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Amani Research Fellowship Programme – Inaugural Cohort

November 2019 Gulu, Northern Uganda




Amani Institute Uganda, in collaboration with Advocates for Research in Development (ARiD), invites applications to its inaugural annual research fellowship programme for the year 2019. The Research Fellowship Programme (RFP) is a new annual multi-disciplinary interactive, intensive, inter-linked research mentorship programme conceptualised with a goal of nurturing a new generation of researchers in an African context. The Fellowship seeks to equip its participants with a range of practical, much-needed applied research skills and experience in a conflict, post-conflict and forced migration context.

The programme builds on over ten (10) years of practical research experience, including research teaching, research projects and conflict sensitivity programming, identified and documented by the two collaborating institutions i.e. Amani Institute Uganda (AIU) based in Gulu and the Advocates for Research in Development (ARiD) based in Pader.



Target groups

The Fellowship seeks to equip aspiring and practicing researchers, including undergraduate, masters and PhD students, with knowledge and skills on a range of practical and applied research methodologies and how to go about executing them, especially in fragile contexts- conflict, post-conflict and forced migration settings.

This unique multi-disciplinary research training programme is designed to accommodate early to mid-career researchers, graduate students, masters and PhD students,practitioners in various disciplines and scholars interested in learning new or emerging issues and applied skills in contemporary research.

For guidelines on how to submit your application, please download this document Call For Applications: Amani Research Fellowship Programme