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Early Career Conference Grants – Closing date: Sunday, 31st March, 2019
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) invites application for the Early Career Conference Grants which support early career academics – without previous international experience – to participate in an international conference, the conference to be attended must be a recognized academic conference in a field relevant to the applicant's area of expertise in a country other than the applicant's country. Click here for further information.

MRC/DFID African Research Leader Scheme 2019- Closing Date: 9th April 2019

The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high-quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The African Research Leader (ARL) should be supported by an enthusiastic local research environment and by a strong linkage with a UK partner. Click here for further information

IFRA Fieldwork Grant 2019 -– Closing date: Sunday, 28th April, 2019


IFRA-Nairobi invites applications for fieldwork grants from Masters and PhD students conducting research in social sciences and humanities in the East African region. IFRA will prioritize support to the following research themes:
1. Workers, Labour, and Employment:
2. Decolonizing Knowledge and Practices in the social sciences:
3. Gender & LGBT in Words and in Practice:
Beyond these priority research themes, IFRA aims to foster research in general in the East African region and grants may be given to non-priority project proposals when considered well-thought and relevant. Research about refugees, Islam, museums and nation-building will be paid great attention. Click here for further information.

Call for Application: Agnes Mobility Grants – Closing date: Friday, 10th May, 2019
The African-German Network for Excellence in Science (AGNES) is pleased to announce the “Call for Applications” for two of its funding programmes:
• AGNES-PAWS Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Female Researchers’ this grant is designed for “Programme Advocating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” (PAWS)
• AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers (generally for Male and Female candidates)
These two grants are generously funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and with support of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH). The two Mobility Grants for junior researchers aim to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking of young researchers in Africa through active co-operation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. It further supports the alumni of the AvH in their efforts towards mentoring high potential junior researchers, helping them to access international networks of scientific excellence. Click here for further information


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