Thursday, June 1, 2023

Applications open for the CLOC Eastern Africa Funding Opportunity


If you are a researcher related to the scientific disciplines, this funding opportunity is for you. Hurry and apply for this funding opportunity before the deadline arrives.

Sponsoring Agency: CLOC Eastern Africa 

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: September 15, 2022


What you should know:

The Cluster of Cooperation (CLOC) Eastern Africa is a network of researchers and institutions that aims to foster North-South partnerships for research and education.

It works to strengthen the capacities needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Africa’s strategic framework, Agenda 2063, by providing an adequate platform to promote knowledge generation, information exchange, and opportunities for academic collaboration between Swiss universities and key actors in Eastern Africa.

Eligibility Criteria

Who can apply:

Applications are open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research and targets researchers with affiliations to African and Swiss Higher Education Institutions.

  • one applicant of a Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia or Kenya was identified as the “main applicant (primary lead)”
  • one applicant of a Higher Education Institutions in Switzerland was identified as the “main applicant (co-lead)”
  • additional participants from Higher Education Institutions or policy/practice organisations from Switzerland, and/or the CLOC Eastern Africa region if relevant (Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Ruanda, Burundi, Uganda)

The main applicant (primary lead) – African Scientist must be affiliated with an accredited African Higher Education Institution (university, university of applied sciences, university of teacher education, college, etc.). He/she must hold a faculty or scientist position lasting until the end of the project and have several years of research or practical experience.

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