SSRC-African Peacebuilding Network (APN) Research Grants - Deadline: January 5, 2018

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October 5, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Journalism and Media Studies, Law and Legal History

Launched in 2012, the APN supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and regions on the African continent, as well as the integration of evidence-based knowledge into scholarly discourses, and the practices of regional and global policy communities.

These awards are open to scholars and practitioners from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, including those from multidisciplinary backgrounds. Individuals who choose to apply for these programs must be based in African universities, regional organizations, government agencies or nongovernmental, media, or civil society organizations on the continent.

  • Individual research grants: Supporting up to six months of innovative field-based research in order to produce knowledge that can impact practical actions on peacebuilding initiatives in Africa (Maximum costs: $15,000).
  • Collaborative working group research grants: Supporting joint multidisciplinary research teams involving scholars and practitioners at work on a collaboratively framed theme that can lead to direct impact on peacebuilding knowledge, policy, and practice (Maximum costs: $60,000).
  • Book manuscript completion grants: Supporting APN alumni during the completion of a book manuscript based on their APN research (Maximum costs: $10,000).

For more information and to access the application, visit us online. Detailed application instructions, eligibility restrictions, and terms of awards can be found by selecting the relevant grant programs. 

The APN is a program of the Social Science Research Council.

Contact Info: 

Questions should be directed to the APN team at, or by calling (+1) 718-517-3669


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