Call for Proposals: Intersectionality in Research

The Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan  Africa (SGCI), the Organization of Women in Science for the Developing  World (OWSD) South African National Chapter, and the German Research  Foundation (DFG) are partnering to contribute to greater understanding  of intersectionality in the context of research funding. 


Through this partnership, we would like to commission a  research paper contextualising this topic of intersectionality to  research funding with a focus on: 


·        Deepening its understanding; 

·        Documenting examples of intersectional research being undertaken in SGCI participating countries and beyond; 

·        Sharing  practices by public funding agencies on considering intersectionality  in executing their mandate of funding research; and 

·        Providing recommendations as guidelines to public funding agencies. 


The call for Proposal is looking for those with  the expertise to write a high quality paper on the subject. 

Details about this assignment are available in the attached author terms of reference. 

The deadline for submission of proposals is on or before Monday 28 October 2019 at 23:59 South African Standard Time (SAST). All submissions should be made directly via email to:, who can be contacted for any further information. 


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