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.

Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists: Accepting Applications for 2019 Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is currently accepting applications from journalists from the mainly developing nations of Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), Latin America and the Caribbean to cover the United Nations General Assembly for approximately 10 weeks beginning in September each year. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Climate Research for Development Fellowship Scheme

Deadline: 10 February 2019 The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), the United Kindgoms’ Department for International Development (DFID) Weather and Climate information Services for Africa (WISER) programme and the Africa Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa have announced the implementation of a multimillion dollar initiative to support Africa-led climate science research through the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) in Africa … [Read more...]

The Bertha Challenge: Fellowships for Activists & Investigative Journalists

Deadline: 10 February 2019 Applications are open for The Bertha Challenge which is an opportunity for five activists and five investigative journalists, in five global locations, to spend a year deep-diving into one pressing social justice issue. Those selected will receive non-residential paid fellowships and a project budget to work independently and together to: INVESTIGATE the causes of and solutions to the Bertha Challenge AMPLIFY their findings to a wider targeted audience … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong is currently accepting applications for its 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program, an inter-disciplinary and intensive leadership development initiative designed for mid-career professionals from around the world. The 13-week residential program in Hong Kong will run from August 19 to November 15, 2019. They are seeking outstanding individuals who have demonstrated strong leadership potential and are up-and-coming … [Read more...]

Apply for AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS NEI) is seeking applications for its second round of the AIMS NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS) to increase women’s participation in, and contribution to, to a more sustainable societal response to climate change. Climate change including global warming poses significant threats to humanity. Documented impacts of global warming include an increased frequency … [Read more...]

Population Reference Bureau: Seeking Applications for 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellowship

Deadline: 12 February 2019 Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) are seeking applications for their 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellows Program which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  It is open to individuals from developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions pursuing doctoral programs and who are between their 3rd and 5th year of studies. The Policy Communication … [Read more...]

2019 MILEAD Fellows Program inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 22 February 2019 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications from exceptional emerging African women leaders for the 2019 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most promising women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term and paradigm-shifting leadership development program to identify, develop and promote a new generation of young African female leaders … [Read more...]

Apply for Yunus&Youth Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019

Deadline: 18 February 2019 The Yunus&Youth is seeking applications for its Global Fellowship Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2019 that gives young people the resources and mentorship they need to drive social change. Yunus&Youth enables early-stage young social entrepreneurs to create stronger positive social impact, while also helping them to become financially sustainable by providing mentoring, business training and access to a global network. Yunus&Youth offers a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 ‘Bringing Home the World’ Fellowship Program in U.S.

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 ‘Bringing Home the World’ fellowship program which is sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation. The Bringing Home the World Fellowship sends U.S. minority journalists overseas to cover stories that resonate with their local communities. The aim of the program is to support diverse new voices and fresh perspectives on underreported global issues, and advance minority … [Read more...]

Apply for The Brightest and Most Promising Youth Fellowship Program “Teach For India”!

Deadline: 3 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for "Teach For India" Fellowship Program which is an opportunity for India’s brightest and most promising youth, from the nation’s best universities and workplaces, to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. Through this experience of teaching in classrooms and working with key education stakeholders like students, principals, and parents, their … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for Russell E. Train Fellowships to support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation. 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 … [Read more...]

Apply for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative in Nigeria!

Deadline: 13 January 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) to develop a select group of young Nigerians into ethical and impactful leaders by connecting them with mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities over the course of an intensive fellowship year. The CYFI fellowship is built around year-long social innovation projects that are designed by fellows and supported by the U.S. Consulate and private partners. Following … [Read more...]

World Press Institute’s Fellowship: Inviting Journalists across the World

Deadline: 15 February 2019 The World Press Institute (WPI) is inviting applications from the journalists from across the world for its fellowship program. Each year, hundreds of professional journalists from around the world apply for 10 WPI fellowship slots. Benefits WPI pays the following program expenses: Transportation Roundtrip airfare to the United States. Travel within the United States related to the WPI program. Lodging Food Fellows receive a … [Read more...]

2019 EaP Civil Society Fellowships: Supporting Young Civil Society Leaders in Eastern Partnership Countries

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility is accepting applications for its 2019 EaP Civil Society Fellowships that are aimed at identifying young ambitious/ high-potential/ forward-thinking civil society (including trade unions) activists from the EaP region and supporting the development of their leadership skills. The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowships are an integral part of the European Union's Eastern Partnership Civil Society … [Read more...]

Applications Open for L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applications are open for L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program that awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math(STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. The program is the U.S. component of  the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowships program. Celebrating its fifteenth year in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for APWLD Feminist Development Justice Media Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 January 2019 APWLD is inviting women media professionals across Asia-Pacific region to participate in their second media fellowship programme that aims to strengthen media advocacy on grassroots women’s issues through a feminist and human rights lens. Selected journalists will be given a stipend of USD 1,000 to cover expenses for research and travel according to workplans co-developed with APWLD. Their fellowship theme this year is on Feminist Development Justice as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 7 January 2019 Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) is seeking applications for its 2019 Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme to contribute to strengthened HIV clinical research capacity in high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by providing two-year research fellowships to emerging young leaders in paediatric HIV clinical science. Programme Outcomes The programme has four key … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Request for Concept Notes for NGO Projects Benefiting Afghan Refugees and Returnees

Deadline: 11 January 2019 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking concept notes for its NGO programs benefiting refugees and returnees in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Focus Areas In Afghanistan:ProtectionIn Pakistan:ProtectionPriority will be given to programs designed to reduce tensions and improve social cohesion with host communitiesChild protection Gender-based Violence Prevention and ResponseMental Health and Psychosocial … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 2 January 2019 Science Foundation Ireland is seeking proposals for its SFI Fellowship Programme with an aim to provide successful candidates with the opportunity to develop their career through experiencing first-hand, the diversity of activities carried out by a funding agency. Objectives To provide applicants interested in pursuing a career in research administration for example with an Irish or International funding agency, experience of the duties and activities involved … [Read more...]

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