Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation Young African Scholars Program 2018/2019

The Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation is now accepting applications from young Africans currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program for its 2018/2019 Young African Scholars Program. The deadline for submission of applications from the  Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation Young African Scholars Program is 11:59 EST on October 15th, 2018.

Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation Young African Scholars Program


Every two years the foundation hosts the Young African Scholars program. Ten scholars whose proposed projects are judged to be of high quality and closely relevant to the foundation’s interest in violence and aggression are selected to take part.

The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings.

Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation Young African Scholars Program Eligibility.

  • Applicant must be aged 40 or younger
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at an African higher education institution, and living on the continent.

How to Apply for Harry Frank Guggenheim (HFG) Foundation Young African Scholars Program.

Applications should be no more than ten pages in length and include the following:

  • Research question
  • Short literature review
  • Description of research methods to be used
  • Reference letter from official academic advisor
  • Two-page C.V.
  • Copy of passport or government-issued ID card

The online application will be available beginning August 1st, 2018. The deadline for submission of all application materials has been extended to 11:59 EST on October 15th, 2018.

Apply Here Official Link

For further information, please contact the foundation at info@hfg.org.


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