2021 Fully funded Atlantic Fellows Programme for Residential and Non-Residential African Students

Applications are invited for 2021 Fully funded Atlantic Fellows Programme for Residential and Non-Residential African Students at International Inequalities Institute. The Atlantic Fellows programme for Social and Economic Equity at the International Inequalities Institute is a fantastic new opportunity for experienced academics and senior practitioners to dig deeper into the causes of inequalities. Atlantic Residential Fellowship supports applicants in taking the one year MSc Inequalities and Social Science (MISS), with dedicated mentorship, as well as engaging with the wider work of the Atlantic Fellows programme (such as the Annual conference and Non-Residential Fellows support comprehensive short courses, with both academic and in-the-field work, comprising around seven weeks in total throughout the year. Non-Residential Fellows remain based in their home and professional environments, and travel to attend the Modules.

Scholarship Details

  • Type: Fellowship
  • To be taken at (country): Online/UK
  • Type: Fellowship, Masters
  • Number of Awards: up to 9 Residential Fellowships annually
  • Application Deadlines: 31st January 2021 (Atlantic Non-Residential) and 31st January 2021(Atlantic Residential)

Eligibility: 

  • Applicants for the Non-Residential Atlantic Fellowship must meet the Standard English Language requirements for the LSE. Proof must be included with your final application documents.
  • Applicants for the Atlantic Residential Fellowship must apply for the MSc Inequalities and Social Science. They must meet all the requirements as set out in the course page.
  • Separate eligibilities can be read on the application forms of each fellowship.

Worth for Residential Fellowship

  • Residential Fellows receive support from a dedicated LSE academic mentor, from the AFSEE Academic Lead through monthly meetings and regular check-ins, and via further opportunities for engagement offered throughout the year.
  • The Residential track of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme is a funded fellowship. The fellowship includes full tuition fees, an £18,000 stipend to cover living costs while in London, travel to and from Cape Town for the South Africa module, and travel to and from London at the beginning and end of the active fellowship, including reimbursement of visa fees. 
  • Modest financial support is available for Fellows who have family care responsibilities. The programme also has a Resilience Fund to which Fellows can apply in the event of emergencies. Further information is available upon request.

Worth for Non-Residential Fellowship:

  • Each Non-Residential Fellow receives support from a dedicated mentor who has been selected for expertise and experience in the Fellow’s area of focus.
  • The Non-Residential Track of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme is a funded fellowship. The fellowship includes full tuition fees; a £3,000 grant to support project work; dedicated mentorship; travel to and from London/Cape Town for each Module; accommodation and related costs during Modules; and reimbursement of visa fees.
  • Modest financial support is available for Fellows who have family care responsibilities. The programme also has a Resilience Fund to which Fellows can apply in the event of emergencies. Further information is available upon request.

Duration of Awards:

Atlantic Residential Fellowship: a full academic year.

Non-Residential Atlantic Fellowship: 12 to 18 months

How to Apply:

Interest applications are to complete Application online for Atlantic Residential Fellowship and   Non-Residential Atlantic Fellowship

Please download and fill the Application forms of the fellowship you are interested in (links are in the Award Webpage)

For more information, Visit Award Webpage



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