The Women for Africa Foundation, Six Months Visiting Research Fellowship

The Women for Africa Foundation, Six Months Visiting Research Fellowship


Summary: The Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA), in line with its mission of contributing to the development of Africa through the drive of its women, is launching the 7th Edition of SCIENCE BY WOMEN programme, with the aim to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health and biomedicine, sustainable agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change.Considering the exceptional challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic, some of the fellowships are focused on the research and innovation carried out by African women scientists from diverse and interdisciplinary approaches.

Eligibility: Be a woman; African national, 3 years postdoctoral experience; contractual relationship with a university or a public or private non-profit research organization based in Africa; Excellent academic record and research experience; Solid working knowledge of English; Proven experience leading a research group.

Application requirement: Letter of Interest, CV, completed application form Fully filled Brief(max. 2 pages) but concise description of the project to be developed in the Spanish host centre

Date and time
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 00:00