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:

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 Applications must arrive at the International START Secretariat no later than midnight (24:00) - US Eastern Time - on Wednesday 19 December 2007.

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