Call for Applications: AuthorAID Travel Grants and Workshop Grants 2016

AuthorAID is a free international research community based at INASP. It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). AuthorAID helps researchers in developing countries to publish and otherwise communicate their work. The AuthorAID Travel Grants and Workshop Grants 2016 support researchers from developing countrys who a) who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference or b) are experienced researchers or administrators who would like to organise a workshop on a topic related to research communication.

AuthorAID have announced the second set of  travel grants and workshop grants for 2016.  They plan to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process.

  • 6 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference. Deadline to apply: 17 July 2016, 10 PM GMT.
  • 6 workshop grants ($2500 each): For experienced researchers or administrators who would like to organise a workshop on a topic related to research communication. Deadline to apply: 27 July 2016, 10 PM GMT.

If you’re interested, please go through the PDF copy of the application form:

Then, when you are ready to apply, please fill out the online application form for the relevant grant:

Please note the deadlines given at the beginning of this post.

Do not attempt to fill out the PDF copy of the form. Use only the online form to apply.

You should be ready to complete the online application form in a single session, as partial applications cannot be saved. Therefore, before you begin an application, please read the PDF copy and prepare your responses to the questions that require some thought.

Source and further details: AuthorAID