The grants are open to promising African scientists affiliated to training and research institutions in Africa who have shown the potential to undertake creative and innovative research in forestry in Africa, whether individually or as a team.
Potential applicants include:
Grants are awarded for up to three years and occasionally renewed only once.
Project budget may include scientific equipment, travel and per diem for field studies, payment to data collection personnel, communication, participation in workshops and meetings, purchase of key books and other publications, and costs for publishing and sharing of information, but should not include stipends, salaries, and maintenance of four wheel-drives nor travels outside Africa.
The total grant per applicant in the Junior Scientists’ Fellowship is USD 8,000.
Deadlines: 31st March and 30th September of each year.