Cambridge-Africa 2024 ALBORADA Research Fund

Cambridge-Africa 2024 ALBORADA Research Fund

Cambridge-Africa 2024 ALBORADA Research Fund

Applications are now been invited from suitably qualified Africans students for the Cambridge-Africa 2024 ALBORADA Research Fund. The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research with financial support from The ALBORADA Trust which allows partnership between researchers at the University of Cambridge and sub-Saharan African Institutions.

The Fund helps groups of researchers at post-doctoral level and above from the University of Cambridge or other affiliated institution and African institutions from sub-Saharan Africa to also initiate and or strengthen research partnerships.

The Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund is to done to help research, training and activities between Cambridge and sub-Saharan Africa. It is also to serves as seed fund/catalyst to enable the development of new research activity and further joint funding applications.

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Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund:

  • There must exist a research collaboration between applicants from Cambridge and sub-Saharan African institution where both applicants agree to work together.
  • Both applicants must be based at the University of Cambridge or its affiliated institution and a research institution or university in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Both applicants must be at post-doctoral level or above, and by completing an application it is understood that they are both doing so with support from their Head of Department or equivalent.
  • Both applicants should have a formal link to a research group/department/faculty in their home institution.

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Application Procedures for the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund (How to Apply):

Interested applicants for the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund 2022 are to both register and complete a savable online application form.

To access the form, the Cambridge based applicant must Register Here. Only applicants with,,, and email addresses can register.

The Cambridge-based applicant must then log in to the ALBORADA Research Fund application form, where they will see the words “Invite a 2nd applicant to view/edit this submission”. Click on this link in order to invite the Africa-based applicant to register and edit the forms.

Final submissions should include the following documents:

  • Case for support and a lay summary
  • An itemized budget (template provided)
  • A letter of support from the department/faculty of the Cambridge Principal Investigator (PI)
  • A letter of support from the department/institution of the African PI
  • CVs (maximum 2 pages) for both the Cambridge and Africa PI
  • Details of two referees should be provided.

Application Deadline: 12th September 2024

For more information Visit the Official Website.

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