Iso Lomso fellowships provide an exceptional early career opportunity for Africa’s brightest minds in academia. Iso Lomso means ‘the eye of tomorrow’ in isiXhosa: seeing towards the future, laying the foundations for tomorrow. The third call for applications is now open.
Iso Lomso Fellows enjoy:
three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total
of ten months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term
- the possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere;
- funding to attend up to three international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world;
- support to convene a workshop with collaborators at STIAS;
- lecturer replacement subsidy for the fellow’s home institution during residency periods.
programme is aimed at African scholars who have obtained a doctoral
degree within the preceding seven years and who hold an academic
position at a university or research institution anywhere in Africa.
Candidates should have established a research programme and have
completed a post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent post-PhD programme.
All disciplines are considered.