Tailored opportunities: Call for proposals by the International Foundation for Sciences


The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is requesting proposals for the 2020 call for Basic Research Grants (up to 15 000 USD) and Renewal Grants (up to 12 000 USD). Applicants who have not received an IFS grant before can apply for the Basic Research Grant. IFS grantees can apply for the Renewal Grant. IFS supports research in the natural and social sciences that is innovative and/or relevant to local or national development needs and problems, and that aim to generate fundamental and/or applicable scientific knowledge. Applications must be written in English.


Applicants for IFS grants:

  • must be citizens of eligible countries (see below), and must carry out their research in an eligible country (which does not have to be the country of citizenship), and
  • must either be enrolled in a PhD program or have recently (within five years) completed a PhD degree.
  • must write their proposals in English


Deadline for application is 30th November 2019


For application details click here.

For detailed information on this opportunity click here.

If you need help in responding to this opportunity, please write your question in the comment box below.

If you need to receive similar opportunities like this one, please follow this blog by pressing the follow button in the upper right corner of this page.

Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.