DAAS Graduate Certificate Program
The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies offers two certificates for U-M graduate students: African Studies (code 01973) and African American and Diasporic Studies (code 01974). Through this program, DAAS offers students in many fields the opportunity to explore and interrogate currents of thought and diverse methodological approaches outside their own particular fields of specialization.
MASTERS IN INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL STUDIES (MIRS)
MIRS: African Studies Specialization
The African Studies specialization of the Masters in International and Regional Studies (MIRS) is designed for students seeking to gain advanced, interdisciplinary knowledge in the field of African studies.
FUNDING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
SAIO Summer Research Grant for Current U-M Graduate Students
Funding for scholarly travel, research, and exchanges between the University of Michigan and countries in Africa, especially South Africa.
DAAS SAIO Fellowship for an Incoming Graduate Student
The SAIO Fellowship funds an incoming graduate student for the first year of graduate study at the University of Michigan.
DAAS Funding Request Form
The department also accepts requests for graduate research funding. Please complete the linked form and provide as much information as possible. Requests are sent to the department's Executive Committee for consideration.
FUNDING FOR POST-DOCS
Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Fellowship
A residential post-doctoral fellowship for scholars working on Africa and/or the African diaspora.