Funding Opportunities



Deadline Award Funder Value$ Description
12:00 GMT Friday 13th December 2019 Ashinaga Africa Initiative 2020 Ashinaga Refer to link: https://en.ashinaga.org/apply/aai/ Ashinaga is a Japan-based non-profit organisation, which provides educational and emotional support to orphaned students. Ashinaga has supported over 100,000 orphans over the last 50 years, and many of its graduates are actively contributing to society in a variety of fields across the world.
Refer to link FARA (Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa) Call for funding support for Innovation Platforms, Agribusinesses and other Multi-Stakeholder Platforms to scale Agricultural Technologies in Africa Refer to link FARA is the continental apex body for agricultural research and innovation in Africa. Its mission is to contribute to generating high, broad-based and sustainable agricultural growth by catalyzing improvements to the productivity and competitiveness of the sector through increased and effective application of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).
Refer to document FIL RFA.pdf document(207.24 KB) Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish Refer to document This competition is open to any qualified research, educational, governmental, private sector, or non-profit institution globally that has a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and is registered in the System for Award Management (https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/). DUNS and SAM registration are not required for concept note submission.
01-Jun-19 (recurring) Travel grants Fisheries Society of the British Isles $1,000 These enable scientists to present their work at international scientific meetings. The scheme has no age limits, but is primarily aimed at early-career scientists studying fish biology or fisheries science. Application is open to any member, regardless of their geographical location. The total budget is $20,000. Grants are worth up to $1,000 to cover travel, insurance and subsistence costs and conference fees. *Deadlines on: 1 June 2019, 1 September 2019, 1 December 2019, and repeated annually.
01-Jun-19 (recurring) Travel grants Microbiology Society $750 These enable members to present work at scientific or education meetings in the UK and overseas, or to attend short courses related to microbiology. Applicants should be current standing members or full concessionary or postgraduate student members of the society who have made a minimum of two consecutive membership subscription payments.  
07-Jun-19 (recurring) Prize medal Microbiology Society $1,000 This recognises an individual who is a global leader in their field and whose work has a far-reaching impact beyond the discipline of microbiology. Members of the society may nominate candidates of any nationality. Nominees need not be members. The prize is worth $1,000, and the recipient is expected to give a lecture to a meeting of the society based on the work for which the award was made.  
16-Jun-19 (recurring) Student travel bursaries Marine Biological Association $200 The Marine Biological Association invites applications for its student travel bursaries. These enable students and young marine biologist members of the association to attend marine biology related conferences, meetings and courses. Bursaries are worth up to $200.  
15-Jul-18 (recurring) Travel awards Challenger Society for Marine Science $500 These enable postgraduate students to attend scientific conferences or participate in cruises and field work in the UK and overseas. Applicants must be society members. The total budget for each round is $2,500. Awards are worth up to $250 each for UK travel and up to $500 each for international travel.  
30-Apr-19 Murray Black award British Society of Animal Science $1,500 This supports all branches of animal science and particularly welcomes proposals that cover the role of domestic and wild animals and their science in the enhancement and maintenance of the rural environment. Members of the society who are postgraduate students or in the early years of their animal science careers may apply. Grants normally range from $500 to $1,500 and may be used to add value to existing PhD or masters programmes through additional work, and to travel to work at places away from their base.  
30-May-19 International exchanges scheme - standard programme Royal Society $12,000 This stimulates new collaborations within the natural sciences between scientists in the UK and overseas. Funds may be used for a one-off short visit to explore opportunities for building lasting networks or for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations. Applications for collaborations with all countries outside the UK are accepted. Both the UK and partner country project leader must have completed a PhD or have extensive experience at an equivalent level, and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract for the duration of the award at an eligible organisation in their respective countries.  
30-May-19 Kan Tong Po visiting fellowships Royal Society $3,000 These enable UK- or US-based scientists to collaborate with Hong Kong-based academics, or Hong Kong-based scientists to collaborate with academics in the UK or US. Research must be within natural sciences. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent research experience and must hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible organisation in the UK, US or Hong Kong. Fellowships provide up to $3,000 for airfare and subsistence for visits lasting up to three months.  
14-May-19 Emergency grants British Federation of Women Graduates Not specified These support women graduate students who face an unforeseen financial crisis while engaged in study or research at an approved HEI in Great Britain. Women graduates from Britain and overseas may apply. There is no upper age limit. Grants are one-off payments to assist with completion of an academic year$s work.    
28-May-19 Short industry fellowship Royal Society Not specified This enables scientists employed in industry or academia and their postdoctoral researcher to have shorter, more dynamic engagements between academia and industry, working on a mutually beneficial and collaborative project. Applicants must hold a PhD or be of equivalent standing in their profession, and have a permanent post in either a UK university, a non-profit research organisation or UK industry. The fellowship covers the fellow$s basic salary during the secondment, and research expenses up to the value of $1,000. Awards can be held full time for three to six months, or pro rata at 50 per cent part-time for up to one year enabling fellows to maintain links with their employing institution more easily.    
06-Aug-19 Sir Henry Dale fellowships Wellcome Trust Not specified These support postdoctoral researchers who aim to become independent scientists leading their own groups addressing an important biomedical question. Applicants must have a PhD, significant postdoctoral research experience, and have made important contributions to their area of research via publications, patents, software development or an impact on policy. They must be driving their research and be ready to lead an independent research programme. Fellowships cover a basic salary, which is determined by the host organisation, a supplement of $7,500, personal removal expenses, research and other relevant expenses. Fellowships are tenable for five years, but fellows may further apply for three more years.