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The WARC Travel Grant program 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 on the continent, the WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500. This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.
Travel grant funds may be used to: 1) attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant's field of research; 2) visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant's current academic work; 3) engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution; 4) travel to a research site.
The current cycle closes on 15 September 2017. The next spring cycle closes on 15 March 2018. Click here to find information.