Latest Fellowships and other opportunities for NGOs and individuals

Here is a list of latest international and local fellowship opportunities for NGOs and individuals around the world.

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada: Seeking Applications for its Media Fellowship Program

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is seeking applications for its Media Fellowship Program which offers up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia researching and preparing stories.  The program is supported by Cathay Pacific Airways. The fellowship accepts creative proposals that examine important and emerging stories on issues impacting Asia and relevant to Canada. It aims to help Canadian journalists become better informed … [Read more...]

USIEF: Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is currently inviting applications for its Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship with an aim to provide Indian faculty, researchers, and professionals the opportunity to teach, conduct research, or carry out a combination of lecturing and research at a U.S. institution. Depending on the U.S. host institution, it is likely that the grantee may contribute towards developing curriculum and … [Read more...]

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship: Inviting Innovative Ideas for Social Change

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Applications are currently open for Shuttleworth Foundation’s Fellowship program offering individuals to implement their innovative idea for social change. Program seeks exceptional ideas at the intersection between technology, knowledge and learning, with openness being the key requirement. The Shuttleworth Foundation is a small social investor that provides funding to dynamic leaders who are at the forefront of social change. The Foundation looks for social innovators … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundation’s Exhibition and Fellowship: Moving Walls 25

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and fellowship opportunity focused on the topic of migration. Selected projects will be featured in the next installment of their ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in September 2018 at the Open Society Foundations—New York. The Open Society Foundation is inviting proposals about the work that engages with topics of migration, identity, belonging, and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: 2018 Special Professional Fellows Program for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Deadline: 16 May 2018 The Professional Fellows Division in the Office of Citizen Exchanges at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is seeking proposals for the FY 2018 Special Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in support of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). Goals The Special Professional Fellows Program for the ASEAN (hereinafter Professional Fellows Program) supports the … [Read more...]

Apply for “Stay below 1.5!” Writing Competition & Win a fully funded Fellowship in Bonn, Germany!

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The Climate Tracker is inviting trackers from everywhere in the world for its “Stay below 1.5!” writing competition  and the best writer will get a chance to attend the UNFCCC climate negotiations in May 2018, which will be held in Bonn, Germany. Climate Tracker are looking for young writers from around the world who want to make a big impact in their countries by writing about the necessity to stay below 1.5 degrees of warming and the ways in which they can reach that … [Read more...]

ISPA: Seeking Applications for 2018 MENA Fellowship Program

Deadline: 23 March 2018 The International Society for the Performing Arts is seeking applications for its 2018 MENA Fellowship Program to engage leaders working in the management of all professional performing arts. The Middle East & Northern Africa (MENA) Fellowship Program, supported by the British Council, provides access to ISPA's extensive international network of arts professionals to early and mid-career leaders from the MENA performing arts community (Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, … [Read more...]

UNAOC Fellowship Programme 2018: Fostering Youth Resilience to Prevent Violent Extremism and Build Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 8 April 2018 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2018 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The theme of the Fellowship 2018 being “Fostering youth resilience to prevent violent extremism and build sustainable peace”, candidates must also be able to present professional achievements in these fields. The goal of the Fellowship is to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while … [Read more...]

Apply for International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 10 June 2018 The International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) is seeking applications for its fellowship programme through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Graduate Program!

Deadline: 19 April 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Human Resources, Office of Recruitment, Examination and Employment (HR/REE) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to conduct programmatic, financial and administrative activities for the 2019 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program. Objectives Identify and attract, based on financial need, outstanding students who represent ethnic, gender, social and geographic diversity and have an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy has announced the 2019 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for citizens of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. The ten-month fellowship consists of academic coursework and an internship in a relevant professional organization. Fellows are accomplished mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership and the capacity to develop a self-defined program of independent academic and professional development. The Humphrey Fellowship covers … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan!

Deadline: 25 April 2018 Applications are open for Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program to encourage innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Awards support research on modern Japanese society and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Australian APEC Study Centre is seeking applications for its Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship that will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. This fellowship aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers from the APEC region. It is designed to assist with the particular … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Information Controls Fellowship

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program to empower entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2018, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships: Current & Aspiring University Faculty for Conservation

Deadline: 1 March 2018 To build local capacity in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is offering fellowships to current and aspiring faculty members to enable them to pursue their PhD. EFN is providing fellowships to support current and aspiring university faculty that are affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian and Latin American universities to pursue doctoral degrees in conservation-related fields. After completing a degree, the individual must enhance, expand, or establish … [Read more...]

Apply for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme to  offer young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC. Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation to … [Read more...]