Dear University Community,

RESEARCH WEEK 2021 (November 22-26)

Research Week 2021 will be held virtually in November 2021 with seven (7) confirmed conferences. For more details visit https://researchweek2021.uonbi.ac.ke/

Funding Opportunities

The following new funding opportunities have been added to the funding Opportunities Portal.  Please contact our office if you need any assistance in the preparation of your proposals.  Also, note that some of the opportunities have very tight deadlines.

 Opportunities are available for:

1.      Awards/Prizes

2.      Research and Innovation Grants

3.      Fellowships and Scholarships

4.      Conferences/Workshops



Title: Call for Proposals | IPA Peace & Recovery Competitive Fund

Funder: Innovations for Poverty Action

URL: http://uonresearch.uonbi.ac.ke/node/623

Deadline: November 8, 2021


Title: BioInnovation Institute & Science Prize for Innovation

Funder:  The BioInnovation Institute Foundation (BII)

URL:  https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/636

Deadline: November 1, 2021


Research Innovation Grants

Title: climapAfrica: Climate Research for Alumni and Postdocs in Africa • DAAD

Funder: DAAD

URL:  https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/627

Deadline:  November 17, 2021


Title: COVID-19 Education Project Grant

Funder:  Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation (SAEMF)

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/638

Deadline: November 1, 2021


Title: DAAD Research Grants for Young Kenyan Academics 2021-2022

Funder: DAAD

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/629

Deadline: October 31, 2021


Title: Research Grants on Education: Small

Funder: Spencer Foundation

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/645

Deadline: December 1, 2021



Title: Study Visits by Groups of Foreign Students • DAAD

Funder: DAAD

URL:  https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/635

Deadline:  01/11/2021


Title: The Lalor Foundation postdoctoral fellowship

Funder: Lalor Foundation

URL:  https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/637

Deadline: January 17, 2022


Title: Parkinson’s UK and Rosetrees Trust Joint Senior Research Fellowship

Funder: Parkinson’s UK and The Rosetrees Trust

URL:  https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/640

Deadline:  January 19, 2022


Title: African Peacebuilding Network: Collaborative Working Group Research Fellowships

Funder: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/641

Deadline: February 1, 2022.


Title: African Peace building Network: Individual Research Fellowships

Funder: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/642

Deadline:  February 1, 2022.


Title: Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Post-Doctoral Writing Fellowship

Funder: Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/644

Deadline: February 1, 2022.



Title: Graduate Student & Early Career Workshop

Funder: The Law and Society Association

URL: https://research.uonbi.ac.ke/node/626

Deadline: November 17, 2021


Please contact our office if you need any assistance in the preparation of your proposals.



Office of the Associate Vice-Chancellor,

Research, Innovation & Enterprise,

University of Nairobi Towers 15th Floor.

E-mail: avcrie@uonbi.ac.ke

Telephone: 0204913164

VOIP: 3164


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