University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme University of Michigan 2021

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme is designed to retain and strengthen faculty members working in African institutions of higher education and empower them to contribute to international academic networks and set their own research agendas.

The program vigorous effort is channeled to integrating African scholars into international academic networks and to foster collaborations across diverse disciplines

About University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is one of the renowned universities in the Michigan Detroit Area, the institution is recognized for having high standards of research and excellent teaching.UM has a large student body of over 29,345 students and a strong alumni board of over half a million which is of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.

More so the University of Michigan has one the highest employability status amongst other public schools in Michigan

Requirements for University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme (UMAPS)

Previous recipients of the UMAPS fellowship are not eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants without extensive international experience outside the continent.

All applicants must:

  • 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
  • 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

How to Apply for the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme

To apply for the ongoing University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.

Application Deadline

It is important to note that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Programme on or before October 15, 2021

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