Home Public Health Request for Application: Implementation Science Research (Hypertension and Cervical Cancer)

Institute for implementation science and health (IISH) invites research grant applications for the prevention or management of Hypertension OR Cervical Cancer in Nepal from Nepali early career investigators and graduate students.


The purpose of the grant award is two-fold: first, to promote implementation research methods to translate evidence-based interventions into real-life for prevention and management of hypertension and cervical cancer in Nepal (one application can address either hypertension or cervical cancer) And second, to build the capacity of local Nepali researchers to grant writing, implementation research administration and manuscript publication.


The overarching objective of this funding opportunity is to improve hypertension and cervical cancer prevention and management in local context. This can include either formative research to design/ modify interventions, stakeholder engagement, intervention studies to measure process outcomes, evaluation of ongoing interventions or hybrid designs to include classical health science studies along with implementation science outcomes.

Anticipated number of awards and amount: Three awards – each up to NRs 100,000 – will be granted to early career investigators. Four awards – each up to NRs 50,000 – will be granted to current graduate students.


(a) Early career investigators should have at least Master’s degree in health science and should be within 5 years after completion of Master’s degree.(b) Graduate students should be currently enrolled in a Masters degree program in health science in a Nepali university.
(c) Only Nepali citizens’ applications will be considered.
(d) In collaborative applications, Principal investigators should fulfill all of the criteria.

  • Females are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Applications in collaboration with the Nepal government are highly encouraged.

Submission guideline

Submission: Interested persons/ groups should submit in a single document : (a) Technical proposal; (b) Financial proposal; and (c) CV, passport size photo, citizenship certificate copy of all investigators no later than submission deadline to [email protected].

Key Dates

  • Announcement: June 1, 2021
  • Submission deadline: July 15, 2021
  • Result Announcement: August 15 , 2021
  • Start date : September 1, 2021
  • End date: August 30, 2022


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