Awarded Scholarships 2017
Nordic Scholarship Programme
Motolani Agbebi, School of Management, University of Tampere, Finland. Research project: 'Chinese economic engagement in Africa: Potential opportunities and implications for Human capital development. A case of Nigeria'.
Hamadou Boiro, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland. Research project: 'Trafficking is a heavy word: Bissau-Guinean Koran school students in Senegal'.
David Cheruiyot, Geography, Media and Communication Department, Karlstad University, Sweden. Research project: Media criticism and journalism practice: A comparative study of Kenya and South Africa'.
Gabriel Ezechukwu, Department of Education, University of Turku, Finland. Research project: 'African academics in the Nordic universities: Prerequisites, diasporic existence and potentials for cooperation'.
Gudrun Sif Fridriksdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland. Research project: ''The role of identity in the transition from combatant to civilian amongst Burundian ex-combatants'.
Said Juma, Faculty of Education, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Research project: 'Moving towards inclusion: Implications for teacher education systems in Zanzibar'.
Liisa Nokso-Koivisto, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. Research project: 'Vodun cults as cultural heritage in Benin'.
Ludovick Myumbo, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland. Research project: 'Rural-urban migration of adolescent girls in search of a better life: Understanding the lived experiences of Nyiramba girls in Mwanza, Tanzania'.
Henri Onodera, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland. Research project: 'Beyond making do? Youth experiences of waithood in post-revolutionary Egypt'.
Karin Sundström, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden. Research project: 'Restraining the state: Creation and design of national human rights institutions in Africa'.
Karim Karl Zakhour, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden. Research project: 'Tunisia in transition: Center-periphery dynamics'.
African Guest Researchers' Scholarship Programme
Mathabo Khau, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa. Research project: 'Sexualities and HIV/AIDS in the context of mobility and migration: Narratives of international university students'.
Linnet Hamasi, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Peace and Security Studies, Kisii University, Kenya. Research project: 'Sources, trends and influences in radicalization of women and girls and implications for security in Kenya'.
Cush Ngonzo Luwesi, Universite du Kwango, DR Congo. Research project: 'Innovative water finance in Africa - A guide for water managers'.
Samia Satti Nour, Economics Department, Faculty of Economic and Social Studies, Khartoum University, Sudan. Research project: 'Migration of higher education students from North Africa'.
Idris Badiru, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Research project: 'Nollywood coverage and framing of agricultural issues in the transformation agenda period'.
Josephine Musango, School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Research project: 'Urbanisation and sustainable electricity for all in African cities: The case of Cape Town'.
Nancy Rushohora, Makerere University, Uganda. Research project: 'The 'maji' of the majimaji war: Rituals and conservation of water resources in southern Tanzania'.