Ethereum Foundation Academic Grants Round 2024 [$1Million]

The Ethereum Foundation is pleased to announce the Academic Grants Round 2024, an initiative dedicated to fostering research in the Ethereum ecosystem. This grants round has $1M in total available funds.

With a focus on a wide array of domains such as, applied and theoretical cryptography, economics, game theory, security, consensus protocols, formal verification, p2p networking, society and regulation, and hardware, we aim to catalyze research that propels the Ethereum ecosystem forward.


  • Grant Sponsor(s): Ethereum Foundation
  • Host Institution(s): Ethereum Foundation
  • Funding Amount: $1M in total available funds
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: See below who can submit proposal for grants
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

See Also: The RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme 2024

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria for the Academic Grants Round 2024:

  • Projects must produce formal academic research
  • Research output must be open-access with a free and permissive license
  • Undergraduate researchers will require a postdoctoral advisor
  • Anyone is free to participate in this grants round, as an individual or with a team. 

Who Can Submit Proposal for Grants?

  • Academic institutions,
  • Consortia of universities,
  • Research centres,
  • Universities,
  • Think-tanks and individuals with prior research experience.

Selection criteria

Applications are selected for funding on a case-by-case basis. You may submit more than one application as long as each proposal is unique and meets the requirements and goals of this round. Submissions will be reviewed using the following considerations. Note: depending on the proposal, some criteria might not be applicable:

  • Impact of the proposed research output
  • Quality of work and experience of the research team
  • Clarity, conciseness, and organization of the proposal
  • Contribution to the wishlist areas
  • Potential of long-term involvement in the Ethereum ecosystem
  • Analyses of visualizations that help a non-technical audience gain insight into the research

Also Apply: Grants for International Students Studying in Canada 2024 

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking for the Academic Grants Round 2024 should fill and submit the application form online for this opportunity.

Before submitting, please take time to understand the criteria and expectations for each type of application, as well as ESP’s mission and scope in order to make sure you provide the appropriate information and context for us to make an informed decision on how to proceed with your application.

If you have questions before submitting a grant application, you may contact us at [email protected].

Application Deadline: March 04, 2024

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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