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Future Leaders – African Independent Researchers (FLAIR) Fellowships

Future Leaders – African Independent Researchers (FLAIR) Fellowships

On 15 May, the  African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Royal Society, with support from the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund launched the sub-Saharan Africa grant scheme, Future Leaders – African Independent Researchers (FLAIR) Fellowships. The scheme offers postdoctoral fellowships to talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field to enable them to develop an independent research career in a sub-Saharan African institution.

The aims of the FLAIR fellowship programme are:

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African Academy of Sciences recognises exceptional young South African scientists

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has selected 22 early career scientists through a merit based review process for the second cohort of the AAS Affiliates Programme that recognises exceptional young scholars. The 22, who are PhD holders and below the age 40, were selected from Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia and will be AAS Affiliates during 2017 to 2021.

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