AfOx Travel Grant
AfOx Travel Grants support the establishment of new collaborations between researchers in African countries and their collaborators at the University of Oxford.
AfOx Travel Grants are open to all disciplines and open all year round. So far we have awarded over 100 travel grants to researchers from the African continent and the University of Oxford.
Applications for a travel grant must be made jointly between an academic or researcher based in an institution in Africa and a member of staff at the University of Oxford. If applicable, please indicate how your project addresses a particular challenge linked to the Sustainable Development Goals. The travel award may cover more than two people and additional individuals should be named under ‘Purpose of the Grant’. The overarching aim of the scheme is to foster the development of new collaborations and the scheme is not intended to be used as alternative support for already established collaborations.
The Travel Grant can be used to cover costs of travel (in either direction i.e. University of Oxford, UK to an institution in Africa or vice versa), accommodation and incidental expenses to a maximum of £5000 (it is anticipated that visits in general will be for periods between 1-8 weeks). If awarded funds must be spent within one year. Administration of the award will be the responsibility of the home department of the Oxford applicant including visa, travel and other financial expenditure. The application will be reviewed and applicants will receive feedback within 7 days. Applicants will be required to submit a brief report within one year of the award to give details of outputs arising from the collaborative visit using this link. Applicants are encouraged to share photos/media from their activities with AfOx and to tag us (Twitter, Instagram: @Africa_Oxford. Facebook: Africa Oxford Initiative) in any related social media posts. Please email us in regards to any queries you have.
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AfOx Travel Grants Recipients
Over 100 travel grants have been awarded, browse just a fraction of those awarded below.