Please note that the Foundation has suspended the Osmundsen Initiative supplement Grants are non-renewable.
Students must be enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent, if applying from outside the United States) at the time of application.
Dissertation Fieldwork Grants are awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research.
The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation.
In addition, recipients are strongly encouraged to submit their research for presentation at the annual Graduate Student Poster Sessions using the general call for submissions in the Summer of each year.
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Any publication stemming from the research should acknowledge SMEP support.
The University of Rwanda is a higher education institution formed in 2013 through the merger of Rwanda’s previously independent public institutions of higher education, the largest of which was the National University of Rwanda.
The University of Rwanda is seeking applicants for Master’s Dissertation Research Grant programme. The main objective of the grant is strengthen the capacity of Masters Students registered at the University of Rwanda to conduct a dissertation based research.
Course Level: Grants are available to pursue Masters Dissertation based Research programme.
Study Subject: Grants are awarded in the field of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Sustainable Development in Rwanda and East Africa.