IDRC invites applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2019
This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries who have recently completed, or are pursuing, a master's or doctoral degree at a recognized university.
The selected candidates will be granted a one-year paid program to undertake research and gain hands-on experience in research and program management.
The application deadline for the IDRC Research Awards 2019 call is 16:00 (EDT) on September 5, 2018.
Research award recipients will join IDRC for a one-year paid program to undertake research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research and program management and support, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.
For payroll purposes, awardees are considered full-time employees of IDRC. Benefits include employer contributions to Employment Insurance, Employer Health Tax, the Canada Pension Plan, and paid vacation leave. Some travel and research expenses are also supported, up to a maximum of CA$15,000.
12 awards will be offered during this call. There is one call per program listed below. You may only choose ONE of the following:
- Advisory Committee on Research Ethics
- Agriculture and Food Security
- Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems
- Climate Change
- Employment and Growth
- Food, Environment, and Health
- Foundations for Innovation
- Governance and Justice (in Kenya)
- Livestock Health
- Maternal and Child Health
- Networked Economies
- Policy and Evaluation