To AAU Women Researchers

The Office of the Director for Research in collaboration with SIDA Grant Coordination calls for research proposals for possible funding. The research area includes all disciplines. It would be an advantage to incorporate PhD and/or Master’s thesis topics, ongoing or anew.

Application is between August 01 –  31, 2019, and please submit your application package using AAU CONVERIS at research portal.

The office will organize a workshop for presenting your proposal, which will be reviewed by Panel of Experts. If number of proposals exceeding 20, only selected staffs will be invited to present in the workshop. The date, time and venue of the workshop will be communicated in the 1st week of September 2019. The maximum grant for two years would be ETB 240,000.00.

Important dates:

  • Submission Deadline – 31 August 2019 at 17 hr.
  • Panel of experts review the proposals: 01 – 31 September 2019
  • Selected proposals will be decided in the 3rd week of October and communicated in the same week.
  • Project starts on: 01 November 2019.


Mr. Biniyam Amsalu ( or +251-912077039, ICT Business Application Development and Administration Team Leader) for any technical assistance regarding CONVERIS.

Habtamu Getnet ( and Engdaw Serawitu ( related to the research office.

Best wishes

Director for Research