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International Researchers

Awarded in: Science and technology-lagging countries

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 1 June (annual)

TWAS Research Grants for Universities

The TWAS research grants program is offering grants for universities and researchers. This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities from developing countries in specific. The main objective of TWAS through these research grants is to promote quality of education and research in different countries. The aim through these research grants is to promote the scientific research in any country from all over the world.

 Field of Study: The research projects are available for different fields under this program which are mentioned as below:

  • Basic sciences
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is specified as 18 months under this program.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • TWAS will provide funding for researchers under this grant program.
  • The researchers will be awarded with the grant amount which is settled as a maximum of 30000 dollars.
  • This grant can be used to meet with the basic academic expenditures or the other things related to this program :
  • Living expenses
  • Travel expenses

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by TWAS:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any institute or university.
  • Applicant should be holder of a PhD degree in minimum.
  • Applicant should be holder of good experience in research.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research:

  • Applicant should download the admission form for the program and should submit if after filling completely.
  • Application form should be filled by using your computer and after that, it can be submitted to the program office by using the email address mentioned on the website of the program.
  • Applicant should submit form completed in all terms and incomplete form shall neither be considered nor entertained for this research grant.
  • An applicant should make only one application at a time for this program.
  • Form should be submitted before the final date of submission.
  • Application should submitted by e-mail to mahdavi@twas.org
  • Contact us:
  • ICTP Campus
  • Strada Costiera 11
  • 34151 Trieste – Italy
  • Email: info@twas.org

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-research-grants-programme-basic-sciences-groups

International Researchers

Awarded in: All world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  September (annual)

Microsoft Research Awards for Universities

The Microsoft is offering research awards for researchers from universities. This program is offered for international researchers to facilitate and accelerate scientific and scholastic research. Microsoft is aiming to create awareness among researchers about the Microsoft Azure and to make them to use it. For that thing, Microsoft is inviting research proposals from all around the world.

Field of Study: The research awards of Microsoft are available in almost every fields of study. Researchers can submit their research proposals from any field related to IT. Cloud powered can be:

  • Scholarly activity
  • Life sciences
  • Urban sciences
  • Environmental sciences
  • Ecology
  • Geosciences

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is 01 year.

Awards Description: Microsoft Awards provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Microsoft will fund the researchers in their research proposals and will facilitate them with the usage of Microsoft Azure.
  • The researchers will be granted the 12 months free cloud computing services of Microsoft Azure.
  • This will include the cloud storage of about 20 terabytes and free computing time of almost 180,000 hours.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by Microsoft:

  • Applicant should be attached with any institution or university from any country.
  • Applicants from any nonprofit research laboratory can also apply.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research awards offered by Microsoft, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant should submit a research proposal for this grant.
  • Proposal should be under three pages of length and should not exceed it.
  • Proposal should be formally balanced with all the necessary tools.
  • Contact us:
  • Email:  azurerfp@microsoft.com

Official Website: Visit main site for further details of this research grant.

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/azure/

International Researcher

Awarded in: Sweden

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  31 December (annual)

International Foundation for Science (IFS) Grants

International Foundation for Science (IFS) is a NGO (non-governmental organization) that is offering grants for international researcher all over the world. IFS have 135 Affiliated Organizations in 86 countries. So, IFS offers grants in developing and in industrial countries for scientist’s researcher that conducting research on the sustainable management of biological resource.

Field of Study: Researcher can choose fields from the following discipline:

  • Natural and applied sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Soil science
  • Forestry
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Natural products
  • Food science
  • Animal husbandry
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine resources
  • Social or economic resources

Duration: IFS are offered grants for a period of up to 3 years.

Awards Description: IFS provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Individual Research grants are awarded on merit in amounts up to USD 12,000 for one to three
  • Years under the IFS grants.
  • Grants are used for the purchase of basic tools for research:
  • Equipment
  • Expendable supplies and literature
  • Field activities

Eligible Countries: Members countries are:

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Rep.
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Côte d’Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, DPR
Lao PDR
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Micronesia, Fed.Sts.
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Rep.
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Uganda
Vanuatu
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

Eligibility Criteria: In to be considered for IFS grants, Researcher must follow:

  • Researcher must be citizens of eligible countries
  • Researcher must have a minimum of an M.Sc, MA or equivalent academic degree
  • Researcher must be younger than 35 years of age for men, and 40 years of age for women.
  • If the applicant’s/researcher 35thbirthday (men) and 40th birthday (women) birthday are on or after the closing date of the call, he/she is still eligible.

.How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by IFS, should follow some steps:

  • Applicants must send their applications before the deadline of grant.
  • Attach all documents with the application form
  • Contact us:
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS)
  • Karlavagen 108, 5th floor
  • SE-115 26 Stockholm
  • Sweden
  • Tel: +46 8 545 81800
  • Fax: +46 8 545 81801
  • Email: info@ifs.se

Official Website: Visit official website for more details about the IFS grants

http://www.ifs.se/

International Researcher

Awarded in: all world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  March / December (annual)

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Grants

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is offering grants for international researcher. HFSP grants are offered for novel, innovative and interdisciplinary basic research focused on the complex mechanisms of living organisms, topics range from molecular and cellular approaches to systems and cognitive neuroscience.

The HSFP is offering two types of research Grant:

  • Young Investigators’ Grants
  • Program Grants

Field of Study: Applicants can choose fields or a discipline that is placed on novel collaborations that bring biologists together with scientists from fields such as:

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Engineering

Duration: Young Investigators’ Grants duration is five year and Program Grants duration is different.

Awards Description: HFSP provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • Young Investigators’ Grants are awarded to teams of researchers, all of whom are within the first five years after obtaining an independent laboratory e.g.:
  • Assistant Professor
  • Lecturer or equivalent
  • Young Investigators’ Grants applications will be reviewed in competition with each other independently of applications for Program Grants.
  • Program Grants are awarded to teams of independent researchers at any stage of their careers. The research team is expected to develop new lines of research through the collaboration.
  • Up to $450,000 per grant per year
  • Applications including independent investigators early in their careers are encouraged

Eligible Countries: Members countries are:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus (EU part), the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

Eligibility Criteria: In to be considered for HSFP grants, Researcher must follow:

  • Applicant of a research grant must be from one of the member countries
  • Other team members may be from anywhere in the world
  • Young scientists from anywhere in the world for a Fellowship to work in a laboratory in one of the supporting/ member countries
  • A scientist from one of the member countries can apply to work anywhere in the world.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by HFSP, should follow some steps:

  • Applicants must send their applications before the deadline of grant.
  • Attach all documents with the application form
  • Applicants must make an application via the HFSP extranet website.
  • Applicants can consult scientific elements needed for the letter of intent for information.
  • Contact us:
  • International Human Frontier Science Program Organization
  • 12, quai Saint-Jean
  • 67000 Strasbourg
  • France
  • Tel: +33 3 88 21 51 26
  • Email:grant@hfsp.org

Official Website: Visit official website for further details about HFSP grants

http://www.hfsp.org/funding

Developing Countries and Canadians Researcher

Awarded in: Canada

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  Varies (annual)

IDRC Research Grants for Universities

The IDRC of Canada is offering research grants for universities for different research projects. This program is offered for local and international researchers and students of different institutions and universities from developing countries. The main objective of IDRC through these research grants is to promote development and growth.

Field of Study: The research projects are available for all disciplines/fields under IDRC research program of Canada.

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is not specified as it varies.

Awards Description: IDRC provides many benefits for the researchers:

  • IDRC will provide funding for researchers under this grant program.
  • IDRC is also offering advice of experts and professional for grantees under this program.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by IDRC:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any institute or university of any developing country.
  • Applicant can be either a Canadian researcher to apply for this program.
  • Students of Master’s, PhD and Post Doctorate can also apply.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by IDRC, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant should check website of program and should share his / her vision.
  • Applicant should propose his / her idea about research proposal.
  • Applicant should write a detailed proposal in next step to be considered as eligible for this program.
  • Applicant should obtain clearance and should accept IDRC funding if he or she is selected.
  • Contact us:
  • PO Box 8500
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Canada K1G 3H9
  • Ph: (+1) 613-236-6163
  • Fax: (+1) 613-238-7230
  • Email: info@idrc.ca

Official Website: Visit main site in order to know the further details of this research grant.

http://www.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/HowToApply/Pages/default.aspx

International Researcher and Finland Researcher

Awarded in: Finland

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  April, September (annual)

Academy of Finland Research Grants

The Academy of Finland is offering grants for faculty members and researchers from international countries. This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities from developing countries under the program. The main objective of Academy of Finland through these research grants is to promote quality of research in different countries by providing chances to the researchers for their higher studies.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different fields under this program which are offered by the Academy of Finland.

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is 1 year.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • Research team’s work (salaries)
  • Research costs
  • Travel
  • National and international collaboration and mobility
  • as a mobility allowancefor mobility from Finland, as part of a project’s research costs:
  • researchers with dependants €1,500/month
  • researchers without dependants €1,050/month
  • Preparation of international projects
  • Publishing costs

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any institute or university of any international country.
  • Applicant should be holder of a Doctorate Degree.
  • Applicant should be holder of such qualifications which may make him to be considered as suitable for these research grants.
  • The applicants should be with any of the position mentioned as:
  • Academy Project
  • Academy Project (PI of consortium or consortium subproject)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Academy Research Fellow
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Applicant should submit only one application for the program and if he / she do not do so, only the first application, which will be received by the program, will be accepted.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant, should follow these simple steps.

  • Applicant should visit the official website of the program and should click on select open calls.
  • After that, the tab of graduate research fellow should be opened and should draft the application portal before the final date of submission.
  • Incomplete entries or the unduly filled application forms shall neither be accepted nor considered for this grant program.
  • Contact us:
  • Academy of Finland
  • Hakanjemenranta 6, POB 131, Fl-00531 Helsinki
  • Tel: +358 29 533 5000
  • Fax: +358 29 533 5299

Official Website: Visit official website for further details about the Academy of Finland grants

http://www.aka.fi/en-GB/A/Funding-and-guidance/Funding/Who-is-eligible-to-apply-/

International Researchers

Awarded in: European Countries

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  various (annual)

European Research Council (ERC) Grants

The European Research Council (ERC) is offering research grants for international researchers in European countries. These grants are for those researchers who want to pursue their high level research in different countries of Europe under this research grant by ERC. These are focusing on highly able and intellectual researchers from all over the world. The ERC is promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. It will support the creation of excellent new research teams.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different fields under this grants which are offered by ERC.

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is up to a maximum of 05 years.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • ERC has settled a basic amount of grant for the grantees under this program.
  • The grant is valued as a maximum of 1.5 Million Euros to 2.0 Million Euros in some specific cases.
  • ERC grants cover up to 100% of the total eligible direct cost of the research and a contribution of 25% of the total eligible costs indirect cost.

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any international country with a valid citizenship.
  • Applicant should be holder of 2 to 7 years of research experience.
  • Applicant should have a PhD degree or equivalent degree and scientific track record.
  • Applicant should possess an outstanding research proposal.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research grant, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicants should apply for the program with a valid research proposal.
  • Applicants should wait for the call of proposals.
  • Contact us:
  • Covent Garden
  • Place Charles Rogier 16
  • 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (Brussels)
  • Belgium

Official Website: Visit the following link in order to know the further details of this research grant.

http://erc.europa.eu/starting-grants

International Researchers

Awarded in:  OIC countries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Organisation_of_Islamic_Cooperation_member_states_by_exports

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  31 August (annual)

TWAS – COMSTECH Research Grants for OIC Faculty and Researchers

The TWAS is offering research grants in collaboration with COMSTECH for researchers from countries that belong to Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities. The main objective of TWAS – COMSTECH research grants is to promote the high quality education in the developing countries by providing the researchers the opportunities for research in well reputed institutions and universities.

Field of Study: The research projects are available for different fields under this program which are mentioned as below:

  • Earth sciences
  • Engineering sciences
  • Computer sciences
  • Information technology
  • Material sciences
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical sciences
  • Renewable energy

Duration:  The duration of award for this research grant is specified as a maximum of 18 months duration and it can be renewed for one time.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • TWAS – COMSTECH will provide funding for researchers under this program.
  • The researchers will be awarded with the amount which is settled as a maximum of 15000 USD.
  • Applicants will have to use this grant for purchasing different things which are as:
  • Consumables
  • Scientific equipment
  • To meet academic expenses
  • Books
  • Other basic expenses
  • Field expenses

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by TWAS – COMSTECH:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any university of any country belonging to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
  • Applicant should be holder of a minimum of PhD degree.
  • Applicant should be under the age of 40 years.
  • Applicant should be holder of any position in any research institute or a university.

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for this research, should follow these simple steps:

  • Applicant should download the admission form for the program and should submit if after filling completely.
  • Application form should be filled by using your computer and after that, it can be submitted to the program office by using the email address mentioned on the website of the program.
  • Applicant should submit form completed in all terms and incomplete form shall neither be considered nor entertained for this research grant.
  • An applicant should make only one application at a time for this program.
  • Form should be submitted before the final date of submission.
  • Application should submitted by e-mail to mahdavi@twas.org
  • Contact us:
  • Mrs M.T. Mahdavi,
  • TWAS, ICTP Campus,
  • Strada Costiera 11,
  • 34151 Trieste, Italy.
  • Phone: +39 040 2240325
  • Fax: +39 040 224559
  • E-mail: mahdavi@twas.org.

Official Website: Visit official site for further details of this research grant.

http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-comstech-joint-research-grants

International Researchers

Awarded in: all world

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  31 January, 31 July (annual)

ISESCO Research Grants

The ISESCO is offering research grants for international researchers. These grants are for those researchers who want to pursue their high level research in different countries (OIC member states) under this research grant by ISESCO. These fellowships are focusing on highly able and intellectual researchers from all over the world.

Field of Study: The research grants are available for different fields under this program which are offered by ISESCO program. These fields are as:

  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Agriculture Biotechnology
  • Material Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Frontier Areas of Science and Technology

Duration: The duration of award for this research grant is 2 years under this program.

Awards Description: The research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • ISESCO Research Grant amounts to a maximum of US$10,000.00 for 2 years
  • The grantees will be granted with the different stipends and allowances to meet with their basic expenses.
  • The grant will be used to purchase some researcher material:
  • Scientific apparatus
  • Consumable material
  • Specialized literature at competitive rates
  • Not cover salaries and travel expenses.
  • Personal computers are not covered under this scheme

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by ISESCO:

  • Applicant should be a researcher from any international country with a valid citizenship.
  • Applicant should have a PhD degree in the field which grants requested.
  • Applicant should be under the age of 40 years old

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply for the research grant offered by ISESCO, should follow these simple steps.

  • Submit the typed application form before the final date of submission.
  • Application should be submitted either by post or fax.
  • Contact us:
  • Mrs El Alami Wafaa
  • Head of ICPSR
  • ISESCO,
  • Avenue des F.A.R
  • PO Box 2275, PC Code 10104
  • Hay Ryad-Rabat,
  • Kingdom of Morocco
  • : (+212) 5 37 56 60 52/53
  • : (+212) 5 37 56 60 12/13
  • E-mail: icpsr@isesco.org.ma

Official Website: Visit the following link in order to know the further details of this research grant.

http://www.icpsr.org.ma/?page=researchGrants

Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa Researcher

Awarded in: Germany

Last Date to Apply / Deadline:  31 March

TWAS-DFG Cooperation Grants

The TWAS-DFG is offering research grants in collaboration with German Research Foundation for researchers from DFG countries (sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa researcher). This program is offered for researchers of different institutions and universities in Germany. The main objective of TWAS – DFG research grants is to promote the high quality education in the developing countries by providing the researchers the opportunities for research in well reputed institutions and universities. The administration and financial operation of TWAS is undertaken by UNESCO in accordance with an agreement signed by the two organizations.

Field of Study: The researcher can choose any projects/fields or areas from the Natural and Social Sciences fields under the TWAS-DFG grants.

Duration: The duration of this research grant is more than three (3) months and must be undertaken within 12 months of the award.

Awards Description: TWAS-DFG research grant is offering a number of grants for the researchers who will be granted this award. These grants can be as:

  • Cover visa
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Costs for the stay in Germany

Eligibility Criteria: A researcher holding the following eligibility criteria can apply for the research grant by TWAS – DFG:

  • Researcher must hold a PhD and must have obtained it not earlier than 2010
  • For this grant researcher must be residence of a sub-Saharan African country, including South Africa, and hold a research position in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Already applicants on site in Germany are not eligible
  • Successful applicants can only reapply once for another cooperation visit
  • Women scientists/researchers are especially encouraged to apply

Awards Bond: Applicants/researcher must provide evidence that they will return to their home country upon completion of their Cooperation Visit

How to Apply: Applicants, who want to apply, should follow these simple steps:

  • Download application form from official site
  • Attached documents:
  • CV (2 pages) and a list of 6 publications
  • A recent invitation letter from a German host
  • Two reference letters
  • A copy of PhD certificate
  • Proficiency of language in English or German
  • Complete application form send via:
  • By email to exchanges@twas.org
  • By fax to +39 040 224 559 or
  • As hard copies to TWAS secretariat, ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11, 34151 Trieste, Italy

Official Website: Visit the following link for further details

http://twas.org/opportunity/twas-dfg-cooperation-visits-programme