The African Academy of Science invites applications for the African Research Initiative for Scientific Excellence Pilot Programme in 2021.
Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The African Research Initiative for Scientific Excellence Pilot Programme (ARISE-PP) Grant is an opportunity for you to further develop your research career and become a principal researcher leading your own grant.
Worth of Award
- The maximum grant amount per grantee is a lump sum of EUR 500,000 for a period not exceeding 60 months (5 years).
- An ARISE grant can cover up to 100% of the total eligible direct costs of the research plus a contribution of up to 7% of the total eligible direct costs towards indirect costs.
- African researchers who are African nationals with 2-7 years of research experience since completion of their PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise, and an excellent research proposal to conduct excellent research in an African university or research institution.
- The ARISE-PP grants are open to applications from all fields of research. Proposals should take into account the priorities of the AU-EU High-Level Policy Dialogue on Science Technology and Innovation (Public Health, Green Transition, Innovation and Technology, Capacities for science).
How to Apply
All applications should be made online via the official website.