IDRC Research Awards

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (September 16, 2020)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Amount: 40,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • School of Graduate Studies

Sponsor: International Development Research Centre


Research award recipients will undertake a one-year paid program of research on the topic they have submitted, and will receive hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.


  • varies, starting at CAD$40,000


  • This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university. Positions are available at IDRC's head office in Ottawa, Canada and at our regional office for Sub-Saharan Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. Eligibility criteria differ for each location. In addition, each program has specific eligibility criteria which must be satisfied.

Application & Information: Click here to view more information and to apply.