Leading House (LH) Africa is calling for applications for Research Partnership Grant I from advanced PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education. The goal of this instrument is to further develop, consolidate and expand relations and foster new collaborations between Swiss researchers and partners in Africa.
Proposals are expected from the following disciplines:
- Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) including biological sciences and medicine.
The call aims at awarding an equal balance of proposals from both areas.
Total Budget Available: CHF 250,000
Grant per Project Maximum CHF 15,000
Project Duration: Minimum 3 months; maximum: 10 months
Eligible Applicants (Lead): PhD students in their final year of study and postdoctoral researchers with a maximum of 2 years postdoctoral experience. (Lead applicants must be affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education )
Eligible Partner Countries: All African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt
Additional Third-Party Funding: Strongly encouraged
Submission Deadline: 26 November 2022
Review Process: 1 December 2022 – 26 January 2023
Decision: 31 January 2023
Earliest Project Start Date:1 February 2023
Please visit the LH Africa website for more information and application forms.