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Call for Proposals

IFS Individual Research Grants: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Sunday, 31st December 2017

The IFS Programme aims to support excellent individual research and to build the capability of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Proposals sought should be under one of three research areas: Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems, water & aquatic resources and Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods. Interested candidates are invited to register and prepare their research application in the online platform. Click here for further information.  

 Singapore International Graduate Award - Closing Date: Wednesday, 1st January 2018

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Applications are open to all international students with a passion for research and excellent academic awards. Applications for the August 2018 intake are now being accepted. Click here for further information. 

Call for Applications: 2018 TechWomen Program - Closing Date: Wednesday, 17th January 2018

TechWomen empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional capacity, increases mutual understanding between key networks of professionals, and expands girls’ interest in STEM careers by exposing them to female role models. Applications are invited, click here for further information.

Commonwealth PhD Scholarship - Closing Date: Wednesday, 31st January 2018.

The Commonwealth Scholarship tenured at Nanyang Technological University is aimed at outstanding international students from Commonwealth countries seeking admissions as full-time candidate pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme by research. This Scholarship is for new, incoming students who are not Singapore citizens or permanent residents. The Scholarship is tenable for one (1) year in the first instance and thereafter may, subject to the Scholar's satisfactory progress, be renewed each semester at the University's discretion. The maximum period of the Scholarship is 4 years for PhD candidates. Click here Click here for further information.

 NRF 2nd Call for Competitive Grants for Postgraduate Research Training - Closing Date: Saturday, 17th February 2018

National Research Fund (NRF) is pleased to announce the 2nd National Research Call for Proposals for Postgraduate Research. The call is in line with NRF strategic response to the national goals articulated in Vision 2030 to develop a highly skilled, globally competitive human resource. A successful doctoral project will be funded up to a maximum of Kenya Shillings two million (Ksh 2,000,000/=) for a period not exceeding three (3) years, while Masters project will be funded up to a maximum of five hundred thousand (Ksh 500,000/=) for a period of one (1) year. Click here for further information. pdf

NRF 2nd Call for Competitive Grants for Postgraduate Research Training - Closing Date: Sunday, 18th February 2018

NRF is pleased to announce the National Call for Research Concept Notes. The call is a strategic response to promote multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research among national innovation delivery agencies to increase investments in research and experimental development to address societal challenges and catalyze socio-economic growth. Multi-disciplinary and Multi-institution research teams from both public and private institutions are invited to submit Concept Notes for consideration. Proposed projects should clearly demonstrate strategies of how to address varied challenges facing the society. Click here for further information.  Pdf

The MasterCard Foundation-RUFORUM Scholarships - Closing Date: Friday, 1st March 2018

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. This is an eight year program (2016-2024) and will support students that are economically disadvantaged as well as those from post-conflict and conflict affected areas of Africa. Interested applicants will undertake their training at Gulu University and Egerton University. Click here for further information.

Call For Proposals: Joint Digital Rights and Internet Freedom Research/Advocacy Projects - Closing Date: Monday, 30th April 2018.

The Internet Policy Observatory at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites organizations and individuals to apply for funding for research projects that have specific and tangible policy & advocacy impact objectives. Individual or joint applications are encouraged from civil society organizations, those working in digital rights advocacy and policymaking, and those engaged in academic research. The goal of this call for proposals is to generate collaborative research projects on topics of relevance to the internet freedom community that are empirically rigorous as well as pertinent to current international, regional, or local digital rights advocacy efforts. Click here for further information.






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