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...]

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...]

Apply for Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2017!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative is a joint collaboration between the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the Diplo Foundation of Switzerland, and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) of New Zealand. It is supported by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. The Initiative aims at improving the relations between Asia and Europe by enhancing public diplomacy efforts among the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners. It provides … [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...]

EU 4 Youth Programme: Fostering Employability and Active Participation of Young People

Deadline: 11 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its “EU 4 Youth Programme Grant Scheme” with an aim to foster the employability and the active participation of young people in society and economy, by developing skills needed in the labour market and by supporting them in becoming leaders and entrepreneurs, by facilitating the search for new professional opportunities. Objectives Support creative young people in developing … [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...]

EU Call for Proposals: Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) 2016/17 for Uzbekistan

Deadline: 23 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Country-Based Support Schemes (CBSS) 2016/17 – Uzbekistan” to support actions promoting a conducive environment for civil society organizations, developing capacity of civil society organizations and human rights defenders and supporting their activities focused on the enhancement of democracy, transparency, accountability and respect for human … [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...]

EU Call for Proposals: Apply for ERC Advanced Grants 2017

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking proposals for European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. This action is open to researchers of any … [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...]

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...]

European Union: Call for Proposals to Modernize the Education System in Azerbaijan

Deadline: 14 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Modernizing the Education System in Azerbaijan through the involvement of civil society and the introduction of inclusive education” with an aim to strengthen civic participation, governance and inclusiveness of the education system. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Inclusive Education To review and optimise the policy for and management of an inclusive … [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...]

EU Health Award for NGOs 2017: Rewarding initiatives in the field of Vaccination

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its Health Award for NGOs that will highlight and reward outstanding initiatives of international, European, national or regional non-governmental bodies which have significantly contributed to higher levels of vaccination within the EU population. Immunising people against diseases caused by viruses or bacteria is one of the most cost-effective public health measures available today. The growing scepticism about the … [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...]

New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize: Apply for $1 million Circular Design Challenge!

Deadline: 11 June 2017 The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is currently inviting designers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics to create a plastics system that works. The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and was launched in collaboration with HRH The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative. Participants may apply for any … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNODC Call for Proposals: Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is seeking proposals for its Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017 in order to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Thematic Areas Are focused on prevention of … [Read more...]

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