The annual fellowship is $17,500 and can be used towards travel, living expenses, tuition, student fees, insurance, books, research expenses, and any other relevant categories of expenditure while studying at the Host institution. The fellowship is renewable for up to two additional years upon successful completion of each preceding year's study. A separate application can be made for an additional year of funding to support dissertation write-up.
The deadline for the Wadsworth African Fellowship Program is December 15 and final decisions are made by January 15. Application materials are available 3 months before the application deadline. Applicants must use the most recent application form. They must also submit their application materials using the Foundation's online submission procedure as well as send two printed copies to the Foundation by regular mail. See the link to ‘Application Procedures' below for more information.
Questions about this program should be e-mailed to: [email protected]
For more detailed information on program requirements, application procedures, and review criteria, please refer to the links below:
- About the Wadsworth Fellowship Program
- General Criteria of Evaluation
- Application Procedures
- Access The Online Application
- Renewal of Fellowships for the Second and Third Years
- Application for the Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship