AREF funding opportunities



Currently open or upcoming calls

EXCELL Researcher and Leadership Development Programme

The Excell programme is open to universities and internationally-recognised research institutions based in Sub-Saharan Africa. This 2-year programme will enable 20 individual researchers from participating research institutions to realise their health research and leadership potential. Click here for more details on how to apply. The call deadline is the 15th of March 2018.

Closed calls

You can find out about AREF Awards competitions that are now closed and who the awardees were:


Other funding opportunities

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