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African Career Accelerator Awards

African Career Accelerator Awards

Call for applications

Call status: closed

  • Call Opens: Monday 23 April 2018
  • Online Portal for full applications opens 23 May 2018
  • The Expression of Interest Form is a mandatory stage
  • Deadline for Expression of Interest form is 01 July 2018
  • Deadline for full applications is 01 August 2018

The Crick African Network is pleased to announce a call for applications for the African Career Accelerator Awards.


Call for Applications

The Crick African Network's African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA) awards will provide Fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group. The CAN ACA awards will invest in early-career researchers who have demonstrated strong scientific and leadership potential, as well as a commitment to continuing their research on the African continent. This call is made possible by funding from the UK's Global Challenges Research Fund.

About the accelerator awards