Apply to EASST Opportunities: EASST 2015 Research Grant Competition and 2015-2016 EASST Visiting Fellowship
See below for upcoming funding and research opportunities available through the EASST network. Go here for other funding and research opportunities available to East Africans.
2015-2016 VISITING FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION
The EASST Collaborative invites East African researchers to apply for a 4-month fellowship (sabbatical) at the University of California Berkeley, to be completed during the 2015-16 academic year. To be eligible, researchers must be residents of an East African country (Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, or Uganda) and hold a staff or student position at a research institution, university, or other organization headquartered in East Africa. Applicants must have a PhD. or Master’s degree. Researchers from economics, epidemiology, statistics, and other quantitative social science disciplines are encouraged to apply. The full request for applications call can be downloaded below. Please submit your application file online at: http://tinyurl.com/Submittable-EASST-2015-VS
The deadline for submission for the VISITING FELLOWSHIP:
11:59 pm U.S. Pacific Time on Tuesday, 31 March 2015
2015 Research Grant Competition
EASST invites pairs of researchers from the CEGA faculty network and East Africa to submit grant applications for the evaluation of innovative interventions in health, education, economic development, energy, and other sectors. The ceiling for grant requests is USD $50,000 per project, and a total of $120,000 in research funding will be awarded across all projects. Successful projects will achieve two primary goals: (i) creating new knowledge that will improve the design of development programs in East Africa, and; (ii) enhancing East African researchers’ skills and capacity to lead further evaluations. Please see attached RFP for full details on how to apply. Proposals must be submitted via our online platform: http://tinyurl.com/Submittable-EASST-2015-RGC.
The deadline for submission for the RESEARCH GRANT COMPETITION:
11:59 pm U.S. Pacific Time on Wednesday, 15 April 2015