AusAID Development Research Awards Scheme calls for applications

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr visits a primary school in Yangon. Photo by: AusAID Photolibrary / CC BY-NC-SA

The AusAID Development Research Awards Scheme Funding Round 2012 is now open for proposals on high-quality, innovative research projects from Australian and international research institutions that will inform policymaking for development.

The 2012 funding round will allocate funding for research in the following priority theme areas:

  • Africa

  • Disability-inclusive development

  • Education

  • Gender

  • Health

  • Mining for development

  • Scholarships

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene

The funding round will accept proposals of up to three years in duration, except under the Africa theme which will be up to two years duration. Successful projects are eligible to receive funding between AU$200,000 ($209,945) and $400,000 Australian dollars per year.

Deadline for applications is on September 21, 2012, 5 p.m. AEST. Click here for more details.

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