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Financial Support & Applications

The center provides support for African research, forging international partnerships, conference attendance, and more for both students and faculty.

Find applications specific to faculty or specific to students and funding opportunities for faculty and students.

Africana Library

The Africana Collection of the MSU Libraries is one of the largest in the United States, having been built up since 1960 to support broad faculty and graduate student involvement in research and development projects on the continent. In recent decades, MSU program about Africa has been consistently rated among the top one or two in the country in both the number of faculty involved and the number of doctoral dissertations produced.

Web-based Resources

A compilation of domestic and international web-based resources available to scholars of Africa can be found here.

Student Organizations

There are a number of Africa-related organization on campus, whose overall mission is to promote Africa in different ways. Some of the groups focus on advocacy while others are dedicated to educating themselves and the larger MSU community about the African continent and sharpening their leadership skills to better serve Africa tomorrow. As a unit that represents Africa at MSU, the African Studies Center strives to offer the necessary support that student organizations require to accomplish their desired goals.

Resources for International & Undocumented Students

There are many offices on campus that want to make your time at MSU great. If you have questions about immigration, documentation status, getting involved in student life, or a variety of other things, we would like to connect you with the right resources. In addition to the resources linked here, current or prospective students are welcome to contact the Center via email or stop by our office in the International Center, room 100 for more information.

Ramadan Guide

Beginning in mid-April, many MSU students and employees will begin the month-long fast of Ramadan. As we work toward promoting a more inclusive Spartan community, there are some important things to consider. Please read through this short guide to learn more about Ramadan.