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Funding

Explore and understand the global development research funding landscape and find the latest selection of funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training.

  • Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

    The overall objective of the programme is to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. The programme's specific objective is to improve the skills and competences of students and staff through enhanced intra-African mobility. Strengthening cooperation between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Africa will increase access to quality education and will...

    Deadline: 2 May 2017
  • Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

    The overall objective of the programme is to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. The programme's specific objective is to improve the skills and competences of students and staff through enhanced intra-African mobility. Strengthening cooperation between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Africa will increase access to quality education and will...

    Deadline: 2 May 2017
  • Urban Innovation in Brazil

     

    Innovate UK is investing up to £2.4 million for projects that use cutting-edge solutions to improve cities in Brazil.

    The aim of this competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and Brazil. Innovate UK and the Brazilian government are funding this competition, administered by the Newton Fund.

    Projects should address one or more of the following urban challenges:

    the governance of urban...
    Deadline: 3 May 2017
  • Scottish Government Zambia and Rwanda Development Programmes

    This Funding Round is part of the Development Assistance funding stream and relates to projects specifically for work in Zambia and Rwanda. In order to maximise impact, there will be a focus on specific regions in each country. Therefore, following discussions with the Government of Zambia, applications are invited for projects within Central Province, Zambia. Similarly, following discussions with the Government of Rwanda, applications are invited for projects within the Western and Southern...

    Scottish Government
    Deadline: 4 May 2017
  • UK - Philippines: Joint Health Research Initiative Call for concept proposals

    The UK Medical Research Council (MRC), and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Philippine Council for Health and Research Development (PCHRD) invite concept proposals to the second UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call.

    This initiative will provide funding for high quality 3-year collaborative research projects focusing on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases...

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 11 May 2017
  • Future Leader Fellowships

    The Future Leader Fellowship (FLF) will provide support for researchers wishing to undertake independent research and gain leadership skills. The FLF will support the transition of early stage researchers to fully independent research leaders. As such FLFs represent part of our commitment to the supply of highly skilled professional scientists to the UK.

    Nature of award

    Awards are for three years and it is expected that up to 12 fellowships will be awarded, each of a value of...

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 11 May 2017

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