IDRC Doctoral Research Awards

Value: $20,000
Type: 
External

International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.

Program(s)

Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, Technology and Innovation

Deadline

May? Confirm date each year

Topic(s)

Development

Duration

3-12 months

Region(s)

Global

Contact

Budget

Approximately 20 grants of a maximum of CA$20,000 each

Eligibility

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university.

Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Your research proposal must be approved by your thesis supervisor. Please provide proof.
  • Your proposed field research must take place in one or more developing countries, be conducted for a doctoral dissertation, and correspond to IDRC thematic priorities.
  • You must provide evidence of affiliation with an institution or organization in the developing region(s) in which the research will take place.
  • You must have completed coursework and passed comprehensive exams before taking up the award.

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