Support to Research Units in Least Developed countries (LDCs)
Eligible Geographic Areas All Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Information about the funding opportunity To provide long-term support to units of scientific excellence in a number of LDCs and to achieve a critical mass of highly qualified and innovative scientists who will be able to better address real-life problems facing the countries.
Description, Remarks/Restrictions No hyperlink to funding information. Follow Activities -> Capacity Building for Research -> TWAS Research Units in Least Developed Countries
Magnitude US$30,000 per year for a period of 3 years
Deadline for Application 8/31/2008
Information on deadlines Application deadline is 31 August of every year
How to apply Applications should be submitted in English on the form available at http://users.ictp.it/~twas/docs/LDCs_Application.doc. A covering letter of approval signed by the head of the department/institute and the research group leader should be sent with the application.
Eligible research topics All areas of natural sciences
Who can apply Research units located within university departments or other institutions