CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: IADS-Rahamon Bello Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis in African and Diaspora Studies-2020

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos is calling for nominations for the best Ph.D. in any aspect of African and/or Diaspora Studies.

The Award, which is worth $1,000.00, is endowed by Professor Rahamon A. Bello, the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

To qualify for nomination, nominees must have defended their Doctoral Theses in the last two(2) years in any recognized university in Africa on issues addressing Africa and/or African diaspora. Applicants must be engaged in research in an academic institution in Africa.

Method of Application:

  1. Electronic (pdf) copy of thesis
  2. Evidence of Ph.D. award
  3. Curriculum Vitae and
  4. A write-up of 500 words maximum on why the thesis deserves the award.

The above should be sent to: on or before Friday,  October 30, 2020.

A successful awardee would be announced on Monday, November 30, 2020.

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