General Funding Calls

General seeding grants

Primary funder name: Royal Society of New Zealand

Closing date: 23 Apr 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 5pm NZST. Deadlines on: 23 April 2020, 16 July 2020, 15 October 2020.

Full text:  The Royal Society of New Zealand invites applications for its catalyst fund general seeding grants. These aim to enhance knowledge creation in New Zealand by linking international research groups, infrastructure and initiatives and creating enduring international science partnerships.   Applicants must be New Zealand-based research organisations or New Zealand-based legal entities representing a research organisation. The New Zealand PI must be employed by a New Zealand research organisation. Proposals may be submitted for research collaborations with international partners from any country. All fields of research, including science and technology and the social sciences and humanities, are eligible. Travel should be an integral part of the project.  The budget is NZD 2 million. Grants are worth up to NZD 80,000 each for up to two years. Grants can be used for research exchanges, symposiums, seminars and meetings, and other research activities.

Award amount max: NZD 80,000

Website: http://royalsociety.org.nz/what-we-do/funds-and-opportunities/catalyst-fund/catalyst-leaders-2/current-open-call-2/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1736845

Award type: Networking/collaboration, Hosting conferences, Travel for research purposes

Richard Bradford McConnell fund for landscape studies

Primary funder name: British School at Athens

Closing date: 24 Apr 20

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The British School at Athens invites applications for grants from the Richard Bradford McConnell fund for landscape studies. These support research projects related to the interaction of place and people in Greece and Cyprus at any period. All disciplines of the arts, humanities and sciences are eligible.  Awardees must have been admitted as members of the school before receiving their grants.  The total budget is £400 per year, and grants may be used towards the maintenance costs of longer stays at museums and other study centres, so as to achieve work that would not otherwise have been attempted.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/awards/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/251619

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

Early-career fellowship

Primary funder name: British School at Athens

Closing date: 24 Apr 20

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The British School at Athens invites applications for its early-career fellowship. This enables scholars in their first post to spend a period of research leave in Greece to conduct an original research programme in any branch of the arts or social sciences related to Greece. The fellowship may be used to enhance a period of sabbatical or research council funded leave, but may not be used for doctoral research. It may be taken in either the autumn or spring term in Athens or Knossos.  The fellowship lasts for up to three months and is non-stipendiary, but accommodation and airfare are provided. Accommodation is also provided for a partner.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/awards/fellowships/early-career-fellowship/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1733610

Award type: Travel for research purposes

Postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries

Primary funder name: University of Edinburgh

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The University of Edinburgh, via the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries. These enable individuals to conduct research visits at the University of Edinburgh under a university mentor supervision from an area relevant to the fellow’s research interests in any area of the arts, humanities and social sciences.  Applications are accepted from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh. Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years. They should not have held a permanent position at a university, or a previous fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary or short-term appointments may apply.  Visits have a duration between three and 10 months. Bursaries are worth up to £13,000 and may be used to top up an existing postdoctoral fellowship, or as a contribution towards living expenses. Fellows have access to an office space, university e-mail and library access, weekly fellows’ lunch to build community and collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas. They also have the opportunity to engage in events at the institute and college, and participate in and design funded workshops and colloquia.

Award amount max: £13,000

Website: http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/fellowships/fellowships-at-iash/postdoctoral-bursaries-2016-17/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/754312

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

COMING SOON: Freestanding postdoctoral fellowships

Primary funder name: National Research Foundation of South Africa

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around April 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. ***  The National Research Foundation of South Africa, together with the Department of Science and Technology, invites applications for its freestanding postdoctoral fellowships. These aim to increase the number and quality of postdoctoral research fellows in South Africa, enable South African postdoctoral fellows to obtain international research exposure and to encourage international postdoctoral research fellows to undertake research in South Africa. Fellowships are available within the natural sciences, engineering, technology, social sciences and the humanities.   Applications are open to South African citizens or permanent residents as well as candidates from outside South Africa who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in South Africa. Applicants must have obtained their doctorate within five years of application. Applicants currently completing their doctoral dissertation may apply, however, should complete their degree by 31 December 2020 and awards must be taken up by 30 June 2021. Individuals applying for a second NRF postdoctoral research placement will be eligible if undertaking research on a new project. Applicants applying for a third research placement are not eligible. Full-time employees of higher education institutions may only apply if they intend to take unpaid leave for the duration of the fellowship. Fellowships may not be held simultaneously with another fellowship from any other government, NRF source or NRF administered source and the fellowship may not concurrently be held with any full-time salaried employment position. Fellows may spend up to 20 per cent of their time undertaking lecturing and student supervision.  Fellowships include a stipend of ZAR 155,000 per year for up to two years as well as ZAR 45,000 per year towards research expenses. The host institution is expected to contribute ZAR 15,000 per year. Fellows may also apply for a travel grant of up to ZAR 15,000 for local travel or up to ZAR 45,000 for travel abroad. 

Award amount max: ZAR 445,000

Website: https://www.nrf.ac.za/bursaries/framework-documents/bursaries-framework-documents

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1212782

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

COMING SOON: Innovation postdoctoral fellowships

Primary funder name: National Research Foundation of South Africa

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around April 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. ***  The National Research Foundation, together with the Department of Science and Technology, invites applications for its innovation postdoctoral fellowships. These aim to leverage innovation in universities and implement science and related skills development, implement equity and career growth opportunities and enable young scientists and professionals to access research opportunities in a university environment. The fellowships also aim to attract young scientists and professionals to complement senior researchers in innovation. Fellowships are available in:   •biotechnology;  •cellular and molecular biology;  •engineering;  •computer science;  •physics;  •astronomy;  •mathematical sciences;  •nanotechnology;  •chemistry;  •Earth science;  •ecology;  •medical sciences;  •social sciences and humanities  Applications are open to South African citizens or permanent residents as well as candidates from the African continent and other countries, who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in South Africa. Applicants must have obtained their doctorate within five years of application. Applicants currently completing their doctoral dissertation may apply, however, should complete their degree by 31 December 2020 and awards must be taken up by 30 June 2021. Individuals applying for a second NRF postdoctoral research placement will be eligible if undertaking research on a new project. Applicants applying for a third research placement are not eligible. Full-time employees of higher education institutions may only apply if they intend to take unpaid leave for the duration of the fellowship. Fellowships may not be held simultaneously with another fellowship from any other government, NRF source or NRF administered source and the fellowship may not concurrently be held with any full-time salaried employment position. Fellows may spend up to 20 per cent of their time undertaking lecturing and student supervision.  Fellowships include a stipend of ZAR 255,000 per year for up to two years as well as ZAR 50,000 per year towards research expenses. The host institution is expected to contribute ZAR 15,000 per year. Fellows may also apply for a travel grant of up to ZAR 25,000 for local travel or up to ZAR 50,000 for travel abroad. 

Award amount max: ZAR 660,000

Website: https://www.nrf.ac.za/bursaries/framework-documents/bursaries-framework-documents

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1212786

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

Digital scholarship, postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries

Primary funder name: University of Edinburgh

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The University of Edinburgh, via the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, invites applications for its digital scholarship, postdoctoral fellowships, and bursaries. These enable fellows to conduct research visits at the institute under a university mentor supervision from an area relevant to the fellow’s research interests.  Applications are accepted from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh. Candidates in digital arts, digital humanities, digital education, digital design and digital social sciences, may apply. Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years. They should not have held a permanent position at a university, or a previous fellowship at the institute. Those who have held temporary or short-term appointments may apply.  Visits have a duration between three and six months. Bursaries are worth up to £7,800 and may be used to top up an existing postdoctoral fellowship or as a contribution towards living expenses. Fellows have access to an office space, university e-mail and library access, weekly fellows’ lunch to build community, and collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas. They also have the opportunity to engage in events at the institute and college, and participate in and design funded workshops and colloquia.

Award amount max: £7,800

Website: http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/digital-scholarship-postdoctoral-fellowships-and-bursaries-2018-19

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2025196

Award type: Postdoctoral training fellowships, Travel for research purposes

Art and culture grants

Primary funder name: Carisbo Foundation | Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we have forecast the deadline to be around April 2020. But normally we'd expect to have heard by now, so there is a chance the next round could be delayed or cancelled. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Carisbo Foundation invites applications for its art and culture grants. These support any projects on art and culture within the Bologna metropolitan area.  Projects must be carried out within the Bologna metropolitan area, but the applicant need not be based in Italy.  A total budget of €250,000 is available, with projects lasting up to one year each.

Award amount max: €250,000

Website: https://www.fondazionecarisbo.it/bando-arte-e-cultura-2019/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2044392

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

Brain, culture and society programme

Primary funder name: Paris Institute for Advanced Studies | Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 3pm France time. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Paris Institute for Advanced Studies invites applications for its brain culture and society programme. This supports a postdoctoral researcher in conducting a research stay at a university in Greater Paris, France.  Researchers in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, cognitive sciences and neurosciences from all countries are eligible. They must have been born after 1980 and have received their PhD between 2014 and 2019.  Fellowships cover accommodation, economy-class return travel and research support for up to three months.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://www.paris-iea.fr/en/apply/calls-for-applications/sejour-court-pour-jeune-chercheur-cerveau-culture-et-societe-2020-21

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2255248

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

Early-career researcher network event funding scheme

Primary funder name: British Educational Research Association

Closing date: 30 Apr 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 31 July 2019, 31 October 2019, 31 January 2020, 30 April 2020.

Full text:  The British Educational Research Association invites applications for its early-career researcher network event funding scheme. This enables early career researchers to attend non-BERA events that will contribute to their continued development.  Members who are within 24 months of the completion of their doctorate may apply. They can be based in the UK or abroad.  The total budget is worth £1,000 to support up to four grants per year. Funding can be used to cover conference registration fees, travel and accommodation.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://www.bera.ac.uk/award/early-career-researcher-network-event-funding-scheme

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2342302

Award type: Travel to conferences, meetings etc.

Connection grants for events and outreach activities

Primary funder name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines

Closing date: 01 May 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 8pm ET. Deadlines on: 1 May 2020, 1 August 2020, 1 November 2020, 1 February 2021, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada invites applications for its connection grants for events and outreach activities. These support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilisation initiatives. The events and activities must provide knowledge exchange opportunities and may serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially eligible for funding through other SSHRC funding opportunities. Grants support workshops, colloquiums, conferences, forums, summer institutes or other events or outreach activities that facilitate:  •disciplinary or interdisciplinary exchanges in the humanities and social sciences;  •scholarly exchanges between those working in the social sciences and humanities and those working in other research fields;  •intersectoral exchanges between academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences and researchers and practitioners from the public, private or not-for-profit sectors;  •international research collaboration and scholarly exchanges with researchers, students and non-academic partners from other countries.  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 Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks and municipal, territorial or provincial governments, as well as international postsecondary institutions.  Grants for supporting events are worth between CAD 7,000 and CAD 25,000 and between CAD 7,000 and CAD 50,000 for outreach activities, over one year. Grants higher than CAD 50,000 will be considered for outreach activities, as long as the award can be managed within one year timeframe. Additional support in the form of cash or in-kind contributions equivalent to a minimum of 50 per cent of the amount requested must come from sponsoring organisations.

Award amount max: CAD 50,000

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

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1360155

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

Connection grants – research data management capacity building initiative

Primary funder name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines

Closing date: 01 May 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 8pm ET. Deadlines on: 1 May 2020, 1 August 2020, 1 November 2020, 1 February 2021, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada invites applications for its connection grants under its research data management capacity building initiative. This supports the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. The aim is to help the community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices. Applications must address one or more of the following objectives:  •develop or adopt data management standards, practices, tools and skills within and across disciplines and institutions;  •connect researchers or students with data management professionals and service providers or other stakeholders;  •share and develop knowledge and skills relating to data collection and storage, metadata, preservation, retention, sharing, credit and citation;  •share and develop knowledge and skills related to the responsible ownership, control, access and possession of data used or created in the context of Indigenous research;  •strengthen the community’s ability to fulfil the roles, responsibilities and requirements of the tri-agency’s data management policy.  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 researchers, should establish an affiliation within three months of the grant start date. Co-applicants may be included from Canadian postsecondary institutions, non-profit organisations, philanthropic foundations, think tanks and municipal, territorial or provincial governments, as well as international postsecondary institutions.  Grants for supporting events are worth between CAD 7,000 and CAD 25,000 and grants for outreach activities are worth between CAD 7,000 and CAD 50,000, over one year. Grants higher than CAD 50,000 will be considered for outreach activities, provided the award can be managed within the one-year timeframe. Additional support in the form of cash or in-kind contributions equivalent to a minimum of 50 per cent of the amount requested must come from sponsoring organisations. There are at least 10 grants available per competition.

Award amount max: CAD 50,000

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

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2205935

Award type: Institutional development, Personal development

British Academy/Leverhulme small research grants

Primary funder name: British Academy

Closing date: 06 May 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we have forecast the deadline to be around May 2020. But normally we'd expect to have heard by now, so there is a chance the next round could be delayed or cancelled. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  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.   Advanced researchers, at postdoctoral or equivalent level, resident in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands, or currently employed by a recognised UK overseas research organisation may apply. Applications may also be made by independent scholars. Applications for individual and collaborative projects are equally welcome. International groups of scholars may apply, provided the lead applicant is a UK-based scholar. Postgraduate students may not apply.  Grants, worth between £500 and £10,000, are tenable for between one month and two years. Funding may cover project planning, development costs, travel, maintenance, research assistance, workshops, conferences, consumables, specialist software and costs of interpreters in the field. 

Award amount max: £10,000

Website: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/ba-leverhulme-small-research-grants

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/245219

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

Conference grants for advancing education research

Primary funder name: Spencer Foundation

Closing date: 07 May 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we have forecast the deadline to be around May 2020. But normally we'd expect to have heard by now, so there is a chance the next round could be delayed or cancelled. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  The Spencer Foundation invites proposals for its conference grants for advancing education research. These support small research conferences and focused symposia in the field of education. The aim is to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research.  The principal investigators and co-PIs must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. The PI must be affiliated with a non-profit college, university, school district, research facility or other non-profit organisation.  Grants are worth up to USD 50,000 each.

Award amount max: USD 50,000

Website: http://www.spencer.org/conference-grants-advancing-education-research

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1802844

Award type: Hosting conferences

John Maddox prize

Primary funder name: Sense About Science

Closing date: 11 May 20

Deadline information: Nominations due by 11.59am. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  Sense About Science invites nominations for the John Maddox prize. This recognises an individual who has promoted science and evidence, advancing the public discussion around difficult topics despite challenges or hostility. Nominations may be any kind of public activity in any of the following areas:  •addressing misleading information about a scientific issue, including social science and medicine;  •bridging sound evidence to bear in a public or policy debate;  •helping people to make sense of a complex scientific issue.  Nominees may be based anywhere in the world. Nominators should normally be individuals who are familiar with the candidate’s work and they must seek permission from the candidate for the nomination. Self-nominations may be considered in exceptional circumstances. An additional prize is awarded to an individual who in the opinion of the judges is at an early stage of their career.  The prize is worth £3,000.

Award amount max: £3,000

Website: http://senseaboutscience.org/activities/the-john-maddox-prize/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1210950

Award type: Prizes

COMING SOON: Armenian studies scholarships

Primary funder name: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Closing date: 15 May 20

Deadline information: Applications are invited between 2 March and 15 May 2020.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open on 2 March and close on 15 May 2020. The following information is subject to change. ***  The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation invites applications for its Armenian studies scholarships. These support research students in Armenian studies. This is understood in a broad sense and includes politics, sociology cultural studies, archaeology, history and other disciplines within the social sciences and humanities.  Students who are currently admitted to or already pursuing a master’s, doctorate or post doctoral degree on subjects related to Armenians in an internationally recognised higher education institution may apply. Applicants with focus on modern and contemporary Armenian subjects are given priority.  Grants are worth between €7,000 and €25,000 per year for up to four years depending on level of studies.

Award amount max: €100,000

Website: https://gulbenkian.pt/en/grant/armenian-studies-scholarship-2020/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1844085

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators

ESRC-IRC networking grants

Primary funder name: Irish Research Council | An Chomhairle um Thaighde in Éirinn

Closing date: 20 May 20

Deadline information: Proposals are invited between 2 March and 4pm, 20 May 2020.

Full text:  The Irish Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council invite proposals for their collaboration and networking grants. These aim to foster the development of long-term relationships between social science researchers in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The intention is to enable the formation of new relationships between UK and Irish researchers, strengthen existing relationships and enhance the overall level of connection between the UK and Irish social science communities. As such, there are no thematic restrictions within this call.  Project teams must comprise one academic based in the UK and one academic based in the Republic of Ireland, who will share the project leadership. The UK Co-PI must be named as the PI in the application submission form and take responsibility for submission of the proposal.  The total budget is £200,000 for grants worth up to £20,000 each, of which up to £10,000 will be funded by the ESRC to cover the UK component of the project and the euro equivalent of up to £10,000 will be funded by the IRC for the Irish component. Up to 10 projects, lasting 12 months each, will be funded.  

Award amount max: £20,000

Website: http://research.ie/funding/uk-ireland-social-sciences-networking-grants/?f=principal-investigator-led

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2449437

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

FDDI visiting scholar programme

Primary funder name: Fudan University

Closing date: 30 May 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 30 May 2019, 30 November 2019, 30 May 2020.

Full text:  Fudan University’s Development Institute invites applications for its visiting scholar programme. This enables academics and researchers in the social sciences to conduct independent research at the university. Scholars should conduct research related to the Belt and Road Initiative or global governance.  Applicants must be 55 years of age or under. They should hold a faculty position at a recognised university or be a regular member at an established research institute outside mainland China. Preference is given to applicants whose research is policy-oriented. Applicants’ research interest could be in political science, sociology, economics, environment, finance, and other fields of social sciences.  The programme covers travel allowance of CNY 5,000, insurance worth CNY 600, accommodation allowance of CNY 300 per day and living expenses for CNY 300 per day for one to three months.   

Award amount max: -

Website: http://fddi.en.fudan.edu.cn/about/jiaruwomen/5169.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2116360

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

Henry Charles Chapman visiting fellowship

Primary funder name: School of Advanced Study

Closing date: 31 May 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around May 2020. This call is repeated every 2 years.

Full text:  The Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the School of Advanced Study invites applications for the Henry Charles Chapman visiting fellowship. The fellow will conduct research at the institute in the social sciences or in recent history relating to the countries of the Commonwealth but excluding Britain.   Members of academic staff of any university may apply. Where the fellowship is awarded to a member of staff at the University of London, the research may be carried out overseas, providing the fellow has been associated with and contributed to the activities of the institute.   The fellowship is worth up to £4,000 and is tenable between three and 12 months. Working space at the institute will be provided.

Award amount max: £4,000

Website: https://commonwealth.sas.ac.uk/fellowships/funded-fellowships/henry-charles-chapman-fellowship

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1078692

Award type: Early-Career fellowships, Access to libraries, Mid-Career fellowships, Senior fellowships

Korean studies dissertation workshop

Primary funder name: Social Science Research Council

Closing date: 03 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Social Sciences Research Council, in conjunction with the Korea Foundation, invites applications for its Korean studies dissertation workshop programme. This creates a sustained network of advanced graduate students and faculty by providing the opportunity to give and receive critical feedback on dissertations in progress at the dissertation workshop to be held between 12 and 15 August 2019 in New York, US.  Full-time advanced graduate students, regardless of citizenship, may apply. Applications are open to students from all fields in the social sciences and humanities who have not yet begun fieldwork, who are currently in the field, and who are in the process of writing their dissertations. Special consideration is given to students from universities that are not major Korean studies institutions.  The council covers accommodation and travel costs. Limited funds are available for participants travelling from outside the US.

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ksdw/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/245188

Award type: Thesis/Dissertation funding, Travel to conferences, meetings etc.

Foreign scholars fellowship

Primary funder name: Hosei University

Closing date: 03 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  Hosei University invites applications for its foreign scholars fellowship programme. This enables young scholars to carry out non-degree research programmes at Hosei University under the direction of, or in cooperation with Hosei faculty and researchers. Research areas include humanities, social or natural sciences or engineering.  Eligible applicants must be:  •foreign nationals;  •presently enrolled in a doctoral degree programme or hold a doctorate;  •fluent in either Japanese or English;  •no older than 39 as of 1 April 2020;  •not be a previous recipient of this fellowship.  Fellowships are worth JPY 300,000 per month for up to six months. In addition, fellows are awarded up to JPY 300,000 for travel expenses.

Award amount max: JPY 2,100,000

Website: http://www.global.hosei.ac.jp/en/researchers/hif/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1866656

Award type: Predoctoral fellowships, Early-Career fellowships

COMING SOON: Essay competition

Primary funder name: Center For Ethics and Education

Closing date: 10 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The following information is subject to change. ***  The Center for Ethics and Education invites submissions for its essay competition. This recognises an essay that uses philosophical insight and argument to address an important issue in educational policy or practice. Essays may address problems arising in early childhood education, compulsory education or post-secondary education or in the way children are raised in families.  Applicants must be graduate students in an accredited college or university. The essay may not exceed 6,500 words and must not be published or committed to publication.  The first prize includes USD 3,000 and travel, accommodation and meal expenses to attend one of the centre’s conferences. Second and third prize winners receive USD 2,000 and USD 1,000, respectively.

Award amount max: USD 3,000

Website: http://ethicsandeducation.wceruw.org/essay-competition.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2223186

Award type: Prizes

Cultural and artistic responses to environmental change

Primary funder name: Prince Claus Fund

Closing date: 14 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Goethe Institute, invites applications for its cultural and artistic responses to environmental change call. This supports initiatives enabling local communities and global institutions to engage with cultural changes caused by changes of nature and the environment through contemporary artistic and cultural interventions.  Applicants may be individuals or organisations living, registered and working in Development Assistance Committee-listed countries. Individuals must also be citizens of one of these countries.  Funding is worth between €15,000 and €20,000 per project.

Award amount max: €20,000

Website: https://princeclausfund.org/cultural-and-artistic-responses-to-environmental-change#

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2144933

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

Holberg prize

Primary funder name: Holberg Prize | Holbergprisen

Closing date: 15 Jun 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 15 June 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund invites nominations for the Holberg prize. This recognises contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theology, either within these fields or through crossdisciplinary work.   Scholars holding positions at universities and other research institutions, including academies, may submit nominations.   The prize is worth NOK 6 million.

Award amount max: NOK 6,000,000

Website: https://holbergprisen.no/en/holbergprisen/about-holberg-prize

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/250078

Award type: Prizes

Partnership engage grants

Primary funder name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines

Closing date: 15 Jun 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 8pm ET, every 15 September, 15 December, 15 March and 15 June.

Full text:  The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its partnership engage grants. These support partnered research activities that address the short-term needs, challenges and opportunities of public, private or non-profit institutions. The aim of these partnerships is to allow non-academic organisations and post-secondary researchers to access each other’s unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities on topics of mutual interest. Proposals involving Indigenous research or addressing specific future challenges facing Canada in the humanities and social sciences sectors are encouraged.  Applicants, including postdoctoral researchers, must be affiliated with an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution. Co-applicants may be affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution, non-profit organisation, think tank or municipal, territorial or provincial government, or an international post-secondary institution.  Grants are worth between CAD 7,000 and 25,000 each over one year. Co-applicants from eligible non-profit organisations may request a salary research allowance to release them from duties to their organisation.

Award amount max: CAD 25,000

Website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/news_room-salle_de_presse/latest_news-nouvelles_recentes/2017/partnership_engage_grants-subventions_d_engagement_partenarial-eng.aspx

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1870280

Award type: Academic-Industry links, Networking/collaboration

Frontiers of knowledge awards

Primary funder name: BBVA Foundation

Closing date: 30 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The BBVA Foundation invites nominations for its frontiers of knowledge awards. These recognise contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation fields. Awards are available in eight categories:  •basic sciences, including physics, chemistry and mathematics;  •biology and biomedicine;  •ecology and conservation biology;  •information and communication technologies;  •economics, finance and management;  •music and opera;  •climate change;  •humanities and social sciences.  Nominees may be one or more natural persons of any nationality. Agencies and organisations in the public and not-for-profit private sector are also eligible for the climate change awards. Organisations and institutions are eligible to nominate. Organisations may nominate more than one candidate but each candidate may only be nominated for one category.  Awards are worth €400,000 each. In the event of an award being shared by more than one person, its monetary amount will be divided equally among all recipients.

Award amount max: €400,000

Website: https://www.frontiersofknowledgeawards-fbbva.es/conditions/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/653653

Award type: Prizes

Angela Y Davis prize

Primary funder name: American Studies Association

Closing date: 30 Jun 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 30 June 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The American Studies Association invites applications for the Angela Y Davis prize. This recognises scholars who have applied or used their scholarship for the public good.   Eligible projects include public art, exhibits, films, performances, books, collaborations with community-based organisations, and engaging students in community-based projects.  Current ASA members whose work explicitly aims to educate the public, influence policies, or address inequalities in imaginative, practical, and applicable forms, are eligible.  Anyone can submit a nomination on an ASA member's behalf. Individuals can also self-nominate.  The prize is a lifetime membership in the association.

Award amount max: USD 1,500

Website: https://www.theasa.net/awards/asa-awards-prizes/angela-y-davis-prize

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2070192

Award type: Prizes

Early-career research award

Primary funder name: Digital Repository of Ireland

Closing date: 30 Jun 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around June 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Digital Repository of Ireland invites applications for its early-career research award. This recognises an original short article or blog post summarising research informed in whole or in part by objects or collections deposited in DRI. Research may draw upon a previously published article, a dissertation or thesis research. Unpublished research is also considered if the work is part of an academic assessment and intended for eventual publication.  Early-career researchers in the areas of arts, humanities, social sciences and digital humanities may apply. This includes masters students, those awarded a masters in the last two years, doctoral students and those awarded a PhD within the last year. Social science students assembling data sets are also welcome.  The award is worth €500.

Award amount max: €500

Website: https://www.dri.ie/dri-research-award

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2178421

Award type: Prizes

General call

Primary funder name: Cassa di Risparmio di Forlì Foundation | Fondazione Cassa dei Risparmi di Forlì

Closing date: 30 Jun 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 6pm Italian time. Deadlines on: 16 March 2020, 30 June 2020.

Full text:  The Cassa di Risparmio di Forli Foundation invites applications under its open call for funding. This supports projects in communities throughout Emilia-Romagna that do not fall within the scope of one of the foundation’s targeted calls. Projects should address specific focus areas in one of the following fields:  •arts, cultural heritage and activities;  •scientific and technological research;  •public health, preventive and rehabilitative medicine;  •local development and social housing;  •volunteering, philanthropy and charitable activities;  •education and training;  •environmental protection and quality.  Public and private non-profit organisations may apply individually or as part of a consortium. The lead applicant must have been established for at least two years at the submission date. Priority is given to projects that expressly align with the foundation’s objectives and priorities and to applicants who are based in the foundation’s target municipalities of Bagno di Romagna, Bertinoro, Castrocaro Terme and Terra del Sole, Civitella di Romagna, Dovadola, Forlì, Forlimpopoli, Galeata, Meldola, Modigliana, Portico and San Benedetto, Predappio, Premilcuore, Rocca San Casciano, Santa Sofia, Tredozio and Verghereto.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://fcrfo.strutturainformatica.com/Frontend/Rol/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2493275

Award type: Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc

Fellowship programme

Primary funder name: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study

Closing date: 01 Jul 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around July 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:   The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study invites applications for its fellowship programme. This enables scholars to concentrate on their own research interests, without teaching and administrative obligations, while taking part in the scholarly community of the collegium in Uppsala, Sweden.    Candidates with PhD degrees not older than three years are eligible to apply. Early career candidates must have a promising track record of independent achievements beyond the post-doctoral level. Senior candidates, who have held a PhD for at least ten years, must have demonstrated a track record of significant and original research achievements over a sequence of years and be active at the international forefront of their research fields. Fellows are expected to be at the collegium during the time period stipulated in their agreements and be active participants in the intellectual life of the collegium.    The fellowship includes monthly salary, the size of which is decided after a consultation, and accommodation for fellows who do not live in the Stockholm and Uppsala region.    Applicants are encouraged to seek additional financial support from other sources. 

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.swedishcollegium.se/subfolders/Fellowships/generalfellowships.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1169326

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

Small research grants

Primary funder name: Spencer Foundation

Closing date: 01 Jul 20

Deadline information: Applications open three months before the deadline and are due by 12 noon CT. Deadlines on: 3 March 2020, 1 July 2020, 3 November 2020.

Full text:   The Spencer Foundation invites proposals for its small research grants. These support smaller scale or pilot projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. Work that fosters creative and open-minded scholarship, engages in deep inquiry and examines robust questions related to education is encouraged.    The principal investigators and co-PIs must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. They must also be affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility or non-profit cultural institution. Proposals are accepted from the US and internationally, however all proposals must be submitted in English and budgets must be proposed in USD.    Grants are worth up to USD 50,000 each for between one and five years. 

Award amount max: USD 50,000

Website: https://www.spencer.org/small-research-grants

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1802679

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

Senior fellowships

Primary funder name: International Research Center for Cultural Studies | Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften

Closing date: 05 Jul 20

Deadline information: Applications are invited between 4 May and 5 July 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:   The International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK) invites applications for its senior fellowships. These support senior scholars, who are well advanced in their careers, to conduct research at the IFK, University of Arts and Design Linz in Vienna and foster cooperation between the fellows and other Austrian colleagues.    Qualified scholars of all nationalities may apply regardless of institutional and departmental affiliations. Preference is given to applicants of international repute whose track record in academic publications establishes them as a leading expert in their field.     Fellowships are granted for one academic semester of four months and include a stipend worth up €2,325 per month, contribution for travel costs of a return trip to Vienna, accommodation and office facilities. Fellowships are available from 1 October to 31 January or from 1 March to 30 June. 

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.ifk.ac.at/calls-detail-en/ifk_senior-fellowship.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/247255

Award type: Travel for research purposes, Senior fellowships

Research fellowships

Primary funder name: International Research Center for Cultural Studies | Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften

Closing date: 05 Jul 20

Deadline information: Applications are invited between 4 May and 5 July 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:   The International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK) invites applications for its research fellowships. These enable postdoctoral scholars to conduct research at the IFK, University of Art and Design Linz.    Qualified scholars of all nationalities may apply regardless of institutional and departmental affiliations. Preference is given to qualified Austrian applicants.     Fellowships are granted for one academic semester and include a stipend worth up to €2,325 per month, contribution for travel costs of a return trip to Vienna, accommodation and office facilities. Fellowships are tenable either from 1 October to 31 January or 1 March to 30 June. 

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.ifk.ac.at/calls-detail-en/ifk_research-fellowship.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/247256

Award type: Travel for research purposes, Early-Career fellowships, Postdoctoral training fellowships

Artificial intelligence and the society of the future – planning grants

Primary funder name: Volkswagen Foundation | VolkswagenStiftung

Closing date: 07 Jul 20

Deadline information: Proposals due by 2pm CET.

Full text:   The Volkswagen Foundation invites proposals for its artificial intelligence and the society of the future – planning grants. These support the preparation of a full proposal for joint integrative research projects in the social and engineering sciences and humanities.    Postdoctoral researchers and professors of all career levels employed by a university or research institute may apply. Consortia must have expertise in engineering, humanities or social sciences. The full proposal must be submitted by a German institution and participation of researchers from abroad is welcome.    Grants are worth up to €150,000 over nine to twelve months. 

Award amount max: €150,000

Website: https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/our-funding-portfolio-at-a-glance/artificial-intelligence-and-the-society-of-the-future.html?tx_itaofundinginitiative_itaofundinginitiativelist%5Bcontroller%5D=FundingInitiative&cHash=29d4f3d9556a5d7f02d3a438b7a91ac7

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2384081

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

Large research grants on education

Primary funder name: Spencer Foundation

Closing date: 14 Jul 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around July 2020. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:   The Spencer Foundation invites proposals for its large research grants on education. These support education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. This programme supports proposals with multiple disciplinary and methodological perspectives that develops new foundational knowledge that may also have a lasting impact on policy-making, practice or educational discourse.    The principal investigators and co-PIs must hold a doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field or have appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. They must also be affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility or non-profit cultural institution. Graduate students are not eligible to apply as PI or co-PI. Proposals are accepted from the US and internationally.    Grants are worth between USD 125,000 and USD 500,000 each for between one and five years. 

Award amount max: USD 500,000

Website: https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/large-research-grant

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2308659

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

Kluge fellowships – social sciences and humanities

Primary funder name: Library of Congress

Closing date: 15 Jul 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 15 July 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:   The Library of Congress invites applications for the Kluge fellowships. These enable scholars to conduct research at the John W Kluge Center using the Library of Congress’ collections and resources. Research in the humanities and social sciences, especially interdisciplinary, cross-cultural or multilingual is encouraged.    Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past seven years in the humanities, social sciences or in a professional field such as architecture or law may apply. Exceptions may be made for individuals without continuous academic careers.    Fellowships are worth USD 4,200 per month over four to 11 months. Fellows should give one public presentation of their research. 

Award amount max: USD 46,200

Website: https://www.loc.gov/programs/john-w-kluge-center/chairs-fellowships/fellowships/kluge-fellowships/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/245863

Award type: Access to libraries

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Institutional grants

Primary funder name: Tinker Foundation

Closing date: 31 Jul 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around July 2020. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 1 March has been extended to 18 March 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. ***  The Tinker Foundation invites applications for its institutional grants. These support the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans.   Proposals should address one of the following areas of interest:  •democratic governance;  •education;  •sustainable resource management.  Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these programmatic areas.  Applicants should be nonprofit organisations. Collaboration between organisations in the US and Latin America is encouraged, and preference is given to those institutions actively engaged with external stakeholders in addressing an issue of concern.  Funded activities include, but are not restricted to, research projects, and workshops or conferences related to the foundation's areas of interest.

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.tinker.org/content/institutional-grants

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/245864

Award type: Travel to conferences, meetings etc., Hosting visits, Hosting conferences, Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc

COMING SOON: Early-career award for public engagement with science

Primary funder name: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Closing date: 01 Aug 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around August 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in spring 2020. The following information is subject to change. ***  The American Association for the Advancement of Science invites nominations for its early-career award for public engagement with science. This recognises early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their 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. Nominees must be within seven years of receiving their PhD. Self-nominations are accepted.  The award comprises USD 5,000, complimentary registration and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to attend the association’s annual meeting.

Award amount max: USD 6,000

Website: https://www.aaas.org/awards/early-career-public-engagement/about

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1280394

Award type: Prizes

Benno Geiger scholarship

Primary funder name: Giorgio Cini Foundation | Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Closing date: 30 Aug 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around August 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Giorgio Cini Foundation invites applications for the Benno Geiger scholarship. This supports studies using the archives held by the foundation.  Applicants must be graduate students or postdoctoral researchers who are under the age of 40 on the deadline date.  The scholarship includes €3,100 and accommodation for three months.

Award amount max: €3,100

Website: http://www.cini.it/en/vittore-branca-center

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2316784

Award type: Access to libraries

President's international fellowship initiative for distinguished scientists

Primary funder name: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Closing date: 01 Sep 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 1 September 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Chinese Academy of Sciences invites applications for its president's international fellowship initiative for distinguished scientists. This enables leading international scientists to conduct a lecture tour at CAS for between one and two weeks. Professors should visit at least two CAS-affiliated institutions, research institutes or universities, to lecture and interact with CAS researchers and postgraduate students. They should also host CAS postdoctoral researchers, at CAS’s expenses, at their lab for a research stay of one to three months.  Applicants must be well established and internationally recognised scientists in their respective research fields, who have obtained scientific accomplishment and prestigious international honours, awards or prizes.  The fellowship includes a stipend of CNY 50,000 per week to cover all expenses for this lecture tour, including round-trip international airfare, accommodation, meals, transportation and an honorarium.

Award amount max: CNY 100,000

Website: http://international-talent.cas.cn/front/pc.html#/bicsite/pifiIntroduce/pifi

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1781405

Award type: Travel to conferences, meetings etc.

President's international fellowship initiative for visiting scientists

Primary funder name: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Closing date: 01 Sep 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 1 September 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Chinese Academy of Sciences invites applications for its president's international fellowship initiative for visiting scientists. This enables leading international scientists to carry out cooperative projects at CAS-affiliated institutions for one to 12 months. The aim is to create or strengthen partnerships between CAS host institutions and the recipients’ home institutions.  Applicants must have:  •an academic title of at least assistant professor or equivalent;  •a record of outstanding scientific accomplishment;  •five years’ work experience in a well-known university, research institution or multinational corporation;  •a collaborative research proposal prepared in cooperation with the CAS host institution.  The fellowship provides a monthly stipend to cover living expenses, health insurance in China and economy-class round-trip international travel. Monthly stipends are worth CNY 40,000 for full professors or equivalent, CNY 30,000 for associate professors or equivalent and CNY 20,000 for assistant professors or equivalent.

Award amount max: CNY 480,000

Website: http://international-talent.cas.cn/front/pc.html#/bicsite/pifiIntroduce/pifi

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1781418

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

Innovational research incentives scheme Veni – social sciences and humanities

Primary funder name: Dutch Research Council | Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek

Closing date: 03 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) invites proposals for its innovation research incentives scheme Veni – social sciences and humanities. This enables researchers in the fields of social sciences and humanities, who have recently obtained their PhD, to conduct independent research and develop their ideas.   Candidates must have completed their doctorates within the last three years. Researchers from outside the Netherlands may apply, but the project must be carried out at a Dutch institution recognised by NWO. Female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.  Grants are worth up to €250,000 each.

Award amount max: €250,000

Website: https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/nwo/innovational-research-incentives-scheme/veni/sgw/sgw.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2047309

Award type: Directed grants for individual investigators

Creative arts, humanities and social sciences fellowships

Primary funder name: Harvard University

Closing date: 12 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its creative arts, humanities and social sciences fellowships. These support scholars and artists who wish to be in residence at the Radcliffe Institute and pursue an independent project in creative arts, humanities and social sciences. Projects on the history of women in America which draw on the resources of the Schlesinger Library are encouraged.  Applicants must have received their terminal degree two years prior to appointment and have published at least two articles in refereed journals, edited collections or a monograph. Former fellows are not eligible to apply. Applicants may apply as individuals or in a group of two to three people working on the same project.  Fellowships are worth USD 77,500 each for two semesters with USD 5,000 for project expenses. The stipend for one semester is worth USD 38,750 with USD 2,500 for project expenses. There are 50 fellowships available. Some support for relocation expenses is provided where relevant. Fellows receive office or studio space and access to libraries and other resources of Harvard University.

Award amount max: USD 82,500

Website: http://www.radcliffe.edu/fellowships/apply.aspx

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/895976

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

Grants for academic and artistic work

Primary funder name: Kone Foundation | Koneen Säätiö

Closing date: 15 Sep 20

Deadline information: Applications are invited between 1 September and 15 September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Kone Foundation invites applications for its grants for academic and artistic work. These support academic and artistic work and projects in the field of humanities, social sciences, arts and environmental studies, covering also multidisciplinary approaches. Work can include:  •academic or artistic work;  •advancement of academic or artistic work, such as a project that aims to develop the field;  •academic research or work based on artistic body of work, including publishing and dissemination of art;  •other cultural work.   Applications are invited from individuals, groups or societies with a VAT identification number. Grants are intended for Finnish nationals working in Finland or abroad or foreign nationals working in Finland. Foreign nationals working abroad may apply if the applicants or the subject have a connection to Finland.  Funding is allocated as monthly grant allowances rather than salaries for a period between one month and four years. Researchers working on their PhD may receive up to €2,400 a month, postdoctoral level applicants may receive up to €2,800 a month and adjunct professor level applicants may receive up to €3,500 a month.

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.koneensaatio.fi/apurahat/apurahan-hakijalle/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/894869

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

COMING SOON: Grants for research, development and analysis

Primary funder name: Nuffield Foundation

Closing date: 16 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  *** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in September 2020. The following information is subject to change. ***  The Nuffield Foundation invites outline applications for its grants for research, development and analysis. These support projects that improve the design and operation of social policy, especially in domains of education, welfare and justice. A wide range of research, development and analysis projects are supported, such as reviews and synthesis, data collection and analysis, including work that is descriptive or designed to understand causality, pre-trial development work, comparison or controlled trials or evaluations and research translation. Preference is given to projects that:  •identify and explain the social and economic determinants of opportunity and risk across life span, focusing in particular on early childhood adversity, transitions from adolescence to young adulthood, and social and economic wellbeing in adulthood and later life;  •improve well-being for society as a whole, while ameliorating negative distributional outcomes and the greatest harms;  •support the development of workable evidence-based solutions for policy and practice over the medium term.   UK-based HEIs and organisations may apply and projects should focus on the UK context. Applications for collaborative projects including overseas partners or exploiting data related to other countries are welcomed.  Grants may range from £10,000 to £500,000, but most are worth between £50,000 and £300,000. Projects normally have a duration between six months to three years. Grants worth over £500,000 or lasting over three years may be made in exceptional circumstances and grants under £10,000 may be also be awarded.

Award amount max: £500,000

Website: https://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/funding/research-development-and-analysis-fund/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1834666

Award type: Directed grants to institutions, research groups etc, Prototypes and demonstrations, Directed grants for individual investigators

Computational social science

Primary funder name: Russell Sage Foundation

Closing date: 17 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  The Russell Sage Foundation invites proposals for its computational social science programme. This supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in the foundation’s core programmes in behavioural economics, future of work, race, ethnicity and immigration and social inequality.  Applicants must be advanced doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, or non-tenured junior faculty members who are no more than two years beyond the receipt of their PhD or equivalent graduate degree. There are no limitations on the disciplinary background of the researcher. The Foundation encourages applications from scholars who are traditionally underrepresented.  Grants are worth up to a lifetime limit of USD 10,000.

Award amount max: USD 10,000

Website: https://www.russellsage.org/call-proposals-computational-social-science

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1880388

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

Banting postdoctoral fellowships

Primary funder name: Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada

Closing date: 18 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Government of Canada, via the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, invites applications for the Banting postdoctoral fellowships. These support postdoctoral researchers who will contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth. The areas of research supported are health, natural sciences and engineering and social sciences and humanities.  Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens may apply. Candidates may be of any nationality and must fulfil or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, a PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2016 and September 30, 2020. Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have obtained their degree from a Canadian university may hold their fellowship at a Canadian or foreign institution. Non-Canadian applicants and Canadian citizens and permanent residents who obtained their qualifications from a foreign university must hold their fellowship at a Canadian institution. Applicants must not hold a tenure-track or tenured faculty position, nor can they be on leave from such a position. Eligible host institutions are universities, affiliated research hospitals, colleges and non-profit organisations with a strong research mandate and capacity. Applicants must complete their application in full collaboration with the proposed research institution.   There are 70 fellowships available worth CAD 70,000 each per year for two years.

Award amount max: CAD 140,000

Website: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_overview-apercu.html

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/993923

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

SSHRC postdoctoral fellowships

Primary funder name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines

Closing date: 18 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, in accordance with the objectives of the talent programme, invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowships. These support promising new Canadian scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers. The aim is to provide fellows with stipendiary support to undertake research, publish research findings, develop personal research networks, broaden their teaching experience and become more competitive in national research funding competitions. Applicants are encouraged to address one or more of Imagining Canada’s future global challenge areas.  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have earned their first doctorate no earlier than September 2017, or September 2014 in the case of career delay or interruption. They must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree, engage in full-time research for the period of their award and not hold a permanent faculty position or a faculty position leading to permanency. Applicants who wish to hold their award at a foreign university must have earned their PhD at a Canadian university, while applicants who have obtained their PhD from a foreign university must hold their award at a Canadian university.  Each fellowship is worth CAD 45,000 per year over one or two years.

Award amount max: CAD 90,000

Website: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/postdoctoral-postdoctorale-eng.aspx

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1451588

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

Public engagement and impact award

Primary funder name: British Educational Research Association

Closing date: 27 Sep 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around September 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The British Educational Research Association invites nominations for its public engagement and impact award. This recognises the impact of research and practice in the education community. Applications are sought in respect of:  •individuals or teams whose educational research work has shown demonstrable public engagement and impact;  •practitioners and policy-makers whose activities have led to demonstrable public engagement and impact;  •persons whose activities have encouraged public engagement with educational research and its impact, or whose efforts have increased recognition and support for education research in public policy.  The primary applicant must be a BERA member.   In total, two awards of £500 each are available, including one for individuals and one for research teams. Successful applicants will publish a featured article in BERA’s magazine Research Intelligence and their research is presented as a BERA blog.

Award amount max: £500

Website: https://www.bera.ac.uk/about/bera-awards/public-impact-awards

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1766865

Award type: Prizes

Research project grants on humanities, social sciences and library science in Namibia and southern Africa

Primary funder name: Carl Schlettwein Foundation | Carl Schlettwein Stiftung

Closing date: 30 Sep 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 30 September 2020, 28 February 2021, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Carl Schlettwein Foundation invites applications for its research project grants. These support research projects and events with a focus on Namibia or southern Africa. Projects that strive to process archival materials or to create new collections and make them available to scholars, the general public and future generations are of particular interest. Such projects typically include processed materials, transferred to the Basler Afrika Bibliographien and the National Archives of Namibia in Windhoek. Projects that bring together existing academic structures and networks with an aim to strengthen foundation-supported structures, such as the Basler Afrika Bibliographien and the University of Basel’s Centre for African Studies, in other academic and non-academic settings are also preferred. In general, projects and events should involve the infrastructure of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien whenever possible.  Projects must relate to the humanities or have a library science or archival emphasis.   Academics from anywhere in the world may apply, although projects stemming from southern Africa usually have priority.

Award amount max: -

Website: http://en.carlschlettweinstiftung.ch/home/kontakt/gesuche

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2109774

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

Research group grants

Primary funder name: Bielefeld University

Closing date: 01 Oct 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 1 October 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  Bielefeld University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) invites proposals for its research group grants. These support the establishment of interdisciplinary research groups in the natural sciences, humanities or social sciences. Fellows will reside at the ZiF and work together on a broader research theme.  Interdisciplinary teams consisting of two to three scholars of any nationality may apply. Research projects should include international and interdisciplinary cooperation.  Projects with a duration of five months may receive up to €250,000 and projects with a duration of 10 months may receive up to €500,000.

Award amount max: €500,000

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

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1356501

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

Harvard Academy for international and area studies scholars programme

Primary funder name: Harvard University

Closing date: 01 Oct 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 1 October 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  Harvard University invites applications for its Harvard Academy for international and area studies scholars programme. This supports scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences, including history and law, with a command of the language, history, or culture of countries or regions outside of the US or Canada. The aim is to provide scholars with financial and research assistance to undertake sustained projects of research or acquire accessory training in their chosen fields and areas. Senior scholars act as mentors to the scholars.  All Harvard and non-Harvard recent PhD, or comparable professional school degree, recipients and doctoral candidates may apply. Those still pursuing a PhD should have completed their routine training and be well along in the writing of their theses. Those in possession of a PhD for longer than three years are ineligible.  The programme lasts two years and includes a stipend of USD 67,000 per year for postdoctoral scholars and USD 31,000 per year for predoctoral scholars, supplemented by funding for conference and research travel, research assistants and health insurance coverage.

Award amount max: USD 134,000

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

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1897345

Award type: Access to libraries, Predoctoral fellowships, Early-Career fellowships

Camargo core programme

Primary funder name: Camargo Foundation

Closing date: 01 Oct 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around October 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Camargo Foundation invites applications for the Camargo core programme. This enables scholars, artists and thinkers in the arts and humanities to undertake residencies at the Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France.  Applicants must be:  •scholars who are connected to the arts and humanities and working on French and Francophone cultures, or cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region;  •thinkers, including professionals and practitioners in cultural and creative fields such as curators, journalists, critics, urban planners and independent scholars;  •artists from all disciplines, who are the primary creators of a new work or project. Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Applications are accepted from any country, nationality and career level.  Funding includes a stipend worth USD 250 per week and basic transportation. In the case of air travel, basic coach class booked far in advance is covered. Residencies may be undertaken for six to 11 weeks.

Award amount max: USD 5,000

Website: http://camargofoundation.org/apply/current-calls/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1952097

Award type: Retreats

Fritz Thyssen Junior fellowships

Primary funder name: Central European University

Closing date: 07 Oct 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around October 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Institute for Advanced Study at the Central European University in Budapest invites applications for the Fritz Thyssen Junior fellowships. These support scholars who wish to spend an academic year or a semester at CEU conducting research in social sciences and humanities.  Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities at the time of their application issued in 2012 or later. They must have publications in internationally recognised scholarly outlets. Applicants of all nationalities, who can communicate fluently in English, are eligible.  Fellowships cover a monthly stipend worth €2,000 and accommodation for fellows and their families for nine, five or six months.

Award amount max: €18,000

Website: https://ias.ceu.edu/calls-fellowship-applications-ias-ceu

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1945841

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

Fellowship programme for Korean studies

Primary funder name: Academy of Korean Studies

Closing date: 14 Oct 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around October 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Academy of Korean Studies invites applications for its fellowship programme for Korean studies. This enables international scholars to carry out their research in Korea.   Foreign scholars in the humanities and social sciences who are currently engaged in Korea-related teaching and research are eligible to apply. This includes those who have Korean nationality with permanent residence status in foreign countries. Doctoral candvidates who have completed all academic requirements except for their dissertation from institutions outside of Korea may also apply to carry out dissertation research.   The fellowship includes a monthly stipend worth KRW 2 million, an economy class round trip airfare for overseas awardees, a discount of AKS guest house charges of up to 50 per cent and access to AKS facilities. Fellowships may last between one month and one year and must begin in 2019.  

Award amount max: -

Website: http://intl.ikorea.ac.kr/english/viewtopic.php?t=7769

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/251079

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

Insight grants

Primary funder name: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada | Conseil de Recherches en Sciences Humaines

Closing date: 15 Oct 20

Deadline information: Deadlines on: 15 October 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, with partner initiatives from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Canadian Department of National Defence, Mitacs and Sport Canada, invites applications for its insight grants. These support research in the social sciences and humanities and aim to:  •build knowledge and understanding from disciplinary, interdisciplinary or cross-sector perspectives through support for researchers;  •support new approaches to research on complex and important topics, including those that transcend the capacity of any one scholar, institution or discipline;  •provide a high-quality research training experience for students;  •fund research expertise that relates to societal challenges and opportunities;  •mobilise research knowledge, to and from academic and non-academic audiences, with the potential to lead to intellectual, cultural, social and economic influence, benefit and impact.  Applications are welcomed from emerging or established individual researchers or teams of researchers. Applicants must be affiliated with an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution, or, in the case of postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral researchers and PhD candidates, they must establish such affiliation within five months of the grant start date. PhD candidates must have met all requirements for the PhD before the grant is awarded. Collaborators need not be affiliated with a Canadian post-secondary institution.  Each grant is worth between CAD 7,000 and CAD 100,000 per year over two to five years for a maximum of CAD 400,000.

Award amount max: CAD 400,000

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

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1358680

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

EUROLAB grants

Primary funder name: GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences  | GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Closing date: 15 Oct 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around October 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences invites applications for its EUROLAB grants. These enable individual researchers to access EUROLAB for one month to use data stored at GESIS Data Archive in their research projects. In addition, researchers will have access to individual workspace, access to GESIS library with various online databases, as well as direct contact with GESIS experts.  Researchers at doctoral level or higher, may apply.  Grants cover travel costs to and from GESIS of up to €500 for short-haul flights and €900 for long-haul flights, as well as accommodation.

Award amount max: -

Website: https://www.gesis.org/en/services/data-analysis/eurolab/grants-application/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2150094

Award type: Access to laboratories, telescopes etc.

Artificial intelligence and the society of the future – full grants

Primary funder name: Volkswagen Foundation | VolkswagenStiftung

Closing date: 15 Oct 20

Deadline information: Proposals due by 2pm CET.

Full text:  The Volkswagen Foundation invites proposals for its artificial intelligence and the society of the future – full grants. These support long-term joint integrative research projects in the social and engineering sciences or humanities.  Postdoctoral researchers and professors of all career levels employed by a university or research institute may apply. Consortia must have expertise in engineering, humanities or social sciences and may consist of up to five working groups. The full proposal must be submitted by a German institution and participation of researchers from abroad is welcome.  Grants are worth up to €1.5 million for up to 4 years.

Award amount max: €1,500,000

Website: https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/our-funding-portfolio-at-a-glance/artificial-intelligence-and-the-society-of-the-future?tx_itaofundinginitiative_itaofundinginitiativelist%5Bcontroller%5D=FundingInitiative&cHash=29d4f3d9556a5d7f02d3a438b7a91ac7

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/2414930

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

Max Weber fellowships

Primary funder name: European University Institute

Closing date: 18 Oct 20

Deadline information: Applications due by 12 midnight CEST. Deadlines on: 18 October 2020, and repeated annually.

Full text:  The European University Institute invites applications for the Max Weber fellowships. These enable early career scholars in political and social sciences, law, economics and history to spend time in one of the research centres of the European University Institute in Florence. Fellowships are offered at the following departments:  •one-year fellowships at the Departments of History and Civilisation and Law;  •one and two-year fellowships at the Department of Political and Social Sciences or the Robert Schuman Centre;  •two or three-year fellowships at the Department of Economics.  Scholars of any nationality who have completed their PhD within five years may apply. Extensions of the time period are allowed for applicants whose career have been interrupted due to parental leave, illness or mandatory military service. Preference is given to applicants who have recently completed their doctorate and have not received a postdoctoral fellowship before. Fellows are expected to participate actively in the research activities of the centre and live in Florence for the duration of the fellowship.  Up to 60 fellowships are available, each worth a monthly stipend of €2,000 as well as research expenses of up to €1,000 per year and travel reimbursement of up to €1,200. The grant also includes family allowances of €300 per month and dependants allowance of €200 for each child per month.

Award amount max: €101,400

Website: https://www.eui.eu/ServicesAndAdmin/AcademicService/Fellowships/MaxWeberFellowships/HowToApply

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/254306

Award type: Early-Career fellowships

Diversity in science grants

Primary funder name: Biochemical Society

Closing date: 18 Oct 20

Deadline information: We have no information from the funder yet about the next call. Based on past experience, we forecast the deadline to be around October 2020. This call is repeated once a year.

Full text:  The Biochemical Society invites applications for its diversity in science grants. These support and address issues relating to diversity in science. Applications from any area of science are welcomed.  Individuals, groups, charities and non-profit organisations may apply. Applicants may be from any country.  Grants are worth up to £500 each. In exceptional circumstances, the society may award up to £1,000 for individual projects.

Award amount max: £1,000

Website: https://biochemistry.org/home/grants-and-awards/diversity-in-science-grants/

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/1471785

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

EXTENDED DEADLINE: European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) – action call

Primary funder name: European Cooperation in Science and Technology

Closing date: 29 Oct 20

Deadline information: Proposals due by 12 noon CET, 29 October 2020. This call is repeated 2 times a year.

Full text:  *** The closing date for this opportunity has been extended. The previous deadline of 29 April has been extended to 29 October 2020. All other call details remain unchanged. ***  The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) invites proposals for its action call. This supports networking activities such as meetings, short-term scientific missions, training schools and dissemination activities in the areas of science and technology. The aim is to foster the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe.  Projects must include a network of proposers from at least seven COST member countries or cooperating states. A minimum of three of these countries must be inclusiveness target countries that are Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey. Applicants may be researchers, engineers and scholars from different fields and horizons such as universities, research centres and companies, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as other relevant actors.

Award amount max: -

Website: http://www.cost.eu/participate/open_call

Link to *Research Professional: https://www.researchprofessional.com/funding/opportunity/250919

Award type: Hosting conferences, Hosting visits, Networking/collaboration, Travel to conferences, meetings etc., Academic-Industry links, Travel for research purposes

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