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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute — 3-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applications for the Earl S. Tupper 3-year postdoctoral fellowship. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities, but proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will also be considered. The annual stipend is US$50 thousand, the annual research budget is up to US$16 thousand. […]

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University of Essex — Africa Scholarship Programme 2020-2021

The University of Essex invites applications from African students who self fund their postgraduate studies. The university offers a scholarship of £4 thousand to African students that will be paid as a discount on the tuition fee. Available courses include biological sciences, marine biology, and biochemistry, among many others. Applicants that meet all the eligibility […]

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Merlin Trust — Study Travel Grant for Horticulturists

The Merlin Trust offers travel grants to young horticulturists. The Trust offers up to £1500 to individual applicants to assist with foreign or domestic travel projects. Foreign citizens may apply but must be studying in a British or Irish horticultural training establishment. Eligibility extends to young horticulturists aged between 18 and 34. Submissions are considered […]

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Swedish Research Council — Research Grants in Natural and Engineering Sciences

The Swedish Research Council invites research project proposals within natural and engineering sciences. The purpose of the grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task. Applicants must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or a corresponding foreign degree. Individual researchers […]

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Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — Early-Career Fellowships

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) supports female scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with doctoral fellowships in the natural sciences. The fellowships are for the pursuit of a doctoral degree at a host institution in a developing country which is not the applicant’s home country. The […]

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World Academy of Sciences — TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize in Biological Sciences

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) invites nominations for the Abdool Karim Prize in Biological Sciences. The prize aims to recognize scientists for their achievements in Biological Sciences. Eligible nominees are female scientists national of a Low Income African country. The amount of the prize is US$5 thousand cash award. Nominations should be submitted electronically […]

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Slovak Republic — Slovak Government Scholarships 2020-2021

As part of its program of official development assistance, the Slovak Republic annually awards scholarships to support qualified international students for studies at Slovak universities. The fields of study include ecological and environmental sciences; agriculture, forestry, and veterinary medicine; water resources management; and several others. Eligible countries for scholarships are Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, […]

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World Academy of Sciences — PhD in Chemical and Biological Sciences

The TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship program offers fellowships to young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences (including agricultural sciences). The Fellowship is granted for maximum 12 months. ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend to cover living costs, such as food, accommodation, and local transportation. Applicants […]

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King Baudouin Foundation — KBF Africa Prize 2020-2021

The KBF Africa Prize is awarded to Africans or African organizations who are making an outstanding contribution to development in Africa. There are no restrictions as to the chosen themes. The Selection Committee favors community approaches that deal with actual and current challenges in Africa. The winners receive financial support of up to €200 thousand. […]

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Mastercard Foundation — Scholars Program at KNUST

The Mastercard Foundation provides economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to university education. The Scholars Program at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (Ghana) provides financial support (tuition, accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend) for studies in all subject areas; however, there is preference for science students (including […]

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