NRF Call for Concept Notes: Multi-disciplinary & Multi-institutional Grants

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Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-01-12 11:20

The 2nd National Call for Research Concept Notes is open and receiving Concept Notes for the multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional Grants.

Proposed projects should clearly demonstrate strategies of how to address varied challenges facing the society. The objectives of submitted concept notes must be in line with national priorities expounded in the Vision 2030 with more emphasis on research which will contribute new knowledge applicable to either Universal Health Care, Food and Nutrition Security, Affordable Housing as well as Industrialization, Manufacturing and Agro-processing; the Research should also address issues under Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024) which is the blueprint for Africa’s long term Agenda 2063.

The budget per the proposed project must not exceed Kenya shillings twenty million (Ksh 20,000,000/=) for a period of three years. Each application must be submitted by a team of researchers from at least three (3) different institutions. The Principal Investigators (PIs) who have benefited from the same category under the 1st NRF Call are not eligible.

Projects should show new knowledge that is scalable to useful products and services that will address the challenges in the aforementioned priority areas. Each project MUST produce at least 6 PhD and 6 Masters Degrees at the end of the project (the grant will only cater for the Research component for postgraduate students).

The deadline for submission of concept notes is on Friday, 16th February, 2018; 17:00hrs.

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See also Call brochure

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-02-16 17:20