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Grant Opportunities: IDRC Research Awards 2023–2024 – fundsforNGOs

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Deadline: 1-Feb-23

The International Development Research Centre’s (IDRC) research awards application process for 2023 is now open!

Thematic Areas
  • This year IDRC will offer research awards related to these development areas or themes:
    • Climate-Resilient Food Systems,
    • Democratic and Inclusive Governance,
    • Education and Science,
    • Ethics in Development Research,
    • Global Health,
    • Policy and Evaluation, and
    • Sustainable Inclusive Economies.
  • All awards will be based in Ottawa except for the Global Health award that will be based in Nairobi.
Funding Information
  • Awardees in Ottawa will be considered full-time non-union employees of IDRC for payroll purposes. Benefits include employer contributions to employment insurance, employer health tax, the Canada Pension Plan, and paid vacation leave. The salary range is CA$42,033 – CA$48,659.
  • The awardee in Nairobi is considered a term employee working on the Research Awardee pay scale as defined in the Locally engaged Staff manual. The salary range is 2,032,072 to 3,204,520 KES
  • For all awardees some travel and research expenses are also supported.
  • If your research proposal is selected, you will join IDRC as a Research award recipient for a period of 12 months from 1 May 2023 to 30 April 2024 to undertake research on the topic you have submitted.
Eligibility Criteria
  • All awards will be based in Ottawa except for the Global Health award that will be based in Nairobi.
  • For the awards based in Ottawa: Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and students from low or middle-income countries, enrolled in a Canadian university with a work permit valid for full-time work (37.5 hours per week) in Canada until 30 April 2024.
  • For the Global Health award based in Nairobi, the candidates must hold Kenyan citizenship.
  • Students who are enrolled in or who have completed a master’s program from a recognized university within the last three years.
  • Preference will be given to students who have completed a master’s degree.
  • Applied for only one research award recipient opportunity.
  • Proposed research must focus on one or more developing countries on the OECD DAC list of ODA recipients.
  • Field research component cannot be more than 3 months.
  • Specific eligibility criteria of each research theme must be satisfied.

For more information, visit https://www.idrc.ca/en/funding/idrc-research-awards-2023-2024

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