Aims of the scheme
The Royal Society has received funding from SABMiller plc to support a 5 year programme to expand its capacity building activities in Africa. As a result, the Royal Society has launched a new scheme, the SABMiller Royal Society Exchange Programme, aimed at supporting collaborative research projects between researchers in the UK and researchers in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme will focus on, but not be restricted to Ghana and Tanzania.
The SABMiller Royal Society Exchange Programme will concentrate on three research areas:
The applicant must:
Collaborations should be based on a single project between “the applicant” (UK based scientist) and “co-applicant” (African based scientist).
Applicants should ensure that they meet all the eligibility requirements.
Value and tenure
The award will cover the costs of:
The award lasts for 3 years. The total value of the award over 3 years is £21,000.
All applications are reviewed and assessed by two members of the selection panel who have the most appropriate scientific expertise. It is expected that applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email about 4 months after the application deadline.
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