ORIC Calls for Research Grant Proposals for Various Funding Agencies

British Council/Pakistan seeking Applications for Travel Grants (Deadline: 10 July 2019) Applications are open for Travel Grants to enhance and strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity and boost career opportunities for researchers. PAK-UK Education Gateway is a partnership between the British Council and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan which aims to develop human resource

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  1. British Council/Pakistan seeking Applications for Travel Grants (Deadline: 10 July 2019)

Applications are open for Travel Grants to enhance and strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity and boost career opportunities for researchers.

PAK-UK Education Gateway is a partnership between the British Council and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan which aims to develop human resource capital and cultivate knowledge capital through improved quality of higher education and skills development institutions in Pakistan. It opens doors for strong partnerships in policy learning, through which stakeholders from both the UK and Pakistan can co-develop solutions to challenges faced by Pakistan’s education sector and contribute to the social and knowledge economies of both countries. The project was designed based on shared interest and mutual benefit for both the UK and Pakistan.

Priority areas / Thematic Areas:

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  • Innovative, impactful and collaborative research
  • Distance learning and new ways of delivery of higher education
  • International mobility and transnational education

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  1. The GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitization of Agricultural Value Chains (Deadline: 21 July 2019)

Applications are open for The GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitization of Agricultural Value Chains that aims to scale digital solutions for the agricultural last mile and improve smallholders’ financial inclusion, livelihood and climate resilience.

Priority areas:

  1. MOBILE MONEY DRIVEN CATEGORY

Open to mobile money providers in partnership with AgriTech vendors who are developing, implementing, launching and/or scaling enterprise services (B2B2C) which digitize the agricultural last.

  1. DATA DRIVEN CATEGORY

Open to AgriTech organizations who have already scaled a last mile agriculture digitization service and established a model for generating digital farmer records and explored linking

farmer records with financial service providers

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  1. Breaking Systemic Barriers to Women’s Participation in Science (Deadline: 15 August 2019)

The Foundations for Innovation Program at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has launched a call for research proposals to identify and address systemic barriers that stand in the way of a greater participation of women and other under-represented groups in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields in both the public and the private sector, in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Priority areas:

Issues and research questions which could be addressed in proposals for this call include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leadership and power structure
  • Employment and Careers
  • Safety and harassment
  • Novel Approaches to Training and Research
  • Using Data and Evidence

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  1. Russell Sage Foundation’s Future of Work Program(Deadline: 19 August 2019)

Applicants are invited to apply for the Future of Work Program that supports innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families.

Priority areas:

  • Changing economies, changing families and policy responses (or lack thereof)
  • The economics of productivity and the role of managerial practices in improving job quality
  • Causes and consequences of job polarization
  • Effects of long-term unemployment and strategies to prevent long-term disadvantage

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  1. International Photography Grant for Supporting Visual Project of the Artist(Deadline: 31 August 2019)

International Photography Magazine has announced a grant entitled “International Photography Grant”, the most inspirational photographic idea to support visual project of the artist. It is a non-profit initiative run by International Photography Magazine.

International Photography Grant is a platform that allows applicant to gain experience and enter the world of professional photography. Artists have the opportunity to push their careers forward and be recognized by art galleries, curators, media, and cultural institutions from all over the world.

Priority areas:

  • Creative
  • Documentary
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Travel

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  1. IsDB-TWAS Research Grant(Deadline: 12 September 2019)

The UN Sustainable Development Goals present humanity – and the global research community – with urgent challenges. TWAS and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are offering Grants for Research Collaboration in Sustainability Sciences. The goal: provide incentives for researchers from 57 IsDB member countries to work together on shared challenges.

Priority areas:

The Research Grants program provides support for research projects in the following fields (please refer to the guidelines for details):

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Education
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Sustainable cities
  • Responsible growth
  • Waste management
  • Population growth
  • Green chemistry
  • Biodiversity
  • Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics
  • Water and hygiene

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  1. Darwin Initiative: partnership projects (Deadline: 05 November 2019)

Partnership Projects are small grants intended to help organizations who are new to the Darwin Initiative to develop their application. The awards do this by:

  • connecting organizations new to Darwin with partners who have experience of managing successful Darwin Projects; and/or
  • supporting work to build new partnerships between applicant organizations

A successful Partnership Project should lead to a Main Darwin Initiative project application.

Partnership Projects support activities which might previously have been supported under a Darwin scoping award.

Priority areas:

  • The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • The Conservation of Nature (CN)
  • The Conservation of Wildlife (CW)

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  1. NORPART 2018 Call for Applications – Funding between Norway and Developing Countries (Deadline: 31 December 2023)

The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is pleased to issue this call for applications for funding of long-term projects between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries under the Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART)

Priority areas:

Objectives of NORPART: The programme shall lead to:

  • Strengthened partnerships for education and research between developing countries and Norway
  • Increased quality and internationalization of academic programmes at participating institutions
  • Increased mobility of students from developing countries to Norway, including mobility in connection with work placements
  • Increased mobility of students from Norway to developing countries, including mobility in connection with work placements

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Deadline with all details are present in the above mentioned links, online submission of projects required from Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)

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