Zonta International’s Amelia Earhart Fellowship: Empowering Women through Service & Advocacy!

Deadline: 15 November 2016 Zonta International Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Amelia Earhart Fellowship established to encourage women to have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, famed pilot and Zonta Club member. Benefits The US$10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to 35 women pursuing … [Read more...]

European Commission: Inviting NGOs for Second Roma Integration Award

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Are you an NGO from the Western Balkans or Turkey? Are you running a successful project to help Roma children, youth and/or young adults? Do you want to win a study trip to Brussels and 10,000 or 5,000 euro on top of that? If yes, participate in the Second Roma Integration Award for the Western Balkans and Turkey! The European Commission is seeking NGOs for its Second Roma Integration Award to provide policy support and technical assistance to Roma integration in the … [Read more...]

2016 Global Media Competition: Recognizing Exemplary Media Coverage on Labour Migration

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking applicants for its 2016 Global Media Competition “Breaking Stereotypes on Labour Migration” with an aim to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration by encouraging professional journalists. Professional journalists are invited to submit one piece of their work to one of the two following categories: written articles (online or print articles) videos/multimedia Prize Information Two … [Read more...]

Sahee Foundation: Improving Living Conditions of Underprivileged People in Swaziland and in Peru

Deadline: Ongoing Sahee Foundation is seeking applications to fund projects aiming at improving the living conditions of underprivileged people in Swaziland and in Peru in a sustainable way. Sahee supports projects which are in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the UN.  However, they further maintain a strong focus on supporting projects in sustainable agriculture as they have a direct influence on the two first SDGs: Eradication of Poverty and Hunger. Focus Areas Sahee … [Read more...]

Tata Innovation Fellowship: Rewarding Interdisciplinary Work on Innovation and Translational Research

Deadline: 21 November 2016 Applications are invited for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences and a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology. The scheme is aimed at rewarding … [Read more...]

NIH: Collaborative Research in HIV/AIDS, Alcohol, and Related Comorbidities

Deadline: 2 December 2016 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is currently seeking applications from eligible entities for its programme titled- Collaborative Research in HIV/AIDS, Alcohol, and Related Comorbidities. This programme encourages new research into the identification, analysis, and treatment of HIV/AIDS and associated comorbidities impacted by alcohol use (e.g., Hep C, TB, Depression, HAND, other associated substance use, including medication polypharmacy) by fostering … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: 15 November 2016 Applications are open for ARThinkSouthAsia Fellowship 2017-18 that is designed to help develop skills, knowledge, networks and experience of potential leaders in the arts and cultural sector of South Asia. The Fellowship is supported by Goethe-Institut, British Council, and the Piramal Art Foundation. 15 Fellows will be selected from across South Asia. Program Structure The Fellowship includes: A two‐week residential course in India in May 2017: This … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Asia Leadership Fellow Program 2017!

Deadline: 22 December 2016 The International House of Japan and the Japan Foundation is jointly inviting applications for its Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) 2017 with an aim to create a close, personal and professional network of public intellectuals in Asia, deeply rooted in and committed to civil society beyond their own cultural, disciplinary and geopolitical backgrounds. The ALFP believes that the fellows’ critical voices against the status quo and proposals for alternative … [Read more...]

WHO Call for Applications: Collaborative Research on Health & Environment in the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking applicants for its Collaborative research on health and the environment in the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions in order to undertake a socio ecological systems approach to understanding the challenges of VBDs that will inform the implementation of innovative and sustainable environmental public health approaches and solutions. Objectives Implement multi-stakeholder-driven, ecosystem-based innovative … [Read more...]

NIFA Call for Pre-applications: Specialty Crop Research Initiative

Deadline: 15 November 2016 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking pre-applications for the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) for fiscal year (FY) 2017 to solve critical United States specialty crop issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research and extension activities that use systems-based, trans-disciplinary approaches. This program intends to address the needs of the various specialty crop industries through the promotion of … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Supporting European Cooperation Projects 2017

Deadline: 23 November 2016 The European Commission is seeking proposals to support European cooperation working mainly on transnational mobility, audience development (accessible and inclusive culture) and capacity building (notably digitisation, new business models and education and training). Priorities Transnational mobility capacity building for cultural operators involved in the project to work transnationally and internationally creation, production improving … [Read more...]

BMEL Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches to Process Local Food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) has announced a call for proposals on “Innovative approaches to process local food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia” under the framework of the funding instrument “International Research Cooperation for Global Food Security”. The objective is to support joint research projects between German research institutions and those in countries and regions that are worst affected by hunger and malnutrition. The … [Read more...]

4th GAFSP Call for Proposals: Funding Forstrategic Programs to Alleviate Poverty & Improve Rural Incomes

Deadline: 9 January 2017 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) has announced its fourth call for proposals for funding forstrategic programs to alleviate poverty, improve rural incomes, and improve food and nutrition security. GAFSP is comprised of two financing windows: The Public Sector Window that, through grants, finances public investment and technical assistance to support implementation of country-led initiatives, giving priority to those with evidence of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing” Training

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Applications are open for 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing (WLWO)” Training. This workshop/training will draw from the experiences and existing knowledge of the participants.  It will focus on Trade Unionism in the context of Globalization, Fundamentalism, Militarism and Feminist Development Justice. The sessions will seek to develop leadership skills of the participants; capacities in organizing methods, including mobilizing through speech; feminist … [Read more...]

Seoul National University 4th International Winter Course on “Human Rights and Asia 2017”

Deadline: 7 October 2016 The Seoul National University Human Rights Center is seeking applications for its 4th International Winter Course ‘Human Rights and Asia 2017’ to allow participants to think about the universality of human rights in particular contexts of Asia and to gain a deepened understanding about human rights issues in this region. This 2-week intensive course, taught by prominent human rights experts, offers both general sessions on international human rights norms and human … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Inviting Applications from Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is currently inviting applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme. The programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for … [Read more...]

Fish and Wildlife Service: Seeking Project Proposals for Asian Elephant Conservation Fund

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service is inviting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Asian Elephant Conservation Fund” with an aim to support projects that promote conservation of Asian elephants and their habitats. In 1997, with awareness of the increasing threat to the welfare of the already endangered Asian elephant, The Asian Elephant Conservation Act was signed into law. The Act provides for the conservation of … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program: Enhancing Leadership Skills & Asian Development Knowledge

Deadline: 21 November 2016 The Asia Foundation is accepting applications for its Development Fellows Program in order to enhance leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The 2017 program will be conducted in South Korea, Vietnam, and USA (San Francisco, New York, and Washington DC). Components Leadership Training Program Workshop on Asian Development Leadership Dialogue and Exchange Professional … [Read more...]

Voice First global Call for Proposals: Learn from Innovation

Deadline: 15 October 2016 Her Excellency, Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation for the Netherlands has launched the Voice First call for proposals. The first call for proposals is designed to help Voice and its potential grantees learn from innovation. There exist many new, interesting and effective methods and approaches for supporting the Voice target group(s) in participating in their own governance and improving access to resources and services. People … [Read more...]

EPA Call for Proposals: Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants to manage a Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program (PSEFMP). Specifically, EPA is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants to establish and administer a national subaward program in support of pesticide applicator education and training for certified applicators of restricted use pesticides. A subaward program includes, but is not limited to, the … [Read more...]

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