A.G. Leventis Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Key information

Deadline date

Scholarship overview

The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation.

Sabbatical at the Centre of African Studies, University of London

The A.G. Leventis Post-Doctoral fellowship is devised to assist  scholars develop their research interests in collaboration with their counterparts in London. Applicants are invited to apply to spend 10-weeks as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre. The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form.

To be considered for the fellowship, applicants should send the following documents to Angelica Baschiera, Coordinator (email: ab17@soas.ac.uk):

  • A complete curriculum vitae (maximum two pages)
  • A statement of current research interests (of not more than 1,000 words) specifying the aims to be achieved during the research period in London
  • One academic reference letter supporting the application

Applications are considered by a Steering Committee in London. Emails will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee's decision soon after the deadline of 31 March. 

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2023