Open calls for proposals

Africa- India Mobility Fund

The Africa- India Mobility Fund is accepting applications for travel grants from researchers from Africa and India. The programme, which is a partnership of African Academy of Sciences, the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance and Wellcome, funds short-term visits of up to three months for researchers to travel in either direction. 

Funding will be given to nationals of India and African countries to support collaboration in research in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, dengue, malaria, vector-borne diseases, parasitic infections, emerging infections, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, health systems research, antimicrobial resistance, microbiome, drug development and general biomedical sciences.

This call is also open to non-African investigators resident on the continent or overseas citizens of India. The applications for AIMF will be on a rolling basis with feedback on the outcome given within two months until further notice.



Apply for the 2019 Obada Prize

The North Africa office of the AAS is inviting applications for the Obada Prize, which will be given in the following categories:

  1. Distinguished researcher

  2. A target group of researchers who are aged 40 or below

  3. Undergraduate and Post graduate students (The prize will be awarded according to the students presentation and no need to send a published work)

Winners will be announced at the 8th International Conference on Mathematics and Information Sciences (ICMIS2019), to be held in Zewail City, Egypt, in February. The main aim of the conference is to promote, encourage, and bring together researchers in the field of pure and applied mathematics.
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