USAID Research and Innovation Fellowships

The USAID Research and Innovation Fellowships connects bright American minds with in-country host organizations to collaboratively apply science, technology, and innovation to complex development challenges. The Fellowships offer unique opportunities for U.S. graduate researchers to provide critical research and technical expertise to exciting, progressive projects and initiatives with tangible and finite goals. Additionally, the Fellowships allow for complementary program design, incorporating the needs of the hosting organization within the scope of the Fellows’ existing studies and research.

As part of the Research and Innovation Fellowships program, USAID partners with six university partners to foster stronger human networks and improve sharing of organizational best practices under the umbrella of science, technology, and innovation for stronger development.

The following universities currently implement the USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship program:

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