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.

A List of Open Opportunities for African Countries

Among all the continents in the world, Africa is the second-largest and second-most-populous one with 54 sovereign countries—the most on any continent. Poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition and inadequate water supply and sanitation, as well as poor health, affect a large proportion of the people who reside in the African continent, which is required to be prevented by means of philanthropic approaches to help them prevail over this present state. To help into getting the opportunities which can … [Read more...]

Apply to become an Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity in South Africa!

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Disturbed or outraged at South Africa’s rising inequity? Concerned about its impact on health? Searching for inspired leadership for change? Then apply to be an Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity in South Africa. Tekano is seeking applications for its fellowship programme to develop progressive leadership to tackle the deep social and economic inequities that characterise South Africa and impact on the health of our people. Tekano, meaning “equality” in Sesotho, is a … [Read more...]

The Global Good Fund Fellowship: Developing Social Entrepreneurs into Impactful Global Leaders

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Global Good Fund is currently accepting applications for its fellowship programme in order to accelerate the leadership of social entrepreneurs around the world. Through the Fellowship program, The Global Good Fund invests in the human capital of high potential leaders committed to tackling some of today’s greatest social challenges. The result is empowered leaders who scale their social enterprises and ultimately deliver sustainable social impact. Eligibility … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Chad: Applications Open for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chad has currently announced the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program that is one-year, full-scholarship program offered to mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at one of the leading U.S. universities. The program awards a certificate from the U.S. … [Read more...]

Chatham House Call for Applications: Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship for Central Europe and Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. The fellowship is for a 9-month term from mid-September 2017 to mid-June 2018. Key Areas A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: Completing a personal research project of the fellow's own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, … [Read more...]

Apply for ICFJ’s U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for "U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships" to foster greater understanding and knowledge of both countries among future media leaders and their audiences. The program is administered jointly by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington, D.C., and the Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung (KfJ) in Salzburg, Austria. The fellowship program is funded by donations from Austrian government and U.S. government agencies, and … [Read more...]

Halcyon Incubator: Endowing Early-Stage Social Entrepreneurs to Transform Ideas into Sustainable Ventures

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The Halcyon Incubator program is currently accepting applications from the early-stage social entrepreneurs to provide them support to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, and change the world. During this 18-month fellowship, a diverse cohort of fellows receives free residency and workspace, mentorship and leadership coaching, robust support from business consultants, and a living stipend to develop their entrepreneurial vision into … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Seeking Applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is inviting applicants for the fall 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellows Program on civic engagement, environmental issues, and social entrepreneurship and economic development. YSEALI is a public diplomacy program of the U.S. Department of State designed to advance regional strategic goals, break down barriers that separate the next generation of leaders in ASEAN, and link those emerging leaders to the United … [Read more...]

DefendDefenders Safe Sisters: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship

Deadline: 25 April 2017 DefendDefenders has announced Safe Sister: The East African Women’s Digital Safety Fellowship, a program for tech-savvy women working in the human rights and media movement in East Africa. Through a combination of self-study, tool practice, mentorship, workshops, peer sharing, and small grants, this cohort of technologists will join forces to take on today’s digital challenges of women human rights defenders. Safe Sister is generously made possible by Bread for the … [Read more...]

Mozilla Fellowships for Science: Inviting Researchers to Influence the Future of Open Science and Data Sharing Within their Communities

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The Mozilla Fellowships for Science is currently open for applications and invites researchers with a passion for open source and data sharing, already working to shift research practice to be more collaborative, iterative and open. Fellows will spend 10 months starting September 2017 as community catalysts at their institutions, mentoring the next generation of open data practitioners and researchers and building lasting change in the global open science … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Apply for OSF Eurasia Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The University of Tartu (Estonia) announces a call for applications for doctoral candidates and PhD-holding academics in the Social Sciences for OSF Eurasia Fellowship Programme at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies a five-month fellowship at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, supported by the Eurasia Programme of the Open Society Foundations. The purpose of the fellowship programme is to enable scholars from the target countries to develop … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 edition of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program in order to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while interacting with a wide range of local actors and partners. The participants will acquire crucial comprehension tools to help them understand the plurality of their host country’s culture, politics, society, religion, and media. The theme of the Fellowship 2017 is “The … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 20 June 2017 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...]

Applications Open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Applications are open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. The aim of the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant story or series that … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is accepting applications to empower entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. In fall 2017, 250 YLAI Professional Fellows from Latin America and the Caribbean will expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre has announced a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars with an aim to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. This Fellowship covers an 18-month period, comprising a rigorous training and research programme on peace, security and development, which includes a 12-Month MSc programme at King’s College London and a six-month … [Read more...]

The African Leadership Centre: Apply for Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is seeking applications for its "Peace and Security Fellowship" for African Women to build a new community of leaders generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development. The Fellowships bring together African women in the early stages of their careers to undertake a carefully designed training programme in conflict, security and development. This training is followed by an attachment to an African Regional … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Think Visegrad Fellowship 2017!

Deadline: 28 April 2017 Think Visegrad Fellowship program is currently open for applications inviting non-Visegrad countries with at least five years’ experience in their field of research. Think Visegrad – V4 Think Tank Platform is a net­work for structured dialog on issues of strategic regional importance. The net­work analyzes key issues for the Visegrad Group (V4), and provides recommendations to the governments of V4 countries, the annual presidencies of the group, and the International … [Read more...]

Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs: Inviting Applicants for Leaders for Democracy Fellowships

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is accepting applications from eligible organizations for its “Leaders for Democracy Fellowships” in order to advance participatory governance and civic engagement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by providing emerging civic leaders with academic and skill-based training, as well as linkages with program alumni across the region. Objectives Enhance the participants’ ability to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is inviting applicants for its "EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship" with an aim to recognize outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to reinforce links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists. Eligibility Criteria In order … [Read more...]

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