Making science work for development


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.

  • Elrha’s R2HC Programme Annual Call for Proposals

    R2HC opens Call for Proposals this June

    On 5 June 2018 R2HC’s annual Call for Proposals opens. R2HC is a public health research fund aiming to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.

    The R2HC programme is the product of a strategic partnership between the UK Government (DFID), the Wellcome Trust, and the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) with Elrha overseeing the programme’s execution and...

    Deadline: 17 July 2018
  • UK-Mexico Newton Fund: Improving Mexican Crop Resilience to Abiotic Stress

    The UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), in collaboration with the Mexican partners:

    Science and Technology Council of Colima State (Cecytcol) Science and Technology Council of Jalisco State (Coecytjal) Science and Technology Council of Sonora State (Coecyt)

    Are pleased to announce a call for collaborative proposals on improving Mexican crop resilience to abiotic stress. The purpose of the call is to build on the combined strengths of academic research...

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    Deadline: 19 July 2018
  • UK-São Paulo/Brazil: Neglected Infectious Diseases Joint Centre Partnerships

    The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) are pleased to invite proposals to the UK-São Paulo/Brazil Neglected Infectious Diseases Joint Centre Partnerships Initiative under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.

    This initiative will provide funding for high quality collaborative Joint Centre Partnerships focused on addressing Neglected Infectious Diseases in Brazil.

    MRC will make up to £3.5m funding available for this initiative, with...

    Medical Research Council
    Deadline: 19 July 2018
  • Rolling Basis: Turkish Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave

    The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international scientists/researchers who would like to give workshops/conferences/lectures, or conduct R&D activities in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective fellows...

    Deadline: 31 August 2018
  • Researcher mobility funds: African and Indian researchers

    The Africa-India Mobility Fund (AIMF) is a two-year programme designed to provide researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to explore opportunities for building and strengthening scientific collaboration.

    The AIMF initiative by the African Academy of Sciences and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (India Alliance) intends to encourage South-South collaborations and learning between the two ecosystems. This is in recognition of the...

    Wellcome Trust
    Deadline: 1 March 2019
  • RCUK-FNR bilateral agreement

    Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR), Luxembourg, have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to encourage and support proposals that involve international collaborative teams.

    Collaborative research proposals may be submitted in any area of the social sciences within the remit of both the ESRC and FNR.

    Economic and Social Research Council
    Deadline: 30 November 2021