The COMSTECH-ISESCO-Research-Grants

The COMSTECH-ISESCO Research Grants programme has been established in response to the needs of promising young researchers in the OIC region, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research funding for engaging talented young scientists to worthwhile research activity.

Under this scheme, creative researchers in the The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) region working in the fields of Agricultural or Health Biotechnology, Engineering Sciences, Medicinal Plants, Information Technology, and Material Sciences will be awarded grants to enable them to pursue their research enhance their productivity.

The purpose of these grants is to reinforce and promote scientific research and to strengthen the endogenous research capacity reduce the exodus of scientific talents from the OIC region.

COMSTECH-ISESCO Research Grants are awarded for high-level and promising scientific research projects carried out by individual scientists in the OIC region.

A Research Grant amounts to a maximum of US$10,000.00 and is normally provided for a period of two years.

Requests for additional grants to allow for the extension of a successful project will be considered by COMSTECH-ISESCO, subject to the condition that a satisfactory final report on the previous grant is approved by COMSTECH-ISESCO program managers.

A grant may be used to purchase scientific apparatus, consumable material and specialized literature at competitive rates.

Personal computers are not covered under this scheme.


  • Applicants should be resident nationals of OIC member states and hold a Ph. D. in the field in which grant is requested.
  • Researcher should also hold a position in a public sector university or a government research institution where project is proposed to be executed.
  • The grants are awarded to young competent scientists under the age of 40 years from those OIC member states where basic tools of research are seriously lacking.
    For more information and application, visit: COMSTECH-ISESCO Research Grants Website
  • Scholarship 2017/18

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