Funding Available: Ghana Studies Council 2011 Research Grant Program

The Ghana Studies Council (GSC) invites applications for its Research Grant Program. The GSC will award two or more research grants of up to $500 each. Graduate students, faculty, and researchers resident in Ghana and affiliated with an academic department or institute in Ghana are eligible. Applications must consist of the following:

(1) completed application form;
(2) research proposal of approximately 500 words; and
(3) a letter of recommendation (for graduate students, this should be from
your primary advisor).

All documents should be emailed to by 1
October 2011.

Applications will be reviewed by the GSC Research Grants Committee and
decisions will be announced by early November. Recipients will be required
to submit a research report which will be published in a future issue of
the GSC newsletter.

Please see pages 17-18 of GSC Newsletter 23 (2010), available at the following link, for more information and the application form:

The Ghana Studies Council is an international organization of scholars whose research interests focus on Ghana. The GSC promotes the study of Ghana as well as collaboration between Ghana specialists through activities such as its annual meeting, sponsored panels at the African Studies Association and other conferences, research grants, and its peer-reviewed multidisciplinary academic journal, Ghana Studies.

For more membership information, visit our website or email

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