The University of London's Centre of African Studies is the largest centre of expertise on Africa outside Africa. Founded in 1965 at SOAS, University of London, where its administration is still based, since 1991 the Centre has assumed formal responsibility for co-ordinating, stimulating and promoting interdisciplinary study, research and discussion on Africa within the University; and promoting a wider awareness of African issues.
The Centre of African Studies invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation.
Please note: Applicants must be Nigerian nationals residing in Nigeria
Leventis Fellowship further details
The Centre of African Studies & SOAS in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation run this initiative with the aim of building skills, developing talent, and enabling Africans to improve the quality of governance in their countries. The programme has four strands:
- PhD Scholarships at SOAS
- MSc Scholarships at SOAS
- Residential Schools in Africa
- Governance Conversations media content (governanceinafrica.org)