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West African Research Center (WARC) Travel Grant for West African scholars and graduate students

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 15, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 14, 2019
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Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

The WARC Travel Grant:
1. promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions and regions on the continent;
2. provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500.

Travel grant funds may be used to:
– attend and present papers at academic conferences held on the continent of Africa;
– visit libraries or archives located in Africa with resources necessary to the applicant’s academic work;
– engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another African institution;
– travel to a research site in Africa.

Read carefully the instructions on How to Apply.

All applications must be submitted online in PDF documents.

Utilize This Offer

This competition is open only to West African nationals, with priority given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.

The current cycle closes on 15 September 2019.

For more information please visit https://tinyurl.com/y5gtynql

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 15
Aug 15

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Aug 16
Aug 16

Thanks, Ana. I would've thought this would be helpful to a few sisters:-)

Hope you have a great weekend!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 16
Aug 16

Me too.
Likewise.
BR,

Jill Langhus
Aug 16
Aug 16

Thanks!

Interesting. Thank you for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 17
Aug 17

Welcome!