11 September 2018
The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries. The Fund forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment which is monitored by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
These interdisciplinary consortia will generate new approaches to significant and complex resilience problems facing developing countries and will consist of one UK research group and two developing country research groups.
Global Challenge Areas:
- Sustainable Development.
- Economies and Societies.
- Human Rights, Good Governance and Social Justice.
Specializations for studying on this opportunity:
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS
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- your proposed research addresses two or more GCRF thematic areas. The proposal must ultimately benefit the economic development and welfare of developing countries.
- your proposal falls within the remit of the UK academies and is interdisciplinary.
- the consortia consists of one UK research group and two research groups from developing countries.
- Applicants can only submit one application per round.
The awards will provide up to £500,000 and 2.5 years of support to these research consortia.
Applications should be submitted through the Royal Society’s grants and awards management system (Flexi-Grant®).
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Raghda M. Nagy/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Abdelrahman Mohsen/ Egypt”
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