Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate (Masters or PhD) program at the time of application, in a RENU member university. It is suggested that applicants outside of ICT-based fields enlist a collaborator with the skills to use loRaWAN technology.
  • Name of the partnering community-based organization (all project proposals must include collaboration with at least one community institution to qualify)
  • Projects can be carried out by a single graduate student or a group of students but each project will need to identify a Lead Principal Investigator (PI) and a Co-Lead PI. Successful applicants may be asked to collaborate with similar accepted projects from other universities/institutions
  • Proposed projects should answer a local community need; priority will be given to projects that directly impact or collaborate with a community.
  • Statement of Interest (up to 1200 words). Please include the following:
    - Lead Program Investigator and Co-PI name and contact information, if different from the information above
    - What problem will you solve? Please state the problem and background information to describe the importance of the problem.
    - What would be the impact of solving this problem?
    - Who will participate on the team? Please provide a short biography of each participant.
  • Applicants may attach one additional document supporting their case, such as a presentation or research paper identifying the community need
Key Dates and Deadlines

Time Line

  • 1st May 2021

    Receipt of Applications Commences

  • 18th June 2021

    Closing date for Receipt of Applications

  • 19th July 2021

    Accepted Students Notified

  • Aug 2021 - May 2022

          Program Implementation    

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