Call for Applications: USAID PEER program

We are pleased to share this information about a funding opportunity for local researchers through the USAID Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program. PEER funding goes directly to foreign institutions for researchers working in partnership with a US government-funded researcher.


Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program by the USAID

The PEER (Partnerships for Enhanced Research) program provides an extraordinary opportunity to promote research cooperation between the Philippines and researchers funded by or based at nine U.S. federal science agencies including National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Smithsonian Institution, US Forest Service (USFS), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), and US Geological Survey (USGS).

The said program is designed to support research projects in USAID countries which address local and global development challenges.

The PEER Cycle 9 Funding Opportunities for Philippine researchers include:
• Any Development-Related Research
• Family Planning and Reproductive Health
• Social, Economic, and Behavioral Sciences

The deadline for submission of a brief pre-proposal for the said program is on February 10, 2020

Applicants are encouraged to consult at to know more about the eligibility guidelines and the application process.