ACLS African Humanities Program 2016-2017: Call for Applications


The African Humanities Program (AHP) of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) seeks to reinvigorate the humanities in Africa through fellowship competitions and related activities in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. In partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which has generously provided funding, AHP offers African scholars an integrated set of opportunities to develop individual capacities and to promote formation of scholarly networks. The African Humanities Program supports the Carnegie Corporation’s efforts to develop and retain African academics at universities in Africa.

Completed applications must be submitted by November 2, 2016 by email to

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