Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants: Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants

Global Challenges Research Fund, GCRF, has been established by the Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society.

It provides Networking Grants for the applicants of developing countries and the UK.

The major aim of the GCRF fund is to support excellent research that directly contributes to the development and welfare of people in developing countries.

Level of Study: Research.

Subject Areas: 

  • Natural sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Medical research
  • Social science
  • Humanities
  • The scientific aspects of archaeology
  • Geography
  • Experimental psychology
  • Clinical or patient-oriented research

 Scholarship Award:  The maximum amount available is £25,000.

  • Out of the maximum amount £5,000 can be used for consumables for
  • pilot experiments
  • archival research or
  • The remainder can be used to contribute towards
  • travel and subsistence costs
  • costs associated with networking events
  • Administrative support and access to technical support.
  • The grant cannot be used to pay salary costs or to employ research assistants, PhD students or postdoctoral staff.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not specified

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Applicants must be PhD
  • A good command over English is required
  • He/she should have proven research experience in their field
  • The applicant must hold a permanent position at an eligible institution (in the UK or a DAC-listed country), or a fixed-term contract for the duration of the award.

Nationality: The candidates belonging to  India, Egypt , Indonesia, Iraq,  Afghanistan  ,Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ,Armenia, Albania ,Angola ,Kenya ,Bolivia, Algeria ,Bangladesh, Tajikistan ,Cabo Verde ,Antigua , Barbuda, Benin, Zimbabwe ,Cameroon ,Argentina, Bhutan ,Congo, Azerbaijan ,Burkina Faso Côte d’Ivoire, Belarus, Burundi, Belize, Cambodia ,El Salvador ,Bosnia ,Herzegovina can apply. The applicants from Central African Republic Georgia, Botswana ,Chad ,Ghana ,Brazil, Comoros ,Guatemala Chile, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guyana ,China (People’s Republic of), Djibouti ,Honduras ,Colombia ,Equatorial Guinea, Cook Islands, Eritrea , Costa Rica ,Ethiopia, Kosovo, Cuba Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Dominica, Guinea, Micronesia ,Dominican Republic Guinea-Bissau, Moldova ,Ecuador ,Haiti ,Mongolia, Fiji ,Kiribati ,Morocco ,Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic Nicaragua ,Gabon ,Lesotho ,Nigeria ,Grenada ,Liberia ,Pakistan ,Iran, Madagascar Papua New Guinea ,Malawi, Paraguay, Jamaica ,Mali ,Philippines ,Jordan ,Mauritania ,Samoa ,Kazakhstan ,Mozambique, Sri Lanka ,Lebanon, Myanmar ,Swaziland ,Libya, Nepal, Syrian ,Arab Republic ,Malaysia ,Niger, Tokelau Maldives ,Rwanda ,Ukraine ,Marshall Islands, Sao Tome , Uzbekistan, Mauritius , Viet Nam ,Mexico, Sierra Leone West Bank ,Gaza Strip Montenegro Solomon Islands ,Montserrat, Somalia ,Namibia ,South Sudan, Nauru Sudan, Niue, Tanzania, Palau Timor-Leste, Panama ,Togo, Peru ,Tuvalu Saint Helena ,Uganda ,Saint Lucia ,Vanuatu Saint Vincent ,Grenadines ,Yemen ,Serbia Zambia ,Seychelles ,South Africa ,Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan ,Uruguay, Venezuela Wallis and Futuna also can apply.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply online.

Note: Before completing the online form the applicants should check whether the eligibility requirements are being fulfilled or not. They should also make sure that all necessary information is presented in the application.

Application Deadline:  Tuesday 11 September 2018

 

Quick Overview—————
Organization Global Challenges Research Fund, GCRF
Fellowship Level Research
Country      UK
Subject Areas Listed above
Fellowship Amount Maximum amount available is £25,000
Eligibility As listed above
Deadline

 

Further information about the program:

 

 

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