Travel Grants

IFAS Travel Grant

IFAS – Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud is offering support to subsidise travel costs for one young scholar (a research postgraduate or early career researcher) presenting a paper at the conference. The scholar must be a national of Southern Africa[1] and should present a paper relating to this geographical area. IFAS will directly buy the return flight ticket (within an envelope of 10,000 ZAR) after notification of the award. The awardee must commit to provide IFAS with a brief mission report on the symposium and the subject he/she will present.

To apply for the IFAS Travel Grant, please include a paragraph addressing your eligibility and financial situation along with your paper proposal and send it to archipelagicmemory@gmail.com.

[1] IFAS mandate covers the following countries: South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


We are working on the possibility of providing additional travel grants for participants.

We will post any updates on this page.

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