Elsevier Foundation grants are offered for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): The Elsevier Foundation
Level : grant
Field(s): Elsevier Foundation grants to libraries in the developing countries and supporting organizations
Deadline: June 24th, 2013
Funded By: The Elsevier Foundation
Beneficiaries( Target Group): The Foundation provides one, two and three year grants to libraries in the developing countries and supporting organizations
‣ Award No:
‣ Scholarship Duration: 1, 2 or 3 years
‣ Scholarship Covers: amounts between US$5,000 - US$50,000
‣ The Innovative Libraries online grant application system is now accepting Phase I applications. Please note, this is a brief 1 page application. Shortlisted applications will be invited to submit a full proposal.
‣ The Elsevier Foundation grants support the efforts of libraries to enhance the quality of life in developing countries by advancing knowledge in science, the social sciences technology and medicine.
‣ The Foundation provides one, two and three year grants to libraries in the developing countries and supporting organizations:
Preference of Elsevier Foundation grants will be given to proposals that clearly demonstrate the following:
‣ Please Note: Requests for hardware will only be considered if they are part of a comprehensive project approach integrating diverse elements such as training or research. Grants are awarded for specific projects rather than operating support and are only awarded to organizations and institutions rather than individuals.
‣ Proposals are welcome for single-year grants in amounts between US$5,000 to US$50,000. Proposals will be accepted for multi-year programs (up to three years) for a total of $100,000.
‣ Please note that in 2013, the Foundation uses a two step application process to streamline the submission and review process. First round applications will be accepted through June 24th through the Foundation’s online application system.
‣ In early July shortlisted candidates will be announced and invited to submit a full proposal by September 3rd. Grant recipients will be announced in December 2013.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Round 1 Applications: Deadline: June 24th
‣ Preliminary, Round 1 submissions should be focused and well-defined, and address the following elements through the online application.
1. Objectives: Provide a description of the objectives and key activities of the program.
2. Goals and plan: A clear description of the program goals and implementation plan, including timeframe.
3. Organization and partnership: A description of the organization requesting the grant, confirmation of its status as a non-profit entity, and a listing of key officers and staff who will direct the implementation of the program. Description of key program partners, if any.
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