Priority Theme Small Grants Fund

Overview

  • EGAP will award up to USD 15,000 to successful proposals and expects to select up to 6 award winners (2 awardees per theme).
  • Up to USD 15,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and are currently enrolled in a PhD program or in possession of a PhD and/or have prior experience leading research projects with similar levels of funding (please highlight relevant experience in your CV).
  • Up to USD 5,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and have completed a Master’s degree but are not currently enrolled in a PhD program or in possession of a PhD and have limited prior experience in leading research projects.
  • Up to USD 2,000 for individuals who meet the below stated eligibility criteria and are currently pursuing a Master’s degree.
  • Funding can be used to support the investigators’ time, travel and lodging associated with field research, research assistance, phone survey implementation costs, data purchase or storage, and other reasonable field research expenses.
  • Eligibility is restricted to Global South scholars. This refers to individuals who (a) currently hold a PhD and are employed or at a university or research institute in the Global South; (b) currently study at the doctoral level at a university or research institute in the Global South, (c) received an undergraduate or graduate university degree from a Global South university and are currently a graduate student, postdoc, or faculty elsewhere, or (d) currently teach at a Global South university or research institute and received their PhD no more than five years ago.

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