Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Programme 2022

Deadline: October 21 2022

Deadline: October 21 2022

Applications for Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Programme 2022 are open. A programme designed to provide exceptional African researchers an opportunity to build international networks and focus on a project of their choice, away from teaching and administrative duties at their home institutions.

The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Programme 2022 provides fellows with an opportunity to work on a project of their choice in collaboration with Oxford-based scholars, while benefit from the resources available at Oxford University for research, writing, and strengthening research leadership skills.

During the AfOx Visiting Fellowship Programme 2022, Fellows will be affiliated with the University of Oxford for 12 months, including 10 months of virtual engagement and a 2 month in-person visit to Oxford during Trinity Term. AfOx Fellows will select which of the AfOx research themes: Healthy People, Innovation for Prosperity, Integrated Societies and Green Futures, their project most closely aligns with

AfOx Fellows associate with a Department and a College within the University. Fellows can apply to work with scholars based in any of the University’s departments. Similarly, AfOx is a cross-university platform which supports collaboration across all the departments at Oxford University.

  • AfOx provides fellows with a single-occupancy study bedroom, a return economy flight, a maintenance allowance for living expenses (up to £250 per week during the residence period) and a temporary University card.


  • You are eligible to apply if you are a national of any African country
  • To apply for a fellowship all applicants must have an Oxford based researcher named as their collaborator on their application.
  • We encourage applications across the full range of academic disciplines and to work with any researcher based at the University of Oxford.
  • They welcome applications from all academic disciplines and particularly encourage applications from female and underrepresented researchers.
  • Visiting Fellows must be of postdoctoral or equivalent status at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be holding an appointment in an African academic or research institution at the time of application.

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