Leading House (LH) Africa is inviting applications for Research Partnership Grant II. This grant is available to researchers who have between 3 and 5 years of post-doctoral experience and who are 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: i) Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and ii) 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 450,000
Grant per Project: Maximum CHF 25,000
Project Duration: Minimum: 3 months; maximum: 12 months
Eligible Applicants (Lead): Researchers with a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 5 years postdoctoral experience. (Lead applicants must be affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education1)
Eligible Partner Countries: All African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt
Additional Third-Party Funding: Strongly encouraged
Submission Deadline: 30 April 2023 (17:00hrs CET)
Review Process: 01May 2023 – 16 June 2023
Decision: 23 June 2023
Earliest Project Start Date: 1 July 2023
For detailed information and application, please check the LH Africa website.