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30 October 2019

The International Foundation for Science (IFS) Call for Research Grants

The call for Basic Research Grants (up to 15 000 USD) and Renewal Grants (up to 12 000 USD) is now open. 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.


Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • You must be enrolled in a Ph.D. or have finished a Ph.D. within the last 5 years
  • You must be a citizen of one of the eligible countries
  • You must be affiliated with a regional or national University, Research Institute, or Research-orientated NGO in an eligible country

See full eligibility criteria, application guidelines.