West African Research Association (WARA) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 2018


  • Each fellowship will provide round trip to a West African country (not to exceed $2,500) and a stipend of up to $3,500. The West African Research Center (WARC) in Dakar, Senegal may assist with contacts and affiliations and recommendations for lodging in the country chosen by the fellow.


  • The WARA Pre- Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in programs at institutions of higher in the United States to conduct research in West during the summer of 2018;
  • It is advisable that applicants be conversant in an African spoken where they will be conducting research. Priority will be given to applicants who are at the pre-dissertation stage, that is, who will be returning to their to complete course work and exams, before beginning their fieldwork.