University of Ghana/Mellon Foundation PhD Fellowship Programme

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with University of Ghana is welcoming applications for its University of Ghana/Mellon Foundation PhD Fellowship Programme. 

Description 

University of Ghana/Mellon Foundation PhD Fellowship Programme is a fellowship program by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with University of Ghana that offers financial aid to applicants who wish to undertake the ‘Enhancing Doctoral Training in the Humanities’ at the University of Ghana. 

This fellowship program is sponsored and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York, USA. 

Deadline: 15th July 2021 5.00 p.m

Fellowship starts: 2021-2022 

Number of Awards: Not specified 

Type: Training, Fellowship (PhD) 

Field of study: Doctoral Training in Humanities 

Host institution/Board: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with University of Ghana 

Country of Study: Ghana 

Target demographic: Ghana 

Field of Study

¶ African Studies 

¶ Arts (including Philosophy and Classics, Archaeology and Heritage Studies, the Study of Religions and History)

¶ Performing Arts (including Dance, Music and Theatre Arts)

¶ Languages (including English, Linguistics, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Kiswahili and Russian)

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must; 

° have excellent academic credentials and demonstrate commitment to pursue an academic career 

° hold an MPhil Degree in any of the disciplines listed above, or in a related field

P.S: MPhil students who have submitted their theses are encouraged to apply.

N.B: Each applicant is required to submit; 

¶ An updated CV

¶ Masters certificates

¶ Names and contact details of three referees

¶ Certified copies of First Degree and PhD research proposal of not more than 3 pages clearly outlining the background, objectives, scope and methodology

¶ A one-plan motivation statement

¶ A work plan and a budget attached as separate sheets

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best. 

Website: https://www.ug.edu.gh/announcements/call-phd-fellowship-applications-andrew-w-mellon-foundation-scholarship

 

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