Prince Bernhard Nature Fund: Seeking Applications to Save Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for the Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) grant program to support small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The Fund stimulates innovation and cooperation within the nature conservation sector, by challenging itself and others to think outside the … [Read more...]

Mozilla Fellowships: Transformative Experience for Emerging Leaders

Deadline: 20 April 2018 Applications are open for Mozilla Fellowships to provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more humane​ ​digital​ ​world. During their tenure, Fellows use their skill sets — in technology, in activism, in science, in policy — to design products, run campaigns, influence policy and ultimately lay the groundwork for a more open and inclusive internet. Mozilla Fellows are working to stop the spread of misinformation, to put individuals in … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2

Deadline: 1 April 2018 If you're aged 18-30 years, and come from a country in Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, or Europe, then apply for International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2! UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is currently inviting young women and men from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018-2019 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications for 2018-2019 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme are now open which enables an outstanding early-career social scientist residing and working in a low- or middle-income country to conduct research at WZB for up to six months. Through their Global Fellowship Programme, the WZB and the ISSC aim to contribute towards building a new generation of outstanding social scientists in low- or middle-income countries, who are willing and able to contribute to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Palliative Care Development in Africa’s Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 The Trustees of the True Colours Trust have set aside funds towards a small grants programme for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. Applications and approved grants are administered by the African Palliative Care Association. Funding is primarily for one-off projects, with a duration of no more than one year. Grant Information The size of grants ranges from £500- £5,000. Funding Priorities Trustees … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2018!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2018 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Research Fields The award covers research areas in agriculture, … [Read more...]

The Power Paradox- Connecting Future Leaders to contribute to the Sustainable Development of the World

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The South American Business Forum is inviting applications for The Power Paradox- Connecting future leaders to contribute to the sustainable development of the world. Each year the forum receives 100 outstanding university students from around the world together with 40 leaders of business, political and academic areas. SABF mission is to bring together current and future leaders, regardless of generation and nationality, through the development of a platform for … [Read more...]

OPEC Fund for International Development: Seeking Applications for OFID Scholarship 2018/2019

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The OPEC Fund for International Development(OFID) is seeking applications for its OFID Scholarship 2018/2019 which aims to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winners of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a scholarship spread over a maximum of two years, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking nominations for the 2018 United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights. The prize will be awarded at an event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 10 December 2018, as part of the annual commemoration of the Human Rights Day. The United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights is an honorary award given to individuals and organizations in recognition of outstanding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award!

Deadline: 8 April 2018 WAN-IFRA in partnership with Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking nominations for its 2018 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award that aims to recognise an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award will be awarded to two outstanding woman editors who are first amongst their peers in inspiring and paving the way … [Read more...]

Nokia Bell Labs: Seeking Applications for its 2018 Bell Labs Prize

Deadline: 25 April 2018 Nokia Bell Labs is seeking applications for its 2018 Bell Labs Prize that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision. The Bell Labs Prize (the “Contest”) is offered by the Bell Labs Organization of Nokia of America Corporation, a subsidiary of Nokia … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ISESCO Research Grant!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are now open for the ISESCO Research grant which is designed to give researchers an opportunity to gain experience in their academic field by working as a Research Assistant on a faculty member’s research project or on their own project under the close guidance of academic institution or scientific research center. These grants are intended to help in preparing researchers to undertake their own future research projects and to provide supplemental … [Read more...]

Apply for Go Green in the City Challenge!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for the Go Green in the City Challenge. For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way they access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential … [Read more...]

Apply for Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant Program: Supporting Ambitious Feminist and Women’s Rights Organisations!

Deadline: 17 April 2018 Applications are open for the Mama Cash’s 2018 Grant program with an aim to support ambitious feminist and women’s rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people. Mama Cash supports women, girls and trans people who fight for their rights. Activists who tirelessly and fearlessly make their voices heard. Who criticise oppressive or restrictive norms and practices, and lobby for fair laws. Who demand their political and economic rights, … [Read more...]

Fund for Internet Research and Development: Africa Grants 2018

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Fund for Internet Research and Development (FIRE) is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants 2018. The beneficiaries will be provided with series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. The FIRE Africa Grants program designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, … [Read more...]

SA Innovavation Summit’s Pitching Den Competition: Promoting and Developing Entrepreneurial Creativity of Startups

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Do you have a start-up or a business solution characterized by high growth potential, proprietary innovation, sustainable competitive advantage? If yes, then apply for Pitching Den Competition. Set against the backdrop of SA Innovation Summit, the Pitching Den competition aims to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of startups, able and willing to disrupt the status-quo, to showcase their ground-breaking products or services, to gain visibility across … [Read more...]

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Conectas Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies, institutional reflections and artistic pieces with preference given to activist voices from the Global South for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in July 2018. The objective of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, published by Conectas, is to influence the global human rights agenda by producing, fostering and disseminating … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for “The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition” to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. Competition Goals No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research!

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is accepting proposals for its 2020 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research. The Journal of Peace Research is a leading international and interdisciplinary journal in peace research, published in collaboration between the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and SAGE Publications. They welcome issues on topics that significantly advance the research frontier of the field, with a focus on causes and consequences of violence, … [Read more...]