Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars 2017

Due date: April 30, 2017

Applications are continuous for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars beginning in September 2017. This Fellowship covers an 18-month time span, containing a thorough preparing and research program on peace, security and advancement, which incorporates a 12-Month MSc program at King’s College London and a six-month connection to an African University to attempt an autonomous research extension. The Fellowship program is intended to open African researchers to the complexities of security and advancement issues confronting the African landmass.

The program looks to sustain junior African Scholars intrigued by seeking after a profession in peace, security and advancement, and to furnish them with the abilities important to accomplish this. Through showed modules, an engaged research arrangement and thorough tutoring exercises, the program will finish the accompanying destinations:

A minimum amount of Africans who comprehend the African peace and security scene in a worldwide setting;

An up and coming era of African researchers and experts with the aptitudes to send research about African social orders and their dreams of peace for dynamic change toward positive and stable peace in Africa;

An up and coming era of Africans that will shape deduction and strategize basic leadership on peace and security in Africa;

African home-developed thoughts and information based on peace and security;

A connection with supporters of scholarly and arrangement foundations teaming up on peace and security in Africa.


This is a completely financed opportunity, excluding any visa application and preparing costs. Assets will be made accessible to cover educational cost, subsistence in the UK and Africa, convenience, study related expenses, and all travel costs identified with the program;

Effective candidates are relied upon to locate their own particular convenience both in the UK and Africa. In the UK fruitful applicants will have the capacity to apply for University of London convenience, and they can likewise make their own particular settlement plans. Applicants are unequivocally encouraged to make all vital settlement plans well ahead of time of taking up their positions at King’s College London.


Keeping in mind the end goal to be viewed as qualified, competitors must have citizenship in an African nation;

Fruitful hopefuls must hold substantial travel records before acknowledgment;

The opposition is open just to junior employees situated in colleges in Africa from bureaus of political science; international relations; history; law; development studies; peace; security and conflict studies and related divisions;

Competitors need to exhibit an enthusiasm for seeking after vocations in the field of peace, security and advancement. Past reviews or engagement with the issues of security and improvement is not required. However applicants must exhibit a fundamental recognition with these issues;

Applicants should moreover have the capacity to show ability to embrace inquire about on issues identifying with peace and security in Africa. Fruitful hopefuls will be connected to a Research Cluster where they will work with ALC Research Associates and Senior Research Fellows to attempt inquire about on select parts of the ALC Research Agenda on “Future Peace and the Role of the State in Africa”;

Applicants will be relied upon to have an unmistakable arrangement on the most proficient method to use learning picked up in the Fellowship after coming back to their nations and scholastic foundations;

Hopefuls must be conversant in talked and composed English;

Hopefuls must have the capacity to show the accompanying qualities amid the application stage: Independent learning spirit; Integrity; Pursuit of perfection; and regard for all types of differing qualities.

Application Process

Applications will be acknowledged Online.

The accompanying reports are required, before your application will be viewed as finished:

A letter of use enumerating your important experience and capabilities.

A supporting explanation no longer than 1,000 words, itemizing why you feel that this program is imperative and your feasible arrangements for engagement with peace and security look into.

2 letters of proposal (To be gotten straightforwardly from the Referees by the due date of 23:59, April 30, 2017).

Late educational modules vitae.

One written work test (greatest 1000 words).

One research proposition of close to 1000 words on a point managing any of the accompanying 5 sets of inquiries:

What is the dominating vision of peace among Africa’s childhood and future pioneers? What are the best wellsprings of weakness for African youth?

What leadership issues go up against an up and coming era of youths trying to construct and manage peace?

What would we be able to find out about African youth encounters for future considerations in the administration of security and improvement?

How are the progression in African social orders and societal reactions to security and advancement challenges convincing an adjustment in the state?

How are African territorial associations reacting to the quickly changing African security scene?

If it’s not too much trouble demonstrate in your application letter, in the event that you have finished the University application (Note that you are required to present your application to the MSc Security, Leadership and Society, according to the points above by the due date of 23:59, April 30, 2017).

Every single supporting archive ought to be submitted by means of the online entry. Kindly note that no email applications will be acknowledged. On the off chance that you are encountering issues with the online application gateway, please contact Candidates are urged to present their applications right on time to maintain a strategic distance from postponements and inability to submit as a result of specialized difficulties.

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