Fellowships Offered in Each Cycle


All-Discipline Fellowships

Open to Project Requests from all disciplines in each competition cycle.

Thematic Fellowships 

The CADFP give preference to different thematic areas over three competition cycles. Though projects in thematic, priority areas will be given priority, many all-discipline fellowships will be awarded. Priority Fellowship Themes with corresponding application dates:

Fall 2018: October 1-December 9, 2018

  • Peace, social justice, equality, and security (including cyber security)
  • Agriculture, industry, and innovation 

Alumni Fellowships 

Opportunity for program alumni to do another stay at their initial host institution. Alumni can also collaborate with new institutions.   

Multi-Institutional Fellowships 

With this type of fellowship, fellows can visit multiple institutions. Hosting institutions must collaborate on the Project Request. Project Requests are specifically encouraged that demonstrate a collaboration between established and newer universities. Collaborations between universities and research organizations are also an option with the multi-institutional Fellowship. Please contact africandiaspora@iie.org if you plan to apply for the multi-institutional fellowship.

Cohort Fellowships 

Two or more fellows collaborate on a single project. Please contact africandiaspora@iie.org if you plan to apply for this type of fellowship.