2018 HFG Young African Scholars Program in USA (Africans Can Apply)

2018 HFG Young African Scholars Program in USA (Africans Can Apply)


With this call, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites young, ambitious researchers from Africa to apply for a fellowship to conduct research in the USA.

The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.

The aim of the programme is to support ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.


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The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation was established by Harry Guggenheim to support research on violence, aggression, and dominance. The foundation places a priority on the study of neuroscience, genetics, animal behavior, the social sciences, history, criminology, and the humanities which illuminate modern human problems.

Course Level: Programme is available to pursue research.

Study Subject: Programme is awarded in the field of violence and aggression.

Scholarship Award: Programme will cover the following:

  • The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.

Number of Scholarships: Number of scholarship is not given.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must be aged 35 or younger and must have been educated on the African continent and currently residing there.

Nationality: Applicants from Africa are eligible to apply for the program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be aged 35 or younger and must have been educated on the African continent.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

  • All application materials must be submitted by the end of that day (midnight, EST) in order to be considered.
  • Applications should be no more than six pages and include the following:
  • Research question.
  • Short literature review.
  • Description of research methods to be used.
  • Two-page C.V.
  • Copy of passport or government-issued ID card.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

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