Grants & Scholarships

Status: Closed

RSIF Research Award


Deadline: 06/06/2021


The Research Award grant aims to support faculty of RSIF African Host Universities establish research project that respond to key development challenges in sub- Saharan Africa. Proposals which provide solutions to contemporary challenges in sub-Saharan Africa such as COVID-19 are encouraged if they are aligned to the PASET thematic areas.

Target Applicants: Faculty at RSIF African Host Universities involved in teaching or supervising RSIF scholars in selected PhD programs as Lead Applicants collaborating with International Partners in academia or research centres in the continent and beyond.

Grant Size and Duration: US$ 90,000 for up to 2 years from time of award.

For more information read the Call for Proposal in English or French

Consult the information webinar presentation.
View the Q&As in English or French.




To see the existing RSIF research projects click here.

For an overview of our granting process, click here.


Reference Documents for RSIF Research Grants

RSIF Research and Innovations Grants Manual 2019 Provides an overview of the compliance requirements for recipients of RSIF Research and Innovation Grants
English | French

RSIF Project Grant Agreement Provides the contractual terms and conditions for recipients of RSIF Research and Innovation Grants
English | French

RSIF Intellectual Property ManualProvides guidance on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provisions applicable in the RSIF program
English | French

Grants Partners Consortium Agreement (draft)To be signed by the grant partners collaborating in the implementation of an RSIF awarded Research and Innovation Grant. Outlines the terms and conditions and working modalities for parties involved in the partnership.