Applications Open for 2017 Anzisha Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 African Leadership Academy in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation is seeking applications for the 2017 Anzisha Prize that seeks to catalyze innovation and scale entrepreneurship among youth across the continent. Award Information Monetary Reward of a shared amount of $100,000 $2,000 access to a world- renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum and training with the potential for further investment based on engagement and performance $2,500 worth … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program!

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Applications are now open for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Young Scholars Program. The Young Scholars Program is a national scholarship with students representing every region and attending school in rural, urban and suburban communities. The Foundation enables high-ability middle and high school students with financial need to realize their full academic potential. Through the Young Scholars Program, the Foundation has to date supported over 800 students from … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Learning Mobility of Individual – Large-Scale European Voluntary Service Events 2017

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals from eligible entities for its program titled "Learning Mobility of Individual - Large-Scale European Voluntary Service Events 2017". This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 establishing ‘Erasmus+’: the Union programme for education, training, youth and sport as well as on the 2016 and 2017 Erasmus+ annual work programmes. … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline:  18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Help Call for Proposals: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights of Roma, Egyptians & Other Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Help - Helping people help themselves is seeking proposals for projects "Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups" to strengthen the role of civil society among RE population, promote RE culture, tradition and RE social and political activism. The project “Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups” will achieve a set of results that will ensure overall improvement of the … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Project Proposals: Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management

Deadline: 23 February 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) / Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to submit proposals for its Grants for Youth Awareness Activities on Waste Management under its project "Të Kujdesemi për Gjakovën" or "To care for Gjakova". The project aims to tackle the problem of informal dumps and litter in the streets in Gjakova/Djakovica. It is based on open stakeholder meetings attended by … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is  located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for #DEEPEU Digital Competition for Europeans!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for "Digital Competition! #DEEPEU" to generate appealing digital content on the subject of youth mobility (e.g. studying, working or volunteering aboard). Benefits Six pieces of digital content will be awarded the top prize, after the assessment of the jury. The top prize is an all-expenses paid trip to Brussels (travel, accommodation and subsidiency costs for 2 days; reimbursement up to 900 euros max.) The winners will have the … [Read more...]

Jacobs Foundation: Global Fellowship Program for Research on Child and Youth Development

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Jacobs Foundation is seeking applications for its "Global Fellowship Program" for Research on Child and Youth Development. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. Besides providing Fellows with independent and competitive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ideas for Action Competition 2017!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Ideas for Action Competition 2017 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities … [Read more...]

The Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program: Addressing Young Leaders

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Leaders of Change Foundation is currently inviting candidates from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, as well as Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic for the Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program in Poland in the 2017-18 academic years. The Program is addressed to young leaders, holding MA university degrees, which are determined to be actively involved in the development of democracy, economy and civil … [Read more...]

UNDP-Moldova Call for EOIs: Creation of a Youth-Centered Skills Observatory and Experimentation Lab

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Projects Implementing Unit of UNDP Moldova, under the Support from Catalytic Facility of Istanbul Regional Hub, announces the competition for the creation and running of a youth skills observatory to be implemented starting March 2017, and which will cover two inter-linked components of the observatory, i.e. the analytical and experimentation components. The skills observatory focused on youth is an experiment in itself that UNDP wants to conduct in partnership … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Antananarivo Public Affairs Section: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The U.S. Embassy Antananarivo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. Purpose of Small Grants: PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, nongovernmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions to support exchange between the U.S. and Madagascar or the Comoros with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. Priorities The PAS Small Grants … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program: Inviting Malaysian Institutions, Organizations and Individuals

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy is currently inviting Malaysian institutions, organizations and individuals for its Small Grants Program to assist in organizing cultural programs and activities for Malaysians. These programs include American Studies, performing arts, entrepreneurship, empowering women and youths, strengthening democracy, interfaith forums and combating extremism. Eligibility Criteria Malaysian institutions/organizations/individuals may submit proposals for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2017: Supporting Young People of Ghana and Africa with Quality Education

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) is currently open for applications. The program provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education.  The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Singapore-Malaysia!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for Ashoka Changemakerxchange Summit in Singapore-Malaysia that aims to engage young social entrepreneurs and changemakers who are creating positive social impact within their communities.. The summit will take place from May 17th to May 21st 2017 and participants must be able to attend all days. This edition of ChangemakerXchange summit is the first of three retreats hosted across Southeast Asia which will gather participants from South Korea, … [Read more...]

First Nations Development Institute: Inviting Proposals for Native Youth and Culture Fund in U.S.

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The First Nations Development Institute is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF)" to partner with tribes, Native nonprofit organizations and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities seeking ways to preserve, strengthen and/or renew Native culture and tradition among youth. First Nations believes that Native youth represent the future of Native communities, and that their health and well-being … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2017. The PD section is seeking to inform and share with audiences in Paraguay about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. Funding Priorities Preparing under-served youth to become … [Read more...]

Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in United Kingdom

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is seeking applications to support legal work that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally. The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as … [Read more...]

DM Thomas Foundation’s Central Grants for Disadvantaged Young People in the UK and Ireland

Deadline: 9 May 2017 The DM Thomas Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Central Grants program, a rigorous grant process which aims to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Priority Areas The Foundation makes grants to charities that meet one of our two chosen areas of focus which are: Improving the education of young people The Foundation is investing in the future by supporting young people in the vital areas … [Read more...]

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