The JWO Research Grant was founded in honor of Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer. The grant aims to continue her contribution to and passion for Africa, the environment, and pioneering science. The purpose of the grant is to support early-career scientists that are conducting impactful research that will provide solutions to some of Africa’s most pressing problems.
Application Deadline: April 24, 2023
Eligible Countries: Africa
Value of Award: A grant of $150,000 will be awarded to one successful applicant. The grant will support a research project or programme for up to three years (previously funded research not eligible).
Number of Awards: 1
Eligibility: The lead applicant should:
- Be an early career scientist: Applicant must already hold a PhD degree and should have no more than seven years of work and/or research experience post-degree (excluding time taken for family responsibilities).
- Have strong links to a credible African institution: The institution should have a proven ability to manage to fund and subscribes to good financial grant practice and can be any of the following: academic institution, research institution, government institution, NGO, for-profit organisation.
How to Apply: For application guidelines, click here.