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Canada: Women RISE Research Teams 2022 – Call for Proposals

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Two-stage Call for Proposals for Research Teams for Women RISE

When is the Application Deadline:

12th April 2022

Which Fields are Eligible for Women RISE Research Teams 2022 – Call for Proposals?

Research Teams are invited to submit Concept Notes for two-year research projects. Teams successful at the Concept Note stage will be invited to submit Full Proposals.

The following types of research are considered in scope:

  • Epidemiological studies that describe and analyze patterns of diseases or health among women and consider different population and occupational factors.
  • Population health research that explores diverse women’s experiences as individuals and within the society (e.g., family and community, intergenerational relationships, socioeconomic groups, work groups and enterprises).
  • Intervention and Implementation research focused on exploring how policies, practices and strategies already put in place to alleviate the impact of COVID-19 influence the relationships between women’s paid and unpaid work and their health.

Specific Research Areas

A subset of funds is available to support research that is relevant to the scope and objectives of Women RISE and specifically addresses one of the following three Specific Research Areas:

  • Infectious diseases research focused on understanding how relationships between women’s work and health have been shaped by and are shaping disruptions to infectious disease prevention, immunization programs and care services.
  • HIV/AIDS STBBI research specific to women living with HIV/AIDS, COVID-19-related disruptions to HIV and STBBI prevention or care services, or the health of women in occupations that put them at increased risk for HIV and STBBI acquisition.
  • Pandemics and other health emergencies research that investigates ways the COVID-19 experience can inform, improve, and safeguard women’s health and socioeconomic well-being against future health emergencies.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for Women RISE Research Teams 2022 – Call for Proposals?

The Research Team must include a Principal Investigator (PI) who is a low- and middle-income country (LMIC) researcher based in the LMIC Lead Applicant Organization and residing in an eligible LMIC country/territory where the research is proposed. The PI will be the team lead and will work in close collaboration with a Canada-based Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) and a Decision-Maker Co-PI based in the same country as the Lead Applicant Organization or in a country where the research will take place. For applications involving Indigenous communities, the RT must include at least one member who self-identifies as Indigenous or provides evidence of having meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous Peoples in an Indigenous Health Research Environment.

The Research Team must also include a Lead Applicant Organization and a Canadian Co-Applicant Organization.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Algeria Angola Argentina Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Bolivia Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Democratic Republic of the Congo Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Indonesia Ivory Coast Jamaica Jordan Kenya Laos Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Mali Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Mongolia Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Pakistan Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Republic of Congo Rwanda Senegal Sierra Leone South Africa Sri Lanka Swaziland South Sudan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tunisia Turkey Uganda Viet Nam West Bank and Gaza Zambia Zimbabwe

How Many Grants will be Given?

Twenty projects with a maximum budget of CAD1,000,000 per grant

What is the Benefit of Women RISE Research Teams 2022 – Call for Proposals?

CAD1,000,000 per grant

How Long will the Program Last?

Up to 24 months.

How to Apply for Scholarship:

If you are eligible for this opportunity we welcome you to submit an application.

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It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.


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