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AXA Research Fund

AXA Insurance Group


Grant amount: Up to €40,000

Deadline: The deadline for this grant has passed

Applicant type: College / University Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: New York

Location of residency: New York

Overview:

The AXA Research Fund is the scientific philanthropy initiative of global insurance leader AXA dedicated to boosting scientific progress and discoveries that contribute to understand and better prepare against environmental, life and socio-economic risks. It also encourages supported researchers public engagement to help feed the public debate.

Outreach grants

AXA offers some possibilities for current or previous grantees to apply for a Scientific Outreach Grant to engage nonscientific audiences around their AXA research. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Any person having received an AXA Research Fund grant can apply to the AXA Scientific Outreach grant under the following conditions:
    • Your current activity is - or is closely related to - the research project you have been awarded for by AXA Research Fund.
    • It is being carried out within an academic institution, be it or not the same as for the AXA project.
    • Submission of proposal for an AXA Scientific Outreach Grant should take place at least six months after the beginning of your AXA granted research project.
  • Projects that can receive support are: 
    • MOOC, video, blog, comics, exhibition or master class... your dissemination project can take many forms, as long as it is designed for and understandable by a non-academic audience.