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IDRC offers many competitions and awards for developing-country researchers, institutions, and Canadian researchers. Many are offered annually, so be sure to check deadlines on specific competitions throughout the year.
 
From supporting research on simple cropping systems to training in grant administration, IDRC funds work that helps developing countries build research capacity—and find answers.
 
This is where you’ll learn about current competitions.

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Scholarships for MSc in social protection financing in sub-Saharan Africa 30/04/2014

The University of Mauritius Trust, in partnership with IDRC, is offering a Master of Science in Social Protection Financing. This intensive one-year degree program, which began in 2010, is designed to equip social security managers and financial...

Call for Letters of Intent: Implementation Research Teams 20/05/2014

The Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa program is launching a call for letters of intent for the selection of Implementation Research Teams. This program is funded by Canada’s Global Health Research Initiative, a collaboration of...

Call for Proposals: Health Policy and Research Organizations 11/06/2014

The Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa program is launching a call for proposals for the selection of Health Policy and Research Organizations. This program is funded by Canada’s Global Health Research Initiative, a collaboration of...

Community Forestry: Trees and People – John G. Bene Fellowship 02/04/2014

IDRC offers this fellowship annually to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies at a Canadian university. Candidates must have an academic background that combines forestry or agroforestry with social...

Call for Concept Notes: Canadian Partnerships Small Grants 18/03/2014

IDRC's Canadian Partnerships Program invites organizations incorporated and headquartered in Canada to submit applications for its 2014-2015 Small Grants for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing.  Who can apply Local, regional, national, and...

IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 02/04/2014

Important note: In 2014 only one competition will take place.   The award   IDRC offers these awards to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university. These...

Request for Proposals Grand Challenges Canada
Stars in Global Health Round 7
10/03/2014

   Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) announces the Round 7 Stars in Global Health – Request for Proposals. This program enables innovators in developing countries, as well as in Canada, to develop bold ideas to improve global health conditions.   The...

Call for Expression of Interest: Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women 05/12/2013

In partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, IDRC’s Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program is launching a call for Expression of Interest for a...

Call for proposals: Good Neighbour Project 31/10/2013

Good Neighbour Project: Improving lives in marginal communities   Objective: The Good Neighbour Project seeks to address critical but overlooked development challenges facing marginal communities in Delhi and the National Capital Region. It is an...

Call for Extended Concept Notes: Ecohealth Chairs in Health and Global Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa 20/10/2013

Deadline for submission of Extended Concept Notes: October 20, 2013, by 23:59 (11:59pm) Eastern Africa time (UTC/GMT +3 hours) IDRC announces the launch of the inaugural Call for Extended Concept Notes for Ecohealth Chairs in Health and Global...

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