Grants and other funding activities

TDR funds specific research projects in diseases of poverty, which cover infectious diseases and the culture and environment that contribute to these problems. We also support the development of individuals and institutions in the countries where these diseases are prevalent.

Below are the current opportunities.


Study to inform the development of international standards for online repositories for neglected infectious diseases research data

Deadline for applications: 17 March 2017, 10.00 CET

A call jointly sponsored by The Wellcome Trust and TDR on research to support the future development of internationally recognised standards for research data repositories focused on neglected infectious diseases.


Call for Specialized Agencies and/or Consultants to Provide Resource Mobilization Services

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2017

The purpose of the Consultancy is to assist TDR in designated funding resource mobilization to support operations in the 2018 - 2019 biennium.

This part-time consultancy should begin no later than 15 April 2017 for a period of 6 months.


Call for nominations for 2018 membership

TDR's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)

Deadline for submission of application: 21 April 2017

TDR invites nominations for membership on its Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC). Several positions will become vacant in January 2018. Both third party and self-nominations are encouraged.


Calls for grant applications or/and letters of interest

Postgraduate training grants now available

Seven universities provide Masters and PhD level degrees that focus on implementation research. Applications need to be submitted to the universities.


TDR scientists list

TDR alumni