RSIF Research Award - The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

Grants & Scholarships

Status: Opening Soon

RSIF Research Award


Deadline: 30/04/2021


Faculty members engaged in PhD training in RSIF African Host Universities are eligible to apply for RSIF Research Awards. These competitive grants enable faculty members to advance their research and to help their PhD students generate exceptional research results to solve pressing African challenges.

Status: The second call for proposals will be opening in early 2021.

Eligible applicants are (a)outstanding faculty members from PASET-RSIF AHUs participating as teachers and supervisors in the Ph.D. program for doctoral students; and (b) International Partners as collaborators.

Budget: PASET-RSIF will provide an award of up to USD 90,000.  For sustainability and ownership, the AHUs and /or International Partners are required to provide matching funds for successful implementation of the projects.

Project duration is 3 years from the time of award.

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

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

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

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.

Previous Call Documents:
Call for Proposals- RSIF Research Award
English | French
Proposal Guidelines and Instructions to Applicants
English | French
Full Proposal Budget Template
Work Plan and Result Matrix Template