New York University (NYU) Africa House Fellowship Programs For African Academics 2024/2025 for Master

New York University (NYU) Africa House Fellowship is now open for applications. The Program has been fortunate to receive external donor funding to offer six (6) research grants for current undergraduate and graduate students seeking funding support for short-term fellowship opportunities.

This fellowship of $1,500 is awarded to two (2) students to cover costs associated with research activities linked to the search for innovative solutions that have the capacity to enrich the lives of people in the developing world. Fellowships support undergraduate and graduate students to cover costs associated with research projects undertaken in the Spring, Summer, or Fall of 2024, in the following Africa House/CTED research areas:

  • Economic and Political Theory
  • Economic Development and Technology
  • Food and Agricultural Markets
  • Migration and Diaspora
  • Local Governance, Cultural Norms, and Development of Property Rights

New York University Information

New York University Grants

New York University (NYU) Africa House Fellowship Programs For African Academics 2024/2025 for Master Established in 1831, New York University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Abu Dhabi, Shanghai. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New York University (NYU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. New York University (NYU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 188 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at New York University, graduating no sooner than May 2025.


  • Explain how you plan to participate in the intellectual life of Africa House/CTED in the Africa House Fellowship Application Form.
  • Author or co-author one (1) research paper providing findings of your research project, to be submitted to Africa House/CTED in Spring 2025.
  • Present research findings at Africa House in Spring 2025.

Application Process

Required Documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation (referees should email letters directly to  )
  4. 2-3 page Africa-focused research proposal. The proposal could be an outline of your research or a study that is presently underway that will be further enhanced by the fellowship. The proposal should be written for educated readers, but not experts in your field. Proposals should include the following: research question, thesis/hypothesis, methodology/design, significance, and budget justification.
  5. Africa House Fellowship Application Form (upload the above mentioned items in the Google form)
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