Call For Applications For Small Research Grants

The Research and Publications Committee (RPC) aims to use some of its allocated resources from the 10% indirect costs for research to support faculty research. The office of the Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research would like to invite applications for small research grants of up to three million Malawi Kwacha.

Candidates should:

  1. Be a junior faculty member of the College of Medicine up to the Lecturer level.
  2. Have submitted protocols to COMREC, proof of which must be attached to the application.
  3. Plan to use these funds as a starter pack to attract more funding in the future.
  4. Plan to publish the findings of the research in a peer reviewed journal.


Interested candidates are asked to submit their applications (one hard copy and one electronic copy) before 17.00 hrs on Friday, the 16th of June 2017.

Electronic copies should be submitted to: