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Iso Lomso Fellowships For Early Career African Researches

Iso Lomso fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow.

Iso Lomso Fellowships For Early Career African Researches

The third call for applications is now open.

Iso Lomso Fellows enjoy:

  • a three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total of ten months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research programme;
  • the possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere;
  • funding to attend up to three international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world;
  • support to convene a workshop with collaborators at STIAS;
  • lecturer replacement subsidy for the fellow’s home institution during residency periods.

Eligibility and selection To be eligible applicants must:

• be a national of any African country;

• be born after the 1st of January 1977;

• have an affiliation at a research or higher education institution in an African country, and continue to do so for the foreseeable future;

• have obtained a doctoral degree from any recognised higher education institution (worldwide) after the 1st of January 2012;

• have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent post-PhD research programme;

• be in a position to commence a first period of residency at STIAS during the second half of 2019 or the first half of 2020.

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Opportunity Closing Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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