If you are a student and permanent resident of Canada seeking grant, you can apply for the IDRC Research Award this month and win this research grant. The deadline is nearing so hurry and apply!

Check the Eligibility Criteria and other details for more information.

Sponsoring Agency: IDRC

Type of Fund: Award

Deadline: February 1, 2022

Details:

At International Development Research Centre (IDRC), it strives to nurture emerging researchers in Canada who will apply their research in innovative ways to solve development challenges. Its research awards program helps to build the capacity and careers of individuals by funding academic study and mobility, research, the development of complementary skills, and hands-on experience.

t is committed to creating and fostering arespectful, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives it impacts and the Canadian community it works within, where everyone is comfortable being their authentic selves.

It welcomes Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, and physical or mental abilities to be part of a team.

This year IDRC will offer research awards related to these development areas or themes: Climate-Resilient Food Systems, Democratic and Inclusive Governance, Education and Science, Ethics in Development Research, Global Health, Policy and Evaluation, and Sustainable Inclusive Economies.

Eligibility Criteria

Who is eligible:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries with a work permit valid for full-time work (37.5 hours per week) in Canada until 30 April 2023 which is required prior to applying (the expectation of receiving a post-graduation work permit is not sufficient)
  • Students from low or middle-income countries who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada must be enrolled in a Canadian university
  • Students who are enrolled in or who have completed a master’s program from a recognized university within the last three years or students enrolled in a Ph.D. program with a recognized university
  • Preference will be given to students who have completed a master’s degree or who are enrolled in their first two years of a Ph.D. program

Funding Information 

If your research proposal is selected, you will join IDRC as a Research award recipient for a period of 12 months from 1 May 2022 to 30 April 2023 with a salary in Canadian dollars between CA$42,033 to CA$48,659 to undertake research on the topic you have submitted.

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