An endowment has been established in memory of Emeka Kalu Ezera to support graduate students from African countries at the University of California at Berkeley. The funds from the endowment are assigned to the Center for African Studies to aid student scholars at the graduate level concentrating in African Studies.
* The Ezera Fellowship gives priority to graduate students from West Africa who show exceptional promise of advancing scholarship in African Studies in the social sciences, humanities, and public policy and who demonstrate strong leadership potential.
* Students from other African regions are eligible and are encouraged to apply.
* Students must have been accepted for admission at the University of California at Berkeley when they apply and must be enrolled before funds may be dispersed to them.
* The fellowship is not available to students who are permanent residents or citizens of the United States.
* A total of no more than two years of support will be provided to a recipient of this fellowship; applications for the second year of support will be considered de novo along with other applications for that year.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of the Program: Funds may be requested for maintenance, travel, or research costs, as appropriate to enhance pre-dissertation and dissertation research on Africa.
How to Apply: Visit link below.