Africa: Investing in the future of scholarship Applications open: August 6, 2018 Deadline for applications: October 10, 2018 The West African Research Association (WARA), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, is pleased to announce support for young West African scholars through its Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship… Continue reading Ideas Matter 2018 Application Opens August 6!

Fall 2018 WARC Travel Grant applications now open!

Applications open now! Application ends: Saturday, September 15. The WARC Travel Grant supports West African post graduate scholars and researchers carrying out research in West Africa. Studies in all disciplines are welcome. This grant covers travel taking place between December 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. For more information about the grant visit our website: http://www.bu.edu/wara/fellowship/fund_travel/ Complete your application… Continue reading Fall 2018 WARC Travel Grant applications now open!

Fall 2018 WARC Travel Grant Application Opens this Sunday

Application opens: Sunday, July 15 Application ends: Saturday, September 15. The WARC Travel Grant supports West African post graduate scholars and researchers carrying out research in West Africa. Studies in all disciplines are welcome. This grant covers travel taking place between December 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. For more information about the grant visit our website: http://www.bu.edu/wara/fellowship/fund_travel/ Complete your… Continue reading Fall 2018 WARC Travel Grant Application Opens this Sunday

Grant Awardee Announcement!

Join us in congratulating the Spring 2018 WARC Travel Grant Awardees! We are very excited about this round’s grantees seeking to tackle issues throughout West Africa, from clean water to food security, climate change, and disease prevention. Hougnigbo Bertrand Akokponhoue (Université d’Abomey Calavi, Bénin), “ Utilisation de la Télédétection, des SIG et des méthodes géophysiques… Continue reading Grant Awardee Announcement!