Application Due Date:

The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collective welcomes sets of scientists from East Africa and the CEGA affiliate network to send propositions for grants to assess ingenious interventions in health, education, financial advancement, energy, and other sectors. The ceiling for grant demands is USD $50,000 per job, inclusive of indirect costs.Up to $240,000 will be granted in the present grant duration.

In Spring 2019, EASST will award grants for the examination of ingenious interventions in East Africa. An overall of $240,000 in research study financing will be granted throughout all jobs. Scientists might ask for approximately $50,000 in financing. Research study groups with 2 lead detectives– one from the CEGA affiliate network (or sponsored college students) and one from a research study organization in East Africa– are welcomed to collectively establish a research study proposition for factor to consider by EASST.

Research study groups might ask for financing for a brand-new job or additional financing for a continuous job. Propositions will be peer examined by a panel of scientists. Effective propositions will accomplish 2 main objectives:

( i) producing brand-new understanding that will enhance the style of advancement programs in East Africa, and;
( ii) improving East African scientists’ abilities and capability to lead future examinations.

Keep In Mind that the CEGA partner and the East African scientist are anticipated to be complete partners in the research study– from the composing ofthe proposition, to style of study modules, to information collection, to information analysis, to writing results.Priority will be offered to jobs that are most likely to lead to a minimum of one co-authored publication.



EASST prepares for moneying an overall of $240,000 throughout this 2019 Require Propositions, with an optimum of $50,000 per grant.

Subjects: Financing will support effect examinations (randomized control trials or quasi-experimental research studies) that attend to a subject of crucial value to financial advancement in East Africa, i.e.agriculture, health, youth empowerment, monetary addition, and so on. It is highly motivated that jobs include a concentrate on gender to the level possible.

Applications will be accepted for operate in Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, or South Sudan. Please note that roughly 20% of the funds readily available in this round are allocated for effect examinations that utilize techniques from application science to analyze the socioeconomic measurements of transmittable illness (TB, Malaria, and so on– HIV excepted, unless in cases of co-morbidities with other transmittable illness).

This subset of financing is offered by the National Institutes of Health( NIH).


Submissions should be made by a minimum of one CEGA connected Principal Detective( affiliate or college student sponsored by affiliate) and one East African Principal Detective. While the competitors is open to any East African scientist, choice will be offered to EASST fellows.

Duration of Efficiency:

The main duration of efficiency is from May1st2019– to May 1st2020, though ask for extension might be thought about. Co-Authorship: Please see the accompanying “EASST Co-Authorship Declaration,” which sets out expectations for partnership in between the CEGA associated PI and the East African PI.

To Find Out More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the EASST Collaborative 2019 Research study grant Competitors

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