Request for Applications (RFA)

This Request for Applications (RFA) is issued by the Long-term Assistance and Services for Research: Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (LASER PULSE) at Purdue University.  LASER PULSE is a five-year program implemented by a consortium comprising Purdue University (lead institution), the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, Makerere University, and Catholic Relief Services. LASER PULSE is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement 7200AA18CA00009.

Development Sectors of Interest: Youth Development, Civic Engagement, and Leadership; and Measurement of Resilience

Region/Countries of Interest: Ethiopia

Award Number and Size: We expect to make 5 awards for a period of 12 to 24 months of research and translation for up to $200K per award. There is an expectation of 10% cost-share for all awards.

This RFA will be fully funded in early summer 2021.
* Extension – The deadline to submit application materials is 6:00 pm Ethiopia time on January 17, 2021.

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