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2023 Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

2023 Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

2023 Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund

Qualified Africans are encouraged to apply for the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund 2023. This fund, established in 2012 with generous support from The ALBORADA Trust, enables collaboration between researchers at the University of Cambridge and institutions in sub-Saharan Africa. If you qualify, you can apply for this opportunity.

The Fund encourages collaborations between pairs of researchers, both at the post-doctoral level or higher. One researcher should be from the University of Cambridge or an affiliated institution, and the other should be from a sub-Saharan African institution. This support aims to kickstart or enhance research partnerships.

The Research Fund’s goal is to promote research, training, and collaboration between Cambridge and sub-Saharan Africa. It acts as a starting point, helping initiate new research projects and facilitating joint funding applications. The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund offers competitive grants ranging from £1,000 to £20,000. These grants cover research expenses, travel between Cambridge and Africa for research purposes, and organizing research training activities in Africa.

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Requirements and eligibility criteria for 2023 Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund:

  • A research collaboration agreement between Cambridge and sub-Saharan African applicants.
  • Both applicants must be affiliated with the University of Cambridge or its affiliates and a sub-Saharan African research institution or university.
  • Both applicants should be at or above the post-doctoral level, with the support of their Head of Department or equivalent.
  • Both applicants must have a formal connection to a research group/department/faculty at their respective institutions.

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Application Procedure for 2023 Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund (How to apply);

To apply for the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund 2022, follow these steps:

  • Register and complete an online application form.
  • If you’re a Cambridge-based applicant, register using specific email addresses (@cam.ac.uk, @sanger.ac.uk, @babraham.ac.uk, @bas.ac.uk, and @niab.ac.uk).
  • Log in to the application form and click “Invite a 2nd applicant to view/edit this submission” to invite the Africa-based applicant to register and edit the forms.
  • Prepare the following documents for final submission:
  • The case for support and a lay summary
  • An itemized budget (use the provided template)
  • A letter of support from the Cambridge PI’s department/faculty
  • A letter of support from the African PI’s department/institution
  • CVs (maximum 2 pages) for both the Cambridge and Africa PI
  • Provide details of two referees.

Application Deadline: 4th September 2023

For more information visit the official website

 

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