External Research Grants

Kisii University has been at the forefront in promoting research activities through seeking funds from local and international agencies. The University has succeeded in receiving funds from the following institutions;



Agency  School  Title of proposal Amount awarded
AUTHORAID/INASP Research Extension Innovation and Resource Mobilization Office  Scientific Manuscript Writing Workshop at Kisii University  USD 2,500
AUTHORAID/INASP Research Extension Innovation and Resource Mobilization Office Communicating Research findings  USD 2,500
USDA- United States Department of Agriculture  Kisii University and University of Minnesota  Post-Harvest Losses in South Western Kenya USD 40,000
AstraZeneca Dr.Stanslaus Kiilu Musyoki Effect of Human Immunodeficiency virus on progesterone and cytokines levels during pregnancy   USD 5,000


Global Challenges Research Fund

Dr. Pamela Wadende Home and school partnership for child development. USD.70,000
World Bank Dr. James Onchieku Innovation partnership for accelerating third-generation mini girds deployment in Africa, for rural electrification and sustainable development USD 200,000
Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP) Dr.Simion Omasaki Development and promotion of insect-based feeds to sustainably increase productivity, income, and resilience of fish farming in Kenya USD 80,000
University of Minnesota and Ford Foundation Kisii University and University of Minnesota(UM)

Enhancing Local Social Capital In Kenya: Adapting Rural

Leadership Training For Southwest Kenya

USD 300642.
European Union (ERASMUS+) Kisii University Research and Extension. The EU Lead Coordinator is Universitatea Petru Maior din Tirgu Mures, Romania African Higher Education Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development (AHEAD) EUR 46,494
International Foundation for Science  SPAS- Sospeter Njeru Ngoci  Efficacy of Selected Indigenous Medicinal Plants from Kenya against Drug-Resistant Mycobacteria tuberculosis  USD 12,000