The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites applications for the Young Scholars Programme established by Harry Guggenheim to sponsor scholarly research on problems of violence, aggression, and dominance.
The foundation places a priority on the study of social sciences, history, criminology, and the humanities which illuminate modern human problems, providing both research grants to established scholars and dissertations fellowships to graduate students during the dissertation-writing year.
Every two years the Harry Frank Guggenheim foundation hosts the Young African Scholars program. Ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.
Worth of Award
The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.
Applicants must be aged 40 or younger, currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at an African higher education institution, and living on the continent.
How to Apply
Applications should be no more than ten pages in length and include the following:
- Research question
- Short literature review
- Description of research methods to be used
- Reference letter from official academic advisor
- Two-page C.V.
- Copy of passport or government-issued ID card
Deadline: The deadline for submission of all application materials has been extended to 11:59 EST on October 15th, 2018.