Research Funding Opportunities

The following are funding opportunities identified by our Research Office that are available for consideration/application. You are advised to read through and understand the eligibilty, terms and conditions for each of the cal before proceeding. Africa University, will however not be responsible or liable for any information, costs or otherwise arising out of this funding opportunity announcement.

 

  1. Applications Open for NEF Challenge of Invention to Innovation
    Deadline: 12 February 2018

    Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i) to reward research based innovation and highlight the global impact of African researchers and entrepreneurs. On 26-28 March 2018, the Next Einstein Forum will host its second Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda. A critical component of the NEF is its unique innovation competition, the Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i). Young African scientists and innovators under 42 years of age are invited to present their research driven innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to a panel of experts in a pitch style competition. The NEF Ci2i focuses on innovations of high impact globally and locally that a ready to be scaled up. Judges and participants come from major pan-African and global business, pharmaceutical and technological companies providing an unparalleled opportunity for researchers and entrepreneurs, both in terms of feedback and mentorship and in terms of funding to scale and expand R&D efforts. Please use this link to get started

  2. Request for Applications: Small Grants for Advocacy and Research
    Deadline: 28 February 2018

    COUNTERPART International is seeking written applications from qualified individuals, organizations and/or firms for activities that foster a human rights-based approach to internet governance in selected countries (Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe). Use this link to find out more about this funding opportunity


  3. Request for Proposals: Advocacy & Research on Internet Governance and Internet Freedom
    Deadline: 28 February 2018

    COUNTERPART International is seeking written proposals from qualified individuals, organizations and/or firms for research papers concerning internet governance and online rights in four countries (Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe). Get more information at this link