Research centre REACH

Call for Applications: AuthorAID Gender Grants 2015

We’re pleased to announce a new set of grants related to gender. We plan to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process.

  • 8 travel grants GBP (British Pounds) 1500: For researchers to use to present gendered research at a conference, or for attending a conference on the topic of gender, or for attending training in gender issues.
  • 8 workshop grants GBP (British Pounds) 4000: For experienced researchers or academic staff who would like to organise a gender workshop. Some topics may include:

Gender mainstreaming in higher education
Developing an institutional gender policy
Gendered research
Including gender in proposal writing
Sexual harassment and/or security
The impact of gender roles on professional development

The above topics are only examples and we are also interested in other topics and ideas. We expect all workshops to include reflections and action planning sessions. Support will be given for these follow-up activities, if needed.

Deadline to apply: 23 October 2015, 10 PM GMT.

If you’re interested, please go through the PDF copy of the application form:

Then, when you are ready to apply, please fill out the online application form for the relevant grant:


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