The continuous professional growth of AIMS students and alumni remains a top priority for the AIMS network. Based on the expressed interest of many AIMS students and alumni, AIMS has identified a need to enable graduates to:
With generous support from the government of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and within the framework of the AIMS Research for Africa Project, AIMS is pleased to launch the AIMS Small Research Grant Programme, a five-year grant programme that will provide funding opportunities to students and alumni interested in applied research or industry research internships. Awards are tenable at any university or industrial institution. Grantees will be expected to spend at least 10% of their research time at an AIMS Centre of their choice, subject to approval by the AIMS Centre.
Applications of two project categories will be considered:
Applicants may request funding, between $5,000 and $20,000, to support any of the following research activities:
For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit
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