Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (SG-NAPI)

With the support of the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), TWAS guides a programme to strengthen the capacity of African countries lagging in science and technology. The new programme is aimed at young scientists who are getting established in their country or about to return home to an academic position 
  • Grants in Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Information Computer Technology, Mathematics, Medical Sciences and Physics in the African countries lagging in science and technology, identified by TWAS 
  • Grants will be provided to purchase scientific equipment, consumables and specialized literature 
  • Awarded PIs may also support MSc student as part of the project, request funding for international conference participation, industrial link grant, mobility grant and open access publication grant 
  • Also included is an additional component which seeks to enhance the productivity of female scientists returning to academia after a maternity leave, scientist-after-child grant
Deadline: 24 May 2022
Minimum degree held: PhD
Field: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Information Computer Technology, Mathematics, Medical Sciences and Physics 
Age limit:40
 

For full details visit the TWAS website. For any questions write to [email protected]