Senior Scientists Fellowship Programme - AFORNET

AFORNET is inviting African tree and forest scientists to submit multi-disciplinary and transnational research proposals that fall under one of the following thematic areas:

  • Woodland, Natural Forests and Biodiversity Conservation;

  • Community-Based Forestry;

  • Reforestation and Rehabilitation of Degraded and Arid Lands;

  • Socio-Economics and Policy Issues; and

  • Non-Timber Forest Products and Lesser Known Timber.

    Grants are open to teams of senior scientists who are willing to undertake collaborative and transnational research in Africa.

    There is no age limit for the applicants to the Senior Scientists’ Fellowship Program.

    Grants for research may be awarded for up to three years.

    Project budget may include the following:

  • purchase of equipment
  • field data collection and management expenses
  • travel
  • per diem for field work and
  • workshops.

    Salary and basic research facilities are to be provided by the host institution of each research team member.

    The total grant request should not exceed US$80,000 per project.

    Research teams from different disciplinary backgrounds must come from at least two countries.

    Deadlines: 31st March and 30th September of each year.

    For details on how to apply and application forms, see: Senior Scientists Fellowship Programme - AFORNET Website

  • Scholarship 2016/17

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.