Research and Training opportunities Repertory No. 09/August/21

We are publishing here a monthly repertory of call for proposals, study scholarships, conferences, short-term training and contests as well as internship opportunities notified to the UCB community (lecturers, researchers, students, etc.). In case of a response to one of the opportunities listed below or to any other opportunity requiring support from the University, please contact the International Cooperation service ( which is ready to assist you during the submission process, at least 48 hours before the submission date.

The Catholic University of Bukavu cannot be held responsible of these opportunities but rather institutions which published them (see the link attached to each opportunity).

For more information, please contact the International Cooperation service at

A. Calls for proposals /Appels à projets

Deadline Call Grant Type Funding Organization Applicant’s Profile Research Fields Duration Budget
01-Sept-21 Research Grants on Education Grant Spencer Foundation Senior and Junior staff Various Up to 5 years $ 50 000
01-Sept-21 Future for nature awards Award Future for nature award Junior staff Environmental sciences $ 50 000
05-Sept-21 SUSTJUSTICE postgraduate program Call for application University of Antwerp Senior and Junior staff Law 12 weeks
10-Sept-21 EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards Award EURORDIS Senior and Junior Staff Health Not specified
10-Sept-21 Research Practice Partnership Grant Spencer Foundation Senior and Junior staff Various Up to 3 years Up to $ 400 000
22-Sept-21 Projet PRICNAC/micro-projets Appel à propositions AUF Junior and Senior staff 12-14 months Up to € 155 000
23-Sept.-21 Prize of Innovation in Global Security Prize Geneva Centre for Security Policy Senior and Junior Staff All  CHF 10’000
28-Sept-21 AGNES grants for Junior researchers Call for nominations


Federal Ministry of Education and Research

African-German Network Excellence in Science


Junior staff Various
30-Sept-21 10ème Prix de la Francophonie pour jeunes chercheurs Appel à candidatures AUF Junior staff Sciences € 5000
30-Sept-21 10e édition du prix de la francophonie pour jeunes chercheurs Appel à candidature AUF Junior staff

Sciences et technologies,

Sciences humaines et sociales

€ 5000
10-Oct-21 The Scientific Exchange Program Call for applications

African Union Commission

The United States Departement of Agriculture Scientific Exchanges Program

Junior staff

Senior staff

Rural Economy


Not specified Not specified
15-Oct-21 Ecole doctorale interdisciplinaire en développement africain Appel à candidatures

Université Senghor


Junior staff 3 years Not specified
22-Oct-21 Projet intégré de réduction des émissions dues à la déforestation et à la dégradation des forets dans la province de Mongala Appel à propositions Enabel Senior and Junior staff Agriculture From 6 to 12 months $ 480 000
24-Nov-21 Trophée de l’Egalité Appel à candidatures AUF Senior and Junior staff Not specified
31-Dec-21 Appel D’offres Permanent : Soutien Aux Mobilités Académiques Et Scientifiques 2021 Call For Application AUF Senior and Junior staff Various Up To 4 Months not specified
1-March-22 CONCOURS ARSOM Concours Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outre-Mer Junior and Senior Staff All Not Specified $ 2500
Ouvert Toute L’année Aide Non-Remboursable Des Petits Projets Locaux (APL) Appui Institutionnel Ambassade Du Japon En RDC HPGRB/Ferme De Kavumu, Etc. Various 12 Months Max $ 90000 Max
Open Open Call For Research Proposals Call For Proposal African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Junior Staff Economics Not Specified Not specified
Open Climate And Clean Energy Projects And Businesses In Sub-Saharan Africa And Asia Call For Proposals PFAN Senior and Junior staff Environment Not Specified Unavailable
Open COVID-19 Solutions Fund Call For Proposals Mozilla Senior and Junior staff Computer Science Not Specified $50 000
Open David And Lucile Packard Foundation – Conservation And Science Call For Proposals David And Lucile Packard Foundation Senior and Junior staff Agriculture Not Specified $ 20000 – 500000 $
Open Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations – FLEGT Direct Assistance Grants Call For Proposals EU’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance And Trade (FLEGT) Senior and Junior staff Agriculture Not Specified $55 000
Open IGC Special Call On Coronavirus Call For Proposals International Growth Centre (IGC) Senior and Junior staff Economics Not Specified £ 20000
Open RAPID Letter On The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Call For Proposals National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior and Junior staff Any Not Specified $200 000
Open Global Challenge For Humanity Call For Proposals Merck Kgaa (Germany) Senior and Junior staff Computer Science, Medicine 3 Years € 1 500 000
Ouvert Toute L’année Appel Fondation Danielle Mitterand Appel À Propositions Fondation Danielle Mitterand Faculté De Sciences Sociales, CERDHO, ISPR, Etc. Sensibilisation, Information, Renforcement De Capacité 6-18 Months € 8000 – 12000
All Year Round The Open Society Initiative For Eastern Africa Invites Applications From Pro-Democracy Organizations In The Region. Call For Proposals Open Society Foundation Faculté De Droit; Sciences Sociales, CERDHO, ISPR, ERSP, CEGEC. Etc. Democratic Governance And Rule Of Law, Economic Governance, Health And Rights, Equality And Non-Discrimination Depending On The Proposal Based on the proposal

B. Study scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Nominations, etc.

Deadline Call Grant type Funding organization Applicant’s profile Fields Duration Budget
18-Sept-21 Malawi University of Science an Technology applications for 2021-2022 postgraduate Program



Malawi University

Junior staff

Senior staff

Sciences Up to 5 years $ 55 000
20-Sept-21 Facebook Fellowship Program PhD, research Facebook research Senior staff


Economics sciences

2 years $ 42 000
22-Sept-21 Canadian Government Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Postdoctoral, research Government of Canada Senior staff Social sciences and humanities, natural sciences, engineering and health research 2 years €70 000
23-Sept-21 Research Development Fellowships Postdoc Africa Research Excellence Fund Senior staff Not specified Up to £ 40 000
30-Sept-21 Bourses de doctorat PhD UCLouvain Junior staff Various Not specified Not specified
30-Sept-21 7th Edition Science by Women Programme 2021 Fellowship Women for Africa Foundation Senior staff

Health and Bio-medicine

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Safety

Energy, Water and Climate Change


6 months € 2400 per month
30-Sept-21 NTHU International Students Scholarship Master, PhD National Tsing Hua University Senior and Junior staff


Social sciences



Not specified Up to NTD 40 000 per month
1-Oct-21 TWAS Fellowship for Research and Advanced Training Fellowship TWAS Junior staff Natural Sciences Not specified Not specified
1-Oct-21 TWAS visiting expert programme TWAS Senior staff Natural Sciences Not specified Not specified
1-Oct-21 Harvard Academy scholars program Postdoc Harvard University Senior staff Social sciences 2 years €70 000
12-Oct-21 Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship short course and master degree scholarships Nuffic Junior staff Various 2 weeks to 24 months not specified
30-Oct-21 University of Melbourne scholarships Master, PhD, research The University of Melbourne Senior and Junior staff

Architecture, Building and Planning

Social sciences




Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Business and Economics



Up to 2 years for Master

Up to 4 years for PhD

Up to
30-Oct-21 MSc for Tropical Forestry Master Scholarship DAAD Junior Staff Sciences 2 years Not specified
31-Oct-21 IPPAE Program at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen PhD scholarship Germanic Academic Exchange Office (DAAD)

Agricultural Economics,

Bieconomy and Rural Development

12-42 months Up to € 1200
31-Oct-21 Han Holland scholarships Master Han University of Applied Sciences Junior staff All subjects 2 semesters € 2500 per semester
2-Nov-21 UK Government Chevening Programs



Chevening Junior staff Various 1 year Not specified
2-Nov-21 Vanier Canada Graduate Program PhD, research Government of Canada Senior staff Social sciences and humanities, natural sciences, engineering and health 3 years Not specified
15-Nov-21 Ton Duc Thang scholarship Master, PhD Ton Duc Thang University

Junior staff

Senior staff

Various 2 years

2000 $ for Master

7000 $ for PhD

30-Nov-21 DRD scholarships for Sub-S§aharan Africa Master, PhD South African-German Centre for Development Research

Junior staff

Senior staff

Public Administration

Development studies

Development Management

Not specified Not specified
31-Nov-21 Bourses AUCAM AUCAM Junior staff Sciences de la santé 2 years 2500 Euros
15-Dec-21 Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships PhD, research Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Studesnts Senior staff Various Up to 36 months CHF 1920
15-Feb-22 EPOS DAAD scholarships in Germany for Development Master, PhD, research EPOS DAAD Senior and Junior staff Various Not specified Not specified
5-7-Oct-22 1st International  Academic Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals
Open Scholarship for international student in Germany Master Friedrich Ebert Foundation Junior staff €850
Open  Tech Women MBA scholarship Master scholarship Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

Junior staff


Business Management 1.5 year  € 13,300
Open Postdoctoral Research Program Postdoctorate Government of Canada Senior staff Natural Sciences Not specified Not specified
Ongoing KAUST scholarship Master and PhD The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Junior and Senior staff Sciences Depends on level $ 20 000 to 30 000
Ongoing Université de Montréal International Student Scholarship Program Master, PhD, Research Université de Montréal Junior and Senior staff Arts and science, Dentistry, Environment Design, Kinesiology, Law, Medicine, School of Health, Optometry Depends on level Up to $ 25 125,93
feb, june and oct each year Georg Forster Research Fellowship for researchers from developing and transition countries Postdoctoral fellowship Alexander von Humboldt Foundation senior staff 6 to 24 months  € 2670 per month
From May 2021 to March 2022 DAAD 2022-2023 Scolarship to study in Germany/ Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Master and PhD Scholarship DAAD both junior and senior staff 12-42 months  € 861/month for Msc
€ 1200/month for PhD
Ongoing Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship Under graduate/Postgraduate Macquarie University Senior and Junior staff Architecture up to AUD $10 000
Oct each year TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training Fellowship The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Junior Staff Sciences 3-12 months Not specified
Oct to Jan of each year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees Study scholarship European Commission Junior staff, Students Senior and Junior staff 12-24 months Unavailable
Open CDD Call for Fellowship Applications Fellowship Centre for Democracy & Development (Centre pour la démocratie et le développement) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Computer science, Law 6-12 months Not specified
Open Russel Sage Foundation Research Small Grants Research fellowship Russel Sage Foundation (RSF) Junior Staff, Senior Staff Social Science Not specified Up to $ 8500
All year round EDUFI Doctoral Fellowships in Finland Fellowship EDUFI Senior Staff Any 3-12 months € 1500 /month
All year round Masters in Economics – Africa, Americas and South/South East Asia Excellence Scholarships Study scholarship University of Leeds Junior Staff, Students Economics A year Full-fee
All year round Nestlé Foundation grants Study Scholarship and Research Grant Nestlé Foundation Junior Staff, Students Human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries 2-4 years $ 20000 – 100000


En cas de réponse à l’une des opportunités reprises dans ce numéro ou à toute autre opportunité nécessitant l’accompagnement de l’Université, prière contacter le service de coopération internationale qui est disposé à vous accompagner durant le processus de soumission, au moins 48 heures avant la date de soumission.

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