Applications Open for U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund!

Deadline: 7 March 2018

Applications are open for “U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund” to strengthen scientific and technological capabilities between both countries.

To support activities of the Joint Fund, each country jointly matches funds provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Scientific Research (MOSR). The program is implemented in the U.S. by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and in Egypt by the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF).

The objectives of this cooperation are to help Egypt and the U.S. expand relations between the two scientific and technological communities, utilize science and apply technology by providing opportunities to exchange ideas, information, skills, and techniques, and to collaborate on scientific and technological endeavors of mutual interest to promote economic development.

Types of Grants & Funding Information

  1. Junior Scientist Development Visit Grants: Short term non-academic training visits for Egyptian researchers to U.S. institutions.
    • Up to a maximum of $30,000 USD
    • No more than 9 months in duration
  2. Collaborative Research Grants: Intended to foster research collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists.
    • Up to $200,000 USD maximum for each country’s research team
    • 2- 3 years in duration

Research Areas

The Joint Board will consider applications for research in the four general areas of agriculture, energy, health, and water. All proposals must be within one of the below priority or eligible topics, or propose work at the nexus of two or more of the four general areas.

  • Agriculture
    • Priority Topic: Translational research into water issues related to smart agriculture, with a focus on agriculture technologies and water irrigation, reuse, and management
    • Eligible Topics: Smart agriculture; irrigation; prevention, detection, and response to livestock diseases
  • Health
    • Priority Topic: Translational infectious disease research that strengthens prevention, detection, and response for humans and/or animals
    • Priority Topic: Translational cancer research
    • Eligible Topics: Cancer; immunology; infectious diseases; anti-microbial resistance (AMR)
  • Energy
    • Eligible Topics: Energy storage systems; new trends in energy technology and innovation
  • Water
    • Eligible Topics: Desalination technology; wastewater management and reuse
  • Other
    • Priority Topic: Responsible conduct of research in any of the four general areas

Eligibility Criteria

  • Researchers from U.S. and Egyptian scientific institutes, universities, scientific societies, and governmental agencies are eligible to apply. U.S. researchers from private sector companies are also eligible to apply.
  • Egyptian PIs must have full-time affiliation at an eligible Egyptian institution.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: United States & Egypt

For more information, please visit U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund.

Special Offer!

Pay only half and Get Full Access to Premium Membership. For a limited time only. 50% Discount if you join today!

UN Women RFPs: Providing Support in Advancing Understanding of Journalists and Media towards Greater Gender Equality

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Inviting Applicants for History of Art Grants Program

Kress Foundation’s Conservation Grants Program: Supporting Professional Practice of Art Conservation

Armenia Art Foundation: Financial Support for Art Projects

Entries Open for FedEx Small Business Grant Contest!

Submit Applications for Arts Council Malta’s CEF Travel Grants Program!

The Arts Council of Ireland: Seeking Applications for Arts Grant Funding Programme

FRRR: Seeking Applications for Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC)

Nesta’s Everyone Makes Innovation Policy: Offering Grants of Up to £15,000

DHHS/ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects Program- Health and Function (Development)

Youth IV Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation for Young People

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for EU-Turkey Intercultural Dialogue (ICD)

NRCan Call for Preliminary Proposals: Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities – Capacity Building Stream

Apply for “Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge”!

EVAWI: Seeking Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

The Jack Chester Foundation: Supporting Compelling Programs in Israel and the U.S. Jewish community

U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar Local Grants: Annual Program Statement

Voice: Inviting Organisations for Indonesia Empowerment Grants Program

Voice’s Indonesia Influencing Grants: Amplifying the Voices of Marginalised and Discriminated Groups

New Zealand Embassy Fund China: Inviting Community Groups and NGOs

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust: Funding Charities in the UK

Applications Open for New Zealand Embassy Fund Mongolia!

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Enhancing the Role of Religious Leaders and Institutions in Attaining the 90-90-90 Fast Track Targets