SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS

July 2020 - June 2023       Humboldt Alumni Award 2020 for Innovative Networking Initiatives promoting networking between female academics, from Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Foundation, Bonn, Germany.       

July 2019 – Dec. 2019            Alexander von Humboldt Foundation/Stiftung scholarship for a semester (6 months) research programme from the University of Hamburg, Germany.

July 2019 – August 2019        A sponsorship from ‘European Summer University’ Leipzig, Germany to deliver a lecture titled ‘Digital Humanities, the African Perspective? Insight from Language Documentation, in Leipzig, Germany from 23rd July – 02nd August 2019.

Sept. 2018 – Jan. 2019            A grant award from ‘Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Foundation (AvH) for hosting the Ist CaPROWN- Gender Humboldt Kolleg Cameroon, 2019 on ‘Mindset Change and Empowerment of the Professional Cameroonian Women for development‘ in Yaounde from  23 to 25 January 2019.

 

Feb. 2018 – May 2018            A grant award from ‘Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Foundation (AvH)’ for a three months Humboldt Alumni revisit programme at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

 

Dec. 2017 – May. 2018          A grant award from ‘German Embassy in Cameroon’ for ‘A Borehole/portable water supply micro-project for the Bezen  Women Development Group (BeWoDeG)” [Principal recipient]

 

May 2016 – June 2019           A grant award from the VOLKSWAGEN Foundation/Stiftung –DOBES Programme, Germany for the sponsorship of the ‘The language of ethnomedicinal discourse in Southern Jukunoid communities of Cameroon (LEMSOC)’ (Cameroon)’ [Principal Investigator (PI)]

 

Sept. 2014 – Aug. 2015          A grant award from “Centre International de Recherche et de Documentation sur les Traditions et les Langues Africaines” (CERDOTOLA) for the sponsorship of ‘A multi-media documentation of folklore, proverbs, tales, songs and ceremonial rites of the Bezen people (Cameroon)’ [Principal Investigator (PI)]

 

Sept. 2011 – Aug. 2014         A grant award from the VOLKSWAGEN Foundation/Stiftung –DOBES Programme, Germany for the sponsorship of the ‘Documentation of the Bezen language (Cameroon)’ [Principal Investigator (PI)]

 

Mar. 2011 – Feb. 2014            A grant award from the ALEXANDER von HUMBOLDT -

Georg Foster Stiftung, Germany for the sponsorship of the development of a ‘Polylectal Grammar’ and a ‘Trilingual dictionary’ for the Mankon Varieties (NKUN language) [Principal Investigator (PI)]

 

Nov. 2007 – June 2009           Alexander von Humboldt Foundation/Stiftung scholarship for a post-doctorate research programme from the University of Hamburg, Germany.

April 1997 – April 2002          DAAD scholarship for the acquisition of a PhD degree in

African Linguistics from the University of Hamburg, Germany.

Oct. 1996 – April 1997           DAAD scholarship for the acquisition of a PNDS diploma in

German language from the ‘GOETHE Institut’, University of Bremen, Germany.

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