Applications Open for Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders 2019

Deadline: 31 May 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. This annual prize will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates a compelling approach to foster intercultural understanding.They are looking for an extraordinary person … [Read more...]

The 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 19 May 2019 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. The awards are presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen and recognize the excellence of individuals in their work to end extreme poverty. “Ending extreme poverty is not a choice it's an obligation. My hope is that it will inspire many thousands of people around … [Read more...]

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish: Notice of Funding Opportunity-Aquaculture and Fisheries

Deadline: 24 May 2019 The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish has issued a request for applications to support research for development in Feed the Future target and aligned countries in West Africa, East Africa, and Asia. Feed the Future (FTF) is the U.S. Government’s (USG) global hunger and food security initiative. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the FTF Innovation Lab for Fish (Fish Innovation Lab or FIL) has the overarching goal of alleviating … [Read more...]

Getty Images announces Reportage Grant to Support Independent Photojournalists

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Getty Images has announced Reportage Grant to Support Independent photojournalists. The Getty Images Reportage Grant continues the tradition of their Editorial Grants program, which, from its founding in 2004, has supported independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them. Getty Images will promote winning portfolios on the Getty Images website, through their social media … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for 2019 IFC Sustainability Exchange Contest for Youth Innovations

Deadline: 5 May 2019 Are you an innovator between the ages of 18 and 35 who develops solutions to enhance your community, city, region, country? Are you committed to private sector improvements in transportation, mining, energy, or water? Take part in the contest for an opportunity to attend the 2019 International Finance Corporation (IFC) Sustainability Exchange and share your ideas with over 300 innovators, entrepreneurs, business executives, government officials, and youth and gender … [Read more...]

ACP EU CULTURE: “Support for ACP Audiovisual Co-production” Programme

Deadline: 3 June 2019 Applicants are invited to submit proposals for ACP-EU programme: Towards a viable cultural industry (ACP-EU Culture) "Support for ACP audiovisual co-production". Objectives The general objective of this call for proposals is to promote the economic and social development of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries through the emergence of the audiovisual sector, which is a driver of democratisation and human development. The specific objectives of … [Read more...]

Apply Now for DSM’s Resources & Circularity Scholarship

Deadline: 15 May 2019 As a longstanding partner of One Young World, DSM is proud to provide the Resources & Circularity Scholarship in light of the 2019 Summit in London. Their purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come. They connect their unique competencies in Life Sciences and Material Sciences to create solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance. With the Resources & Circularity Scholarship DSM will offer three scholarships to … [Read more...]

EU announces Call for Proposals for “Central Asia Invest V”

Deadline: 24 June 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals for its "Central Asia (CA) Invest V" to boost investments, the development of the private sector and the economic diversification in CA, via encouraging the growth and expansion of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to reinforce the role and the competences of Central Asian Business Intermediary Organisations, specifically with regard to … [Read more...]

EU seeking Proposals to Promote Citizen Participation and Entrepreneurship of Burkinabe Youth

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals to promote citizen participation and Burkinabè youth entrepreneurship. The specific objectives for each of the two lots of the call are: Specific objective Lot 1 "Citizen participation of young people": Strengthen citizen participation of young people and contribute to rebuilding trust between young people and Low confidence of young people to the rulers, incivism, the lack of opportunities for access to … [Read more...]

AI for Earth Innovation Program inviting Proposal from all over the World

Deadline: 8 July 2019 The National Geographic Society (NGS) and Microsoft’s AI for Earth Innovation program are inviting proposals to support novel projects that create and deploy AI tools to improve the way they monitor, model, and ultimately manage Earth’s natural systems for a more sustainable future. The grants given by the partnership will support projects that create and deploy open source trained models and algorithms that make key analytical processes more efficient in the … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society announces Participatory Science Grant Program

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society has announced Participatory Science to support the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of their planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including students. Participation … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 5 May 2019 Applications are open for Queen's Commonwealth Trust Scholarship 2019. One Young World is delighted to offer this scholarship in partnership with the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust to connect young leaders driving positive social impact in the Commonwealth with the opportunity to attend One Young World conference in 2019. The Scholarship in particular seeks to support young leaders who are active in one of the following areas: Achieving change through sport … [Read more...]

EU announces Call for Proposals to Support the Promotion and Protection of Children’s Rights in Chad

Deadline: 17 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "support for the promotion and protection of children's rights in Chad". Objectives The general aim of this call for proposals is to contribute to the promotion and respect of the rights of the child in Chad. This call for proposals has the following specific objectives: To improve the quality of services and the capacity building of CSOs in terms … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society Seeking Proposals for Recovery of Species on the Brink of Extinction

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals from around the world that will support on the ground priorities of IUCN SSC Species Conservation Plans (e.g. Action Plans, Conservation Strategies, Population and Habitat Viability Assessments) as well as conservation actions that are endorsed by the relevant IUCN SSC Species Specialist Group. In partnership with the IUCN SSC and Fondation Segré, the goal of this request for funding is to halt further biodiversity … [Read more...]

EU announces EIDHR Call for Proposals 2019 – Liberia

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The European Union (EU) has announced the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Call for Proposals 2019 to contribute to reconciliation in Liberia. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: Enhancing co-existence and building resilience. Enhancing civic engagement and responsibility. Priorities The priorities of this call for proposals are: Initiatives aimed at trauma healing. Initiatives aimed at enhancing … [Read more...]

Her Abilities Award to Honour the Achievements of Women with Disabilities

Deadline: 21 June 2019 Nominations are open for the Her Abilities Award which is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities. Her Abilities was launched by Light for the World to honour women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life or field of work. Categories Her Abilities will award the achievements of women with disabilities globally from the following three categories: Health & Education: Women with disabilities from the … [Read more...]

EaSI-EURES announces Call for Proposals on Targeted Mobility Scheme

Deadline: 11 June 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation's (EaSI) Targeted Mobility Scheme (TMS) which is aimed to ensure the continuity of implementation and further development of two intraEU job mobility schemes: "Your first EURES job"(YFEJ), helping young jobseekers under 35 to find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship in another Member State and “Reactivate”, a similar scheme dedicated to the age group above 35 … [Read more...]

Apply for One Young World Scholarship Program 2019

Deadline: 10 May 2019 Applications are open for Deloitt One Young World Scholarship Program 2019. As a longstanding partner of One Young World, they are proud to support the Deloitte One Young World Scholarship 2019, which will enable 10 outstanding young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit in London, United Kingdom on 22 – 25 October 2019. This scholarship is intended for young leaders focused on improving the education, skills, and access to opportunity for people in their … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mobility First!-ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applications are open for Mobility First!-ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative which is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)'s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. Mobility First! supports a wide variety of activity types (workshop/training, conference/forum, festival/biennale, residencies, partnership meetings, research trips, short-term exploration/networking) with particular focus on these areas: Skills transfer / knowledge exchange Innovation … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for National Geographic Society’s Exploration Grant

Deadline: 10 July 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for an 'Exploration Grant' which is a request for funding by an experienced project leader in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. Funding Information Projects are typically funded for between US $10,000 and US $30,000. Eligibility Criteria All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time they submit an application. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]