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The ISO LOMOSO Fellowship – Africa’s brightest upcoming researchers.


The ISO LOMOSO Fellowship – Africa’s brightest upcoming researchers.

Deadline: 15 February 2021
Open to: nationals of any African country, born after the 1st of January 1979
Benefits: STIAS residencies and other benefits

Description

Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow. The programme is aimed at African scholars who have obtained a doctoral degree within the preceding seven years and who hold an academic position at a university or research institution anywhere in Africa. Candidates should have established a research programme and have completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent post-PhD programme. All disciplines are considered.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the 2020 call, applicants must:

Benefits

Residence at STIAS

A three-year attachment to STIAS during which time you may spend a total of 10 months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research programme

Links to sister institutions

The possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere

International conferences

Funding to attend up to two international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world

Your own workshop

Support to convene a workshop with collaborators at STIAS or at their home institution

Support for your institution

Lecturer replacement subsidy for the fellow’s home institution during residency periods

How to Apply?

For more information and in order to apply, please visit the official web page.


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