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Funding databases

Looking for funding

The following databases and listings services provide information on research and scholarship funding.

  • Research Africa A subscription-services providing information on international funding opportunities for African researchers. Your university may already have a subscription - contact your research office to find out, or Kenneth Gambo.
  • The Africa Unit hosts a database of partnership funding scheme which support links between UK and African academics. It also offers an advice and information service to help broker partnerships between UK and African institutions
  • COS Funding Opportunities
  • Education UK Scholarship Search British Council website which includes a database of scholarships and funding for study in the UK
  • Global Development Network. Funding database provided by the Global Development Network. Also produces an email funding opportunities newsletter
  • H-Africa. African studies email list which often advertises new funding calls relating to African research

Preparing funding proposals and applications

The following sources offer valuable advice on how to complete funding applications and develop fundable proposals.