This call is for early-career scientists in IFS (International Foundation of Science) eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country.
Within the framework of Danish development cooperation, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for research proposals between Denmark and researchers in partner countries.
Application Deadline: 2nd February 2018 (Phase 1)
- Window 1: Research-based institutions in Denmark, Ghana, and Tanzania are encouraged to apply.
The CLIFF-GRADS program invites applications from students from developing countries currently enrolled in PhD programs for short-term scientific training and research stays on topics related to measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems.
Application Deadline: 31st December 2017.
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
About the Award: CLIFF-GRADS is a joint initiative of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (CCAFS) low emissions agriculture flagship and the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA).
Building on its goal to secure the future and foster the career growth of its high-achieving graduates, the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) will offer up to 5 one-year postdoctoral fellowships in 2017 for its fellows who have completed their PhD studies
Application Deadline: 15th July,
MINDS offers scholarships to Africans who wish to pursue post-graduate studies within Africa, outside of their own countries. Through tailored leadership development activities, the MINDS Scholarship Program aims to nurture leaders who have a continental development mindset; leaders who will facilitate greater cohesion and cooperation between African countries.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): Institutions in African countries
Field of Study: Any.
Makerere University is now pleased to invite applications from eligible University staff for post-doctoral fellowships through the Nurturing Emerging Research Leaders Through Post-Doctoral Training At Makerere University (NERLP)
Application Deadline: 7th July 2017 5:00pm East African Standard Time.
Eligible Countries: Kenya
To be taken at (country): Kenya
About the Award: The Carnegie Corporation of New York has been one of the big supporters for research at Makerere University,
The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund supports pairs of researchers (post-doctoral level and above) from the University of Cambridge (or an affiliated institution such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and NIAB) and sub-Saharan African institutions, across all disciplines, to initiate and/or strengthen research collaborations.
The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) 2017 is offering grants to researchers from African countries.
Application Deadline: 1st June, 2017
To be taken at (country): USA
About the Award: Two categories of grants are offered in the ARSP: research grants and program and curriculum development grants.
Application Deadline: January 2017 (annual) | Offered annually? Yes
Scholarship Name: ORISHA DPhil Scholarship (African Humanities Research Fund)
Brief description: The African Studies Committee offers ORISHA DPhil Scholarships in Humanities for Africans Students who will be registered as Graduate Students of the Oxford University in Africa 2016-2017
Accepted Subject Areas: Students may be registered in any of the following disciplines: African Studies,
Application Deadline: 1 April 2016 | Offered annually? Yes
Scholarship Name: African Guest Researchers’ Scholarship Programme
Brief description: Africa Guest Researcher Scholarships at Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), Sweden for African Researchers /Scholars 2016 – With preference to Women Researchers
Accepted Subject Areas: Applications are invited from scholars with research projects related to current thematic research clusters at the Institute:
- Agrarian Change,
Application Deadline: 31 January 2015 | Offered annually: Yes
During 2017 NAI Travel Scholarships are cancelled due to financial constraints.
Brief description: Nordic Africa Institute Fieldwork Africa- Travel Scholarship, Sweden for researchers on development Issues in Africa with emphasis on Social sciences and closely related fields such as anthropology,
Brief description: Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), on behalf of the Government of India, invites applications from African researchers for award of this fellowship for conducting research in Indian institutions across all areas of science and technology.
Application Deadline: 30th September, 2016
2012-2013 Research Fellowship in all areas of the humanities at University of Texas, USA
The Harry Ransom Center annually awards over 50 fellowships to support projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts,