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Association of African Universities — Small Grants for Theses and Dissertations

The AAU is pleased to announce the 2017 session of its Small Grants for Theses and Dissertations. The programme aims to facilitate timely completion of post-graduate research in subjects that include agriculture and food security; environment and climate; and others. Applicants should be post-graduate students enrolled in AAU member institutions. Post-graduate students who are lecturers […]

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Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study — Fellowships for Early-Career African Researchers

The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) offers the Iso Lomso fellowships to early-career African researchers in any discipline. The program provides a three-year attachment to STIAS in addition to the possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe, or elsewhere. Other benefits include support for attending international […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Partnerships with India 2018

The BBSRC’s India Partnering Awards aim to set up partnership links between laboratories in the UK and India; to promote the exchange of scientists, particularly early- career scientists; and to promote access to facilities. Funding will be typically up to £30 thousand over a period of up to four years for partnerships with one or […]

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National Cheng Kung University — Gro Bruntland Awards 2018

Taiwan’s Cheng Kung University will host Gro Bruntland Week in in March 2018 to honor Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and Director-General of the World Health Organization. Five young female scientists, one from Taiwan and four from developing countries, will be invited to present their research related to public health and […]

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American Philosophical Society — Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research

The Fund supports doctoral students to collect specimens and data in disciplines relying heavily on field studies, e.g., including biology, ecology, geography, and others. Applicants from the USA may use the grants for research anywhere in the world. Applicants from other countries must be based at an institution in the USA, or carry out their […]

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AuthorAID — Online Course in Research Communication

AuthorAID announces a free online course in research communication for early-career researchers in developing countries. The course duration is seven weeks, beginning 03 October. The course aims to cover literature review; research and publication ethics; targeting the right journals; writing and publishing a research paper; and communicating research outside academia. The closing date for registration […]

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The Nature Conservancy — NatureNet Science Fellows 2018

The Nature Conservancy invites applications for the NatureNet Science Fellows program. The program makes fellowships and research grants to outstanding early-career scientists and engineers who seek to improve and expand their research on climate change. Fellows will work with a Nature Conservancy mentor and a hosting senior scholar(s) at one of the partner universities. Each […]

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Schlumberger Foundation — Funding for Women in PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies 2018-2019

Schlumberger Foundation’s “Faculty of the Future” supports women in developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD and post-doctoral studies at the international level. Grants are in the physical sciences, engineering, and related fields — including past grants in subjects such as ecology and environment. The period to submit new applications is 11 September 2017 through […]

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Australia Awards for Africa — Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Ghana, Kenya, South Africa

The Australia Awards – Africa program has launched the second pilot phase of Post-Doctoral Fellowships. Phase 2 of the pilot is open to eligible applicants affiliated with universities in Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa that are members of the Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN). Eligible fields of research include agricultural productivity, among others. Fellowships will […]

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Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program — Applications 2018

The Smithsonian Institution annually awards fellowships for independent study or research at one or more of the Smithsonian’s 19 units and research centers, including the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. The awards include: graduate student fellowships; pre-doctoral fellowships; post-doctoral fellowships; and senior fellowships. The fellowship program is open to qualified applicants worldwide. Applicants contact Smithsonian’s staff […]

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