Joint Research Grants
This grant is available for researchers from U.S. and Egyptian scientific institutes, universities, scientific societies, private sector research, and governmental agencies interested in working on a joint research projects. Individuals in either country may initiate proposals that are designed to support the add-on costs of bilateral cooperation. Joint Research Grants should be also developed by interested researchers of both countries.
Collaborative Research Grants:
- Intended to foster research collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists.
- Up to $200,000 USD maximum each side;
- 2-to-3 years in duration.
The Joint Board will consider Collaborative Research Grant proposals from the following five priority fields of science in basic or applied research with developmental impact:
- Energy, including renewable
- ICT applications
Either the Egyptian or U.S. principal investigator (PI) may upload the jointly prepared proposal to STDF’s website at www.stdf.org.eg. Please note that proposals submitted as hard copies or sent via email to either side will not be considered. Any application not conforming to the submission guidelines will be deemed ineligible and returned without review.
NAS and STDF are the primary contacts for program inquiries:
U.S. Point of Contact
Ms. Joan Mahoney
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
Egypt Point of contact
Ms. Ghada Ghaleb
Science & Technology Development Fund (STDF)
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