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The African Rice Center invites applications for its PhD scholarships related to the rice value chain. The in-depth research will be conducted in a specific hub in one of the member countries of AfricaRice. The scholarships are open to nationals from any country and can be used for enrolment at any reputable African university. Candidates must satisfy the target university’s…

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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017
Research, Mobility, Publication

PhD Fellowships & Thesis Research Awards. Students must provide evidence of an attachment to, or sponsorship by, an institution in sub-Saharan Africa engaged in economic management, research and/or training in the public sector in the region. All announcements for PhD Fellowships are posted in January, every year, on AERC website. To qualify, candidates must: Have applied and been admitted to…

Deadline: 31. Jul. 2017
Repeated anually
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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017

The global objectives of this call for proposals are: To address the scientific and technological divide between ACP member states and the most industrialised countries. To strengthen Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in ACP countries to enable creation, update and use of scientific knowledge. To enhance the use of STI as a key enabler for poverty reduction, growth and socio-economic…

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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017

The Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI) Awards 2017 The Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI) and the Swiss Academic Foundation for Education in Infectious Diseases (SAFE-ID) will award 2 prizes each in the amount of CHF 15’000.00 for outstanding scientific achievements in basic research and in clinical research in infectious diseases during the 2017 annual meeting. Eligibility: Authors of…

Deadline: 5. Jul. 2017
Repeated anually
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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017

In its annual call for projects the SNIS invites academic researchers active in international studies to submit project proposals. The winners of the highly competitive call can receive funding up to 300’000.- CHF for a maximum period of two years. Projects must be coordinated by a Swiss institution of higher education / research (see list of qualifying institutions below) and address…

Deadline: 17. Jan. 2018
Repeated anually
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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017

The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) supports excellent scientific research that contributes to the solution of global problems. It aims at reducing poverty and global risks and at making public goods available in developing countries. The research is organised in five thematic modules and a thematically open module. Third thematically open call! The thematically…

Deadline: 12. Jun. 2017
Repeated irregularly
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Last Modification: 1. Mar. 2017
Research, Mobility

Increase your research experience through a stay abroad! Doc.Mobility fellowships are designed for doctoral students who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. The fellowships include a grant towards living costs, a flat-rate for travel expenses and, if justified, a contribution towards research and conference costs as well as matriculation fees.  These fellowships are…

Deadline: 1. Mar. 2017
Repeated twice per year
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Last Modification: 20. Feb. 2017
Research, Publication

Project funding can be requested by applicants who receive a salary from their home institution but who still need additional funds to carry out their research project. The applicants’ own salaries are not covered by the project funding scheme. Research in all disciplines Project funding is aimed at experienced researchers working in Switzerland who wish to obtain funding for a…

Deadline: 1. Apr. 2017
Repeated twice per year
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Last Modification: 20. Feb. 2017

The funding line to finance kick-start activities with partners in Africa intends to incentivize and further collaboration between Swiss and African researchers by focusing on the following kick-starting instruments: Click here for more information 1) Exchange visits 2) Joint seminars 3) Joint Workshops Financial volume: For the period of 2013 – 16, a total of CHF 480’000 is available for…

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Last Modification: 4. Feb. 2017

With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and health for all. The scholarships offer…

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Last Modification: 4. Nov. 2016

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the 2017–2018 Academic Year Opening for Applications 1st August 2016 Deadline 15 Dec for all applications coming in from South Africa. Each country follows specific deadlines. Please consult the call documents accordingly. www.sbfi.admin.ch/scholarships_eng Types of scholarship Selection criteria Interested? Application procedure Selection Awards Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government…

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Last Modification: 1. Sep. 2016

ERA-NET Cofund: background & practical information Horizon 2020 will support the achievement and functioning of the European Research Area (ERA), as set out in the Communication on a Reinforced European Research Area Partnership for Excellence and Growth (2012). As a key part of this approach, the aim is to support a number of Public-Public Partnerships under Horizon 2020 in the form of Art….

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Last Modification: 5. Aug. 2016

The ISID and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases  (ESCMID) are co-sponsoring the ISID/ESCMID Fellowship Program to enable two Fellows per year to perform multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training abroad. This particular fellowship is intended for applicants from outside Europe, wishing to come to Europe for their fellowship. Established in 2010, the aim of this fellowship is…

Deadline: 1. Apr. 2017
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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

The ISID Research Grants Program was established to fund pilot research projects or training of young investigators from resource-limited countries. The goal of the program is to support and foster the professional development of individuals (less than 40 years of age) in the field of human infectious diseases research by helping them to acquire additional skills and data to help…

Deadline: 1. Apr. 2017
Repeated anually
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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

ISID and the Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI) jointly sponsor the SSI/ISID Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program. The purpose of this Fellowship Program is to support infectious disease physicians and scientists from under-resourced countries through multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training at select biomedical institutions in Switzerland. The objectives of the Fellowship Program are: to train promising young physicians and…

Deadline: 1. Apr. 2017
Repeated anually
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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

MISSION The Connect Africa Scholarships aim to leverage the recently expanded K-RITH research facilities in Durban, South Africa to offer young African scientists (undergraduates, postgraduates, post-doctoral research fellows and junior faculty) the chance to further develop as researchers. The scholarships facilitate opportunities for international exposure, learning new techniques, attending conferences and scientific courses, taking part in teaching opportunities, building new…

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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

Project entries are first examined to determine how sound the project and organization behind it are. Also examined is how closely the organization and project meet the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation’s mandatory criteria and, if necessary, the terms of the call for projects. This Programme is international  A great research effort is needed if the challenge to shift to…

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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

  This public fund contains training contributions to young academics from developing countries to study at a higher education institution in Basel. Conditions The scholarships are for students from developing countries. As ‘developing countries’ within the meaning of the credit, most countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America are currently entitled. Contributions Single or multi-year (maximum of three years) Contributions for…

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Last Modification: 25. Jul. 2016

The CGIAR Fund is a multi-donor trust fund that finances CGIAR research guided by the Strategy and Results Framework. CGIAR Research Programs to improve … yields and profits of crops, fish, and livestock CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals; CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes; CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish; CGIAR Research Program on Maize; CGIAR Research Program…

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Last Modification: 20. Jul. 2016

Since the beginnings of the ZKS Foundation more than 120 grants, prizes and other research projects have been developed. These grants are to support collaborative inter-university top research in the fields of engineering and environmental sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology), in all medieval disciplines including medieval studies, as well as research in digital humanities at…

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Last Modification: 28. Jun. 2016

CODESRIA offers a range of funding programs from MA to Post-Doc Level: Small Grants Programme Encourage the continued development of the Social Science Research in Africa. Launched in 1988, the program of small grants for thesis writing in African institutions is a `foster the continued development of the Social Science Research in Africa, meeting the basic needs of African researchers…

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Last Modification: 27. Jun. 2016

Research cooperation with South Africa In the context of the Swiss-South African Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP), the SNSF is launching another call for joint research projects (JPRs) with its sister organisation in South Africa, the National Research Foundation (NRF). It is expected that twelve projects will be funded; the new maximum duration of projects is four years. Thanks to JRPs,…

Deadline: 31. May. 2016
Repeated irregularly
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Last Modification: 27. Jun. 2016
Research, Publication

The African Innovation Foundation invites applications for its innovation prize for Africa. This honours and encourages innovative achievements that contribute towards developing new products, increasing efficiency or cost-saving in Africa. Innovations should unlock new African potential in the following five priority areas: agriculture and agribusiness. environment, energy and water. health and wellbeing. information communication technologies. manufacturing and service industry. Africans…

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Last Modification: 2. Jun. 2016

The Addax and Oryx Foundation funds projects that: Are conducted by registered non-profit, non-governmental organisations (see also under Limitations and exclusions) with: Proven experience and competence in the proposed area of activity. Demonstrated budget efficiency and transparency in the use of funds. Contribute to the eradication of the root causes of poverty in Africa and the Middle East. Focus on…

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Last Modification: 2. Jun. 2016
Research, Events

Acumen (formerly known as Acumen Fund[1]) is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty.[2] Its aim is to help build financially sustainable organizations that deliver affordable goods and services that improve the lives of the poor. Acumen is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in New York, with regional offices in India, Pakistan, Kenya…

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Last Modification: 2. Jun. 2016

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