This Month’s 20+ Precious Awards and Prizes you should not Miss

(April 2019)

The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award is now open for Submissions
Applicants are invited to apply for the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award, is an annual cash prize totalling $200,000. The grand prize is $100,000 with two semi-finalist prizes at $50,000 each…[more]

Her Abilities Award to Honour the Achievements of Women with Disabilities
Nominations are open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities…[more]

Applications Open for Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders 2019
Applications are open for the AFS Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders. The prize is a new international award that will recognize one young person (up to age 30) for their commitment to improving the global community, and whose actions contribute to a more just, peaceful and accepting world…[more]

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations
The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is seeking nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to peace and human development, working to resolve conflict and restore balance to the relationship between humanity and the natural environment…[more]

Stockholm Water Prize 2020 honoring Organizations for the Protection of World’s Water Resources
The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources…[more]

Nominations Open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award
Nominations are open for 2019 Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award that will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site…[more]

BBVA Foundation inviting Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication
BBVA Foundation is inviting applicants for its Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication to recognize the work of professionals and organizations in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and awareness of ecological issues, through the dissemination of scientific knowledge and by opening up new perspectives on nature from any disciplinary angle…[more]

Nominations Open for World Smart City Awards 2019
Nominations are open for World Smart City Award to recognize, promote and support pioneering city strategies, projects and ideas that can potentially change citizen’s lives through their outstanding innovation and impact…[more]

Henley & Partners announces Global Citizen Award 2019
Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for its annual Global Citizen Award…[more]

Antipode Foundation Seeking Applications for International Workshop Awards
The Antipode Foundation is seeking applications for its International Workshop Awards to support radical geographers holding events (including conferences, workshops, seminar series, summer schools and action research meetings) that further radical analyses of geographical issues and engender the development of a new and better society…[more]

Spencer Foundation inviting Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education
Spencer Foundation is inviting applicants for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to support intellectually ambitious research projects oriented to improving the practice of education…[more]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education
Nominations are open for the 2019 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education…[more]

2019 D-Prize to Recognise New Entrepreneurs who Increase Access to Proven Poverty Interventions
Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize 2019…[more]

Apply for PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion
Applicants are invited to apply for Plural+ 2019 which is a youth video festival that encourages and empowers global youth to explore the pressing social issues of migration, diversity, social inclusion, and the prevention of xenophobia and to share their creative vision with the world…[more]

Volvo Environment Prize 2020 to Promote Scientific Research & Innovations
Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2020 that is awarded for Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental fields…[more]

GIJN presents ‘Global Shining Light Award’ to recognize Courageous Investigative Journalists and their Work
The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions…[more]

Nominations Open for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize
The sixth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations…[more]

Call for Nominations: 2020 Millennium Technology Prize
The Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is currently seeking nominations for its Millennium Technology Prize 2019…[more]

UNESCO Kalinga Prize 2019: Bridging the Gap between Science and Society
UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is inviting applications to reward exceptional contributions made by individuals in communicating science to society and promoting the popularization of science…[more]

Submit Your Applications for Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative
Applicants are invited to submit their applications for “Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative” which is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation…[more]

Solar E-Waste Challenge: A Program to Support Innovations in Off-grid Solar E-waste Management
The Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge will make $1 million in grant funding available to companies with innovative approaches to e-waste management in the off-grid solar sector in sub-Saharan Africa, which includes solar lanterns, solar home systems (SHSs), and solar-powered appliances at their end-of-life…[more]

Nominations Open for Internet for Development (I4D) Award 2019
Nominations are open for the 2019 Award which will recognize the positive contributions of Internet-based innovations to development focusing on powering Internet infrastructure…[more]

Submit Applications for 2019 FRIDA Awards
The Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA) is seeking applications for its 2019 Awards to recognize innovative technological solutions with proven social impact in Latin America and the Caribbean…[more]

Nominations Open for European Cultural Tourism Network Award 2019
Nominations are open for European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) Award to enhance the visibility of European cultural tourism destinations, create a platform for sharing experience and knowledge and promotes networking between destinations…[more]

Nominations Open for Green Alley Award 2019
Nominations are open for Green Alley Award 2019 for startups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy…[more]

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    EU announces EIDHR- Country Based Support Scheme in Eritrea

    Humanitarian Assistance Program (HA) for Beninese

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    Women’s Fund Asia announces Call for Applications 2019–20 under the “Environmental Justice”

    Fluxus Art Projects for France & UK based Non-profit Organisations

    Submit Your Applications for JFBKK Small Grant Program

    Euro-Mediterranean Foundation’s Standard Grants Program

    The Andrew Wainwright Reform Trust Grants Program in the UK

    Apply for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

    2019 Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund is now open for Applications

    Embassy of Ireland seeking Concept Notes for Vietnam Ireland Bilateral Education Exchange (VIBE) Programme 2019

    U.S. Embassy in Kigali announces Ambassador’s Small Grants Program (ASG)

    U.S. Embassy Kigali inviting Organizations or Individuals to create an Engaging Makerspace

    U.S. Department of State, OES announces “Gauging Economic Impact of Air Pollution in Asia” Project

    2019 Stockholm International Water Institute Journalist Grant Program

    ENGIE Africa announces Call for Urban Power & Clean Water Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Applications Open for Large Grants Scheme 2019

    International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

    International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

    Ireland: Student Bursary Scheme 2019

    Africa Digital Rights Fund offering Flexible and Rapid Response Grants

    Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme to Achieve Food Security in Ethiopia

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