Dhaka, Bangladesh – IRI is seeking proposals for independent research projects to study specific aspects of Bangladesh’s current political culture and/or topics related to electoral politics. Research findings will be used to stimulate discussion among civil society, academia and elections stakeholders by providing concrete data and analysis on Bangladesh’s electoral administration and political processes.
IRI intends to award up to three grants under this request for proposals (RFP). The award ceiling for each grant will be $25,000 and the proposal submission deadline is July 20, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. BDT.
To download the full RFP, please click here(PDF). A research study description, application instructions and review criteria can be found within the RFP.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, IRI advances freedom and democracy worldwide. In Bangladesh, IRI supports the efforts of civil society organizations to conduct election-related research, monitor campaign finance and monitor election-related media coverage.