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Apply for the POSSIBLE-Africa Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2022/2023



The science for African foundation holds possible fellowships for African scholars who are interested in solving their continent’s most pressing developmental issues, preparing Outstanding Social Science Investigators to Benefit Lives and Environments in Africa Programme (POSSIBLE-Africa Fellowship Programme)

The POSSIBLE-Africa Fellowship Programme is a 24-month early postdoctoral fellowship opportunity for outstanding African scholars in the Social Sciences & Humanities, who propose research that aims to create evidence to inform sustainable development within the African continent.



  • You must have completed your PhD between the last 5 – 10.
  • You also must be a citizen of an African country and an affiliate of a higher institute in that country.
  • Females are encouraged to apply, as are scholars from marginalized and disadvantaged groups.
  • The proposal can cover the breadth of SS&H to include both core humanities disciplines, quantitative and qualitative SS&H.





How to apply

Applicants for the POSSIBLE-Africa fellowship should submit their applications via the SFA Foundation’s grant management system.


Selection process

The selection process will be based on your research and theory course written.



The POSSIBLE-Africa fellowship programme will provide funding of up to USD 65,000 to emerging SS&H leaders to conduct research addressing topics related to regional goals and those of the SFA Foundation.


End date

11 December 2022


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