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...]

CAPPP’s Conservation Stewards Program: Supporting Biodiversity Conservation & Ecosystem

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Conservation Agreements Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) is currently inviting applications for its Conservation Stewards Program (CSP) in order to catalyze private sector participation in biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service maintenance. CAPPP’s goal is to protect at least 1 million hectares of high biodiversity areas, by supporting conservation agreements with at least 30 communities around the world and engaging at least 15 private sector … [Read more...]

Lisle International: Seeking Applications for Global Seed Grant Program

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Lisle International is seeking applications for its Global Seed Grant Program to support innovative projects which further the mission and goals of Lisle — improving intercultural understanding by bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to share, work together, and learn from one another. Lisle International is committed to broadening the ideal of a global community and increasing the appreciation of all cultures. It does so by bringing together persons of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Future Innovator Scholarship!

Deadline: 1 June 2017 StudySoup is seeking applications for its Future Innovator Scholarship. Through StudySoup online portal, Students can upload notes to StudySoup to lighten their financial burden. However, they still felt like they could do more to give back to the future leaders of the world and have developed the Future Innovator Scholarship Program. StudySoup empowers the top students of every class to help their peers, and make money, by posting their best study materials … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting journalists from all countries to submit entries for its 21st annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Funding Information The prizes amount to over $60,000 to be distributed among the prize categories and winners. Types of Awards The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial … [Read more...]

ARASA Call for Submissions: Second Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and the Law

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Are you protected from discrimination or unfair treatment because of your HIV status or your TB status? Or does discrimination persist? What has changed, if anything, in the last 5 years? As a woman living with HIV, do you still experience violence from partners, stigmatisation, blame, or discrimination from health carers because of your HIV status? Has there been any positive change in laws, practices or the actions of others in the past 5 years? Are you better … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship Program 2017/2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa -International Livestock Research Institute (BecA – ILRI) Hub is currently inviting applicants for its Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) fellowship program 2017/2018 with an aim to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. Mission Research: enabling research to harness the potential of the biosciences to contribute to increasing agricultural productivity and to … [Read more...]

Apply for Watershed’s Creative Producers International Programme!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Expanding and leveraging the networks and ethos of Playable City™, which puts people and play at the heart of cities across five continents. Successful participants will gain the skills and abilities to have a new kind of conversation … [Read more...]

The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Are you driven by a meaningful vision ? Are you brimming with bright ideas ? Do you want to make a real difference, perhaps with a business that benefits the community, or a project in the cultural sector, or with a technology that addresses a specific problem in your home country. What are you waiting for? Let’s turn your ideas into action. The DO School of  Innovation  is seeking applications for its Entrepreneurship for good program that is a one year funded … [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...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)" programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Super Happiness Challenge under the Project HeHa!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 How can we help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world? Join the Super Happiness challenge if your idea or startup can make the world a happier place. The Super Happiness Challenge is one of the first initiatives of Project HeHa - a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world. At Project HeHa (Super Happiness comes from a Chinese word “爽” shuǎng meaning a state of deep and fundamental happiness), it … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship Civic … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the MeRck More than a Mother Media Recognition Awards in order to reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhance the public’s engagement and understanding of infertility stigma and the need to change the social perception of it in African communities. The awards have been established to showcase and appreciate outstanding health journalism and to recognize individual professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Standard Grant Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The National Geographic Society is seeking applications for its Standard Grant Program to award grants for research, conservation, education, and storytelling through its Committee for Research and Exploration. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, and transformative. The National Geographic Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to exploring our planet, protecting wildlife and habitats, and … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

Unitaid Call for Proposals: Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB)

Deadline: 19 June 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce its new Call for Proposals for the area for intervention- Better, shorter treatment for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB). Through this program, Unitaid aims to accelerate access to innovative treatment regimens and corresponding diagnostic algorithms, with the overall goal of substantially increasing DR-TB diagnosis, treatment and cure rates. Across its portfolio of projects, at least 85 percent of Unitaid funds dedicated to commodity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Water Data Challenge! Disclose and Distribute Water Data to Farmers

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Government of Australia and other partners (including the World Bank) are seeking applications for its "Water Data Challenge" with an aim to improve the access to information that is so crucial to ensuring that farmers thrive especially in lower-income settings and water resources are managed well. The Challenge is looking for innovations that are sustainable (financial, institutional, environmental, technological, and social); use participatory and context-specific … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) for Malaysia

Deadline:  15 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) - Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) Malaysia” in order to contribute to the respect for fundamental rights and the consolidation of the rule of law in Malaysia. Priorities Enhance and promote equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of all human rights by decriminalising and abolish … [Read more...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for Circular Materials Challenge!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 As part of the New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation is asking the question how can we make all plastic packaging recyclable? The Circular Materials Challenge is currently inviting innovators to find alternative materials that could be recycled or industrially composted. The aim of the Challenge is to stimulate the development of materials that could be captured and recycled or composted effectively rather than being incinerated or … [Read more...]

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