ARUA-U21 ECR Collaborative Awards: Call for Participation

Call For Papers, Nominations etc.

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and U21 are launching a new funding opportunity to mark the beginning of a wider network-to-network partnership.

The ARUA-U21 ECR Collaborative Awards will support Early Career Researcher-led projects between ARUA and U21 network member universities, using ARUA’s Centres of Excellence as specialist research hubs.

This one-off funding round offers up to $15,000 (Fifteen thousand dollars) per project and will support ECR projects that can also involve doctoral students, industry partners and non-governmental organizations (NG0s).

Interested members of staff are to note that the research must focus on the following:

  • Food Security
  • Climate and Development
  • Water

ARUA and U21 will also be running a series of informal workshops in June to help potential collaborators connect with each other. For details on how to apply, kindly click on this link:  

For more information on the funding criteria, please click:  

Interested applicants are to attach an updated CV to their completed application forms and ensure submission to on or before Monday, July 31, 2023.

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