Posts Tagged ‘Research funding’



Arab World Research Funders Directory
Organization Brief Description Eligibility Website
Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Supports scientific research and encouraging researchers, in particular the young ones Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.shoman.org/en/sci_research.aspx
AGFUND NGO Project Funding Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.agfund.org/asp/forms.asp
Alexander von Humboldt Stiftfung Foundation Has several research support grants. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/7806.html
AM Qattan Foundation Guests/Consultants of NGOs who will implement a cultural, artistic, or educational mission/project of limited duration Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen
http://www.qattanfoundation.org/subpage/en/index.asp?SectionID=112
American Academic Research Institute in Iraq Proposals are invited from individual post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral researchers for fellowships to conduct research related to Iraq in any field of the humanities or social sciences. Iraq http://www.taarii.org/fellowships.php#1
American Center of Oriental Research
Funded by the Getty Foundation, the fellowships require scholars to affiliate with one of the following overseas research centers: American Academy in Rome; American Center of Oriental Research (Amman); American Institute for Maghrib Studies (Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria); American Institute for Yemeni Studies (Sana'a); American Research Center in Egypt (Cairo); American Research Institute in Turkey (Istanbul and Ankara); American School of Classical Studies at Athens; and the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (Nicosia). Jordan http://www.getty.edu/grants/research/
American Institute for Maghreb Studies Open to Maghreb citizens who are conducting research for a doctoral dissertation or are post doctoral or senior scholars. Algeria Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia http://aimsnorthafrica.org/fellowships/summer_grants.cfm?menu=2
American Institute for Yemeni Studies In order to encourage original research by Yemeni scholars in all fields of the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, the American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS) may support research projects proposed by qualified researchers. Yemen http://www.aiys.org/fellowships.html
American Research Center in Egypt Offers various pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships to Egyptian researchers Egypt http://www.arce.org/grants/fellowships/overview
Arab Authority for Agricultural and Investment Development Offers funding for applied scientific research programs Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.aaaid.org/english/research_introduction.htm
Arab Fund for Arts & Culture direct financial assistance to independent artists and cultural institutions across the Arab region. Individuals, NGOs, cultural and educational organizations, governmental bodies and private companies working in culture and arts in the Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://arabculturefund.org/eng/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=18
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Provides Arab Ph.D. holders who have excellent academic track record with opportunities to conduct research and/or lecture in the best universities of the world. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.arabfund.org/ENINDEX.HTM
Arab Human Rights Fund Supports projects that respond to potential openings for the advancement of human rights in the region. Opportunities of this sort may include the relaxation of government restrictions in a particular country; increased public engagement and demands for respect for a particular human right; the formation of a new network of organizations
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.ahrfund.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=60
Arab Network for NGOs Support for research about the Arab environment for NGOs
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.shabakaegypt.org
Arab Organization for Agricultural Development
Technical and Scientific Cooperation Program to improve cooperation between Arab, regional and international centers, authorities, and organizations Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.aoad.org/AASYXX.htm
Arab Science and Technology Foundation This program aims at enhancing civilian R&D activities inside the Arab world towards outputs that contribute to the sustained social and economic development. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.astf.net/site/zone/zone.asp?ogzid=10195
Arab Science and Technology Foundation The Iraq Research and Development Initiative is established by ASTF in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories and the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation, to engage Iraqi scientists and engineers in research activities. Iraq http://www.astf.net/site/zone/zone.asp?ogzid=10206
Arab Science and Technology Foundation In collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories, the program assists Iraqi experts who have products and/or technologies with commercialization potential.
Iraq http://www.astf.net/site/zone/zone.asp?ogzid=10255
Arab Women's Fund funding for women�s organizations that work toward women�s rights Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.arabwomensfund.org/aboutthefund.php
Australian Center for International Agriculture Research Funding to International Agricultural Research Centres and funding of individual projects Iraq, Afghanistan http://www.aciar.gov.au/ACIARs-research-programs
Barakat Trust Support for the study and research of the material and visual cultures of Islamic societies Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.barakat.org/grants.php
Berlin International Film Festival Support filmmakers from transition countries in the Middle East Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.berlinale.de/en/das_festival/world_cinema_fund/wcf_profil/index.html
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Funds for research on scientific problems that, if solved, could lead to advances against multiple diseases Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.grandchallenges.org/Explorations/Pages/Introduction.aspx
British Academy In an initiative developed by the British Academy's Middle East Panel, two awards of up to �10,000 a year for up to three years are available to support the development of ongoing links between UK and Middle East research centres or institutions, within the humanities and social sciences. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/guide/intl/mideastap.cfm
Center for Global Development The Center for Global Development an independent Washington-based think tank, invites applications from leading scholars in developing countries for a visiting fellows program Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.cgdev.org/section/about/employment/visiting_fellows_developing_countries
Center of Arab Women for Training and Research CAWTAR considers competitions as instruments to spread awareness and advocacy on issues of concern to it and on its projects.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.cawtar.org/index/Lang/en-en/Topic/Competitions
Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries
Provides scientists and researchers of its member countries an opportunity to affiliate themselves with the scientific institutions located in another member country for upgrading their research skills, undertaking short-term joint projects, delivering lectures, developing linkages and establishing closer cooperation with the scientists/institutions in their fields of interest.

Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria http://www.namstct.org/
CIDA/IDRC Receives unsolicited proposals for small research grants or knowledge-related activities.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-54473-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South Sponsors workshops/ seminars/ training programmes in its member countries, as well as has provides research/ study grants and travel grants to scientists/professionals from member countries for participation in international conferences Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, http://www.comsats.org/index.php?link=SponsoringScientificActivities
COMSTECH Facilitates regular visits of professors from OIC region to the Centres of research located in the member states. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.comstech.org
CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service, Calls for Proposals for Research Projects Funding opportunities for international research collaboration Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://cordis.europa.eu/news/calls_en.html
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa Thesis writing in African Institutions aims to enable the continued development of social science research in Africa by providing graduate researchers with the basic requirements they need to carry out their field-work. Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Comoros Islands http://www.codesria.org/index.htm
Department for International Development Funding to support partnerships between Higher Education Institutions working on collaborative activity linked to the UN Millennium Development Goals .
Yemen, Sudan http://www.britishcouncil.org/delphe-application-what-can-be-funded.htm
Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art The initiative seeks to foster mutual understanding and respect between the Islamic world and the United States by engaging artists, scholars and arts institutions in long-term interchange and collaboration, and engaging audiences in both regions in public dialogue. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.ddcf.org/page.asp?pageId=355
Economic Research Forum Has traditionally focused on five themes: macroeconomics/finance, international economics, labor and human development, microeconomics (including infrastructure and different sectors), and institutional economics. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.erf.org.eg/cms.php?id=research_compitition
Emirates Foundation Supports applied education and science and technology research
All grant proposals must be led by or include a significant participation of UAE nationals. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.emiratesfoundation.ae/english/GrantScholar/index.aspx?ef=grt
European Commission Funding opportunities for international research collaboration Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://ec.europa.eu/grants/index_en.htm#research
European Commission Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with third countries.
Algeria, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunis, Palestine, Tunis http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc70_en.htm

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/extcoop/call/index.htm
European Partnership for Democracy Small grants Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.eupd.eu/funding
Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN Funding resource database for agricultural research Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.fao.org/forestry/30485/en/
Ford Foundation Academic quality at national universities, leadership training and knowledge development. It also helps Arab universities, operating in an increasingly global and market driven

economy, provide interactive learning, extracurricular activities and opportunities to relate aspects of campus life to the various challenges of democratization and civic engagement.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.fordfound.org/regions/middleeastnorthafrica/overview
Friedrich Naumann Foundation The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF) is the Foundation for liberal politics. Established in 1958 by Theodor Heuss, the first president of the Federal Republic of Germany, it promotes individual freedom and liberalism.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.fnst-egypt.org/eindex.html
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Funds research devoted mainly to economic and socio-economic subjects
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.fes.de/
Fulbright Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program: Direct Access to the Muslim World aims to promote understanding of Islamic civilization and the history, politics, and culture of today�s Muslim world.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen
http://www.cies.org/Visiting_Specialists/
Gender Economic Research and Policy Analysis A fellowship/grant for promising PhD students originating from the MENA region and who are planning to conduct their research thesis on a topic related to gender and economics in MENA.
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine/West Bank and Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Djibouti http://www.gerparesearch.org/middle.php?sid=22
Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies The fellowship will support a recent PhD working on the topic of US-Arab Relations, Arab or Islamic Studies.
The PhD degree must be from a university in the United States; Applicants will be assessed on the originality of their scholarship and the high quality of their academic record http://ccas.georgetown.edu/center-scholarships-qatar_f.cfm
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Qatar Research Grant in the Study of Migrant Labor in the Gulf Center for International and Regional Studies Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://cirs.georgetown.edu/research/grants/
Global Environment Facility Grants are made directly to community-based organizations and non-governmental organizations in recognition of the key role they play as a resource and constituency for environment and development concerns. Egypt, Jordan. Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen http://sgp.undp.org/index.cfm?module=ActiveWeb&page=WebPage&s=HowdoesSGPwork
Global Fund for Women Supports women's groups that advance the human rights of women and girls Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.globalfundforwomen.org/cms/grant-criteria/
Global Horticultural Initiative Encourages innovation, the development of new or the modification and adaptation of existing technologies and tools to local conditions, the promotion of scaling-up of successful

innovations and/or best practices.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.globalhort.org/activities/research-grants/
GTZ When selecting projects for Germany�s agricultural research for development, BEAF concentrates mainly on the needs of small and medium-scale farmers. In marginal locations, in particular, their crop yields are frequently vulnerable due to a lack of sufficient nutrients, drought or salinisation which inhibit plant growth, and diseases which destroy harvests. Must be done in cooperation with a CGIAR center and a German research institute; Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.gtz.de/en/themen/laendliche-entwicklung/2005.htm
Hivos Hivos funding is approved for specific activities, programmes or organisations as a whole. Organisational funding is a signal of confidence and trust in the partner, based on quality and fruitful co-operation. Syria, Djibouti, Comoros Islands http://www.hivos.nl/virtualoffice/virtual_office/application
Institute of International Education Provides fellowships for established scholars whose lives and work are threatened in their home countries. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.scholarrescuefund.org/pages/intro.php
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Financing projects addressing original scientific questions that show a potential contribution of particular relevance for the applicant's country.
Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE http://www.icgeb.org/research-grants.html
International Human Rights Funders Group An association of grant makers devoted to supporting efforts to achieve the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the treaties and laws it has generated so that all people may enjoy a truly and fully human existence. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.hrfunders.org/funders/funder.php
International Islamic Organization for Education, Science and Culture The COMSTECH-ISESCO Research Grants programme has been established in response to the needs of promising young researchers in the OIC region, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research funding for engaging talented young scientists to worthwhile research activity. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.comstech.org

http://www.isesco.org.ma
Islamic Development Bank Facilitates cooperation between various centres of excellence across member countries by encouraging the formulation of joint projects between the centres and funding research on joint projects through grants.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.isdb.org/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl://d14c30229d42ff18a5ba4d17e62fe8f8&LightDTNKnobID=-1719245002
Islamic Development Bank Facilitates short term recruitments of Highly Qualified Expatriate Nationals in relevant fields of Science & Technology with a view to support institutional capacity building and development of S&T in OIC member countries. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.isdb.org/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl://d14c30229d42ff18a5ba4d17e62fe8f8&LightDTNKnobID=-1719245002
Jordan River Foundation Project-based partnership with JRF within the realm of the Community Empowerment Program (CEP), Jordan River Children Program (JRCP), or other areas in line with JRF's activities Jordan http://www.jordanriver.jo/Development.asp?Language=E
King Faisal Centre for Research Support for research Projects Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.kfcris.com/index_en.php?page=e-programs
King Faisal Foundation Disbursement of philanthropic grants which directly assist individuals and communities.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.kff.com/EN01/KFF/KFFPhilanthropicGrants.html
King Khalid Foundation Grants Program Saudi Arabia http://www.kkf.org.sa/research&studies.htm
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences Research grants to Kuwaiti institutions and organizations in furtherance of scientific purposes for the benefit of Kuwait and the region. Grants may also be awarded to non-Kuwaiti institutions provided the research project is undertaken in cooperation with a Kuwaiti institution. Kuwait http://www.kfas.org/ga_researchgrants.html
MBI Al Jaber Foundation Funds a wide range of projects including conferences and seminars, art exhibits, theatre and dance performances, expeditions and centres of education. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.mbifoundation.com/projects/project-applications-and-faqs
Mondriaan Foundation Support artists� initiatives in non-Western countries and to promote international exchanges and the exchange of knowledge with visual arts organisations in the Netherlands. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.mondriaanfoundation.nl/#/ap/arts_collaboratory
Munib R Masri Development Foundation Financial assistance to technical training colleges, special needs & mainstream schools, research institutes, charitable organizations, cultural organizations, and small / medium size business entrepreneurs Palestine http://www.masrifoundation.org
National Council for Scientific Research Lebanon Programs are carried out in partnership with universities, national research institutions or in affiliated research centers (Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission, the National Center for Marine Sciences, the National Center for Remote Sensing and the Center for Geophysical Research) Lebanon http://www.cnrs.edu.lb/programmes/research.html
National Science Foundation Funding opportunities for international research collaboration Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.nsf.gov/funding/
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation Support is given to non-governmental international organisations and networks working globally or regionally in fields prioritised by the Norwegian government Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.norad.no/default.asp?V_ITEM_ID=14026
Norwegian Human Rights Fund Financial support to projects in low- and middle income countries where the human rights situation is particularly difficult Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.nhrf.no/#What_is_the_Norwegian_Human_Rights_Fund
OPEC Fund for International Development Focuses on activities that increase South-South and North-South cooperation and enhance capacity-building, including human resource development, particularly in the LDCs. Algeria, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
http://www.opecfund.org/projects_operations/grant_operations.aspx
Palestine Exploration Fund Research grant Palestine http://www.pef.org.uk/Pages/Grants.htm
Palestinian American Research Center A fellowship program open for scholars who are Palestinian citizens who wish to undertake a specific research project in cultural heritage.
Palestine http://parc-us-pal.org/getty.htm
Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network A awards 20 to 25 grants o to teams of researchers originating from and residing in a developing country. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen www.pep-net.org
Prince Claus Fund The objective of the Prince Claus Fund is to increase cultural awareness and to promote exchange between culture and development. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.princeclausfund.org/en/what_we_do/apply/index.shtml
Qatar Foundation Funds research in national priority areas Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.qnrf.org/fund_program/nprp
Roberto Cimetta Fund Funds Contemporary theatre: new theatrical forms, new writing for theatre, dramaturgy, especially travel for authors� meetings, writing workshops Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.cimettafund.org/EN/index.lasso
Rockefeller Foundation Expands opportunities for poor or vulnerable people and to help ensure that globalization's benefits are more widely shared. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.rockfound.org/grants/grants.shtml
Royal Jordanian Scientific Research Fund/ Ministry of Higher Education The Scientific Research Grant program aims at enhancing outputs that contribute to the sustained social and economic development of Jordan Jordan http://www.srf.gov.jo/contactus/tabid/90/Default.aspx
Safar: Youth Mobility Fund Contributes to building a culture of learning, initiative and inspiration amongst youth in the Arab World Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.safarfund.org/index_en.aspx
Said Foundation Said Foundation helps disadvantaged children in the fields of education, health, disability and risk reduction. It also provides opportunities for children and young people to improve their knowledge and understanding of Arab Culture. Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine http://www.saidfoundation.org/whatwedo/apply_project_grant.shtml
Sawiris Foundation The Foundation supports and develops projects that are innovative, answer socio-economic needs, demonstrate potential for success, and can be promoted as a model to be replicated and adapted by other institutions. Egypt http://www.sawirisfoundation.org/en/apply.htm
Science and Technology Development Fund Research Grants are directed towards Young Researchers working in Egypt and willing to restart or continue a Research career in Egypt. Reintegration grants are directed towards Young Egyptian Researchers who have obtained their PhD degree and are willing to return to continue their Research career in Egypt. Basic and Applied Research Grants are directed towards any researcher / group of researcher at all ages and all disciplines whom are willing to participate in an innovative competitive research in Egypt. Egypt http://www.stdf.org.eg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12&Itemid=34
Science and Technology Development Fund Agreement on the establishment of an Egyptian-German research fund for the support of joint application-oriented projects, to which each side will

contribute �300,000 (equivalent to around 2.500.000 Egyptian Pound) per year.
Egypt www.stdf.org.eg

http://www.ewa.internationales-buero.de/?project_cat=3

Science and Technology Development Fund Supports the exchange of scientific visits between Egyptian and German research teams. Egypt http://www.stdf.org.eg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=25&Itemid=70
Social Science Research Council Encourages international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. Open to nationals of countries who can demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan or the United States. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://fellowships.ssrc.org/abe/detailed_app_criteria/
Society for Arabian Studies Research grants Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.societyforarabianstudies.org/grants.shtml
Society for Libyan Studies Offers occasional grants in aid of research on Libyan topics. These are limited to travel bursaries or small pump-priming grants only Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.britac.ac.uk/institutes/libya/index.htm
Soros Foundation (Open Society Institute) OSI�s Middle East and North Africa Initiative promotes human rights, women�s empowerment, education, and arts and culture in the Arab region. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.soros.org/initiatives/mena/focus_areas
Sudanese Directorate for Scientific Research and Cultural Relation Reasearch funding program Sudan http://www.uofk.edu/index.php?id=847
Swedish Institute in Alexandria The Swedish Research Council and the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida) are sponsoring a programme for the promotion of inter-regional research co-operation. Researchers in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq,

Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.
http://www.swedenabroad.com/Page____18269.aspx
The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World Funding opportunity through the implementation of the "Joint Project on Capacity Building in Basic Molecular Biology" that aims at creating a network of laboratories involved in research on plant and animal pathogens Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.icgeb.org/icgeb-twas-unescoibsp-joint-project.html
The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World Under this scheme, grants are awarded to high-level promising research projects in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics carried out by either individual scientists or research units Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://twas.ictp.it/prog/grants/research-grants/
The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World Encourages the pursuit of scientific excellence in OIC countries by identifying and supporting the best young scientists in these countries; reinforcing and promoting scientific research and strengthening the endogenous capacity in science and technology; and counteracting the brain drain and reducing the exodus of scientific talent from the OIC countries.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://twas.ictp.it/prog/grants/twas-comstech-joint-research-grants/
The Interacademy Panel on International Issues Broad regional support for academies/networks and activities shared across a

number of different countries/regions
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.interacademies.net/CMS/Programmes/8644.aspx
UAE National Research Foundation The National Research Foundation (NRF) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) advances the national research agenda by awarding grants for research on a competitive basis in those fields of endeavour that will improve the quality of life of the citizens of the UAE. UAE http://www.nrf.ae/researchexcellence.aspx#
United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Fellowships administered directly by the Programme Sectors or the UNESCO Institutes and other Foundations Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=7981&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=-473.html
University of Bergen Gives researchers from academic institutions in the ten Nile Basin countries an opportunity to work together in research groups in a multidisciplinary, fertile academic environment in collaboration with researchers from outside the Nile Basin. Egypt, Sudan http://www.nile.uib.no/vacancies.php
University of Oxford
To promote knowledge, and scholarship on Lebanon through individual research and public lectures. Lebanon http://www.lebanesestudies.com/contents.htm
University of Pittsburgh
The Humanities Center at the University of Pittsburgh seeks a colleague of outstanding promise at work on a major project in any area of the humanities or allied areas of inquiry. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.pitt.edu/
US State Department Approximately USD $ 4 million per year equally distributed between Egyptian and American scientists working together on joint research activities. Egypt
http://egypt.usembassy.gov/usegypt/grants.htm
Welfare Association Funds projects in education, culture, economic development, health , policy, and agriculture Palestine http://welfare-association.org/en/content/view/29/47/
Wellcome Trust Stimulate dialogue about health research and its impact on the public in a range of community and public contexts in developing countries Algeria, Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Public-engagement/Grants/International-Engagement-Awards/index.htm http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/International-funding/index.htm
World Health Organization Funds specific research projects in diseases of poverty, which cover infectious diseases and the culture and environment that contribute to these problems. Also supports the development of individuals and institutions in the countries where these diseases are prevalent. Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.who.int/tdr/svc/grants/application-reporting-forms
Young Arab Theatre Fund Encourage the sustainability of the independent artistic scene in the Arab World and to nurture and sustain its development.
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen http://www.yatfund.org/yatftypo3/httpdocs/index.php?id=12