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African Research Universities Alliance & U21: Early Career Researcher Collaborative Awards

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $15,000 over eighteen months.


  • DeGroote School of Business
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences


  • African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)


Internal Deadline:

July 17, 2023

Sponsor Deadline:

July 31, 2023


This funding opportunity aims to support research projects led by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) from universities that are members of ARUA and U21 networks. These projects will be conducted using ARUA’s Centres of Excellence as specialized research hubs. Focus areas of research include: food security, climate & development, and water.

See competition website for networking webinars to help ECRs connect. Schedule varies by topic area, June 6 -8, 2023

Additional Program Information:

Additional Details.


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.

ROADS: For more information and to apply contact: Ryan Heyden, Senior Advisor