CampusÁFRICA 2018 sustainable development research awards

Within the framework of objectives of the international programme CampusAFRICA, and in order to boost the scientific and sociocultural leadership of younger African generations, the Canary Islands Foundation for the Control of Tropical Diseases (FUNCCET) hereby calls for the CampusÁFRICA-2018 sustainable development research awards.

The awards are aimed at the recognition and support of innovative ideas or projects with potential impact on sustainable development connected with any of the objectives included in the 2030 Agenda (health, education, equality, peace, habitability, agriculture, water, energy, ecosystems, climate, etc.).

The candidates willing to apply, shall comply with the following requirements:

  • Be under 35 years of age at the time of presenting their proposal.
  • Be a national citizen of an African country and have permanent residence in Africa.
  • Be professionally ascribed to a university or African research centre or institution and be involved in research work in the said institution.
  • Have an adequate command of the English language.

All projects presented to be eligible for the awards must comply with the following requirements:

  • All projects presented shall be written in one of the following languages: English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
  • The project shall not have received any funding prior to the date of presentation.
  • The projects must not have been published by any scientific journal or publication before they are presented.

There will be two prizes awarded, each of them consisting of a prize of 3,000 euros. In addition to the financial prize, the authors of the winning proposals will be awarded a scholarship to participate in CampusÁFRICA. Each scholarship will cover travel, accommodation and maintenance expenses.

All winning projects will be presented by the autor(s) in the appropriate session for that purpose within the programme of CampusÁFRICA 2018.

The deadline to submit proposals is on 12th April 2018.

For further information and queries please send us an email to any of the following email addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Consult the provisions of the CampusÁFRICA 2018 Awards.

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