Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries
The following countries have been identified as priority countries for the first phase of the LHMENA: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
This call allows funding of approximately 26 mobility grants, subject to the number of applications received as well as compliance with the criteria for evaluation and selection
Goal and Objectives
Mobility represents a strategic element to develop new partnerships between countries. Through the exchange of students and researchers, higher education institutions can establish new partnerships, thus enlarging their international network.
Mobility grants allows researchers and students to build personal contacts and relationships, which represent the foundation of fruitful and long-lasting collaborations between institutions. Moreover, when mobility grants target young scientists, they allow to include the next generation of scientists in the collaborations making them more sustainable.
The “young scientists’ mobility grant” will target:
– Developing individual capacities (human capital),
– Fostering scientific progress and innovation (scientific prospects),
– Establishing or enhancing networks between young researchers (networking).
Mobility grants can be awarded to young scientists who hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree but no PhD yet, and with not more than 6 years of professional research experience. The call is open for activities in all scientific disciplines and fields of research. Activities may include field work and/or an internship in relation to the applicant’s research project. Host researchers must be permanently employed principal investigators at a university or research institute in their respective country.
The Latest Mobility start date is March 2020