National Social Science and Humanities Research Council

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National Social Science and Humanities Research Council

The idea of NSSHRC

The National Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is an information and research support agency that helps in sustaining and promoting all Africans researchers home and abroad for post secondary based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. 

The support of the NSSHRC is focused at providing relevant information for social scientist which range from accessing scholarships and awards to training, creating forums for researchers to share their knowledge, experience and ethical standards, establish relationships across communities and institutions around the world, NSSHRC takes the advantage to support global leading projects that is dedicated to guarantying an improved society for Africans and the world.  

Find your idea and create it

Are you a researcher? About to write a project or writing for publishing? Here are the ideas you need to know before creating it. To be successful in conducting research, you must 

• take time to plan

• find a question that is both challenging and possible, both open and focused

• ensure that your research has a question

• explore many kinds of sources, not just textbooks 

• think analytically and imaginatively about what you find

• store notes in efficient and interesting ways

• collaborate with others and take on other people's views

• present your final ideas in inspiring and effective ways

• use what you find to solve a problem or make a difference

Research and Information

Research and information is a key forum on this website which set to analyze and question the approaches of social sciences and humanities research and teaching. Articles published in English only can be shared on the forum. 

The information from social sciences and humanities research present an extensive range of perspectives, including Anthropology, communication, criminology, cultural studies, economics, education, environment, history, human geography, international relations, internet, law, linguistics, media, politics, psychology, social psychology, social work and sociology.

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Divisions and Offices
Social Justice & Welfare
Links to UK scholarships
International Students
The Chevening UK Scholarships is the flagship scholarship scheme of the British Government. Every year,  1000 scholarships are given to exceptional international students who wants undertake postgraduate study at UK Universities.

The Commonwealth Scholarships are targeted to students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master’s, PhD, and split-site (PhD) study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
The Shared Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from DFID), and UK universities, to support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue postgraduate studies at UK Universities towards the development of their home countries.

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