With an aim to encourage students’ research and writing on African topics and to promote the study of African cultures and societies, the African Studies Centre Leiden has decided to award the African Thesis Award for the academic year 2022-2023.
The ASC Leiden is offering this scholarship application exclusively to research students that possess a completed master thesis on an African continent or in the Netherlands. Selected candidates will be entitled to receive € 500 and have their winning thesis published in the ASCL’s African Studies Collection.
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Nice chance for students to get financial assistance in Netherlands.The African Studies Centre is a scientific institute in the Netherlands. The center is an interfaculty institute of Leiden University, which is ranked 24th in the world and top in the Netherlands in the World University Rankings 2022. ASC Leiden undertakes social-science research on Africa with the aim of promoting a better understanding of historical, current, and future social developments in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Why choose to study at the African Studies Centre Leiden? The ASC Leiden is an interfaculty institute whose aim is to gain a better understanding of Africa in a rapidly changing world. It is the only multidisciplinary academic knowledge institute in the Netherlands devoted entirely to the study of Africa and also has an extensive library that is open to the general public.