Elsevier Foundation Project Grants are awarded to teams of 2-5 women for action-based projects which, will take them outside the lab to promote practical and tangible change under the umbrella of the “climate action” SDG in their local context.
The program will award three grants to Collaborative Teams composed of 2–5 members.
- The team leaders from the three awarded groups will be invited to an initial training workshop.
- The program will cover the costs of flights, accommodation, and food. Moreover, this cost does not need to be included in your application’s project budget.
- In addition, the project grant of total value is in the USD 24,000- 25,000 range.
- Submission of an action-based project with a direct impact on the community of a scientifically and technologically lagging country, with a primary focus on climate action and a secondary focus on gender equality
- The principal applicant and project leader must be a woman scientist, holding a PhD
- Also, the applicant should be living and working in a scientifically and technologically lagging country, employed at a university or research institute.
- The program does not require the direct involvement of the university or the research institute in the project.
- In addition, Proof of current employment might be necessary
- There is no age limitation for this program.
- Projects in any area with enough relevance to climate change and gender equality are eligible.
- Moreover, interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.
- evidence of significant impact on climate action and gender equity.
- evidence of the project’s likelihood of success in supporting women involved in concrete science-based projects.
- Also, your aim to improve, through the promotion of women’s well-being, the livelihood of their entire community with specific reference to climate change.
- delivery of science knowledge at the community level
- quality and feasibility of your project proposal
- In addition, the nature of your collaborations with others.
- evidence of your scientific merit.
- Moreover, evidence of prior community work, outreach, civic engagement, or local leadership is not necessary, yet would be an added advantage.
- A full budget in USD covering the whole duration of the project in Excel
- Passport or National Identity Document (of Principal Applicant as well as all co-applicants)
- Also, Ph.D. Certificate (for Principal Applicant only)
- Proof of employment at the university or research institution (for Principal Applicant only)
- In addition, a partnership declaration signed by all team members
How to apply
- The application must be submitted via the online form at this link: https://tally.so/r/nr14Mw
- A scientist may only submit one application at a time and for only one kind of grant
- When applying, an online form the principal applicant needs to upload all required documentation as attachments to the form.
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