General Funding Calls

(01-08-2015) Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Research grants

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation invites applications for its research grants. These support research on violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships. Proposals are welcomed from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities.

Priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world and to areas and methodologies not receiving adequate attention and support from other funding sources.

Grants usually range from US$15,000 to US$40,000 per year for periods of one or two years. Applications for larger amounts and longer durations must be very strongly justified.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators

Website: http://www.hfg.org/rg/guidelines.htm

Application form: https://www.grantinterface.com/hfg/Common/LogOn.aspx

Closing date: 01 Aug 15

(01 Oct 15)Bielefeld University Research group project proposals

Closing date: 01 Oct 15

Bielefeld University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) invites proposals for its call for research groups. Funding supports the establishment of interdisciplinary research groups in the natural sciences, humanities or social sciences. Fellows reside at the ZiF and work together on a broader research theme.

Scholars from any country are eligible to apply.

Projects with a five-month duration may request up to €250,000; projects with a 10-month duration may request up to €500,000. ZiF also provides support for a research assistant, accommodation and conference facilities.

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Hosting conferences, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Networking/collaboration

Award amount max: €500,000

Website: http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/ZIF/Foerderung/fg.html

(14 Oct 15)British Academy - British Academy/Leverhulme small research grants

Closing date: 14 Oct 15

The British Academy, in association with the Leverhulme Trust, invites applications for its small research grants. These support primary research in the humanities and social sciences.

Grants may be used to facilitate initial project planning and development, to support the direct costs of research and to enable the advancement of research through workshops or conferences, or visits by or to partner scholars.

Applications for individual and collaborative projects are equally welcome. International groups of scholars are eligible to apply, provided the lead applicant is a UK-based scholar.

Grants are tenable for up to two years and are worth between £500 and £10,000.

Deadline information: Applications due by 5pm. Deadlines on: 14 October 2015, 11 May 2016.

Award type: Hosting visits, Travel to conferences, meetings etc., Travel for research purposes, Directed grants for individual investigators, Networking/collaboration

Award amount max: £10,000

Award amount min: £500

Website: http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/guide/srg.cfm

Application form: https://egap.britac.ac.uk/

(15 Oct 15)American Association for the Advancement of Science - Early career award for public engagement with science

Closing date: 15 Oct 15

The American Association for the Advancement of Science invites applications for its early career award for public engagement with science. This recognises early career scientists and engineers who demonstrate a contribution to public engagement with science activities.

Nominees must be early career scientists or engineers in academia, government or industry who actively conduct research in any scientific discipline including social sciences and medicine. Groups and institutions are not eligible. Early career is defined as an individual who has been in their current field for less than seven years. Postdoctoral students are eligible.

The winner receives US$5,000, complimentary registration to the association’s annual meeting and reimbursement of reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the meeting.

Deadline information: Nominations due by 12 midnight. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Prizes, Young investigator awards, Travel to conferences, meetings etc.

Website: http://www.aaas.org/aboutaaas/awards/public_engagement/

(19 Oct 15)Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey - Research fellowship programme for foreign citizens -

Closing date: 19 Oct 15

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey invites applications for its research fellowship programme for foreign citizens. This enables PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers to pursue research in Turkey in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and technological sciences, medical sciences, agricultural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The aim is to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective researchers.

Each applicant must be a non-Turkish citizen, and may not hold a dual citizenship with Turkey either. They should have an invitation from a university or research institute in Turkey. Postdoctoral researchers must be 35 years old or younger, while PhD students must be enrolled in a programme outside Turkey. Applicants who hold a PhD degree from Turkey must have a GPA of at least 3.50 or 4.00.

Fellowships are available for a maximum of 12 months. Funding includes a monthly living allowance of up to TL2,250, travel costs worth up to TL2,250 and health insurance worth up to TL2,250.

Award type: Predoctoral fellowships, Young investigator awards, Postdoctoral training fellowships, Travel for research purposes

Website: http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en/funds/academy/international-researchers-fellowship-programmes/content-2216-research-fellowship-programme-for-international-researchers

Application form: http://e-bideb.tubitak.gov.tr/

(29 Oct 15)Styrelsen for Forskning og Innovation - Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation - Individual postdoctoral grants

Closing date: 29 Oct 15

The Danish Council for Independent Research’s Humanities division (FKK) invites applications for its individual postdoctoral grants. These aim to maintain and develop the research competencies of researchers who are in the beginning of their careers, consolidate their individual research profile and develop their scientific network.

Grants are awarded to researchers who carry out specific research projects independently at research institutions in Denmark or abroad. Applicants should have obtained their PhD within the last four years or expect to submit their thesis within six months of the application deadline. Postdoctorate candidates from other countries who apply to carry out research projects in Denmark are expected to bring considerable new expertise to the Danish host environment.

Grants are normally awarded for up to two years, but may be extended to a maximum of three years. Funding may be used to cover the researcher’s income, equipment, operating expenses, and scientific or academic and technical or administrative salaries.

Deadline information: Applications due by 7pm. Deadlines on: 29 October 2015, 28 April 2016.

Award type: General operating support, Directed grants for individual investigators, Equipment and materials, Networking/collaboration

Website: http://ufm.dk/en/research-and-innovation/funding-programmes-for-research-and-innovation/calls/2015/danish-council-for-independent-research-call-for-proposals-autumn-2015-and-spring-2016

Application form: http://ufm.dk/en/research-and-innovation/funding-programmes-for-research-and-innovation/e-grant/application-portal/applicationportal

(30 Oct 15)Styrelsen for Forskning og Innovation - Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation Individual postdoctoral grants

Closing date: 30 Oct 15

The Danish Council for Independent Research’s Social Sciences division (FSE) invites applications for its individual postdoctoral grants. These aim to maintain and develop the research competencies of researchers who are in the beginning of their careers, consolidate their individual research profile and develop their scientific network.

Grants are awarded to researchers who carry out specific research projects independently at research institutions in Denmark or abroad. Applicants should have obtained their PhD within the last four years or expect to submit their thesis within six months of the application deadline. Postdoctorate candidates from other countries who apply to carry out research projects in Denmark are expected to bring considerable new expertise to the Danish host environment.

Grants are normally awarded for up to two years, but may be extended to a maximum of three years. Funding may be used to cover the researcher’s income, equipment, operating expenses, and scientific or academic and technical or administrative salaries.

Award type: General operating support, Directed grants for individual investigators, Equipment and materials, Networking/collaboration

Website: http://ufm.dk/en/research-and-innovation/funding-programmes-for-research-and-innovation/calls/2015/danish-council-for-independent-research-call-for-proposals-autumn-2015-and-spring-2016

Application form: http://ufm.dk/en/research-and-innovation/funding-programmes-for-research-and-innovation/e-grant/application-portal/applicationportal

(01 Nov 15)(Forecast)Institute for Advanced Study - Social science fellowships

Closing date: 01 Nov 15 (Forecast)

The School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its fellowships. Visiting fellows are expected to pursue only their own research, while the school organises a weekly seminar at which members as well as invited guests present their ongoing work.

The school welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with a historical and humanistic bent and also considers applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics.

The thematic focus for the academic year of 2014-15 is egalitarianisms. This focus is neither an exclusive nor excluding theme. Applications are strongly encouraged from scholars across the social sciences, whether or not their research corresponds to the theme.

Applicants must hold a completed doctorate or equivalent by the application deadline.

The school attempts to provide half of the current academic base salary for all fellows, up to a maximum of US$65,000 for one full academic year.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Senior fellowships, Retreats, Mid-Career fellowships

Award amount max: $65,000

Website: http://www.sss.ias.edu/applications

Application form: https://applications.ias.edu/login1.php

(01 Nov 15)Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humainesm - Connection grants for events

Closing date: 01 Nov 15

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its connection grants for events. These support events that may be face-to-face workshops or conferences held in Canada or abroad, discipline-specific, cross-disciplinary, cross-sectoral, or consist of open or closed invitation. The overall aim of the grants is to support events geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilisation initiatives in the field of social sciences and humanities. Suitable activities include organising or co-organising the event, or organising or leading a formal session, workshop or other activity consistent with the objectives of the council’s connection programme.

Applicants may be individuals, teams or institutions. All applicants should be affiliated with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution while applying or, in the case of postdoctoral fellows and researchers, should establish an affiliation within three months of the grant start date.

Co-applicants may be included from international or Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks, as well as municipal, territorial or provincial governments.

Grants are worth between CA$7,000 and CA$25,000 over one year, and do not cover more than 50 per cent of the eligible costs.

Deadline information: Applications due by 12 midnight ET on deadline dates. Deadlines on: 1 November 2015, 1 February 2016, 1 May 2016, 1 August 2016, and repeated annually.

Award type: Hosting visits, Hosting conferences, Networking/collaboration

Award amount max: $25,000

Award amount min: $7,000

Website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/connection_grants-subventions_connexion-eng.aspx

Application form: https://webapps.nserc.ca/SSHRC/faces/logon.jsp?lang=en_CA

(01 Nov 15)Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - Connection grants for other outreach activities

Closing date: 01 Nov 15

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its connection grants for other outreach activities. These support outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilisation initiatives in the field of social sciences and humanities.

Activities must engage the broader public in humanities and social sciences knowledge through one or a combination of the following:

•knowledge dissemination;

•knowledge transfer;

•knowledge brokering;

•knowledge translation;

•knowledge synthesis;

•knowledge exchange;

•networking;

•knowledge co-creation.

Applicants may be individuals, teams or institutions. All applicants should be affiliated with an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution while applying or, in the case of postdoctoral fellows and researchers, should establish an affiliation within three months of the grant start date.

Co-applicants may be included from international or from Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks, as well as municipal, territorial or provincial governments.

Grants are generally worth up to CA$50,000 over one year; however, higher amounts may be considered. Funding does not cover more than 50 per cent of the eligible costs.

Deadline information: Applications due by 12 midnight ET on deadline dates. Deadlines on: 1 November 2015, 1 February 2016, 1 May 2016, 1 August 2016, and repeated annually.

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Publish, edit, translate, disseminate, Networking/collaboration

Website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/connection_grants-subventions_connexion-eng.aspx

Application form: https://webapps.nserc.ca/SSHRC/faces/logon.jsp?lang=en_CA

(02 Nov 15)Royal Society of Edinburgh - CRF European visiting research fellowships

Closing date: 02 Nov 15

The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Caledonian Research Foundation invite applications for their European visiting research fellowships. These support research within the arts and humanities and social sciences in Scotland with the aim to establish a two-way flow of scholars between Scotland and Europe. The following two schemes are available:

•visits to Europe – this enables scholars working in Scottish higher education institutions to visit and undertake research at other European countries for periods of between two and six months;

•visits to Scotland – this enables nominated scholars from other European countries outside the UK to carry out research or study in Scotland for a similar period.

Scottish applicants should normally be continuing members of academic or academic-related staff at a Scottish HEIs. Scholars from Europe wishing to study in Scotland must be nominated by members of academic staff from HEIs in Scotland. European candidates should normally be employed in a recognised centre of higher education or research.

Overseas applicants who are temporarily resident in Scotland or elsewhere in the UK, or Scottish applicants who are temporarily resident in another European country, are not eligible to apply. In addition, candidates who are currently studying for a degree in the UK or overseas are also not eligible.

Grants worth up to £6,000 each are available for visits of up to six months at a rate of £1,000 per month, to contribute towards the cost of travel, subsistence and relevant study costs.

Deadline information: Applications due by 5pm. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Senior fellowships, Postdoctoral training fellowships, Travel for research purposes, Directed grants for individual investigators, Networking/collaboration, Mid-Career fellowships

Award amount max: £6,000

Website: http://www.rse.org.uk/732_CRFEuropeanVisitingResearchFellowships.html

Application form: https://online.royalsoced.org.uk/

(24 Nov 15)(Forecast)International Council for Canadian Studies – Conseil International d’Études Canadiennes - Canadian studies postdoctoral fellowships

Closing date: 24 Nov 15 (Forecast)

The International Council for Canadian Studies invites applications for its young Canadian studies postdoctoral fellowships.

These enable Canadian and foreign academics who have completed a doctoral thesis on a topic primarily related to Canada to visit a Canadian or foreign university with a Canadian studies programme for a teaching or research fellowship. Applicants must not be employed in a full-time university teaching position and must agree not to accept honoraria or salary during their fellowships. The grant is worth CA$2,500 per month over one to three months, plus the cost of a return airline ticket. Grants will not exceed CA$10,000.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Travel for research purposes, Directed grants for individual investigators

Award amount max: $10,000

Website: http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/canadian-studies-postdoctoral-fellowships.php

(24 Nov 15)(Forecast)International Council for Canadian Studies – Conseil International d’Études Canadiennes - Publishing fund

Closing date: 24 Nov 15 (Forecast)

The International Council for Canadian Studies invites applications for grants through its publishing fund. These assist with the publication and distribution in Canada of scholarly monographs on Canada written by foreign Canadianists who are members of a Canadian studies association or associate members belonging to the International Council for Canadian Studies. This fund assists foreign scholars by granting financial aid to a recognised scholarly press once the work is published.

The fund may also grant financial assistance for the translation from English or French into a third language and from a third language into French or English. In this case, conditions and procedures remain the same, but instead of a manuscript the press will submit a published monograph that it would like to see translated.

The author shall be a member in good standing of an ICCS member association or associate member. The funds allocated shall apply to the printing or translating costs of a manuscript and not to the costs of research, typing, reproduction or any other stage in the manuscript preparation.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Publish, edit, translate, disseminate

Website: http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/publishing-fund.php

(24 Nov 15)(Forecast)International Council for Canadian Studies – Conseil International d’Études Canadiennes - Pierre Savard award

Closing date: 24 Nov 15 (Forecast)

The International Council for Canadian Studies invites applications for the Pierre Savard award.

This recognises and promotes outstanding scholarly monographs on a Canadian topic. Awards recognise books and monographs which contribute to a better understanding of Canada. There are two categories:

•books written in French or English;

•books written in a language other than French or English.

Every member association or associate member of the ICCS can submit each year the title of a book that has been published within the preceding two years. The book must have been authored by a member of a member association or an associate member.

The award includes travel and lodging expenses to enable the recipient to officially receive the award at the ICCS annual general meeting.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Prizes, Travel to conferences, meetings etc.

Website: http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/pierre-savard-awards.php

 

(25 Nov 15)(Forecast)Rockefeller Archive Center - Grants-in-aid for research at the Rockefeller Archive Center

Closing date: 25 Nov 15 (Forecast)

The Rockefeller Archive Center invites applications for its grants-in-aid for research. RAC's competitive grant-in-aid program provides awards for reimbursement of up to $5,000 for certain receipted expenses related to research conducted at RAC. The research grants are designed to foster, promote, and support research by serious scholars in the collections located at the Rockefeller Archive Center, which include the records of the Rockefeller family, the Rockefeller University, the Rockefeller Foundation, and other philanthropies and associated individuals.

Awards are made to individuals. Institutions are not eligible to apply. The grant does not support research at other institutions, and it does not provide general tuition support. Application to the grant-in-aid program is open to US citizens and citizens of foreign countries, although certain US government requirements will apply to non-US citizens.

Grant recipients must commence their research at the center within one year of being notified of the award.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Travel for research purposes

Award amount max: $5,000

Website: http://www.rockarch.org/grants/generalgia.php

Application form: http://www.rockarch.org/grants/giaapp.doc

(08 Dec 15)(Forecast)New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study - International Fellowships

Closing date: 08 Dec 15 (Forecast)

The New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its international fellowships. These enable young international researchers and academics, working in the fields of humanities, social studies and economics, to spend a full academic year or one term at NEC.

Each applicant must be a doctoral student in the advanced stages of their research, or hold a PhD. Preference is given to candidates under 40. A good command of English is desirable.

The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of €700, accommodation and international transport costs to and from the home country. Fellows staying for the whole academic year are offered €2,600 towards a one month research trip, to an institution of their choice, or field research.

Award type: Young investigator awards, Travel for research purposes, Directed grants for individual investigators

Award amount max: €9,600

Award amount min: €3,500

Website: http://www.nec.ro/Fellowships-submenu/necInternational.html

Application form: http://Application_Form_NEC-International_2015-2016.doc

(13 Dec 15)(Forecast)Acumen Fund - Global fellows programme

Closing date: 13 Dec 15 (Forecast)

The Acumen Fund invites applications for its global fellows programme. The programme aims to build a corps of leaders capable of creating solutions to global poverty and filling the talent gap. Successful applicants will begin their year-long fellowship with two months of intensive training at the fund’s offices in New York, followed by a nine-month field placement with a social enterprise in South Asia or Africa. At the end of these assignments fellows return to New York to share their experiences with each other.

Applicants must have a proven track record of leadership and management responsibilities, with experience of working in emerging markets and at least three to five years of work experience.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. Applications are open from 13 November until 11.59pm EST, 13 December 2013.   This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Personal development, Development (Africa/Caribbean), Networking/collaboration

Website: http://acumen.org/leaders/global-fellows/

Application form: http://acumen.org/leaders/global-fellows/

(15 Jan 16)Harvard University - US-Japan programme advanced research fellowships

Closing date: 15 Jan 16

Harvard University Weatherhead Center for International Affairs invites applicants for its US-Japan programme advanced research fellowships. These are offered to postdoctoral researchers for the study of issues in US-Japan relations, Japan's relations with other countries, and domestic issues that bear on Japan’s international behaviour. Projects that compare Japan's experience cross-nationally are encouraged.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in the social sciences including anthropology, economics, modern history, law, political science, public health and sociology. Preference will be given to non-Japanese.

Funding is worth up to US$50,000 for a period of 10 months in residence at Harvard. Fellows are expected to contribute to the teaching program at Harvard.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Directed grants for individual investigators

Award amount max: $50,000

Website: http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/funding/student/us_japan

Application form: http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/us-japan/application/postdoc_application.htm

(15 Feb 16)(Forecast)Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines - COMING SOON: Partnership grants

Closing date: 15 Feb 16 (Forecast)

*** The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada will shortly be inviting letters of intent for its partnership grants. The call is expected to close on 15 February 2016. The following information refers to the previous call and is subject to change. ***

These grants enable new or existing partnerships to advance research, research training or knowledge mobilisation in the social sciences and humanities through mutual cooperation and sharing of intellectual leadership. Projects should respond to the objectives of the council’s insight, connection or talent programmes, or a combination thereof. However, proposals exclusively for partnered research training initiatives are to respond exclusively to the objectives of the talent programme.

Applications must be submitted by project directors on behalf of their partners. The director must be affiliated with a Canadian postsecondary institution or non-profit organisation, while partners may be Canadian or international institutions or organisations of any type. At least one partner must be a Canadian postsecondary institution. Students may be project directors on a partnership grant if they have met their course requirements before the grants is awarded, establish a formal affiliation with an eligible institution within five months of the grant being awarded and maintain that affiliation for the duration of the grant period.

Co-applicants may be individuals from Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks and municipal, territorial or provincial governments, or international postsecondary institutions. Individuals from the private sector or federal government may only participate as collaborators.

Applicants successful at the letters of intent stage receive up to CA$20,000 to help in the preparation of an invited formal application. Successful formal applications receive up to CA$500,000 per year for four to seven years, up to a total of CA$2.5 million.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. Applications are expected to close at 8pm ET on 15 February 2016. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Networking/collaboration

Award amount max: $2,500,000

Website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/partnership_grants_loi-subventions_partenariat_li-eng.aspx

(28 Feb 16)University of Edinburgh - Visiting research fellowships

Closing date: 28 Feb 16

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for its visiting research fellowships. These enable international collaboration and research between scientists in any area of research within the humanities and social sciences.

Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent professional qualification. They should give evidence of any contact they have made with researchers at the university, and of proposed collaboration during and beyond their visit to Edinburgh. Preference is given to applicants who have not previously held a fellowship at the institute or an equivalent institute.

The fellowship is tenable between two and six months. Fellows are expected to give at least one seminar on their current research work during their tenure.

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Senior fellowships, Postdoctoral training fellowships, Travel for research purposes, Directed grants for individual investigators, Networking/collaboration, Mid-Career fellowships

Website: http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/visiting-research-fellowships/

Application form: http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/visiting-research-fellowships/application-form/

(28 Feb 16)(Forecast)King Baudouin Foundation - King Baudouin prize for development in Africa

Closing date: 28 Feb 16 (Forecast)

The King Baudouin Foundation invites applications for the King Baudouin prize for development in Africa. This supports innovative development initiatives in Africa that have improved the quality of life and enable local communities to be involved in their own development.

Individuals or organisations may be nominated.

The prize is worth €200,000.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated every 2 years.

Award type: Prizes, Directed grants for individual investigators, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Development (Africa/Caribbean)

Website: http://www.kbprize.org/kbprize/about.aspx

Application form: http://www.kbprize.org/kbprize/profile.aspx?langtype=2067

(15 Mar 16)International Visegrad Fund - Standard grants

Closing date: 15 Mar 16

The International Visegrad Fund invites applications for its standard grants. These support projects in the following fields: cultural cooperation, scientific exchange and research, education; youth exchange, cross-border cooperation and promotion of tourism.

Any organisation or natural person in the world may apply, though projects must include entities from at least three, and preferably four, V4 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). Cross-border projects may involve a minimum of two different V4 countries. Most recipients are non-governmental organisations, municipalities, schools or other public institutions.

The annual budget for this is €2.2 million. Funding is worth a minimum of €6,001 per project, and will cover a maximum of 80 per cent of eligible costs. The average grant is worth between €10,000 and €15,000 over a maximum of one year.

Deadline information: Applications due by 11.59am CET. Deadlines on: 15 March 2016, 15 September 2016, and repeated annually.

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Networking/collaboration

Award amount min: €6,001

Award budget total: €2,200,000

Website: http://visegradfund.org/grants/standard-grants/

Application form: http://my.visegradfund.org/standard

(16 Mar 16)(Forecast)Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – German Academic Exchange Service Leibniz-DAAD research fellowships

Closing date: 16 Mar 16 (Forecast)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Leibniz Association invite applications for their research fellowships. These enable international postdoctoral investigators to conduct research at Leibniz institutes in Germany.

Each applicant must have completed their PhD studies or equivalent no more than two years previously and should have an excellent knowledge of English. Applicants should not be German nationals; nor should they have resided in Germany for more than six months prior to applying.

Grants provide a monthly instalment of €2,000, insurance and a research allowance of €460 per year, over one year. A two-month German language course may also be funded.

Deadline information: !! Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated once a year.

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Directed grants for individual investigators

Website: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=4&origin=&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=leibniz&page=1&detail=10000033

Application form: https://www.daad.de/medien/deutschland/stipendien/formulare/leibniz-daad-application-form.doc

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