IDRC Research Awards 2018

International Development Research Centre offers IDRC research awards 2018 for post graduation, post graduates, pursuing PhD or PhD holders. The objective of this award is to create awareness among researchers of developing countries.
Last Date: Sep 6, 2017
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IDRC Research Awards 2018 - Eligibility

For IDRC’s head office in Ottawa: Citizens of developing countries pursuing a post graduation or a PhD degree at a Canadian university and who, prior to applying, have a student visa with a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2018, OR who have completed (within the last three years) a master's or doctoral degree at a recognized university and who already have a work permit valid in Canada until December 31, 2018. 

Other eligibility requirements: 

  • Candidate's proposed research must focus on one or more developing countries.
  • Candidates cannot receive any other Canadian government scholarship, award, subsidy, bursary, or honorarium, or hold any federal government contract in support of a research/work project for the duration of the award; this includes any other IDRC award.

IDRC Research Awards 2018 - Important Details

  •   Eligibility

    Post graduation or post graduates, pursuing PhD or PhD holder

  •   Purpose/Awards

    Different awards for different programs

  •   Important Dates

    Online Deadline: Sep 6, 2017

  •   Contact Details
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How to Apply

The application can be done online only by following these steps:
Step 1: Visit official site to apply for the award
Step 2: Register as new user by clicking on 'Sign up'
Step 3: Fill in all the necessary details
Step 4: Finally submit application form

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Q. A student enrolled in a master’s program. Is he eligible for a Research Award?
A. The eligibility criteria may vary from one program to another.

Q. What is the deadline to submit an application to this call?
The deadline changes every year. Visit the call page for the exact date.

Q. What is the duration of the award?
The award is for a twelve-month period, from January to December.

Q. When will you announce the results?
A. Results for the Research Awards call will be available by late November in the call page.

Q. What programs can any one apply for?
The list of programs hosting a Research Awardee changes every year. Visit the call page for details on the positions offered by IDRC’s programs.

Q. How do they select Research Awardees?
Find out more about the Research Awards evaluation process in the Evaluation criteria section of the call page, as well as in the checklist and FAQs of the call.

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