Start-Up Chile Seed: Acceleration Program for Startups in Chile

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Chilean Government is seeking applications for its "Start-Up Chile Seed Program" which is executed by Corfo, that attracts world class entrepreneurs in early stage to start their business in Chile, strengthening enterprise environment, supporting the culture of innovation in our country, and connecting with Latam to grow from this region to the world. The goal of the program is to position Chile as the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

MINDS Call for Applications: Youth Program in Elections and Governance for African Researchers

Deadline:  3 February 2017 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is inviting applicants from distinguished African researchers/ research institutions to conduct a baseline study on advocacy and engagement strategies to enhance youth participation in elections and governance in Africa. The main objective of the baseline study is to provide an understanding of youth participation in elections and governance in Africa with the aim of clarifying the gaps to be filled or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for OFID Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is seeking applications for its scholarship program to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree. Benefits The tuition fees, including any … [Read more...]

2017 MILEAD Fellows Program: Inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications for its 2017 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most outstanding emerging women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African female leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their communities and Africa as … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications. The participating NIH institutes are issuing this FOA to determine whether ZIKV infection causes microcephaly and other congenital abnormalities in babies and the potential rapid spread of ZIKV to the United States. Priorities (Not Limited) Demonstrate the causative role of … [Read more...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program: Addressing Emerging Challenges Facing Program Implementation in Africa

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) with 100,000 USD to initiate the first African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP). Collaboration between COR-NTD and ARNTD, which were both formed in 2013, provides a unique opportunity for a synergistic effort to address emerging challenges … [Read more...]

STARTS Prize 2017: Honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are seeking applications for its "STARTS Prize 2017" to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa Seed Funding Round II: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2017 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Papers: Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP)

Deadline: 5 February 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration. Objectives Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies Achieving private sector … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts and to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and appearances and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Young Innovator International Conference!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Young Innovators in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resources Centre, African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust and LIFYEAD Africa is happy to announce the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest gathering of youths, Entrepreneurs, Innovators and students across Africa, serving as a platform to support, unite and re-focus activities towards youth innovation, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Public Service Awards 2017! Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Public Services Worldwide

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA), aimed at promoting and recognizing innovation and excellence in public services supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the transformative agenda to boost prosperity around the world and ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) recognizes excellence in public service at the global level. … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Addressing Urban Agriculture for Multiple Benefits under EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program "Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership" to support the development of innovative production systems both conventional and organic and their associated value chains in cooperation with relevant local actors and stakeholders, and according to business models that target economic and social benefits. With increasing urbanisation, … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Noplag Scholarship Essay Contest and Win Up to $3500!

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Noplag has announced the start of Noplag Scholarship Essay contest with a goal to help participants, become successful. The contest not only, will award scholarship, but also provide a good chance to test and enhance the writing skills. The essays are required to be creative, inspiring, detailed, vivid, interesting and engaging. Award Information Successful participants may win scholarship of up to $3500. Eligibility Criteria Participants must include high … [Read more...]

U.S Department of State: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad and Cameroon

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from NGO’s for its NGO programs benefiting refugees in Chad and Cameroon. Funding Information Project proposals must not be more than $1,000,000 per 12 month period (or prorated for periods of less than 12 months) or they will be disqualified. Program plans for one, two, or three years will be considered. Applicants may submit multi-year proposals … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for 2017 Biodiversity Story Grants Round 2

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its second round "2017 Biodiversity Story Grants" to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. Funding for this series is being provided by the Arcadia Fund. The Earth is home to millions of species whose interactions keep our ecosystems and our planet in balance. This biodiversity provides the … [Read more...]

UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund: Supporting Youth-Led Organizations to Promote Intercultural and Interfaith Dialogue

Deadline: 5 February 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applicants from eligible organizations for its Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) in order to support youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing direct funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue. Objectives The project aims to improve understanding and cooperative relations among nations and peoples across cultures and religions, … [Read more...]

Global RIA Awards 2017: Highlighting Innovation and Impact of RIA in Developing and Transition Countries

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Centre for European Governance, University of Exeter, UK, is seeking applications for its "Global RIA Awards" to stimulate and facilitate the sharing of innovative Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIAs) among practitioners and other experts, and to focus on actual impacts of good RIAs (as opposed to merely good RIA systems). RIA is increasingly used as a tool analyze impacts of proposed regulation, and to structure the … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Sharing Good Practice of Educational Leadership for Digital Transformation across the Globe

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the project D-Transform and International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is currently inviting potential speakers leaders, managers and experts from the practice field for its “Educational Leadership for Digital Transformation” at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to share their experiences, good practices and lessons learnt from leading digital … [Read more...]

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