AuthorAID has announced the first set of AuthorAID travel grants and workshop grants for 2016. It plans to award the following grants to people working in eligible developing countries, following a competitive selection process.
12 travel grants ($1500 each): For researchers who have an accepted abstract or proposal to present at a conference. Deadline to apply: 7 February 2016, 10 PM GMT.
12 workshop grants ($2500 each): For experienced researchers or administrators who would like to organise a workshop on a topic related to research communication. Deadline to apply: 21 February 2016, 10 PM GMT.
AuthorAID is a free international research community. It is a pioneering program based at INASP. It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
AuthorAID helps researchers in developing countries to publish and otherwise communicate their work. It also serves as a wider global forum to discuss and disseminate research.