Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa 2018

Deadline: 2018-05-25

Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa 2018

The Science and Language Mobility Scheme Africa is a five-year programme that funds researchers from Anglo and Francophone Africa to undertake scientific research in language regions other than their own.  The programme seeks to build language skills and cultural capabilities of researchers as they undertake their projects, a strategy towards addressing one of the barriers to intra- Africa scientific collaboration.

WORTH

The award will cover directly incurred costs up to $20,000 for durations of up to 6 months. This is to cover the applicant’s visa fees, airfare (Economy class), subsistence whilst on the visit, language training costs for up to $2000 and research costs.

ELIGIBILITY

You should:

  • Be a citizen of an African country
  • Be based in Africa
  • Be affiliated with a recognised academic, medical or research institution that is part of either the DELTAS Africa, H3Africa, or Institut Pasteur networks. For-profit organisations are not eligible
  • The call is also open to non-African investigators who must be resident in Africa (evidence may be requested), have an appointment/affiliation with an African institution, and their residence and tenure of service with the appointing African institution should cover the duration of the award.
  • Possess a PhD or postdoctoral fellowship or equivalent research qualification/professional experience.

To apply and for more information visit here

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