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    • Funding OpportunitiesAssociation of Commonwealth Universities Library: Travel/Conference Grantshttp://www.acu.ac.uk/enquiries/lib_enq_trvconf.htmlAssociations of funders: These associations usually act as a ‘knowledge sharing’bridge between grant givers and grant seekers.http://www.labforculture.org/en/Funding/Associations-of-fundersAfrican Academy of Scienceshttp://www.aasciences.org/Africa Grant makers Affinity Group (AGAG): SEARCH FOR FUNDINGhttp://www.africagrantmakers.org/index.asp?PageURL=24African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellowshipshttp://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/resource/award.aspAssociation of African Universities (AAU) and USHEPiA (University Science, Humanities& Engineering Partnerships in Africa) Email: nan@protem.uct.ac.zahttp://www.uct.ac.za/misc/iapo/ushepia/missle.htmBiochemical Society (General Travel Fund)www.biochemsoc.org.uk/admin/grants.htmBiosafeTrain Project: MSc & PhD FELLOWSHIPS IN BIOSAFETY AND ECOLOGICALRISK ASSESSMENT OF GMOShttp://www.biosafetrain.dk/Home/About/applicationUON2008.pdfBritish Council (Travel Grants): Foreign nationals for study visits to UK. 1
    • Overseas applicants should contact local British Council Office.www.britishcouncil.orgBritish Ecological Society (Research Travel Grants; Postgraduate Conference Awards)www.britishecologicalsociety.orgCarnegie-IAS Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE) will develop humancapacity through science and technology training and research in a regional contextin sub-Saharan Africahttp://www.msi-sig.org/rise.htmlCompendium of Funding Opportunities for Africa to support Research, Education,and Development Projectswww.worldfishcenter.org/v2/files/080313_AfricaCompendium.pdfCompendium of Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunitieswww.worldfishcenter.org/v2/files/080313_ScholarshipCompendium.pdfCommonwealth Foundation (Grants): Agriculture, education, health, management,media & culture, planning, rural & community development; CommonwealthFoundation (CF). Professional exchange response grant: The CF runs a small travelgrants programme to assist mid-career NGO leaders from developingCommonwealth countries to participate in practical training courses, workshops andconferences; Commonwealth Foundation, Marlborough House, London SW1Y 5HY.www.commonwealthfoundation.comCommonwealth Science Council (CSC Travel Grants): Biological and genetic resources,energy, water and mineral resources; Commonwealth scientists. Priority to womenscientists and applications from small developing states.www.comsci.org 2
    • COS Funding Opportunities: The most comprehensive source of funding informationavailable on the Web, with more than 25,000 records, representing over 400,000funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.http://fundingopps2.cos.com/EPS (the interuniversity Graduate School Experimental Plant Sciences) InternationalPhD Programmehttp://www.graduateschool-eps.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=0&Itemid=214Funders Online: search Europe’s online philanthropic communityhttp://www.fundersonline.org/Funds netservices: Foundations Onlinehttp://www.fundsnetservices.com/index3.htmGender and Diversity (CGIAR) Funding News pagehttp://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/cast_the_net/funds_scholarships.asphttp://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/Cast_the_net/FundingNewsJune2008.pdfGrantsNet at Science journalhttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/fundingGrants Onlinehttp://www.grantsonline.org.uk/?gclid=CKr14KDlnpQCFRZjnAodNloSfgIFAR Fellowship Programhttp://www.ifar4dev.org/fellowships/index.htmlInternational Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) (Canadian Studies AcademicInternship Program)Postdoctoral teaching/research assistantship at any university with a Canadian studies 3
    • programExecutive Director, Canadian Studies Academic Internship Program, Internationalwww.iccs-ciec.caInternational Foundation for Sciencehttp://www.ifs.se/International Funding Sourceshttp://research.uiowa.edu/dsp/main/?get=internat_funding_sourcesInternational Grantshttp://www.proposalwriter.com/intgrants.htmlInternational Science Co-operation Grantshttp://www.nrf.ac.za/services/isl/International Scholarships and Financial Aid. 0053holarship database developed byinternational students in order to help fellow students. Access to new scholarships,application tips, application deadlines and many other special features.http://scholarship-positions.com/JIRCAS (Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences), VisitingResearch Fellowship Program (next announcement in Apr 09)http://ss.jircas.affrc.go.jp/english/research/jircasfellow/index.htmlJNCASR-COSTED FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME to foster free mobility and exchange ofscientists from developing countries and to promote South-South co-operation.http://www.cig.ensmp.fr/~iahs/smallads/costed.htmJournal of Cell Science offers travelling fellowships of up to US$5000 to graduatestudents and post-docs wishing to make collaborative visits to other laboratorieshttp://jcs.biologists.org/misc/fellowships.shtml 4
    • Leverhulme Trust (Study Abroad Fellowships/Studentships)www.leverhulme.org.ukhttp://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/grants_awards/OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)http://www.opecfund.org/Research Africa Net: funding opportunities http://www.research-africa.net/getPage.cfm?pagename=FOpsbyFunder&lang=EN&type=FundingOppRD Funding: for all health-related research fundinghttp://rdfunding.org.uk/queries/ListCharities.asp?type=NARothamsted International African Fellows Programme (AFP)http://www.rothamsted-international.org/HTML/Fellowships/AFP_main_page.htmlScidev.net: Grantshttp://www.scidev.net/en/grants/Science GrantsNet Guidehttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/previous_issues/articles/2007_04_27/caredit_a0700061/(parent)/68Science GrantsNet: International Funding Indexhttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/previous_issues/articles/2005_11_04/grantsnet_international_funding_index/(parent)/105Science in Africa: funding opportunities pagehttp://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/Funding.htmScience Initiative Group (SIG) is an international team of scientific leaders andsupporters dedicated to fostering science in developing countries.http://www.msi-sig.org/ 5
    • South Africa: Funding sources for science and technologyhttp://www.saasta.ac.za/links/funding.shtmlStanford University Libraries: Africa south of the Sahara: Grants and Fellowshipshttp://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/grants.htmlThird World Academy of Sciences: The Academy of sciences for the developing worldhttp://www.twas.org/exchangeThird World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS)http://www.twows.org/Travel Bursaries and Grants 2006/2007http://extra.shu.ac.uk/nrc/section_2/2.5a.htmlUNESCO Short-Term Fellowship in Molecular Biologyhttp://portal.unesco.org/science/en/files/1692/10415883170Molecular_Biology_Application_Form.htm/Molecular%2BBiology%2BApplication%2BForm.htmUNESCO Fellowships Programme: fellowships, study and travel grantshttp://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=7972&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.htmlWellcome Trust: Developing countries research travel grantshttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Medical-humanities/Grants/Biomedical-ethics/Research-support/WTD003878.htmWorld Bank Scholarship and Fellowships Programshttp://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/WBI/EXTWBISFP/0,,menuPK:551559~pagePK:64168427~piPK:64168435~theSitePK:551553,00.html 6
    • Proposal/grant writing skillsBirmingham City University: How to write a research proposalhttp://www.ssdd.bcu.ac.uk/learner/writingguides/1.07.htmCGIAR Communications and Grant Writing Toolkithttp://www.cgiar.org/communicationstoolkit/grantwriting.htmlDe Montfort University, Leicester: A Guide To Writing A Research Proposal For MPhilor PhDhttp://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/Guide_Res_proposal.jspEuropean Foundation Center: Project Proposal Basicshttp://www.fundersonline.org/grantseekers/proposal_basics.htmlFoundation Center: Proposal writing short course: A short proposal writing course,produced and especially applicable to American funding bodies.http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.htmlFunds netservices: Fundraising and Grant writing Resourceshttp://www.fundsnetservices.com/grantwri.htmGeorgia Perimeter College Grant Writing Resourceshttp://www.gpc.edu/~ebrown/infobr3.htm#stagesGlobal Development Network Toolkit: Proposal Writing and Fundraisinghttp://www.gdnet.org/middle.php?oid=363Grant writing 101 moviehttp://ivin.ind.net:8080/ramgen/ivin/grantwriting101.rmGrant Writing Tips 7
    • http://gradschool.about.com/cs/grantadvice/a/grant.htmGrant Writing Toolkithttp://www.cgiar.org/communicationstoolkit/grantwriting.htmlGuidelines on how to write a winning proposalhttp://www.genderdiversity.cgiar.org/Newsletter/Tipsforgoodproposal.docHow to Write A Winning Proposal -Knowing what funders want and how to deliver ithttp://www.omhrc.gov/assets/pdf/checked/How%20to%20Write%20A%20Winning%20Proposal--Knowing%20what%20funders%20want%20and%20how%20to%20deliver%20it.pdfMinnesota Council on Foundations: Grantmaking Resourceshttp://www.mcf.org/mcf/grant/writing.htmNunavut Economic Developers Association Interactive Proposal Writer (Worddocument)www.nunavuteda.com/HOME/edo_resources/EDOKIT/Interactive_Proposal_Writer.docTWELVE STEPS TO A WINNING RESEARCH PROPOSALhttp://imechanica.org/node/588University of Minnesota Graduate Schoolhttp://www.grad.umn.edu/career/professional_development/external.htmlUniversity of Michigan, Proposal Writers Guidehttp://www.research.umich.edu/proposals/pwg/pwgcontents.htmlWriting & grammar tipshttp://www.webgrammar.com/ 8
    • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Robert A. Skilton PhDResearch Support ScientistBecA-ILRI HubBiosciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA)International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)PO Box 30709, Nairobi 00100, KENYAEmail: r.skilton@cgiar.orgTel: +254 20 422 3801Fax: +254 20 422 3001Cel: +254 733 635 103Skype: rob.skiltonhttp://hub.africabiosciences.org/ 9