CAS Fellowships

The Center directly administers several fellowships for graduate students and one for undergraduates. We also have a seed grant program for faculty.

CAS Fellowship and Award Deadlines for 2023:


  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) for Summer 2023:   Monday, 6 February
  • Geist and Rosberg Fellowship Application:  Friday, 24 February
  • Award for Best Undergraduate Thesis in African Studies: Friday, 5 May


  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) for Summer 2023:   Monday, 6 February
  • Rocca PreDissertation and Dissertation Fellowships: Monday, 6 February
  • Emeku Kalu Ezera Fellowship: Monday, 6 February
  • Africa Research Travel GrantWe do not anticipate awarding this in 2023

 (For all CAS applications: You must be logged in with CalNet ID on browser to access application links).


  • Mastercard Foundation Faculty Seed Grant Program: Wednesday, March 1