Information about the funding opportunity Grants support young scientists from developing countries in their early careers to pursue high quality research in developing countries, which will help them to become established and recognised nationally and internationally.
Description, Remarks/Restrictions Excludes applicants from Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay. Applicants must be attached to a university, national research institution or a research-oriented NGO in a developing country.
Information on deadlines Project proposals can be submitted to the IFS Secretariat throughout the year, although there are 2 application deadlines 30 June and 31 December of every year.
How to apply Applications must be submitted by post or email using the standard IFS Application Form available at http://www.ifs.se/Forms/list_of_all_forms.asp. The Application form is updated from time to time. Always check the IFS website that you have the most recent version before submitting your proposal. For more details follow link to application guidelines.
Eligible research topics Agriculture, soil science, forestry, biodiversity, environmental chemistry, natural products, food science, animal husbandry, veterinary medicine, aquaculture, marine resources, as well as social or economic aspects of the sustainable management of natural resources, or the production and transfer of knowledge for sustainable development.
Who can apply Citizens from developing countries; scientists holding at least a Master's or equivalent degree/research experience under 40 years of age and at the beginning of research career. Applicants must be attached to a university, national research institution or a research-oriented NGO in a developing country. Researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible for IFS support up to the age of 45, provided they have completed their highest academic degree (MSc, MA, PhD, Post-Doc or equivalent) in the previous 5 years.
Contact Address International Foundation for Science
Karlvägen 108, 5th Floor
SE-115 26 Stockholm