International Grants Available - July up to October 2014 PDF Print E-mail


Name of Grant/Programme

Research Scope



The Nexus Network

The Nexus Newtwork

Food, water, energy and the environment

4 July 2014


COMSTECH, Pakistan

TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research Grants

Earth sciences, engineering sciences, information technology and computer sciences, materials science including nanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences and renewable energy

31 August 2014


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (Peer) Science

Food security topics such as agricultural development, fisheries, and plant genomics
Climate change impacts such as water sustainability, hydrology, ocean acidification, climate process and modeling, and environmental engineering
Other development topics including disaster mitigation, biodiversity, water, and renewable energy

Late September 2014


British Council

Newton Fund: building science and innovation capacity in developing countries

Collaboration with UK on S&T research area

will be released in the next couple of months


European Commission

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production


7 October 2014


European Research Council

ERC Advanced Grant

Any field of science & engineering

21 October 2014


World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

2015 Social Science Research Grant Program

Developing intervention models based on up-to-date research findings
The perception of legitimacy of anti-doping rules and organizations and its effect on athletes’ attitudes and buy-in to anti-doping programs
Understanding deterrence measures for entourage

10 July 2014


Economic and Social Research Council

ESRC Research Grants

Social Sciences

No time-bound


The  Spencer Foundation

Small Research Grants

Education and Social Opportunity
Organizational Learning
Purposes and Values of Education
Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Resources
Field-Initiated Proposals

28 August 2014


Pro Natura Foundation Japan

Pro Natura Fund

Scientific research concerning the conservation of biodiversity and the relationship between humans and the environment.

18 July 2014


National Institute of Health

National Institute of Health

Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)

10 October 2014


National Institute of Health

National Institute of Health

Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)

3 September 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Health promotion and disease prevention: improved inter-sector co-operation for environment and health based interventions

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

New therapies for rare diseases

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Tools and technologies for advanced therapies

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing population

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Piloting personalised medicine in health and care systems

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Development of new diagnostic tools and technologies: in vivo medical imaging technologies

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Establishing effectiveness of health care interventions in the paediatric population

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Understanding disease: systems medicine

14 October 2014


European Commission

Personalising health and care

Understanding common mechanisms of diseases and their relevance in co-morbidities

14 October 2014


Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


Environment/Energy, Bioresources, Natural Disaster Prevention, and Infectious Diseases Control

September 2014


The Sumitomo Foundation

Grant for Japan-related Research Projects

Any research project to be carried out by individual or a group in the field of the social sciences or humanities that is related to Japan.

September 2014


The Nippon Foundation

Nippon Foundation Grant Program

Social Science

No time-bound


International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

IDRC Research Grant Idea

Science / Social Science

No time-bound


Toyota Foundation

Research Grant Program 2014

Science / Social Science

5 September 2014


Swedish Research Council

Framework grant in infections and antibiotics

Medicine and Health

25 August 2014


Swedish Research Council

Framework grant in clinical therapy research

Clinical therapy research

15 September 2014


Wellcome Trust

Sustaining Health

Any aspect of the interplay between health, environment, and nutrition but key is a focus on health, new interdisciplinary and cross-sector partnerships such as between biomedical researchers and those working in social, economic, environmental, climate, engineering, agricultural, development, and computer sciences.

25 July 2014


Embassy of France

ICT Asia

All topics in the areas of research and innovation related to ICT are eligible. Priority topics for 2014 are as follows: environment & disaster risk reduction; urban and rural ICT; ICT and energy efficiency; geomatics, computer modeling for health.

31 August 2014


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