Graduate Research Fellowship Award for 2015/16 Academic year

The Ethiopian American Foundation (EAF) in cooperation with the Institute of Development and Policy Research (IDPR), Addis Ababa University

  gladly announces Research Fellowship Award for the Academic year 2015/16. The Award is given for two PhD research with each grant amount of 1250 USD and for two MA research with each grant amount of 750 USD.


All Graduate Students in good standing from the Colleges of Social Science, Business & Economics, and Development Studies are eligible to apply for the grant.

Procedure for Application

  1. Completed Grant Application Form (available at IDPR)
  2. Two letters of recommendations: one letter from advisor and one letter from Dean or Department chair
  3. A three page, double spaced research proposal
  4. A brief line-item budget for the use of the grant fund
  5. A brief Curriculum vitae of the applicant

Application deadline

Applications for the grant must be delivered to the IDPR in hard copies before Dec. 31, 2014

Review Process

Proposals will be evaluated by the Awards Committee

Announcement of the grant

The grant shall be announced on Jan. 31, 2015


All grantees are required to file expenditure statements both with IDPR and EAF at the end of the grant year


IDPR is located at the New Administration Building; 4th floor; Office No. 407