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Leading House Africa: Research Partnership Grant

This call addresses advanced PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education. The goal of this instrument is to further develop, consolidate and expand relations and foster new collaborations between Swiss researchers and partners in Africa. Application deadline: 26 November 2022

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Proposals are expected from the following disciplines: i) Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and ii) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) including biological sciences and medicine. The call aims at awarding an equal balance of proposals from both areas.

Total Budget Available: CHF 250,000

Grant per Project: Maximum CHF 15,000

Project Duration: Minimum: 3 months; maximum: 10 months

Eligible Applicants (Lead): PhD students in their final year of study and postdoctoral researchers with a maximum of 2 years postdoctoral experience. (Lead applicants must be affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education )

Eligible Partner Countries: All African countries, except the Maghreb region and Egypt

Additional Third-Party Funding: Strongly encouraged

Submission Deadline: 26 November 2022

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