IDRC | CRDI: Inviting Applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Donor Name: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Centre de recherché pour e deveppement International
Funding name: IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017

Funding brief: IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: May 31, 2017 by 4:00 PM (EDT)

Funding details link:

Funding limit: Approximately 20 grants of a maximum of CA$20,000 each

Project start date: If you are selected for an award, you have up to 12 months to start your field research from the date of the final selection.

Project duration: 3-12 months

Eligible organization: As below

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university.
● To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
● You must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, or a citizen of a developing country.
● You must be enrolled at a Canadian university at the doctoral level (when you submit your application, you must have completed several courses of the doctoral program, but not necessarily all the courses).
● 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 and be conducted for a doctoral dissertation.
● Your field research must correspond to IDRC thematic priorities. Applications proposing field research outside these thematic areas will not be considered.
● 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.
● You may not be in receipt of two or more active IDRC awards at the same time. No time overlaps will be permitted.

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:
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How to apply:
Interested applicant may apply through the website (


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