Call for Proposals: Supporting Doctoral Schools, Re-building Scholarly Infrastructures and Academic Communities in the Social Sciences and Humanities in African Universities

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for a new intervention targeting support to doctoral schools and rebuilding scholarly communities in the social sciences and humanities in African universities. The initiative carries forward CODESRIA’s work in strengthening the institutional bases for knowledge production in the social sciences and humanities in African universities. This … [Read more...]

Apply to be a Part of Falling Walls Lab 2017 India and Win a Trip to Berlin!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) together with the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) and with the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, is currently accepting applications for The Falling Wall Lab India program. The Falling Walls Lab is an interdisciplinary forum for aspiring scientists and professionals from around the world. It is part of the annual, internationally … [Read more...]

Apply for TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 26 June 2017 Applications are open for "Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme" for young scientists from developing countries (other than India) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in … [Read more...]

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program: Preparing Leaders to Address Global Challenges in the 21st Century and Beyond

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Stanford University is accepting applications for its Knight-Hennessy Scholars program that is designed to build a multidisciplinary community of Stanford graduate students dedicated to finding creative solutions to the world's greatest challenges. Program Structure Leadership Development: Building on departmental programs, scholars will learn to communicate, collaborate, and innovate with their fellow Knight-Hennessy Scholars from other disciplines. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program!

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications for its Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program that provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. The fellows will be awarded with $70,000 per year (taxable) for the duration of 2 years (non-renewable). Objectives attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral … [Read more...]

Apply for Leakey Foundation’s Research Grant!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Leakey Foundation is currently inviting applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to the exploratory phases of promising new research … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the EURIAS Fellowship Programme 2018/2019!

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is currently accepting applications from promising young scholars (postdoc) as well as from leading senior researchers around the world. The EURIAS Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 19 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Graham Foundation’s Carter Manny Award!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Graham Foundation is inviting applicants for Carter Manny Award, recognition of outstanding doctoral students whose work represents some of the most innovative and advanced scholarship on architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Carter Manny Award supports dissertation research and writing by promising scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary focus and the potential to shape architectural discourse. Types of Awards … [Read more...]

OWSD: PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is currently inviting applications for its PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) with an aim to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries. Aims To improve access to … [Read more...]

Ideas Competition: Rewarding International Research Marketing Activities in Germany

Deadline: 12 September 2017 The DFG Ideas Competition, a part of the International Research Marketing project is a joint project of the DFG, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The competition focuses on ideas that increase the visibility and attractiveness of German research abroad and attract highly qualified scientists for cooperation with Germany or for a research stay in Germany. The project is funded by the German … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Creating Value for Smallholder Farming Communities through Sustainable Bioinnovations

Deadline: 2 June 2017 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 5 million grant funding over three years (2017–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to assist … [Read more...]

2017 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers Worldwide

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2017 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to reward the best ideas about food and sustainability. The objective of the research proposal is to make more sustainable one or more themes of the agri-food system, in terms of environmental, social, health and economic aspects. Topic Areas Sustainable and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for FWW Fellowship Awards!

Deadline: 20 June 2017 Foundation for Women's Wellness (FWW) is seeking applications for its fellowship award that recognizes and supports MD/PhD candidates or graduates pursuing fellowship or specialty training and working on research in women’s health. This award goes directly to the individual awardee to acknowledge and support their academic, training and research success and pursuits. FWW Fellowship Awards favor individuals with strong academic records and research/career indications of a … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for SIPRI’s “Life in Kyrgyzstan” Conference!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is pleased to announce the third annual "Life in Kyrgyzstan" Conference to take place in Bishkek on 12–13 October 2017. The conference is organized by the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa's development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SHAPE-SEA Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research/Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) is seeking concept notes for its Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018 with an aim to develop the capacity of universities in ASEAN and the Southeast Asian region to contribute to the improvement of human rights and peace situation in Southeast Asia through applied research and education. Research Themes ASEAN and Human Rights Business Accountability Peace and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 GBIF Young Researchers Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2017 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students who are working with GBIF-enabled data in master’s and doctoral studies. The 2017 GBIF Young Researchers Award is funded by SBNO: Stichting ter Bevordering van Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek, with in-kind support from Pensoft Publishers through … [Read more...]

NEF Research Grant Programme: Strengthening Research Capacity of Young Researchers in Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, … [Read more...]

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