Phase Out Programs
Social Science and Gender Issues Research Grant Competitions
These are annual competitions for young scholars working in various research and higher education institutions based in the Eastern and Southern African Region.
- Providing support to social science and gender-focused research particularly by young scholars of the region
- Publishing and disseminating the grant winners’ research outputs that are deemed to be original
- Providing forum for dialogue and interaction between young social scientists in the region
- Building the research capacity of research and academic institutions in the region by providing a rigorous research experience to their younger members.
Senior Scholars Research Grant Competition
For senior scholars of the region; to retain this capacity within each institution and, over time, stem the tide of brain drain from each country; and to contribute to the establishment and thriving of an African research tradition.