Swahili Teaching Fellowships

St.Lawrence University, Canton, Newyork, announces a two-year Swahili Teaching Fellowship beginning August next year.

This fellowship is designed for an individual with advanced training in Swahili as well as teaching experience, preferably at the University level.

Experience teaching Swahili as a second language and of Swahili per semester and may offer an advanced tutorial on occasion.

The position can accommodate two types of candidates as follows:

  • Individuals who are registered for a Ph.D. degree in Kenya and who desire the opportunity to have two years to do research and writing while in Canton may find this position interesting.

    St.Lawrence University is primarily an undergraduate college but it has an excellent library. Funds are available for professional travel.

  • St.Lawrence offers a Master’s Program in Counseling, Educational Administration or Education.

    Candidates for the teaching position may apply to the graduate program and have their tuition covered for two years.

    This fellowship provides an Annual round trip ticket from Nairobi to Newyork, a furnished apartment, tuition for the graduate program.

    (If applicable )an annual stipend of USD$10,800, an office and a computer and an allowance for academic travel and conference/ workshop participation within the U.S.

    Fellowship Applications

    Interested men and women with a Master’s degree in Swahili studies, who have been teaching Kiswahili at the University level, may apply for the Swahili Teaching Fellowship by submitting the following:

  • An application letter stating suitability for this fellowship
  • A CV, including teaching experience and institutional affiliation
  • Three letters of reference sent directly by the referees
  • Copies of relevant academic documents; degree certificates and transcripts.

    The application letter and CV may be sent electronically, as may the letter of reference. Degree certificates and transcripts may be faxed to the above number or posted to the below address (copies).

    Completed applications must be received by March next year to receive full consideration and final selection will be made by April.
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