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:

Fogarty International Center

Posted: May 19, 2022

Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (US & developing countries)

Grant Type:

Research Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Developing Nations

Letter of intent due:

July 3, 2022

Applications due:

August 3, 2022

Pfizer

Posted: April 29, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Development for LMIC

Grant Type:

Research Grant

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

December 31, 2022

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

Posted: April 27, 2022

Seed Grant for New African Principal Investigators (STEM and medicine)

Recipient citizenship:

Africa

Applications due:

May 24, 2022

Medical Research Foundation

Posted: April 25, 2022

Dorothy Temple Cross Tuberculosis International Collaboration Grants (UK & Africa)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

June 15, 2022

Fogarty International Center

Posted: April 19, 2022

Emerging Global Leader Award (AIDS research in developing countries)

Recipient citizenship:

Developing Nations

Applications due:

December 9, 2022

Fogarty International Center

Posted: April 14, 2022

Emerging Global Leader Award (biomedical research in developing countries)

Recipient citizenship:

Developing Nations

Applications due:

November 3, 2022

Wellcome Trust

Posted: April 1, 2022

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

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

July 21, 2022

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Posted: April 1, 2022

Applied Global Health Research Grant (UK and developing countries)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Applications due:

July 28, 2022

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

Posted: March 29, 2022

CHEMRAWN VII Prize in Green Chemistry (researchers in developing countries)

Grant Type:

Award/Prize

Recipient citizenship:

Developing Nations

Applications due:

May 31, 2022