Research Funding Opportunities

Opportunity Deadline

Carnegie Fund for Conference Attendance

The Carnegie Corporation on New York's board of trustees recently approved a grant for the Carnegie Fund for Conference Attendance (CFCA), a competitive fund to support African beneficiaries of Corporation-supported postgraduate degree and postdoctoral programs to present papers at major international conferences.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015


The American Political Science Association (APSA) and United States International University-Africa (USIU) are pleased to announce a call for applications from individuals who would like to participate in a workshop on “Conflict and Political Violence.” The two-week workshop will be held from July 20–31, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

World Bank PhD Research Grants available for developing country nationals

The 2015 Call for Applications to the World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship is now open, and will close on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

African Diaspora Support To African University Programme - Call for Joint Proposals for Research Networks and Projects in Higher Education, The Humanities and Social Sciences

Under its newly launched African Diaspora Support to African Universities, the Council for the Development of Social Science research in Africa (CODESRIA) is pleased to invite interested scholars universities to submit proposals for joint research projects.

Sunday, 15 March 2015