Updated Jun 29, 2018

Africa-India Mobility Fund

Offered by New Partnership for Africa's Development and African Academy of Sciences as part of Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa

The Africa-India Mobility Fund (AIMF) is a two-year programme designed to provide researchers from Africa and India with opportunities for short visits in either direction to explore opportunities for building and strengthening scientific collaboration. The purpose of the funding opportunity is to establish links and cultivate a culture of collaboration between African and Indian researchers that will serve as a vehicle to improve research capacity and build leadership in biomedical and clinical research for Africa and India.
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GrantType
Mar 19, 2019Deadline
Up to $5,000Amount
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
RegionAfrica
CountryIndia
Focus AreasHealth and Research
Applicants must be nationals of India or nationals of countries within Africa.
They should be based either in Africa or in India, and should be affiliated with a recognised academic, medical, research institution, or other similar institutions. Those based at for-profit organisations are not eligible.
The call is also open to non-African investigators who must be resident in Africa or Overseas Citizen of India (evidence may be requested), have an appointment/affiliation with an African/Indian institution, and their residence and tenure of service with the appointing African/Indian institution should cover the duration of the award.
Travel should be between an African country and India and can be in either direction. Travel within Africa can also be sought for an engagement of more than one African country with India.
Applicants must have a PhD/MD or equivalent research qualification and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible institution, which must span the duration of the project.
Collaboration should focus on a single project involving researchers in Africa and India, respectively.
An applicant is eligible to receive only one grant per year.

Application Directions

All application forms should be submitted through theAAS Grants Management System (Ishango).
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