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.

DST Call for Applications: C. V. Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers 2016

Deadline: 30 September 2016 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India (GoI), through the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) have launched the C.V. Raman Fellowship for African Researchers programme under the India-Africa Forum Summit to promote human capacity building through scientific and technological cooperation between Africa and India. This prestigious fellowship is aimed to further strengthen the … [Read more...]

EUSDR: Multilateral Scientific and Technological Cooperation in the Danube Region

Deadline: 30 September 2016 EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) is inviting applications for its cross-border multilateral co-operation the Danube Region. Using their existing bilateral agreements the countries in the Danube Region have decided to launch a pilot call allowing researchers from at least three of these countries to work together through supporting the mobility of researchers among the participating countries to carry out joint research projects. In this regard, funding will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ACLS’ African Humanities Program: Advancing Humanities in sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 2 November 2016 The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) in partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, invites applications for its African Humanities Program (AHP) seeking to reinvigorate the humanities in Africa through fellowship competitions and related activities in selected African nations. AHP offers African scholars an integrated set of opportunities to develop individual capacities and to promote formation of scholarly networks. The African Humanities … [Read more...]

2016 Asfari Fellowship: Developing Academic Understanding of the Media Industry

Deadline: 5 September 2016 The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Asfari Fellowship with an aim to develop their academic understanding of the media industry, improve their knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research. The Journalism Fellowship Programme support talented mid-career journalists from around the world whose professional work would be enhanced by a period of reflection, research and intellectual exchange with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Deadline: 11 October 2016 The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Storytellers publish stories on the Fulbright-National … [Read more...]

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program: Inviting Practitioners, Scholars & Journalists Worldwide

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking applicants for its Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program, which offers five-month fellowships to practitioners to focus on strategies and best practices for developing democracy in their country of interest; and to scholars to conduct original research for publication. Projects may address the economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development and include a range of methodologies … [Read more...]

Apply for Humphrey Fellowship Program! Strengthening Leadership Skills through Mutual Exchange of Knowledge

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applicants are invited for the Humphrey Fellowship Program, is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries. The Humphrey Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries undergoing development or political transition and offers … [Read more...]

Acumen’s East Africa Fellows Program 2017: Building the Next Generation of Social Leaders

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Acumen is seeking applicants for its East Africa Fellows Program that is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work. The purpose of the Acumen … [Read more...]

Abe Fellowship for Journalists: International Reporting on Topics of Pressing Global Concern

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) have announced the Abe Fellowship for Journalists (AFJ). Funding for the fellowship is provided by CGP. The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Thematic Areas Applicants are invited to submit proposals on one … [Read more...]

WARA Call for Applications: Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships for West Africa

Deadline: 30 July 2016 The West African Research Association (WARA), in collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, has announced support for young West African scholars through its new Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship program. The program reflects the joint commitment  to increasing opportunities for emerging West African scholars, people who are transforming ideas into active solutions to the challenges facing the region and the world at large. Funding Information The Ideas Matter … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award 2016: Rewarding Excellence

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust invites applications for 2016 Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award. The Award focuses unambiguously on excellence and exceptional scholarship. It is granted to candidates of the highest calibre to enable them to undertake a programme of cutting edge, internationally significant work. Objectives The Award seeks to attract world-class candidates with visionary ideas based on an exceptionally well-developed grasp of a field or topic … [Read more...]

National Science Foundation: EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 10 January 2017 The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowships Program from the recipients of doctoral degrees to carry out independent research and education. The research and education plans of each fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplines. The program supports researchers for a period of up to two years with fellowships that can be taken to the institution of their choice (including facilities … [Read more...]

Climate Change Media Partnership Fellowships: Inviting Journalists to Attend the UN Climate Negotiations in Morocco

Deadline: 8 July 2016 The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network has announced Fellowship opportunities for journalists from the developing countries, to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) being held in Marrakesh, Morocco. During the COP 22, the Fellows will benefit from a series of specially designed activities, including an orientation session, daily breakfast briefings, and most … [Read more...]

FY 2016 Fellowship Program: Enhancing the Nation’s Capacity to Assist Crime Victims

Deadline: 11 July 2016 The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is currently inviting applications for its Fellowship Program with an aim to enhance the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to provide leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for crime victims. OVC fulfills its mission, in part, by improving the skills, knowledge, and abilities of crime victim service providers and allied professionals who provide services and support for … [Read more...]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Seeking Applications for Taiwan Fellowship

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is seeking applicants for its Taiwan Fellowship in order to encourage foreign experts and scholars in the fields of social sciences and humanities interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region and Chinese studies to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Funding Information One direct round-trip economy-class ticket and monthly … [Read more...]

Applications Open for LEDS GP Fellowships Program 2016!

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Are you a mid-career professional designing and overseeing low emission development strategies? Do you want to twin with a specific team or institution to advance a policy or project? If yes, then apply for  LEDS GP Fellowship Program, which supports the placement of practitioners within leading institutions to learn practical lessons that will be applied to low emission development strategies (LEDS) or NDCs in their home country. Goals To build the capability of … [Read more...]

NAM S&T Centre-ZMT Bremen Fellowship forTropical Coastal Marine Research

Deadline: 8 July 2016 The Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) is seeking applicants for its Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship in Tropical Coastal Marine Research for the year 2016. Objectives To provide opportunities to the scientists and researchers from the developing countries to work with senior researchers and faculty members in ZMT Bremen for upgrading their research skills in the fields … [Read more...]

Transitional Justice Fellowship Programme: Addressing Challenges Specific to Democratic Transitions

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is  seeking applicants for its three week intensive Transitional Justice Fellowship Programme in order to promote reconciliation, transitional justice and democratic nation-building in Africa by means of research, analysis and selective intervention. The Fellowship Programme aims to effectively equip participants to address challenges specific to democratic transitions by exposing them to various transitional justice … [Read more...]

SSRC Abe Fellowship: Inviting Research Professionals to Foster their Skills

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) has announced the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP. The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics … [Read more...]

MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Programme 2016: Research on Economic & Industrial Issues

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is seeking applications for its MINERVA Fellowship Programme 2016 in order to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre. Benefits The fellowship is worth 2000 EUR/month (paid in JPY) and … [Read more...]

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