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Call for Applications: AuthorAID Gender Grants 2015

By Faaria Hussain | Oct. 7, 2015  | Travel Grant

We're pleased to announce a new set of grants related to gender. We plan to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process.

  • 8 travel grants GBP (British Pounds) 1500: For researchers to use to present gendered research at a conference, or for attending a conference on the topic of gender, or for attending training in gender issues.
  • 8 workshop grants GBP (British Pounds) 4000: For experienced researchers or academic staff who would like to organise a gender workshop. Some topics may include:

Gender mainstreaming in higher education
Developing an institutional gender policy
Gendered research
Including gender in proposal writing
Sexual harassment and/or security
The impact of gender roles on professional development

The above topics are only examples and we are also interested in other topics and ideas. We expect all workshops to include reflections and action planning sessions. Support will be given for these follow-up activities, if needed.

Deadline to apply: 23 October 2015, 10 PM GMT.

If you’re interested, please go through the PDF copy of the application form:

Then, when you are ready to apply, please fill out the online application form for the relevant grant:

Please note the deadlines given at the beginning of this post.

Do not attempt to fill out the PDF copy of the form. Use only the online form to apply.

You should be ready to complete the online application form in a single session, as partial applications cannot be saved. Therefore, before you begin an application, please read the PDF copy and prepare your responses to the questions that require some thought.

We will be announcing the next set of grants in January 2016.

All the best!

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