Wednesday, December 19, 2007
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Small Research Grants (US$10-15K) for African Scientists
The International START Secretariat and the Pan African START Committee (PACOM), with funding from the United States National Science Foundation/ US Climate Change Science Program (NSF/USCCSP) requests proposals for small research grants to be awarded to scientists based at African institutions for research projects related to global environmental change that address the following themes:
- Climate Variability and Climate Change
- Impacts/ Adaptations/ Vulnerability to Climate Change
- Land Use Change/ Ecosystems/ Biochemical Change/ Biodiversity
To be eligible for a grant, the proposed project must fall within the research framework of START's sponsor, the Earth Systems Science Partnership (ESSP) and its programmes, the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP), the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), and DIVERSITAS.
The full Call for Proposals and the Application Form can be found at http://www.start.org/Program/African_sm_grants.html. Applications must arrive at the International START Secretariat no later than midnight (24:00) - US Eastern Time - on Wednesday 19 December 2007.