International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) Research Grants 2019 (Up to US$7,000)

International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) Research Grants 2019 (Up to US$7,000)

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Applications are open for the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) Research Grants 2019. The grants are available to support the professional development of young investigators working in the field of human infectious diseases by funding pilot research projects to be carried out over the course of a year at the applicant’s institution.

Upon completion of their research, additional funding may also be available for recipients to attend an ISID event to present their findings, either at the International Congress on Infectious Diseases or the International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance.

Areas of Interest

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Investigations of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis of infectious diseases
  • The epidemiology and control of healthcare-acquired infections
  • Modelling of cost effective interventions
  • The implementation of Infection control measures in low and lower-middle income countries
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)


  • Up to eight grants of up to US$7,000 each will be awarded annually


  • Open to researchers who live and work in low or lower-middle income countries as classified by the World Bank;
  • Are less than forty years of age, and
  • Who have not previously had the opportunity to work or study outside of their region, or received major research funding including ISID grants.

Selection Process

Proposals will be reviewed by experts in the field of infectious diseases chosen by the Society and grants awarded by ISID’s Research Committee in collaboration with the ISID research program’s director and manager.


Applications should be made using the online submissions system by April 1st and include:

  • Research plan for project related to human infectious diseases – five pages, including background, methods, limitations and references
  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae
  • Letter of reference from applicant’s institution
  • Budget

For more information, visit ISID Research Grants.