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Leading House Africa: Consolidation Grant

Leading House (LH) Africa is inviting applications for Consolidation Grant. This grant is available to researchers who have more than 5 years of post-doctoral research experience and are affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education. Submission Deadline: 3 November 2023.

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The goal of this instrument is to further develop, consolidate and expand relations and foster new collaborations between Swiss researchers and partners in Africa.

Proposals are expected from the following disciplines: i) Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and ii) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) including biological sciences and medicine.

Total Budget Available: CHF 400,000

Grant per Project: Maximum CHF 40,000

Project Duration: Minimum: 3 months; maximum: 12 months

Eligible Applicants (Lead): Researchers with more than 5 years of postdoctoral research experience. (Lead applicants must be affiliated with a Swiss Institution of Higher Education [1])

Eligible Partner Countries: All African countries, except Maghreb region and Egypt

Additional Third-Party Funding: Strongly encouraged

Submission Deadline: 3 November 2023 (17:00hrs CET)

Review Process: 6 November 2023 – 28 January 2024

Decision: 30 January 2024

Earliest Project Start Date: 1 February 2024

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