Contact details:

Research Management Unit (International Grant)
Research Management and Innovation Center,
Sultan Azlan Shah Campus, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris,
35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak

Tel : 05 – 4507243/7202/7204/7258
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*You might know of research grants in your field that are not listed below. We would appreciate it if you could suggest any grants you have identified or previously applied for inclusion in this list. Please email the details or the web link for the grants to (attention: Dr. Syazwan Saidin)

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Borang Menganjurkan Aktiviti Penyelidikan :
No.Name of GrantOpening dateClosing dateFocus area/Field of studyFunder link
1APEC FundTwice a year (21 Mar & 22 June)Interdiciplinary
2ASEAN IVONovember 10, 2023 - January 11, 2024ICT for food, ICT for Environment Protection and Disaster Prevention, ICT for a Secure and Smart Community, ICT for Health and Welfare, ICT related Technologies and Applications
3Asia Development BankAll year roundInterdiciplinary
4Collaborative Research Programme (CRP) - ICGEB Research GrantsNow open30 AprilHealthcare, Biotechnology, Bioenergy
5COMSTECH-TWAS Joint Research Grants10 MayPhysical sciences; astronomy and cosmology; earth sciences; and mathematics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6DAAD German Studies Research GrantMay 1Education
7Direct Aid ProgramAll year roundInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) within the field of communication network, infrastructure and applications.
8Engineering Information Foundation Grant ProgramsFebruary 28 and August 31.Healthcare
9Erasmus Mundus ProgrammeTwice a year (Oct & Jan)
10Ford Fund GrantJuly 1, 2024September 30, 2024​Research, Innovation
11HFSP Research Grant ProgramClosedCommunication, Multimedia
12ICDD Grants-In-AidCycle 1: 31 Jan, Cycle 2: 31 JulyHealth
13IDRC Research GrantMay 13, 2024Science Technology, Innovation
14International Education Research Foundation (IERF)February 15th or August 15thEducation
15International Foundation For ScienceNo open calls for Research Grant Applications until further notice.Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems, Water and Aquatic Resources, Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods
16ISID Research Capacity Building GrantsClosedInvestigation of the epidemiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis of infectious diseases, Epidemiology and control of hospital acquired infections (HAI), Modelling of cost effective interventions for infectious diseases, Implementation of infection control measures in LMICs, Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Other relevant Infectious Diseases Public health capacity building topic areas
17International Visiting Researchers Programme at Max Planck InstitutesApril 30 & October 31Science Technology, Innovation
18ISESCO-COMSTECH Research GrantsEducation, Research
19Japan International Award for Young Agricultural ResearchersMay 17Agriculture
20JICAAll year roundconstruction works or services such as procuring equipment and materials that are necessary for economic and social development.
21Kurita Overseas Research GrantMac 1May 15Environment, health
22L’OREAL-UNESCO For Women In Science FellowshipScience, Technology
23International Awards in Physical sciences, Mathematics and Computer scienceApril 30July 1Physical sciences, Mathematics and Computer science
24Malaysia - UN SDG Trust FundJan 25People and Prosperity, Planet, Peace and Partnership
25Malaysia-Spain Innovating Programme (MySIP)Jan 18Sustainable City Development, Knowledge Based Economy, Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Health, Electrical & Electronics, Aerospace, Smart Agriculture
26Mizutani Foundation for GlycoscienceMac 31Science, Technology
27Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grant ProgrammeApril 16 & Oct 15Science, Technology
28National Geographic Society Early Career GrantAll year roundScience, Technology
29National Institutes of Health (NIH) GrantsAll year roundHealth
30National Science Foundation Grant (Various)All year roundHealth
31The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)All year roundDigital innovation, Environment and climate change, Food security, Health and life sciences, Weather and climate science, Cross-cutting: innovation and capacity building, Education
32Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)All year round Science Technology, Innovation
33Partnership For Clean Competition (PCC) Anti-Doping ResearchFeb 1Doping’s root causes, Drug in sports
34Qatar National Research FundAll year roundEnergy, Health, Resource sustainability, Society, Digital technology
35Research Cess Fund (Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority)All year roundSand production, Carbon dioxide, Facilities, Power, Subsurfaces/RE, HSE & Process safety, Decommisioning, Drilling,
36Rufford FoundationAll year roundNature conservation
37Science and Technology Research GrantJanuary 1May 31Science, Technology
38SEAMEO Regional Centre for Special Education (SEAMEO SEN)All year roundScience, Education
39Silk Roads Youth Research GrantsAll year roundScience and Technology and Traditional Knowhow, Religion and Spirituality, Language and Literature, Arts and Music, Traditional Sports and Games, Economy and Trade, The Legacy of the Silk Roads and Contemporary Issues
40Spencer Foundation :Research Grants On Education - The Large Research Grant & The Small research GrantApril 3Intent to apply: May 22; proposal deadline, June 18Education
41Dr Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh (RBS) Medical Research GrantJan 1Feb 29Medical research
42The Humboldt Research FellowshipAll year roundEducation
43The Nestle FoundationAll year roundNutrition
44The Nestle Foundation Research Grant10 MayHealth, Nutrition
45The Nippon Foundation GrantsAll year round Social interaction
46The Rockefeller FoundationAll year round Economic equity, Food, Health, Innovation, Innovative Finance, Opportunnities, Power
47The Sepmeyer Research Grant ProgramFebruary 15th & August 15th.Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Development
48The Sumitomo FoundationSept 1Oct 31Basic Science research, Environment research, Japan related research & Projects for the protection, preservation & restoration of cultural properties
49Toshiba International FoundationOct 2024Symposia and seminars that promote international understanding of Japan, Cultural programs that promote international understanding of Japan, Research and studies that promote international understanding of Japan, Programs to foster future experts who will contribute to promoting international understanding of Japan
50Toyota International Research GrantApril 1June 1Education & Research
51Turtle Conservation FundDec 1Conservation
52TWAS-COMSTECH Joint Research GrantsFeb 1Science Technology, Innovation
53WADA Social Science Research Grant ProgramClosedSport
54Wellcome Trust FundJune 25Oct 8Health, Nutrition natural resources
55WWF’s Russell E Train Education for Nature (EFN) ProgramAll year roundconservation and development initiatives, particularly with a focus on WWF key goals including climate, food, forests, freshwater, oceans, and wildlife.