ISID: Seeking Applications for 2019 Research Grants Program

Deadline: 1 April 2019

The International Society for Infectious Diseases is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to support the professional development of young investigators working in the field of human infectious diseases by funding pilot research projects to be carried out over the course of a year at the applicant’s institution.

ISID’s research grants are one of the Society’s signature programs and are instrumental in fulfilling ISID’s commitment to funding researchers from countries which bear the greatest burden of infectious disease. To date over 175 grants have been awarded to infectious diseases researchers from 46 countries.

Areas of interest

  • Investigations of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis of infectious diseases
  • The epidemiology and control of healthcare-acquired infections
  • Modelling of cost effective interventions
  • The implementation of Infection control measures in low and lower-middle income countries
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Funding Information

Up to eight grants of up to US$7,000 each will be awarded annually.

Eligibility Criteria

ISID’s research grant applications are open to researchers who live and work in low or lower-middle income countries who are less than forty years of age, and who have not previously had the opportunity to work or study outside of their region, or received major research funding including ISID grants.

How to Apply

  • Application requirements include:
    • Research plan for project related to human infectious diseases – five pages, including background, methods, limitations and references
    • Applicant’s curriculum vitae
    • Letter of reference from applicant’s institution
    • Budget
  • Applications must be submitted online via given website

Eligible CountriesAfghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo DR, Congo-Brazzaville, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

For more information, please visit https://www.isid.org/research/#

UNESCO launched 10th International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)

FRRR announces Strengthening Rural Communities – Small & Vital Grant Program for Australians

Foundation for the Third Millennium Grant Program to Promote Environmental Protection and Health

U.S. Mission to Haiti: PAS Annual Program Statement Program

USDA: Seeking Applications for Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

U.S. Department of State Office, GWI: TBD Women in Countering Violent Extremism

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: 2019 Public Affairs Small Grants Program

UNDP Albania: Call for Grants for Non-government Organizations

Walmart Foundation: Community Grant Program 2019

Australia Council for the Arts: Playing Australia – Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund

Australia Council for the Arts: Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Applications Open for Australia Council’s Arts Projects Program

Australia Council for the Arts: Career Development Grants for Individuals and Groups

U.S. Department of Justice: Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program

2019 Call for Proposals: Settlement and Resettlement Assistance Programs

EU Kosovo/Qendra Multimedia: Call for Grant Applications for Culture for Change Project

YALI Alumni Innovation Fund 2nd Call: Providing Essential Seed Capital and Technical Assistance to Young African Leaders

Women’s Fund in Georgia announces ‘Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice’ Program

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Seeking Applications for Open Door Grants Program 2019

EU-Kazakhstan Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)-Country based support schemes (CBSS)

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Women’s Workforce Participation Program

U. S. Mission to Lesotho: PEPFAR Small Grants Program 2019-2020 Capacity Building

USAID-Tbilisi: Georgia Elections and Political Processes Support through Direct Awards to Georgia’s Civil Society

U.S. Mission to Moldova: Alumni Small Grants Program

>