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.

Applications Open for UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) has announced the launch of the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship. Commencing in August 2018, the programme will provide specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest lawyers in the areas of health, human rights, HIV prevention, and gender equality. Benefits The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for Citizens of Nigeria!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Applications are open for 2018 Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) for all citizens and permanent residents of Nigeria currently residing in Lagos. The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) seeks 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 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 April 2018 Applications are open for Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program to address the needs of South Africans who were denied access to advanced education by the apartheid system. Benefits The fellowship provides for payment of all tuition for the full period of enrollment at Harvard. The fellowship also funds the round-trip airfare between the fellow’s home and Boston, as well as a monthly stipend. Fellows typically elect to stay in University graduate … [Read more...]

Apply for Atlas Corps Fellowship Program to Address Critical Social Issues!

Deadline: 19 December 2017 Atlas Corps is seeking applications for its fellowship program to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled social sector professionals. The Atlas Corps Fellowship typically lasts 12-18 months. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations, develop leadership skills, and learn best practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development … [Read more...]

Wilson Center Call for Applications: 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship with an aim to support individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy as activists or intellectuals, whether they are in exile from repressive regimes or operating within emerging democracies. The IRDF is supported by the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, established in 1979. The Foundation aims to further education and research in Romanian culture and history, and to stimulate and … [Read more...]

Apply for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applications are open for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program in the United States to honor women postdoctoral scientists 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. Benefits The program awards women postdoctoral scientists annually with … [Read more...]

Institute for the Study of Human Rights: Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is currently accepting applications for the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA). AHDA provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 16 February 2018 The World Press Institute (WPI) is seeking Applications from the journalists from across the world for its fellowship program. The WPI fellowship is offered to 10 journalists from countries around the world. It provides immersion into the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the United States for experienced international journalists, through a demanding schedule of study, travel and interviews throughout the country. The fellows … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Human Rights Community Youth Fellowship!

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative is inviting applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships that will offer up to three awards for applicants based in the Czech Republic. Selected fellows will receive a stipend for full-time, 18-month projects (prorated for part-time or 12-month projects). The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic youth activists aged 18 to 30 who want to implement a project of … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Public Health Community Youth Fellowships

Deadline: 10 January 2018 The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Public Health Program is currently inviting applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships. Selected fellows will receive a stipend for full-time, 18-month projects (prorated for part-time or 12-month projects). The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic youth activists aged 18 to 30 who want to implement a project of their own design that acknowledges the intersection between the LGBTQIA … [Read more...]

Apply for UUSC Human Rights Innovation Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 17 January 2018 The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) is inviting applications for its Human Rights Innovation Fellowship on the topic "Resisting Criminalization”. The theme for the 2018 fellowship is resisting criminalization. The fellowship should address a major challenge facing individuals and/or communities who are criminalized in the United States. Criminalization refers to policies and practices that stigmatize, scapegoat, and profile whole communities as … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 cohort of the AsiaGlobal Fellows Program that provide inter-disciplinary, intensive leadership development and networking opportunities for mid-career professionals interested in Asian public policy matters. The Program runs from August 20 to November 16, 2018. The AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is a 13-week, interdisciplinary program designed to develop the leadership skills of tomorrow’s leaders. It consists of lectures … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 JAUW International Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is seeking applications for its 2018 International Fellowship Program to allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate /research institute etc. in Japan. This program is to offer core funding to financially help applicants come and stay in Japan when applicants have found that it is preferable or very important for applicants to stay in Japan to further … [Read more...]

East-West Center: Seeking Applications for Asia Studies Fellowship Program

Deadline: 2 January 2018 The East-West Center (EWC) is seeking applications from scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy. EWC is particularly interested in proposals regarding key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to: competing economic initiatives in Asia; changes in relationships … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Soros Equality Fellowship to Support Emerging Midcareer Professionals

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF) is seeking applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship in order to support emerging midcareer professionals who will become long-term innovative leaders impacting the racial justice field. The Open Society Foundations seek a diverse cohort of applicants, including activists, artists, journalists, and organizers, to produce projects with meaningful impact. This approach recognizes the power of individuals to use a variety of tools, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Journalist Fellowship to Support International Journalists!

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Applications are open for World Journalist Fellowship to provide support to international journalists who enroll in one of graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for internationally based journalists to study in the Master of Arts program in Journalism at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of their nine concentrations: Business … [Read more...]

Canon Collins Trust: Seeking Applications for Kader Asmal Fellowship

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa in partnership with Canon Collins Trust is inviting applications for its scholarships for postgraduate study in Ireland commencing in September 2018. The fellowship programme has two strands: 13 annual awards for postgraduate study in: Business Management Economics, Accounting, and Human Resource Management Management and Business Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition Agriculture, Climate … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its “Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine” to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. Benefits An Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is for up to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is accepting applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development. The International Youth Fellowship Program builds the skills of young Canadians and supports the work of AKFC’s partner organizations overseas. Program Streams Participants can apply for one of three streams that best match their backgrounds and interests: International … [Read more...]