Available Opportunities

ISP/Sida calls

Call for Swedish Partners – Bolivia Research Training Partnership Programme
Sida is announcing a call for proposals for partnerships between Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz (UMSA), Universidad Mayor de San Simón in Cochabamba (UMSS) and Swedish universities for strengthening institutional research capacity at the mentioned Bolivian universities.
Deadline: 30 March 2020

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Open calls

  • The TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme provides postdoctoral researchers who have obtained their PhD not earlier than 2015 and are from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, with the opportunity to make a 'Cooperation Visit' to an institute in Germany for maximum 3 months.                                      Application deadline: May 18, 2020.

  • The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) invite interested female scientists to apply for the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS). Each selected Fellow will receive up to $35,000 over a one year period.​​                                                              Deadline: April 15, 2020.

  • NEW! The DevRes Conference at Umeå University is postponed until 2021. Stay updated on DevRes 2020 on August 24-26, 2020! The theme for the conference is Advancing Sustainable Transformation.
    Travel Grants:
    The Swedish international development cooperation agency (Sida) offers a limited number of travel grants for researchers from low-income countries (primarily following the DAC list of low-income countries) whom have had their abstracts accepted for the conference. Each conference panel can have one presenter on a travel grant. The travel grant covers travels, accommodation, and conference fee.
    Call for abstracts is closed, but you register to participate until April 15, 2020.
  • ASEAN-INDIA RESEARCH TRAINING FELLOWSHIP (AI-RTF) - 50 fellowships per year awarded to young scientists and researchers from ASEAN Member States. Fellowships include up to six months at Indian academic and R&D institutions.
    No deadline: applications accepted all year round
  • Carnegie Research Chairs Program -  Promising young Data Scientists from Africa are given the opportunity to establish research teams of their own at the Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) Research Centre in Rwanda.
    No stated deadline

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