Azim Premji University’s Research Grant Programme: Strengthening the Understanding of Societal Processes

Deadline: 30 January 2018

Azim Premji University is seeking proposals for its Research Grant programme with an aim to strengthen and elevate the state of understanding of societal processes and outcomes. This is designed to promote inquiry into areas of particular interest to the Foundation and to explore possible responses for some of them.

Priority Areas

  • Education and Allied Areas
  • Law and the Legal System in India
  • Policy and Governance
  • Urban Governance and Sustainability
  • Labour, Livelihoods and Employment

Grant Information

The duration of projects can range from 1 to 3 years, and the size of the research grants from Rs.5 to 20 lakhs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants will be awarded primarily to individuals or teams affiliated with academic institutions, think tanks, NGOs and other centers of vital research both in India and elsewhere. They encourage scholars and researchers in the fields of education, public policy, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, law and the sciences to submit grant proposals.
  • The grant programme invites high quality research proposals that examine significant questions of public concern in the areas of education, public policy and governance and development and sustainability.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website and also submit the required documents:

  • Basic details and CVs for all Principal Investigators
  • Short Concept Note of not more than 3 pages
  • Budget breakdown by financial year
  • Anticipated timeline

For more information, please visit Research Grant Programme.

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