Fellowships, Grants, Honors and Awards

  • Research Grant, Swedish Research Council, Stockholm, 2017 - 2022
  • Research Grant, Swedish Research Council, Stockholm, 2014- 2016
  • Research Grant, MIMA, Sweden, Popular Education Project for Eastern Africa, 2014-2017
  • Research Grant on Social Protection in Kenya, by The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), a not-for-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya, 2012-2015
  • A research project funded by Africa Initiative, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada, Scarcities in the Rangelands in Kenya: Assessment of Food Security and Water Needs among Pastoralist Groups in Northern Kenya. Research Grant, November 2012-2014
  • Lead Consultant, National Commission on Cohesion and Integration (NCIC). Research Project on: Dynamics of Devolved Government System in Kenya, 2013-2014
  • Action Aid Research Project on Stop Violence Against Girls in Schools (SVAGS), Kenya funded by BIG Lottery Fund, United Kingdom, 2011-2014
  • UNESCO Travel Grant to attend CONFINTIA preparatory conference in Nairobi, Kenya, October 31 to November 9, 2008
  • Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA. College of Arts and Humanities (CWU), 2008 Outstanding Faculty Research Award, May 13, 2008
  • Central Washington University (CWU) President’s Spheres of Distinction Grant to support creation of African American and African and Black Diaspora Studies Program at CWU, 2007
  • Travel Grant, College of Arts and Humanities, Central Washington University, 2007
  • Travel Grant, College of Arts and Humanities, Central Washington University, 2006
  • UNESCO Travel and Conference Grant. Forum for Higher Education, Paris, France, 2004
  • Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Washington, DC. Insecurity and Globalization in Eastern Africa: The Case of Pastoralist Regions, 2003/4
  • University of Illinois, Graduate College International Travel Grant, 2003/4
  • University of Illinois, Department of History Research Fellowship, 2003
  • Phi Kappa Phi, University of Illinois, Outstanding Scholar Award, 2003
  • Dissertation grant-in-aid, Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller, Foundation, New York, March, 2003
  • CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal, Research Grant. National Working Group on Kenya: To Research on Democrat Transition in Kenya. November 2002
  • UNESCO's continent-wide Africa Book Project; commissioned to write one of the volumes on the African Indigenous Education Textbook Series (2002-2004), UNESCO Education Institute, Hamburg, Germany. Received award in Gaborone, Botswana, August 2002
  • Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Grant on Research in "Conflict Areas" for Research in the Ilemi Triangle of East Africa (together with Kenneth Inyani Simala), August. 2002
  • Research grant-in-aid, Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, March 2002
  • Travel Grant; Center for African Studies, Stanford University, California. April, 2002
  • Travel Grant, Coleman Institute, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), February 2002
  • University of Illinois, Department of History. Conference Travel Grant, 2001
  • Conference Travel Grant, Institute of Global and Cultural Studies, State University of New York, Binghamton, April, 2001
  • Conference Grant, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin, March, 2001
  • J.W Fulbright Junior Scholars Fellowship, 2000-2002
  • Research Grant from Action-Aid Kenya to investigate “the Problems of Cattle-Rustling in Northern Kenya (1998-1999)
  • Association for World Education (AWE) Research Grant on Research on Women in Mining Areas in Kenya, 1998
  • Fellowship sponsorship from the Democracy Fund of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to attend a workshop on "Globalization, Lifelong Learning and Active Citizenship" at Copenhagen, Denmark (27 April – 14 May 1997)
  • Grant from the International Consortium on Experiential Learning (ICEL) to attend Seminar at Cape Town, South Africa (June 1996)
  • Grant from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the University of Western Cape, South to attend an conference on Adult Education and Training in Reconstruction and development: Lessons from the South and the North held in Cape Town, South Africa in November, 1995
  • Won Award Competition on Program on Governance and Peace, and Professional Development Fellowship (PDF) University of Florida, Center for African Studies, Gainesville, U.S.A. 15th December 1994 administered by the University of Florida on behalf of the Ford Foundation, 1994
  • University of Nairobi Post-Graduate Scholarship, 1989 – 91
  • Government of Kenya Scholarship for Undergraduate study at the University of Nairobi, 1986-1989


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Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi (Ph.D),

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