WARC Travel Grant
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WARC Travel Grant: The West African Research Center (WARC) in Dakar, Senegal offers travel costs up to $1500 and a stipend of $1500 to West African scholars and graduate students.
Travel grant funds may be used to:
1) Attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant's field of research;
2) Travel costs up to $1500 and a stipend of $1500 visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant's current academic work;
3) Travel to a research site.
Applications will consist of the following:
A brief (50-80 word) abstract of the activity to be funded
A description (6 double-spaced pages maximum) of the applicant's research and how the proposed travel is relevant to this work
A curriculum vitae with research and teaching record when relevant
An abstract of the paper to be read and a letter of acceptance to the conference (for those wishing to attend meetings)
A description of the collections to be consulted and their significance to the applicant's research (for those wishing to travel to libraries or archives)
Proof of citizenship in the form of a photocopy of the applicant's passport
For graduate students, a letter of recommendation by the professor overseeing their research
A WARA grant application cover sheet
Complete applications will consist of one original and one copy of all materials (2 sets total).
Travel Grants Application Deadlines
March 15 for travel to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31.
September 15 for travel to take place between Jan. 1 and June 30.
Inquiries may be addressed to:
West African Research Center/Centre de Recherche Ouest Africaine
B.P. 5456 (Fann Residence)
Rue E x Léon G. Damas
Dakar , Senegal
Tel: 221-865-22-77; Fax: 221-824-20-58;
Email: warc_croa [at] yahoo.fr.
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