Tailored opportunities: Grant for Research in the use of science in public policy and government advisory systems


The International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) is a collaborative platform for policy makers, practitioners, national academies, and academics to share experience, build capacity and develop theoretical and practical approaches to the use of scientific evidence in informing policy at all levels of government.

In line with this mission, INGSA is offering six professional development and research grants (up to 15,000 Euro each)  to support early-to-mid career researchers or policy practitioners in Low and Middle Income Countries.  The grant can be used for both the research and research related expenses such as travel, conference attendance etc. Each grant recipient will manage and conduct a project of their choice in line with the priority research theme outlined in the Call for Applications. Successful applicants will become INGSA Research Associates for the period of the grant (March 2018 – February 2019).


  • Applicants should be PhD holders, Nationals of least developed countries, currently working in a national university, research institute or other organizations where the project is proposed to be undertaken
  • Applicants should have experience in the use of science in public policy or government advising
  • Applicants need to identify and find a consent  from a national or international senior mentor


Proposals should be submitted before 15 November 2017


Prepare project concept note, support letters from a mentor,  abridged CV and other required documents.

Make online application at www.ingsa.org/grant-programme/

For detailed information visit http://www.ingsa.org/grant-programme/

If you want any support in application, post your question in the comment box below.

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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