International Foundation for Science (IFS): Individual Research Grants for Researchers in Developing Countries

International Foundation for Science (IFS) is currently inviting early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country.

Young researchers wishing to start or consolidate their independent research careers and who fulfil the IFS eligibility criteria are welcome to apply.

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December 31st, 2015

How to Apply

About This Funding Opportunity

Eligibility Details

Applicants for Individual IFS Research Grants:

- must be citizens of an eligible countries, and carry out their research in an eligible country (this does not have to be the country   of citizenship)

- must have a minimum of an MSc, MA or equivalent academic degree

- must be (for men) younger than 35 years of age, and (for women) 40 years of age

- Researchers, who are already IFS grantees, are eligible to apply for renewal grant irrespective of age.

Application Guidance

Applicants must download the application form available on the website: