All research calls and funding opportunities from across our networks, with an African focus.
University of Oxford
These encourage the study of non-classical archaeology and general history as deduced from comparative archaeology of any country or countries of Northern Africa and the Near East. The grant is worth up to £4000.
Closing date: 15 Apr 21
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/248625
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
This recognises research and innovation in support of economic development and social welfare in Newton Fund partner countries. The total budget is £1 million for one award per partner country and an additional prize for the project that best demonstrates knowledge and partnership working.
Closing date: 21 Apr 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1870267
Protein Research Foundation | Proteïnmavorsingstigting
This supports research and technology transfer to reduce reliance of the feed industry in South Africa on imported protein for animal production.
Closing date: 30 Apr 21
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2474769
Fondation de France
These aim to improve male-female relationships and to encourage the joint participation of men and women in decision-making in matters of sexuality, prevention and treatment. Funding is available for up to three years.
Closing date: 13 May 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1155336
Association for Africanist Anthropology
This recognises a book which furthers the global community of Africanist scholars and the wider interests of the African continent. The award is worth USD 1,000.
Closing date: 15 May 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/257954
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
This recognises an individual or institution whose contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity for all Africans. The prize is worth USD 100,000.
Closing date: 01 Jun 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1761117
Royal Historical Society
This supports a postgraduate historian pursuing research on African history. The scholarship is worth up to £1,000.
Closing date: 08 Jun 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/254739
LEO Pharma Research Foundation
This recognises young scientists who have made important contributions within the field of dermatology research. The award is worth USD 100,000.
Closing date: 22 Jun 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1352494
Association of Commonwealth Universities
These enable students from Commonwealth countries in conducting a two-year master’s degree. Scholarships cover tuition fees, return airfare, an arrival allowance and a regular stipend.
Closing date: 09 Jul 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1730616
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
This recognises an article on a topic of obstetrics or gynaecology derived from work carried out in Africa between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. The prize is worth £150.
Closing date: 01 Aug 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1243571
International Union for Conservation of Nature
These support civil society organisations and public entities engaged in the conservation of threatened species in South Africa in carrying out urgent conservation measures at local level to protect the species and their habitat. Grants are worth up to €100,000 each for a maximum period of 12 months.
Closing date: 01 Aug 21
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2693438
This enables young African scholars to spend a minimum of six months at the World Bank in Washington, DC, or country offices, getting hands-on experience in development work. Fellowships each include coverage of consultant fees, round-trip economy airfare and worker’s compensation insurance.
Closing date: 23 Aug 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1382456
Women for Africa Foundation | Fundacion Mujeres por Africa
This enables African women researchers to spend six months in one of the participating research centres in Spain. Fellowships cover a return flight and a monthly allowance of €2,400 towards accommodation, personal expenses and insurance.
Closing date: 30 Sep 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2117137
Society for Libyan Studies
These support visits to the North African region or to North African archives to undertake self-contained projects or discrete elements of larger projects. Grants are worth up to £800.
Closing date: 01 Oct 21 (Forecast)
More information: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2203919