Call for Applications: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant 2017

Deadline: 10 May 2017

The African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its programme “AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant”.

The AGNES Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking in Africa through active co-operation of AGNES and potential AGNES members.

Funding Information

A maximum Grant amount of EUR 2 300 and EUR 3 000 is earmarked for 1 and 2 months stays, respectively.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Direct applications from junior researchers only will be considered for the AGNES Mobility Grant.
  • The applicant may be from any academic discipline but must be officially registered for the Masters or the Doctoral degree at a university/tertiary institute in sub-Sahara Africa, and must be a national of a sub-Saharan African country.
  • Applicants must demonstrate clearly that their work is relevant towards development in sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Only applicants with an identified scientific host and mutually agreed-upon proposal/work schedule will be considered for the Grant.

How to Apply

Interested junior scientists should submit their electronic applications via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan or Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Intra-Africa Mobility Grant.


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