05 Aug

Source: National Council for Science & Technology, download full PDF here.

In effort to promote the empowerment, equal and full participation of women in ST&I activities, NCST is pleased to announce the 4th round for competitive call for proposals from Kenyan women scientists/researchers for 2012/2013 fiscal year. Applications are invited for funding considerations from MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL and MULTIDISCIPLINARY research teams from both public and private institutions. Each application must be submitted by a team of researchers from at least three (3) institutions.

The proposed projects to be submitted should clearly demonstrate strategies of how to address the varied challenges facing our country. For the project to be supported, it must be in line with the ST&I sector flagship projects identified in Kenya Vision 2030, Millennium Development Goals and in conformity with the new Constitution. Priority thematic areas to be considered will include Agricultural sciences, Health sciences, Basic and Applied sciences, Engineering, Mathematics,
Technology and Social sciences inclined to ST&I. The proposed research work must be conducted in Kenya.

Budget, project duration and deadline
Successful proposals will be funded for up to a maximum of Kenya shillings Five million (Kshs. 5,000 000) for a period of two (2) years. The proposals should be submitted in both hard and soft copies to the address below or delivered to Utalii House, 8th floor room 822 or 801 not later than 17.00 hrs Friday 31st August, 2012. Incomplete and applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Soft copies to be submitted through the email:womensti@ncst.go.ke. The list of successful applicants will be posted on our website by 30th September, 2012.