Learn about K2A Small Grants. Apply before 15 March 2021.
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Open calls – K2A

K2A Small Grants 

Calling for proposals for activities that support the promotion of SDGs in South Asia in the fields of ecological sustainability and social well-being. 

These activities can take two forms: 

A) An activity that bases itself on available research results and involving conversion of academic research outputs into tools that supports awareness, advocacy and transformation in forms of:  Policy briefs, teaching material, seed- money to develop a social business model, proof of concept or prototype, workshops or blending research into popular media formats (websites, theatre, web-campaigns, comics, documentary films, etc).

B) An activity that involves interdisciplinary engagement to promote SDGs: Interdisciplinary state-of-the-art, meta-analysis, feasibility study, explorative study that explores the contemporary challenges and that contributes to the implementation of SDG agenda in South Asia. 

Read more: Brochure: K2A small grant call
Apply by 15 March 2021
Application link: https://bit.ly/3a9zaj4

One of the partners must be from one of the CLOC K2A South Asia member institutions. The other partners can be:

  • Research teams
  • NGOs, CBOs (community based organisations) and advocacy groups
  • Young PhDs and Post-docs
  • Communities of practice
  • Junior professionals in any field engaged with promoting SDGs
List of K2A South Asia Member Institutions

Swiss university partners are: Haute Ecole de Travail Social Fribourg – HES-SO, University of Lausanne, University of Zurich and University of Fribourg.

South Asia academic partners are: IIT Kharagpur, India; Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India; University of Colombo, Srilanka; University of Mandalay, Myanmar; Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; and Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research, Nepal; Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan; swissnex India and ATREE, India.