Graduate Fellowship

The African Studies program is pleased to announce two tuition remission Graduate Fellowships for the 2017/2018 Academic year. The fellowships will provide partial tuition for the fall and spring semesters for each student. The fellows will be expected to partner closely with the African Studies Program over the course of the academic year, engage with the program faculty and staff, benefit from the program’s resources, and will be given full exposure to the field of African Studies as they progress in their respective degree programs in their home departments. The fellows will be expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week during the term, and they will have an opportunity to re-apply for the fellowship for the spring term.
Applications are due by May 112018


  • Facilitate the Pitt Model African Union
  • Work with Pittsburgh Schools to organize the Model African Union for High School students
  • Maintain the ASP website
  • Help increase African Studies media presence
  • Organize student research symposium
  • Attend African Studies program activities, and meetings
  • Any other research activities as needed

  • Must be enrolled in the African Studies Certificate program
  • Must take at least one African Studies course during the tuition remission term
  • Must demonstrate professional work etiquette including strong interpersonal, public speaking and writing skills, work independently and have the ability to take initiative
  • Must be willing to commit a minimum of 10 hours a week of service to the African Studies program
  • Must have technology skills

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