Canon Foundation for Scientific Research (CFSR) sponsors scientists primarily in the scientific and engineering disciplines in developing countries. The foundation aims are to support activities that will increase the participation of underrepresented nations in these disciplines and develop an understanding of how this will influence development.
Eligibility Criteria/Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible for a CFSR grant. One must meet the following requirements.
One must apply for grants only in the engineering or scientific fields.
Priority will be given to applications relevant to current funding initiatives.
Applications from postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and established researchers with permanent institutional positions will be considered.
Candidates may be asked to attend an interview (at CFSR’s expense)
Candidates will be asked to produce evidence of the use of their funding, for example, a certificate of attendance, conference report, etc.
Travel bursaries for research and conference or symposium attendance CFSR accepts applications from researchers who would like to attend local or international conferences, symposia and workshops or undertake other postgraduate study. In most of the cases, CFSR will take care of all or part of travel, accommodation and registration costs. CFSR can also consider offering financial assistance to qualified researchers wishing to further their expertise at an internationally recognized overseas institution. Conference Support CFSR provides support international meetings organized and hosted in developing countries, mainly by facilitating the attendance of contributors. Small project and Equipment grants CFSR are open to grant applications from researchers for small projects. Usually, grants contribute to part of the full cost of a project. CFSR may also provide a number of small grants to cover equipment costs and access to academic publications.
Deadline may varies country to country.
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Canon Foundation for Scientific Research