Fox International Fellowship Programme 2020/2021

The Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID) invites Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and highly motivated individuals for the Fox International Fellowship Programme.  

This Fellowship is a direct, two-way student exchange partnership between Yale University and fourteen (14) of the world’s leading universities including the University of Ghana and allows the ideal candidate(s) to spend one academic year at Yale University as part of their doctoral programme.

Field of focus.

Candidates should be engaged in a relevant social science (including political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology and geography) or humanities discipline (including philosophy, history and law). Training in some type of substantive interdisciplinary fields such as business/management, public administration, international relations, environmental policy and public health are especially attractive.

Generally, the focus has been on promoting opportunities for younger scholars

University Of Ghana Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme at UG in any of the focal disciplines listed on the Expression of Interest Form.
  • Applicants should have completed the first year of their PhD programme at the time of application (‘at the time of applying’ or ‘at the time of submitting their application).
  • Nominees should have a clearly defined research area at the time of the application.

How to Apply for Fox International Fellowship Programme

Step 1:  Interested applicants attend information/briefing session on Thursday,        21st November, 2019

Step 2:   Submission of Expression of Interest in the attached format to ORID latest  by 5pm on Friday, 29th November, 2019               

Step 3:   Submission of Full Applications to ORID by 20th December, 2019

Step 4:   Shortlisted applicants attend selection interview in January, 2020


Expression of Interest must be submitted to ORID not later than Friday 29th November, 2019              

Expression of interest forms must be submitted electronically by filling the form in the link below;

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