Applications are open for the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program 2022/2023 in the United States of America. The UMAPS Program brings early-career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Scholars are paired with a faculty collaborator during their stay and have full access to the University of Michigan’s (U-M) resources to further their work on a research project, an academic degree, publications, grant proposal, or other relevant activity.
The program supports the development of the next generation of African scholars by integrating them into international academic networks and promotes U-M’s international commitment to research and teaching collaborations across diverse disciplines, from engineering to literature to economics.
Participants at the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program will receive the following benefits
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.
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|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||The University of Michigan|