The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure calls for applications for the CDRI Fellowship Programme to encourage research and advance on disaster resilient infrastructure (CDRI) in 2021.

It ensures this by backing practitioners, academicians, and community leaders, who are working in related fields.

The Fellows will have the chance to cooperate and exchange ideas with their peers from across the world.

CDRI Fellowship Programme for Research on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

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The Fellowship shall provide financial aid to back research for answers to real-world problems related to DRI.

Encouraging solutions developing from the Programme will be shared widely and may be taken up for execution in multiple circumstances.

Upon successful completion, the Fellows will link with the global network of CDRI alumni and partake in alumni events.

CDRI Fellowship Programme for Research on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure 2021

Creating tomorrow’s infrastructure viable and resilient requires investing in highly competent research and innovation today.

Progressively multifaceted infrastructure systems of this 21st century require competencies that can combine both data from multiple fields and harness the potential of developing technologies, and convey insights from the indigenous level.

The CDRI Fellowship Programme is designed in such a way as to grow a global pool of experts who embody such capabilities.


Applications close on November 15, 2020.

Worth of Award

  • CDRI offers a one-time sum that amounts up to US$ 10,000 or equivalent. This sum is all-encompassing the costs of study, traveling for exploration and review of presentations, organization overheads, taxes, duties, etc., and any applicable tax.
  • However, if the exploration teams are invited by CDRI to make appearances at conferences, seminars, etc., the cost of travel will be borne by CDRI.
  • The grant/overhead of the endorsing institute will be up to fifteen percent (15%), and is included in the above amount.


  • The Fellowship is open to candidates who are from the CDRI Member countries.
  • The candidates can be students, faculty, or researchers from academic institutes. Practitioners from government agencies, service agencies, non-governmental organizations, private organizations; as well as community workers.
  • A candidate can be part of up to 2 Exploration Projects at a time.

How to Apply

Applicants or candidates who apply for the CDRI Fellowship Programme shall be accepted through the Online Fellowship Portal provided.

Apply Here.


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