June 17, 2024
Germany's Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024

Germany's Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024

Germany’s Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024

Germany’s Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024 Call for Applications is now available. Researchers from Africa who fit the criteria are encouraged to apply for a fully financed fellowship opportunity in Germany, with a monthly award of €2,800. Multiple fellowships are being given out by Megatrends Afrika to post-doctoral researchers from African nations who are focusing on problems in Africa.

Germany’s Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024 Overview:

  • Sponsor: Megatrends Africa
  • Host Institutions: German Institutes
  • Monthly Grant Value: €2,800
  • Multiple Awards
  • Postdoctoral Study Level: Africans

Eligibility of Germany’s Megatrends Afrika Fellowships in 2024

  • Open to postdoctoral researchers from countries in Africa.
  • Selection is based on research projects that are turned in.
  • Concentrate on studying subjects about Africa.


  • Sahelian Conflicts and Armed Violence
    Connections between armed violence, resource/land use conflicts, and climate change.
    Local opinions on foreign involvement in conflict zones.
  • Gender or Demographic Change
    Impact on political beliefs, engagement, and women’s place in politics.
  • Democratization and autocratization
    Influence from both inside and outside.
  • Africa’s Participation in Multilateral and Mini-Lateral Fora
    Foreign relations within the new global order, especially South-South interactions,.
  • African Regional Integration and Collaboration
    Dynamics of regional integration and collaboration.
  • Relationship between Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics.

Program Advantages:

  • Full-time fellowships were awarded between May 2, 2024, and November 30, 2024.
  • Fellows live in the host institution’s city.
  • Monthly grant of €2,800.
  • Return economy flight from home location to Germany.
  • The honorarium is determined at IDOS using the IDOS charge schedule.

Application Process:

  • Send a single PDF document to Megatrends-Afrila@swp-berlin.org.
  • Include a motivational letter, a cover letter, an academic publication list, and research paper examples.
  • Provide diplomas or transcripts of study (no translations are required).
  • Write a 2000-word concept note with a project description.

Concept Note for the Megatrends Policy Brief

  • Scope and ambition for publication.
  • Discussion on the project or research topic.
  • Academic relevance and policy relevance.
  • Feasibility and theoretical/methodological grounding.

Deadline for application: March 10, 2024, 11:59 p.m. CET

Visit the official scholarship website.

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