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Funding Call - Alliance for African Partnerships MSU announces its Call for Partnership Grants on Youth, Africa/Asia, Early Career Researchers, and the African Diaspora

The Alliance for African Partnership (AAP), a consortium of ten leading
African universities and Michigan State University
(https://aap.isp.msu.edu/about1/who-we-are/aap-consortium-members/ [1]),
is inviting proposals for its Partnerships for Innovative Research in
Africa (PIRA) grants.

The PIRA grants are a tiered funding opportunity designed to cultivate
and support multidirectional and trans-regional research partnerships at
any stage of their development, whether it be initiatives to explore and
create new relationships or scale existing ones.

THE LEAD INVESTIGATORS FOR PROPOSALS MUST COME FROM MSU AND AAP AFRICAN
MEMBER UNIVERSITIES; AND IN THE CASE OF THE TRANS-REGIONAL GRANTS, ALSO
ASIAN UNIVERSITIES AND IN THE CASE OF THE DIASPORA GRANTS, ALSO LATIN
AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN UNIVERSITIES. Proposals may also include partners
from other institutions globally. Teams are encouraged to include
partners from the private sector, governments, civil society
organizations, and Pan-African/global institutions.

The detailed call for proposals is available at:
https://aap.isp.msu.edu/funding/pira/ [2] and the deadline is on FRIDAY,
NOVEMBER 27TH AT 11:59 PM EST. Grants range from $50K - $200K. Q&A
session on October 14th, details will be posted on the AAP website or
AAP fb page.

AAP will be able to help teams to identify partners in each of the grant
categories; please write to us at aaa@msu.edu.

Looking forward to receiving many applications!

Regards

Jose

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José Jackson-Malete, PhD

Co-Director

Alliance for African Partnership

Michigan State University

International Center

427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 100

East Lansing, MI  48824-1035

517-884-8587 / 353-1700

jacks184@msu.edu

https://aap.isp.msu.edu [3]