New funding opportunities added in the university of Nairobi funding opportunities portal for November 2021

New funding opportunities in the University of Nairobi funding opportunities portal.

RESEARCH WEEK 2021 (November 22-66)

Research Week 2021 will be held virtually in November 2021 with seven (7) confirmed conferences. For more details visit

Funding Opportunities

The following new funding opportunities have been added to the funding Opportunities Portal.  Please contact our office if you need any assistance in the preparation of your proposals.  Also, note that some of the opportunities have very tight deadlines.

 Opportunities are available for:

1.      Awards/Prizes

2.      Research and Innovation Grants

3.      Fellowships and Scholarships

4.      Conferences/Workshops



Title: Call for Proposals | IPA Peace & Recovery Competitive Fund

Funder: Innovations for Poverty Action


Deadline: November 8, 2021


Title:  The Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech

Funder: Milken-Motsepe Prize


Deadline: December 8, 2021


Research Innovation Grants

Title: Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) 2021/2022 Solicitation: Challenges and Innovations Related to COVID-19

Funder: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


Deadline: 22nd October 2021


Title: Preparing the ground for healthy soils: building capacities for engagement, outreach and knowledge

Funder: European Commission


Deadline: 20 October 2021


Title: climapAfrica: Climate Research for Alumni and Postdocs in Africa • DAAD

Funder: DAAD


Deadline:  November 17, 2021


Title: DAAD Research Grants for Young Kenyan Academics 2021-2022

Funder: DAAD


Deadline: October 31, 2021



Title: A. G. Leventis African Biodiversity Fellowship program application 2021/22

Funder: ICCS


Deadline: October 29, 2021


Title: EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship

Funder: EPSRC


Deadline: No deadline



Title: Graduate Student & Early Career Workshop

Funder: The Law and Society Association


Deadline: November 17, 2021


IST-Africa 2022 - Call for Papers - Deadline: 30 November 2021

Hosted by the Government of South Africa through the Department of Science and Innovation and supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC), IST-Africa 2022 (May) is the seventeenth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research and Innovation Conferences. The IST-Africa Conference Series provides a world-class strategic platform rotating around Africa to strengthen technology-enabled Innovation, Science and Technology, and Entrepreneurship related policy dialogues within Africa and between Africa, Europe, and the rest of the world, Global Development, Research, and Innovation Cooperation and Community Building. It also provides an opportunity to identify potential partners for future research cooperation under Horizon Europe and other international funding programs. IST-Africa is a unique community that brings together cross-disciplinary stakeholders from public, private, education and research, societal, funding, and international donor sectors with end-user communities focused on ICT and STI Research and Innovation and Technology-enabled Entrepreneurship.

IST-Africa 2022 Call for Papers invites full papers (8 pages in length) using the paper guidelines and IST-Africa template provided at  to be submitted online for blind peer review by 30 November.