Funding Call to carry out Innovative Ecological Research in Africa
Deadline: 20 March 2020
The British Ecological Society (BES) is currently accepting applications for its Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research.
10+ Funders for Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
10+ Global Donors for Improving Lives of Children in Poor Countries
10+ Donors that believe in building NGO capacities for Civil Society Development
15+ Donors for Saving the Planet: Grants for Environment, Conservation and Wildlife
This grant is designed to support applicants to develop skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world.
The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to help applicants develop connections with other ecologists outside applicants usual peer group. This must be requested at the application stage.
Travel funds are available to spend time working with ecologists in developed countries where facilities and experience will help applicants on return to their own institution.
Successful applicants also receive two years of free BES membership and free online access to their journals.
20+ Donors standing up for Human Rights and Equality
10+ International Donors seeking to improve Access to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
20+ Global Donors for Empowering Women and Girls
25+ Donors for the Empowerment of Youth
be a scientist and a citizen of a country in Africa or its associated islands, that is a ‘low-income economy’ or ‘lower-middle-income economy’ according to the World Bank categorisation
have at least an MSc or equivalent degree
be working for a university or research institution in Africa (including field centres, NGOs, museums etc.) that provides basic research facilities
carry out the research in a country in Africa or its associated islands
The proposed work must be completed within 18 months.
Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
For more information, visit https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/funding/ecologists-in-africa/