AfOx Visiting Fellowship Program Specially For African Students in UK

Applications for the AfOx Visiting Fellows Program are now invited. Only African students are welcome to apply. Applications will be reviewed primarily on the quality and value added of the proposed research agenda, the fit between the applicant and the Oxford host, and the feasibility of the proposed activities in the timescale of the fellowship.

Award Value
The Fellows appointed will be provided with an en-suite, single occupancy study bedroom with all meals provided in the host College. A temporary University card for and temporary membership to the college Senior Common Room will be granted for the period of residency. The fellowship will also include airfare, visa fee and a maintenance allowance for incidental expenses.

Level and Area of Studies
This is a visiting program. The program supports African scholars and researchers working in any discipline to spend periods of flexible time in Oxford, for example as sabbatical leave for utilizing library or other university facilities or undertaking or planning collaborative research with Oxford-based colleagues.

Place of Study
In the United Kingdom.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. or research equivalent.
  • Legal resident of an African country holding an appointment in an African academic or research institution.
  • With an existing collaboration with Oxford or in contact with a potential collaborator at Oxford.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the citizens of African countries are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Application can be made online through the link below.

Submission Deadline
Please anticipate in February every year.

Website and Application Link


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