The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is inviting early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for its Individual Research Grants to do research on the themes of:
- Food Production, Food Security and Nutrition
Including but not limited to: Research on Food Production; Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine; Crop Science including Underutilised Crops; Food Science and Nutrition, and Food Security issues.
- Sustainable Natural Resources Management
Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and Climate Change.
- Water and Aquatic Resources
Including but not limited to: Water Resources Research; Research on all aspects of freshwater, brackish and marine aquatic organisms and their environments.
Individual Research grants are awarded on merit in amounts up to USD 12,000 for one to three years.
Deadline for application is 27 January 2013. The full guidelines, eligibility criteria, and instructions to apply are available here: http://www.ifs.se/IFS/Documents/Calls/IFS_Call_for_Individual_Applications_Dec2012.pdf