Research Funding Opportunities for Researchers based in Developing Countries

See our Global Research Funding List for research funding opportunities without location or citizenship restrictions. 

See our Researcher Mobility Funding list for opportunities that faciliate academic exchange and opportunities abroad. 

For all research funding opportunities and  research grant alerts:

The Guarantors of Brain

Posted: September 21, 2022

Brain Global Neurology (UK neurology)

Grant Type:

Travel Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

February 20, 2023

Arcus Foundation

Posted: September 19, 2022

Great Apes & Gibbons Grants

Intended for:

Organizations

Grant Type:

Research Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Rolling Submission

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Posted: August 4, 2022

Establishing research chairs on forced displacement in North and West Africa (social science Africa)

Grant Type:

Research Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

October 14, 2022

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Posted: August 3, 2022

Beginning Investigator Grant for Catalytic Research (BIG Cat – Africa cancer research)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Letter of intent due:

September 7, 2022

Applications due:

December 13, 2022

Wellcome Trust

Posted: August 3, 2022

Wellcome Discovery Awards (all disciplines)

Grant Type:

Research Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

December 6, 2022

Wellcome Trust

Posted: July 26, 2022

Wellcome Career Development Awards (all disciplines – UK, Ireland & developing countries)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

December 1, 2022

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)

Posted: July 14, 2022

2023 Early Career Women Scientists Awards (developing countries)

Grant Type:

Award/Prize

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

September 15, 2022

Wellcome Trust

Posted: June 30, 2022

Wellcome Early Career Awards (all disciplines)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

October 18, 2022

European Women in Mathematics (EWM)

Posted: June 14, 2022

Travel Grant (female mathematicians)