Twas’ New Prizes for Developing Careers: Recognizing High-Impact Research from Women Scientists and LDCs

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries with support of key TWAS Fellows and partners, has established three new prizes that recognize high-impact research from women scientists and from Least Developed Countries. Strong motivation brings good results, and rewarding good results fuels motivation. For scientists from developing nations who are often working with limited resources every incentive encourages the pursuit of … [Read more...]

The University of Pavia, Call for Applications: Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The University of Pavia (UNIPV) is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship. The Fund is intended to provide scholarships to students from Developing Countries, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training. The Fund and the selection of the students are managed by a Committee composed by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Forest Stewardship Council’s Youth Correspondent 2017 Program!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible … [Read more...]

British & Foreign School Society: Seeking Applications to provide Grants to Charities in UK

Deadline: 14 August 2017 The British & Foreign School Society is seeking applications for its grants to charities for educational activities. Grants will be made for education or training for children and young people up to the age of 25. Priority will be given to projects which widen educational access and opportunity and reduce the barriers to achievement, in keeping with the Society’s vision to maximize educational opportunity for all. Priority will also be given to projects in areas of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Future Innovator Scholarship!

Deadline: 1 June 2017 StudySoup is seeking applications for its Future Innovator Scholarship. Through StudySoup online portal, Students can upload notes to StudySoup to lighten their financial burden. However, they still felt like they could do more to give back to the future leaders of the world and have developed the Future Innovator Scholarship Program. StudySoup empowers the top students of every class to help their peers, and make money, by posting their best study materials … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting journalists from all countries to submit entries for its 21st annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Funding Information The prizes amount to over $60,000 to be distributed among the prize categories and winners. Types of Awards The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial … [Read more...]

The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Are you driven by a meaningful vision ? Are you brimming with bright ideas ? Do you want to make a real difference, perhaps with a business that benefits the community, or a project in the cultural sector, or with a technology that addresses a specific problem in your home country. What are you waiting for? Let’s turn your ideas into action. The DO School of  Innovation  is seeking applications for its Entrepreneurship for good program that is a one year funded … [Read more...]

Apply for Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award!

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation has announced the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award to honor a person or persons who have fought to protect and preserve one or more of the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment. Annually at the Society of Professional Journalists National Convention, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation will honor an individual, group of individuals or organization with a $10,000 cash award and an engraved crystal. The honoree(s) also will receive … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Human Services: Inviting Applicants for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Department of Health and Human services, Administration for Community Living is inviting applicants for Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services to increase the evidenced based knowledge base of nutrition providers, drive improved health outcomes for program recipients by promoting higher service quality, and increase program efficiency through innovative nutrition service delivery models. Funding will support innovative and promising practices that move the … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Manila: Seeking Bids for British Embassy Programme Fund

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The British Embassy in Manila is seeking bids for its British Embassy Programme Fund (BEF) that is a new fund which supports programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in the Philippines during financial year 2017/18. Objectives Enable strong rule of law, through strengthening reforms in the justice sector Tackle forms of modern slavery, including trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, and forced or compulsory labour … [Read more...]

SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme: Helping India secure an Equitable and Sustainable Growth Path

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are open for SBI Youth for India Fellowship Programme that is initiated, funded and managed by the State Bank of India as a CSR activity , in partnership with reputed NGOs. It provides a framework for India's best young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathise with their struggles and connect with their aspirations. The Programme seeks to help India secure an equitable and sustainable growth path by: Providing educated Indian youth with … [Read more...]

EU Health Award for NGOs 2017: Rewarding initiatives in the field of Vaccination

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its Health Award for NGOs that will highlight and reward outstanding initiatives of international, European, national or regional non-governmental bodies which have significantly contributed to higher levels of vaccination within the EU population. Immunising people against diseases caused by viruses or bacteria is one of the most cost-effective public health measures available today. The growing scepticism about the … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for Circular Materials Challenge!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 As part of the New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is asking the question how can we make all plastic packaging recyclable? The Circular Materials Challenge is currently inviting innovators to find alternative materials that could be recycled or industrially composted. The aim of the Challenge is to stimulate the development of materials that could be captured and recycled or composted effectively rather than being incinerated or … [Read more...]

OSISA: Submit Applications for Public Policy Course in Africa

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (Osisa) in collaboration with The Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance (IPLG) is seeking applications for its Public Policy Course with an aim to provide participants with knowledge and skills in public policy design, analysis, and implementation processes to assist them to develop relevant programmes. This course in public policy, governance and civil society is designed to provide basic fundamentals of public … [Read more...]

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Preparing Leaders to Address Global Challenges in the 21st Century and Beyond

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Stanford University is accepting applications for its Knight-Hennessy Scholars program that is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Program Structure Leadership Development: Building on departmental programs, scholars will learn to communicate, collaborate, and innovate with their fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars from other disciplines. … [Read more...]

USDA/RUS: Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced its Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program that helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. DLT grants are designed to provide access to education, training, and health care resources for rural Americans. The … [Read more...]

DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion: Seeking Applications for Graphic Culture Research Grant

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion is inviting applicants for its Graphic Culture Research Grant that are awarded to support research related to graphic design and graphic arts from diverse disciplines, regardless of humanities or science. The overriding aim is for such research to contribute to the development of graphic design and graphic art culture in Japan and around the world. Categories Category A: Research on graphic design or graphic art in … [Read more...]

Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Charitable Investments Program in United States

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Bob Woodruff Foundation is seeking applications for its Charitable Investments Program. It invests in programs and organizations that support post-9/11 impacted veterans, service members, their families, and the communities, caregivers, and care providers who support them. The Bob Woodruff Foundation serves as a capacity-building resource, providing advice to help shape solutions and connecting people and organizations to encourage meaningful … [Read more...]

The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation: Supporting Grassroot-Level Hungarian CSOs active in the field of Education

Deadline: 16 June 2017 The Open Society Foundation is accepting applications from Hungarian civil society organizations for its  Education Support program that aims to work towards community cohesion and a strengthened, more vocal grassroots educational civil society through the involvement of a wide range of education stakeholders. The program seeks to support grassroots-level Hungarian civil society active in the field of education and social inclusion in: building open, equitable and … [Read more...]

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