2nd National Research Call for Proposals for Postgraduate Research
National Research Fund (NRF) is pleased to announce the 2nd National Research Call for Proposals for Postgraduate Research. The call is in line with NRF strategic response to the national goals articulated in Vision 2030 to
develop a highly skilled, globally competitive human resource. NRF as established by Science Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013, is mandated to facilitate research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation for National Development.
Support for postgraduate students is one of key strategic funding programmes for NRF to contribute towards human capital development to generate adequate skilled human resource. It is envisaged this programme will significantly contribute in generating a critical mass of technical and skilled manpower, new knowledge and innovations that will culminate into effective interventions for socio-economic development.
Eligible Kenyan postgraduate students from both public and private universities
are invited to apply for these grants. This programme supports only the research component for Masters or Doctoral degree programmes. Proposals submitted for consideration should have been defended and approved by the
relevant postgraduate bodies of their respective Institutions for commencement of research work.
A successful doctoral project will be funded up to a maximum of Kenya Shillings
two million (Ksh 2,000,000/=) for a period not exceeding three (3) years, while Masters project will be funded up to a maximum of five hundred thousand (Ksh 500,000/=) for a period of one (1) year.
How to apply
Interested postgraduate students who wish to participate in this national competitive research grant programme can download online by 14th February, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; 2nd National Research Call for Proposals for Postgraduate Research
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