2023 Call for Applications

AGNES-BAYER Research Grant

Closed  |  Deadline: August 30th, 2023 (00.00 GMT)

Funded by

Bayer Foundation

Target

Junior with minimum of 1 published scientific paper and currently registered for a Doctoral degree.

Grant amount

EUR 7,000

The AGNES-BAYER Science Foundation Research Grant for Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa enables doctoral students from sub-Saharan African countries to undertake outstanding research activities in Biodiversity conservation and sustainable agriculture.

The proposed activities must be part of the doctoral research, including but not limited to field experiment and data collection or laboratory studies. Eligible junior researchers need to demonstrate the relevance of their work to further development of their home countries in sub-Sahara Africa. The Grant aims to support African PhD students for field work activities. A maximum Grant of EUR 7000 will be awarded to each successful applicant.

Direct applications from junior researchers having published at least 1 scientific paper (in a non-predatory journal) will be considered for the grant. The applicant should be working in the field of Biodiversity conservation and/or Sustainable Agriculture. Candidate must be officially registered for a Doctoral degree at a university/tertiary institute in sub-Sahara Africa and a national of a sub-Saharan African country. Applicants must demonstrate clearly that their work is relevant to development in sub-Saharan African countries.

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2023 AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grants – Supplementary Call

2023 AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grants – Supplementary Call

We are pleased to announce the “Call for Applications” for our funding programme: “AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers”. This grant is generously funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and with the support of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH). This AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking of young researchers in Africa through the active cooperation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. It further supports the alumni of the AvH in their efforts towards mentoring high potential junior researchers, helping them to access international networks of scientific excellence. For the two grants, AGNES Governing Board will aspire to achieve 50% inclusion of female researchers on the basis of merit.

2023 AGNES Grants for Junior Researchers – Supplementary Call

2023 AGNES Grants for Junior Researchers – Supplementary Call

We are pleased to announce the “Call for Applications” for our two funding programmes: “AGNES Grant for Junior Researchers.”  This grant is funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and with the support of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH). The grant aims to strengthen scientific capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa by funding outstanding top male and female PhD holders and mentoring them to apply and succeed in the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellowship programmes. It further supports Humboldtians in their efforts towards mentoring high potential junior researchers, helping them to access international networks of scientific excellence (e.g. AvH).

AGNES held 2023 Selection Board Meetings for Grants

AGNES held 2023 Selection Board Meetings for Grants

We are pleased to announce the “Call for Applications” for our funding programme: “AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers”. This grant is generously funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and with the support of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH). This AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking of young researchers in Africa through the active cooperation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. It further supports the alumni of the AvH in their efforts towards mentoring high potential junior researchers, helping them to access international networks of scientific excellence. For the two grants, AGNES Governing Board will aspire to achieve 50% inclusion of female researchers on the basis of merit.

2021 AGNES General and AGNES-PAWS JRG.

2021 AGNES General and AGNES-PAWS JRG.

Dear AGNES Members and followers, The members of the AGNES selection Committee met online on February, 4th 2022, and proceed to the selection of successful candidates for the 2021 AGNES General and AGNES-PAWS Junior Researcher Grants. The selected nominees are...

Biography of AGNES-BAYER Grantees 2021

Biography of AGNES-BAYER Grantees 2021

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2021 AGNES/AGNES-PAWS Mobility Grantees

2021 AGNES/AGNES-PAWS Mobility Grantees

The AGNES Selection Board met on August 18 to decide on the 2021 Mobility Grant applications. Below are the successful candidates. List of 2021 AGNES Mobility Grantees N FIRST NAME NAME FIELD OF STUDY NATIONALITY 1 Pascal Osabhahiemen AIGBEDION-ATALOR Entomology...