Latest Grant Funding and Resources for Development Research

Here is a list of latest grants, funding opportunities and other resources from international donor agencies for supporting development research.

DST Call for Proposals: 2018-19 UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Program

Deadline: 11 January 2019 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has launched a call for proposals for its 2018-19 UK India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) program with an aim to enhance educational links between India and the UK. Themes Cyber physical systemsWaste management Funding Information UKIERI partnerships will provide for a maximum of £200,000 over the duration of the project. UKIERI funds are available for partnerships of up to two years in duration. … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Field Initiated Projects Program (Research)

Deadline: 5 February 2019 The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living is seeking applications for its Field Initiated Projects Program (Research) to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially … [Read more...]

CCSTDS/DST: India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) Programme

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Centre for Co-operation in Science & Technology among Developing Societies (CCSTDS), behalf of Department of Science and Technology (DST) is accepting applications for its India Science and Research Fellowship (ISRF) Programme to provide opportunity to scientists and researchers from neighbouring countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand to work in contemporary research areas across all major disciplines of … [Read more...]

Luxembourg National Research Fund: Seeking Proposals for INTER Mobility Programme

Deadline: 20 January 2019 The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is seeking proposals for its INTER Mobility Programme to promote the exchange between research groups from public research institutions in Luxembourg, and leading research groups abroad. The programme aims to foster innovative, internationally competitive research and support the exchange of key knowledge and technological know-how. INTER mobility allows for exchanges in both directions: Researchers working in … [Read more...]

Innovation Fund: Inviting Serbian Applicants for Collaborative Grant Scheme Program

Deadline: 28 December 2018 The Innovation Fund has announced a public Call for the Collaborative Grant Scheme for R&D Organizations and Private Sector Enterprises (Collaborative Grant Scheme Program). Collaborative Grant Scheme Program objective is to foster industry driven research by incentivizing private sector companies and public sector R&D organizations to engage in joint R&D projects with the goal of creating new or improved commercially viable products and services, as … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Collaborative Research Projects

Deadline: 23 January 2019 The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 11th rounds of its Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Collaborative Research Projects to support collaborative science and technology research projects with Indian counterparts that are of mutual benefit to Australia and India. Objectives The objectives of the AISRF are to: increase the uptake of leading science and technology by supporting collaboration between Australian and Indian … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: Clinical Research and Product Development Fellowships

Deadline: 7 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Clinical Research and Product Development Fellowship scheme which is jointly implemented by European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding towards actions that aim to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from sub-Saharan Africa to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Research Grant Development Awards in UK

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Applications are open for Research grant development awards to provide ‘pump-priming’ funds for the development of high-quality, innovative and multidisciplinary research grants in medical sociology / sociology of health and illness. They are intended to support groups to work together to develop a research grant application and to submit it to a major national or international funding body within three months of the end of the award. Funding … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Follow-up Research Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The Japan Student Services Organization (“JASSO”) provides the Follow-up Research Fellowship for Former International Students in Japan to researchers who have previously come to study in Japan from a developing country, region, etc., and are currently active in education, research, or government in their home country, region, etc. The fellowship extends to those researchers an opportunity to conduct short-term research with academic advisors at universities … [Read more...]

Efficiency for Access Coalition: Inviting Applicants for Research & Development (R&D) Fund

Deadline: 16 January 2019 Efficiency for Access Coalition (EforA) is currently inviting applicants for its research and development fund to accelerate innovation in off-grid and weak grid appliance technologies. The Efficiency for Access Coalition, with funding from UK Aid, will invest into Research and Development (R&D) projects that lead to the acceleration of availability, affordability, efficiency and performance of a range of Low Energy Inclusive Appliances that are particularly … [Read more...]

William T Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

Deadline: 9 January 2019 William T Grant Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence to support high-quality field-initiated studies that are relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. Focus Areas Identify or test strategies to improve the use of existing research. Identify or test strategies for producing more useful research evidence. Test the assumption … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grants: Supporting Education Research Projects

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program’s aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

AREF/EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship: Joint Call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Preparatory Fellowships – Joint call with the Africa Research Excellence Fund”. The purpose of the AREF/EDCTP Preparatory Fellowship is to enhance the competitiveness of up and coming post-doctoral sub-Saharan African scientists and clinicians aspiring to receive international /regional /national fellowships or grant support, such as the EDCTP … [Read more...]

RWJF 2018 Call for Proposals: Health Data for Action (HD4A) Program

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Health Data for Action (HD4A): Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights (Data Access Award)” that  aims to reduce the barriers often faced in accessing rich data by serving as a conduit between data owners and interested researchers. The Health Data for Action: Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights (Data Access Award) (HD4A) program will support innovative research … [Read more...]

UKRI: Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience Programme

Deadline: 12 November 2018 UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is currently seeking proposals to the first call of the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme. The programme will be jointly delivered by NERC, the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) on behalf of UKRI, and the Met Office on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy & … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Israel Institute Research Grants Program

Deadline: 11 April 2019 The Israel Institute is seeking applications for its Research Grants for Substantive Research on Modern Israel. These grants facilitate the research and writing of books or scholarly articles that make an original contribution to the field of Israel Studies and promote a greater understanding of modern Israel. Areas of Study Areas of study include, but are not limited to: Israeli history politics economics law Funding Information The … [Read more...]

NIH: Seeking Applications for Collaborative Research Grants Program

Deadline: 5 December 2018 Applications are open for Collaborative Research Grants Program to encourage collaboration that proposes diverse approaches to topics, incorporates multiple points of view, and explores new avenues of inquiry that lead to publications and other resources for humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Collaborative Research grants support groups of two or more scholars engaging in significant and sustained research in the humanities. Types of Grants & … [Read more...]

BA/Leverhulme Trust: Seeking Applications for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 7 November 2018 The British Academy is currently seeking applications for its Small Research Grants program to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. Funding Information The first recourse for funding should be to applicant’s own institution (where applicable). Applications will not be considered for less than £500. The maximum grant is £10,000 over two years. Funds are available to facilitate initial project planning and development; to support … [Read more...]

SSRC: Seeking Proposals for APN Individual Research Grants

Deadline: 5 January 2019 The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is seeking proposals from African researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners working on conflict and peacebuilding issues at universities and research institutions; or regional, governmental, and nongovernmental agencies or organizations in Africa for its Individual Research Grants with an aim to support independent African research and its integration into regional and global … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Researcher Links Workshop Grants (UK and Russia)!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applications are open for the Researcher Links Workshop grants which are designed to provide financial support to bring together a UK/Russia bilateral cohort of early career researchers to take part in workshops to meet the overarching objectives. The programme is supported by UK government. Objectives Establish new research links or significantly develop existing links, with the potential for longer term sustainability – Principal Applicants must outline the … [Read more...]

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