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Wednesday 23rd September 2020

AREF research development fellowships

Medical Research Foundation, GB, maximum award £38,000

These enable researchers in Africa who are emerging leaders to undertake a placement in a research organisation to support work on important challenges for human health to develop their skills. Fellowships are worth up to £38,000 each over a period of three to nine months.

Research active post-doctoral scientists and clinicians who are nationals of and employed in Sub-Saharan Africa who were awarded their doctorate after May 2014; and clinicians without a doctorate but who have a research-relevant Master’s degree and at least two and up to seven years active research experience are eligible to apply. 

More Info (africaresearchexcellencefund.org.uk)

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Research project grants on humanities, social sciences and library science in Namibia and southern Africa

Carl Schlettwein Foundation | Carl Schlettwein Stiftung, CH

These support research projects and events with a focus on Namibia or southern Africa.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 30 Sep 20 (recurring)

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Friday 30th October 2020

EDCTP prizes

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

These recognise individuals and teams dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration. Prizes are worth up to €50,000 each.

Maximum award: €50,000

Closing date: 16 Apr 20

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Tuesday 24th November 2020

Harnessing data science for health discovery and innovation in Africa research training programme (U2R – clinical trial optional)

NIH: Office of the Director, US

This supports training awards for a new harnessing data science for health discovery and innovation in Africa programme. Up to four awards, worth up to USD 350,000 each per year for a maximum period of five years, are available.

Maximum award: USD 1,750,000

Closing date: 24 Nov 20 (recurring)

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Tuesday 1st December 2020

Harnessing data science for health discovery and innovation in Africa – ethical, legal and social implications research (U01 clinical trial not allowed)

NIH: Office of the Director, US

This supports research on the ethical, legal and social implications associated with a new data science for health discovery and innovation in Africa programme. Up to four awards, worth up to USD 400,000 each per year for up to five years, are available.

Maximum award: USD 2,000,000

Closing date: 01 Dec 20

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Tuesday 8th December 2020

Harnessing data science for health discovery and innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) research hubs (U54 clinical trial optional)

NIH: Office of the Director, US

This supports the establishment of research hubs aimed at advancing data science-oriented health research and innovation in Africa and at supporting new partnerships that enhance the impact of such research. Awards are worth up to USD 1.3 million each per year for a maximum period of five years.

Maximum award: USD 6,500,000

Closing date: 08 Dec 20

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Monday 1st February 2021

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund | Prins Bernhard Natuurfonds, NL

Project grants

These support projects that aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in developing countries, with a special focus on the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Grants are worth up to €20,000 each.

Maximum award: €20,000

Closing date: 01 Feb 21 (recurring)

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