The University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program. The UMAPS program hosts two cohorts per year (August through December, and January through May), with one application round for both cohorts. Applicants will have the opportunity to indicate their preference for a particular cohort during the application process, but placement in a particular cohort (upon acceptance in the program) is not guaranteed.
Previous recipients of the UMAPS fellowship are not eligible to apply. However, applicants without extensive international experience outside the continent will have priorities. In addition to that, all applicants must be
Fellows of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program will receive:
Review and selection will be made by a multidisciplinary faculty committee at the University of Michigan and will be based on the following:
Priority will be given to candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds. The promotion of gender equity in the current class of scholars and in the African academy will also be prioritized. Preference will be given to candidates who do not have significant international experience outside the continent.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||The University of Michigan|