Africa Oxford Initiative Travel Grant 2021 for African Researchers

Applications are open all year round for the Africa Oxford Initiative Travel Grant 2021 for African Researchers

Application Deadline: None

About the Award: AfOx Travel Grants support the establishment of new collaborations between researchers in African countries and their collaborators at the University of Oxford. Travel Grants are open to all disciplines and open all year round. So far we have awarded 200 travel grants to researchers from the African continent and the University of Oxford.

Type: Grants

Eligibility: If you are a researcher in any higher institutions in Africa and have any interest in running a collaborative work in the UK, then you are qualified for this grant.

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If applicable, please indicate how your project addresses a particular challenge linked to the Sustainable Development Goals. The travel award may cover more than two people and additional individuals should be named under ‘Purpose of the Grant’. The overarching aim of the scheme is to foster the development of new collaborations and the scheme is not intended to be used as alternative support for already established collaborations.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be Taken at (Country): UK

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Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • The Travel Grant can be used to cover costs of travel (in either direction i.e. University of Oxford, UK to an institution in Africa or vice versa), accommodation and incidental expenses to a maximum of £5000
  • Applicants will be required to submit a brief report within one year of the award to give details of outputs arising from the collaborative visit using this link.

Duration of Award: The duration of the travel grant can be between 1 to 8 weeks

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How to Apply: Applications for a travel grant must be made jointly between academics or researchers based in Africa at either an academic and non-academic institution and academics or researchers at the University of Oxford. Search our researcher database to find a collaborator.

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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