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Your donations will go a long way in supporting a variety of activities, including the following:

Promoting Exchanges with Africa
The Presidential Scholars Program, awards promising scholars based in Africa with a grant which enables them to attend the ASA annual meeting.

Promoting Excellence in African Studies
You may contribute to any of the following prizes and/or awards:

Melville J. Herskovits Book Award
Distinguished Africanist Award
Paul Hair Prize
Conover Porter Award
Graduate Student Paper Prize
African Studies Review "State of the Art" Lecture
Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola Lecture

Support African Libraries and Schools
Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award

ASA Endowment
As a 501(c)(3) organization, contributions to the ASA are tax deductible. The Endowment Fund supports ongoing initiatives, recognizing excellence in the field and providing for outreach services and general support. Every contribution is important and every donation counts.

Click on the button below to contribute to the ASA.

If you'd prefer to pay by mail or fax please complete the Donation Form and return it according to instructions on the form.

For more information about contributing to the ASA, please contact the Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

On behalf of the ASA Board of Directors, the entire membership, and the Secretariat, sincere appreciation is extended to everyone who, this year, committed to the African Studies Association through a donation to the ASA Endowment Fund. Each contribution is gratefully accepted as an affirmation that ASA is an organization worthy of a financial contribution.

Recent sponsors include the following individuals and organisations:

Royal Air Maroc
Cambridge University Press
University of Michigan Center for African Studies
Lynne Rienner Publishers
Reginald Lewis Museum
Charles Ambler
Imani Countess
Okunla Olusegun Emmanuel  
Toyin Falola
Peter Hartsock
Niklas I Hultin
Goran S Hyden
Olivia Kwapong
Carl Levan
Peter M Lewis
Harriet McGuire
Marissa Moorman
Anne Pitcher
Brenda Randolph
David W. Robinson
Abdi Samatar
Aili M. Tripp
West African Research Association
World Cocoa Foundation

Member Aid For Africa
African Studies Association is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.
African Studies Association
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Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Tel: 848-445-8173
Fax: 732-445-1366