Submissions Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently seeking applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018 in order to recognizes innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. The award(s) will be announced on International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December, 2018. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Call for Proposals for Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme

Deadline: 22 November 2018 The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking proposals for its Ethics and Regulatory Capacities Programme to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies for use in humans, as well as national and international collaboration. This scheme targets both NECs … [Read more...]

IUSSP Call for Research Proposals: Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development

Deadline: 3 September 2018 The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) has announced a call for policy-relevant research proposals from early career researchers to: contribute to the evidence base needed to better meet the family planning (FP) and related reproductive health (RH) needs of the most vulnerable in urban areas of countries of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and increase the attention paid to FP, fertility and population growth in urban … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Health Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 12 August 2018 Applications are open for the "Global Health Journalism Fellowship" which is inviting outstanding young journalists to participate in the first ever international conference on Medicine Quality and Public Health at the University of Oxford, from 23-28 September. This conference will bring together over 200 stakeholders from academia, NGOs, private sector organisations and policy-makers to discuss the opportunities to strengthen international collaboration in medicine … [Read more...]

Tree Fund: Inviting Applicants for Jack Kimmel International Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Tree Fund is seeking applications for its Jack Kimmel International Grant Program to provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. This grant is administered by TREE Fund, with participation from the Canadian TREE Fund in the evaluation process. Priority Areas Root and soil management: Many urban tree problems originate below ground. Promoting root development, protecting roots from injury, managing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ‘Building the Future of Heritage Sites Together: Developing and Implementing Sustainable Management’!

Deadline: 25 September 2018 The French-speaking International Pole of the Great Sites Network of France (RGSF) is launching its call for applications for the 7th edition of the Intensive International Training "Building the future of heritage sites together: developing and implementing sustainable management". This training is intended for francophone managers working on natural or cultural heritage sites and cultural landscapes, decision makers, project leaders or members of a management team … [Read more...]

Tree Fund: Seeking Applications for John Z. Duling Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Tree Fund is inviting applications for its John Z. Duling Grant Program to provide start-up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists. John Z. Duling Grants may be used to support exploratory work in the early stages of untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas and approaches. Examples may include application of new approaches to research questions, … [Read more...]

Kawamura Cultural Foundation: Inviting Applications for Socially Engaged Art Support Grant Program

Deadline: 21 October 2018 The Kawamura Cultural Foundation is inviting applications for "2018 Socially Engaged Art Support Grant Program" to support Socially Engaged Art projects that will take place in Japan and commit to the community and society; implement activities together with communities and residents; and aim to build and demonstrate models of a better society. This Program would further enhance in-depth relationships between art culture and the society and will contribute in … [Read more...]

Stigler Center: Seeking Applications for Journalists in Residence Program

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Stigler Center is seeking applications for its Journalists in Residence Program that provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting. The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at our Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Energy Globe Award 2019 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2019. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Award Categories Earth Fire Water Air Youth Sustainable … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 2 October 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Funding Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for a duration of up to two years. Benefits research expenses, including research assistance staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research … [Read more...]

IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition: Developing Scalable Solutions to Energy Poverty

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for IEEE Empower a Billion Lives which is expected to be a biennial global competition, that challenges teams from around the world to develop innovative solutions that can bring cost-effective energy, and its life transforming impact, to billions of unserved and underserved people. The competition is organized by IEEE, an all-volunteer organization whose goal is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. The … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2018!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for 2018, the fund has a strong preference for projects which are developing innovative and progressive ways to deal with the mental health consequences of violence and political repression. Applicants should understand that the foundation does not view mental health and human rights as issues which can be addressed separately, but are seeking to fund activities which explore the links between … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission in Nigeria: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2018-2019 which is a flexible small grants program run directly by the Australian High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria. DAP is primarily aimed at supporting small-scale sustainable development projects and activities that are participatory in nature and, preferably, which actively engage the beneficiaries in the design, development, and implementation of the project. Eligible Sectors Eligible sectors … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Artist in Residence Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 August 2018 With the initiation of “Artist In Family”, ZERODATE Art Project is inviting applications for the "Artist in Residence Program 2018" to expand as a base for international cultural exchange by directly connecting Odate City’s cultural and artistic practices with those of overseas regions. Through its activities involving the local culture and arts, the ZERODATE Art Project has succeeded in building a network among citizens, artists, companies, groups and institutions, as … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Getty Scholar Grants Program

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Getty Foundation is seeking applications for its Getty Scholar Grants. The Foundation supports individuals and institutions committed to advancing the greater understanding and preservation of the visual arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. The Getty Foundation (initially called the Getty Grant Program) was established in 1984 in the belief that philanthropy is a key ingredient in carrying out the mission of the J. Paul Getty Trust. The Getty Trust is an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Internet Freedom in Africa 2018!

Deadline: 21 September 2018 The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has announced the fifth edition of the Forum on "Internet Freedom in Africa 2018" (FIFAfrica18). The Forum is a landmark event that convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow … [Read more...]

Apply for Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2018!

Deadline: 6 September 2018 The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with NGP Capital, is looking for new innovative products and solutions within the Industrial IoT domain. It is time to submit their greatest ideas for technology and business models which could change the world. The challenge once again looking for the latest innovative companies around the globe to put forward their ideas for the possibility to collaborate with Nokia Bell Labs researchers to enhance or create the … [Read more...]

Keepers of the Earth Fund (KOEF): Empowering Grassroots Indigenous Communities Worldwide

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Cultural Survival has announced a Call for Project Concepts for its Keepers of the Earth Fund (KOEF) which is a small grant fund that supports Indigenous values-based community development. These grants have supported Indigenous-led projects on the leading edge of the most pressing issues for Indigenous Peoples everywhere. The primary purpose of the Keepers of the Earth Fund is to empower grassroots Indigenous communities in establishing their rights and retaining … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Research Awards for Health Professionals

Deadline: 11 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is inviting applications for the Research Awards for Health Professionals that offers practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health. Benefits An award will not usually be above £350,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research expenses Eligibility Criteria Applicant can apply for a … [Read more...]