10 September 2018
Ecologists in Africa Award
This grant provides support for ecologists in Africa to carry out innovative ecological research. We recognise that ecologists in Africa face unique challenges in carrying out research; our grant is designed to support you to develop your skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. We support excellent ecological science in Africa by funding services and equipment.
Applicants are only able to submit one grant application per round, across all grant schemes.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS
Successful applicants also receive two years of free BES membership.
- 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 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 you develop connections with other ecologists outside your usual peer group.
- Travel funds are available to spend time working with ecologists in developed countries where facilities and experience will help you on return to your own institution.
- Successful applicants also receive two years of free BES membership and free online access to our journals.
Register/log in to our online grants system, complete your contact details, and navigate to ‘Your Applications’.
As part of the application process two referees will be required to submit statements of support. If you are applying for travel funds, one of these must be from your host institution.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Raghda M. Nagy/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Abdelrahman Mohsen/ Egypt”
MARJ3 Scholarships team