ESRC-NRF Newton Call for Collaborative Research: Higher Education in Africa

Deadline: 3 May 2016 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and National Research Foundation (NRF) invite Collaborative Research between the UK and South Africa, offering additional value to existing programmes of education research, and contribute to the economic development and welfare of South Africa and Africa more broadly. Thematic Areas Proposals addressing the following themes are invited: Organisation of higher education systems, higher education institutions (HEIs) and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme

Deadline: 17 June 2016 Universities of Australia together with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is currently inviting applications for the Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme, aiming to foster research collaboration of the highest quality between Australian researchers from Universities Australia member universities and German researchers from German universities and research institutes. The scheme will support exchanges for Australian researchers to spend time at … [Read more...]

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Grant: Enhancing Cooperation based on Scientific Research

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently accepting applications for its Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country. The SPS Programme promotes civil, … [Read more...]

Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: The World Bank Strategic Research Program

Deadline: 27 March 2016 The Development Economics Vice-Presidency in the World Bank Group (WBG) is currently accepting proposals for the World Bank Strategic Research Program (SRP) which is now in its third year of operation. The SRP, a multi-donor Trust Fund, primarily funded by DFID, carries out research programs and projects related to development economics; disseminates the knowledge and lessons learned to give countries and stakeholders access to evidence-based research and to enhance … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Call for Applications for Travel and Workshop Grants 2016

Deadline: 7 February and 21 February 2016 AuthorAID has announced the first set of AuthorAID travel grants and workshop grants for 2016. It plans to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process. 12 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference. Deadline to apply: 7 February 2016, 10 PM GMT. 12 workshop grants ($2500 each): For experienced … [Read more...]

Additional Insights International Research Fellowship 2015-2016: Improving Lives and Well-Being of Low-Income Women and Children!

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Global TIES for Children is seeking applications from around the world for its Additional Insights International Research Fellowship Program for those who are interested not only in whether interventions improve the lives and well-being of low-income women and children, but for whom, why, and where they do so. The Additional Insights International Research Fellowship is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program for emerging scholars (advanced doctoral students … [Read more...]

China–UK Research and Innovation Competition: Developing New Solutions to Socio-Economic Growth

Deadline:  30 March 2016 Innovate UK, the Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) are organizing China–UK research and innovation competition that propose new commercial solutions to challenges impacting the socio-economic growth & development of China in relation to energy, healthcare, urbanisation and agri-food. The aim of the competition is to bring together companies (small to medium-sized companies and/or larger businesses), research … [Read more...]

Marie Curie Research Grants 2016: Improving the Quality of Life of People with Terminal Illnesses

Deadline: 14 January 2016 Marie Curie in partnership with Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association) is seeking application forms through the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme to fund high quality research that aims to improve the quality of life of people with terminal illnesses and their carers, families and friends. The Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme is a joint call where funding will be available from three sources: Marie Curie, CSO with … [Read more...]

India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition: Check the Eligibility and Application Process

Eligibility Criteria The eligibilities for India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition are as follows: A collaboration proposing an R&D project that meets the requirements in this section is eligible to apply to this competition and does so in accordance with the national laws, rules, regulations and procedures of their jurisdiction or country. Project Composition Projects must be collaborative, containing partners from both India and the UK. Project duration should … [Read more...]

Newton-Bhabha Fund: India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition

Deadline: 20 January 2016 Innovate UK, the Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Government of India's Department of Biotechnology (DBT) together, are inviting the researchers from India and UK for the India-UK Research and Innovation Bridges Competition, a collaborative industrial research and development projects that propose new commercial solutions to critical challenges impacting the socio-economic growth and development of India in relation to its clean-tech, healthcare and ICT … [Read more...]

IDRC: Canadian Collaboration for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing Grant Program

Deadline: 18 November 2015 International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is inviting Canadian civil society organizations that are engaged in research for development with partners in low- and middle-income countries and/or in Canada in order to provide them with funding support under Canadian Collaboration for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing Grant Program. Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve the … [Read more...]

Independent Social Research Foundation Flexible Grants for Scholars in Europe

Deadline: 13 November 2015 Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) is offering Flexible Grants for Small Groups Competition that support independent-minded researchers to explore and present original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions, to real world social problems. The awards are intended as providing flexible support (for instance: relief from teaching &/or administration, research and travel expenses, fieldwork and practical work) for a period of … [Read more...]

Global Development Network Call for Proposals: Mobilizing Local Knowledge for Competitiveness Strategies in Developing Countries

Deadline: 18 November 2015 Global Development Network is inviting proposals from the researchers in developing countries to mobilize local knowledge for competitiveness strategies in developing countries. This program is to produce contextualize knowledge on the issues of industrial policies. This evidence-based research conducted by developing country researchers, can make a unique contribution to the understanding of the processes through which government and companies interact to improve – … [Read more...]

European Research Council Programme 2016 to Support Excellent Investigators

Deadline: 17 November 2015 European Research Council inviting applicants to provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue ground breaking, high-gain/ high-risk research. The ERC awards are flexible, long-term funding for a period of up to five years for the Starting, Consolidator and Advanced Grants. The Scientific Council will review funding conditions regularly to make sure that grants remain competitive both at European and … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation- Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16: Submit your Innovative Health Ideas for Funds of up to US$100,000

Deadline: 11 November 2015 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is currently accepting ideas/proposals for its Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16 in different topics. Anyone from any country and in any discipline, from student to tenured professor, and from any organization – colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies can submit their ideas for the challenge. The Grand Challenges Explorations is an … [Read more...]

Eligible Candidates for Gate Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations Round 16 (Funds of USD 1 Million)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is currently accepting ideas/proposals for its 16th round of Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE). Eligibility Criteria The grant program is open to both foreign and domestic organizations, including non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, international organizations, government agencies and academic institutions. Individuals & organizations classified as individuals for US tax purposes are not eligible to receive an award as part of … [Read more...]

Explore New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas: Grand Challenges Exploration Round 16

Deadline: 11 November 2015 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is currently accepting ideas/proposals for its 16th round of Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE). Under this challenge, proposals are saught addressing New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas. Applications are invited to encourage innovators around the world to think outside the box and potentially address challenges outside their primary field of work. Applicants must review the priority funding areas for additional … [Read more...]

American Psychological Foundation’s Pearson Early Career Grant Programme 2015 addressing Mental Illness

Deadline: 31 December 2015 The American Psychological Foundation is currently inviting applications for its Pearson Early Career Grant programme 2015. The Pearson Early Career Grant encourages early career clinicians to work in an area of critical societal need. Pearson partnered with APF to ensure psychology addresses critical needs in society. Grants One $12,000 annual grant An additional $1,500 for travel costs for the recipient to attend the following year’s American Psychological … [Read more...]

FIND Grant Programme 2016 by India-Europe Foundation

Deadline: 20 November 2015 The India- Europe Foundation is inviting applicants to submit proposals for its FIND Grant programme 2016. FIND offers annual grants and scholarships for students, researchers, artists and professionals who wish to develop specific project pertaining to the Foundation’s areas of interest. Particular attention is given to proposals pertaining to anthropology, music, photography, comparative religion and on Alain Daniélou’s work. Grants Grants of up to 6,000 euro … [Read more...]