Travel Scholarships for Students of Nordic Universities

Deadline: 31 January 2015
Open to: students studying in universities in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden
Fellowship: travel, and living costs in Africa


The Nordic Africa Institute is offering 20-30 travel scholarships for students of Nordic Universities in Africa. The scholarships are intended for research and preparation of research projects. Research should concern development issues in Africa and emphasis is placed on the social sciences (anthropology, history, economics, human geography, political science, sociology etc).


Students registered in educational programmes at Nordic universities, colleges and other research institutions in the Nordic countries ( Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) can apply for the scholarships regardless of citizenship. The scholarships are only intended for MA and PhD candidates.


Scholarships are intended to cover travel expenses to Africa and to contribute to the cost of local travel and living expenses. Exceptionally, scholarships may be awarded for archive studies in Europe.


The Travel Scholarships are awarded once per year and applications need to be mailed to:

Nordiska Afrikainstitutet,
P.O. Box 1703,
SE-751 47 Uppsala, Sweden, by 31 January 2015.

For assistance please download the application guidelines

The official webpage

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