U.S. Department’s NSF Call for Applications: Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of States is currently seeking applications for its Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program. The program seeks to advance knowledge about models to improve pathways to the professoriate and success for historically underrepresented minority doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, particularly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Chad: Applications Open for Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chad has currently announced the annual competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program. This is the largest Fulbright program with Africa, primarily designed to strengthen African universities through higher degree training. Qualified candidates from other educational, cultural and professional institutions may also apply. Recent graduates, especially women, are encouraged to apply. Although candidates for PhD … [Read more...]

NordForsk’s Health and Welfare Programme: Inviting Applicants for Nordic Graduate Education Courses within Register-Based Research

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The NordForsk is currently seeking applications for its Health and Welfare Programme for Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research, to improve health and welfare in the Nordic countries. The aim of this call is to support the activities of the next generation of researchers utilising data from Nordic registers in health and welfare by providing high-quality education and training as well as networking platforms. Funding Information The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are being accepted for New Connections Programme in order to increase diversity of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). New Connections is a career development program for early career researchers, providing support to grantees and other individuals who are part of a network of eligible researchers. Through grantmaking, mentorship, career development and networking, New Connections enhances the research capacity of its grantees and network members. The … [Read more...]

NordForsk: Seeking Proposals for Nordic Centre of Excellence under the Nordic Research Programme Education for Tomorrow

Deadline: 13 September 2017 NordForsk, in collaboration with the Academy of Finland; the Swedish Research Council; the Research Council of Norway; the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland; and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Denmark, is issuing a call for proposals for a Nordic Centre of Excellence under the Nordic research programme Education for Tomorrow. The aim of the call is to bridge the gap between research and practice in the area of teaching and … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2017 South African Women in Science Awards

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is seeking nominations for the 2017 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) to recognize and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women. The South African Women in Science Awards in the distinguished women and distinguished young women categories will be made to women doing research in the Natural (Life and Physical) and Engineering Sciences, and Humanities … [Read more...]

APHRC: Seeking Applications for Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is accepting applications for its fellowship program on Sanitation and Fecal Waste Management with an aim to improve and expand implementation and resourcing of national sanitation policies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, with a specific focus on human fecal waste management in urban areas. The six fellows will embed their research in the project’s research activities, and will be required to support engagement … [Read more...]

IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants 2017

Deadline: 4 April 2017 IFRA-Nairobi is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants 2017 to conduct their research in 2017 in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The French Institute for Research in Africa exists to promote research in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences within East Africa. It has a strong tradition of research in geography, political science, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The  L’Oréal Foundation has launched the 8th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Fellowship to support young women scientists. Benefits 12 Fellowships of Euros 5,000 each, will granted to 12 African Ph.D Students enrolled in an African University 12 Fellowships of Euros 10,000 each, will be granted to 2 African postdoctoral researchers working in a laboratory or research institute registered in one of the region's … [Read more...]

TWAS Research Grants Programme: Supporting Applicants from the Developing World in Basic Sciences

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently seeking researchers for its Grants Programme in Basic Sciences (Groups). Grants can be awarded for research projects in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics either to individual young researchers or to research units in the science-and-technology-lagging countries (S&TLC) identified by TWAS, to enable them to purchase the research facilities they need to enhance their productivity. The TWAS Research Grants … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Thomas Jefferson Fund: Inviting Young French and American Researchers

Deadline: 9 April 2017 The French Embassy and the FACE Foundation are accepting applications for its 2017 Thomas Jefferson Fund with an aim to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and foster forward-looking collaborative research projects. The Fund aims to encourage cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research projects of the highest quality and especially seeks to support emerging collaborations involving a team of younger … [Read more...]

DST Call for R&D Proposals: ASEAN-India Science & Technology Cooperation Program

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Department of Science & Technology (DST) is seeking call for R&D proposals under ASEAN-India Science & Technology Cooperation program. The main objectives of ASEAN-India Science, Technology and Innovation cooperation are based on following principles- Encourage and promote cooperation in science, technology and innovation, including through joint research activity, and development on cross-sectoral areas such as health, communicable and emerging … [Read more...]

Applications Open for West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) Research Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with the support from Ford Foundation and Rockdale Foundation is inviting applications for its research fellowship programme which aims to promote leadership and governance for civil society in West Africa. This short-term fellowship (90 days) is an action-oriented initiative targeted at young researchers. Three young research fellows between the age brackets of 20-35 would be selected and be supported to conduct research … [Read more...]

International Network Programme: 9th Call for Proposals for Initiating and Exploring Networking & Collaboration Opportunities

Deadline: 17 May 2017 The 9th call for proposals for "The International Network Programme (INP)” are open to give researchers an opportunity to build the foundation for future cooperation and to explore new research partnerships of a potentially high value. The programme is aimed at giving researchers from both the public and the private sector an opportunity to establish networks with researchers from selected countries outside the EU of strategic priority to the Danish Agency for Science and … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in LMICs

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its “Intermediate Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine” to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. This scheme helps mid-career researchers from low- and middle-income countries establish independent research programmes in those countries. Benefits An Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is for up to five … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2017

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan, is organizing the 12th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Japan, from 28 August to 16 September, under the UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, in cooperation with UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS/ICORP and ICOM and supported by the Japanese National Institutes for Cultural Heritage (NICH). In order to … [Read more...]

ISCU Call for Pre-Proposals: Advancing the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 11 on cities in Africa

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support 10 collaborative research projects across Africa that will advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in Africa that bring … [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...]

Russell Sage Foundation’s Social Inequality Grants Program: Supporting Innovative Research on Economic Inequality in the U.S.

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Russell Sage Foundation is currently seeking Letters of Inquiry for its program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. The program seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden our … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Proposals: Bilateral Funding Program for Scientific Cooperation between France and Finland

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Institut Français in Helsinki, the Embassy of France in Finland and the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research have partnered with the Finnish Society for Science and Letters and the Finnish Academy for Science and Letters in Finland to launch a new seed funding program to initiate and strengthen bilateral cooperation in science, innovation and higher education in fields of excellence in both countries. Programs For this purpose, three joint … [Read more...]

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