2022 African Presidential Scholars Program | Online Application
African Presidential Scholars Program is a fully funded scholarship for all students sponsored by the University of Michigan.
Application for the African Presidential Scholars Program is on top gear, qualified and interested applicants are to follow all application guides and procedures before application
Application for this program is entirely free of charge and can not be influenced by colors, tribe, stereotypes,s or government
The University of Michigan, a world-class academic institution is the sole sponsor of this program and will bear 100% of the cost.
October 15, 2022
Benefits of the African Presidential Scholars Program
Free housing (private room & bath in a suite setting), medical insurance, a research allowance, and a modest stipend to cover living (Important note: The UMAPS program is unable to accommodate spouses and/or dependents).
Opportunity to present research to the U-M community.
Five months of residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, paired with a faculty collaborator with full access to the university’s resources.
Round-trip airfare from their home country to Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Requirements for African Presidential Scholars Program
Interested applicants must:
Be able to demonstrate support from a home institution with a letter of recommendation from the head of department, dean, or vice chancellor.
Be able to remain in residence for five months.
Be an early career faculty member who has taught in the higher education system for less than ten years, and who is presently teaching in a college or university in Africa.
Be employed in an ongoing position at a university or college in Africa.
Review and selection will be made by a multidisciplinary faculty committee at the University of Michigan and will be based on:
Fair representations of scholars aligned with ASC’s three disciplinary initiatives.
Support of the candidate’s home institution.
The academic quality of the candidate and of the proposed program of scholarship.
The academic fit of the candidate with others selected in the cycle and with the areas of interest described in the Scholarly Program section below is our hope to facilitate scholarly networks.