Applications Open for Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge which supports radical improvements in the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis through smarter assistive technology. The challenge is looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis. More importantly, it is looking for teams who put end-users at the heart of everything they do. That … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for the Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts in order to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World Food Prize Foundation. This award will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Food Prize 2018!

Deadline: 1 May 2018 Nominations are open for “The World Food Prize” that is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical … [Read more...]

Apply for EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme!

Deadline: 2 March 2018 Are you playing an active role in the fight for gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future with other influential development actors? The time has come to make your voice heard: Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas! Themes Ensuring the Physical and Psychological Integrity of Girls and Women Promoting Economics … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Early Career Grant which is a request for funding that offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society … [Read more...]

Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award is named after Martin Ennals (1927-1991), an activist who was instrumental to the modern human rights movement and a driving force behind … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Standard Grants

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Standard Grants which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship sponsored by Laureate International Universities. The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. It is one of YouthActionNet’s 23 national/regional youth leadership institutions worldwide, whose fellows shape network of nearly 1700 youth driving change in over 90 countries. Launched in 2001, the fellowship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation to … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally. The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are now open for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. It is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA).  The Prize Ceremony will be held on 28 October 2018 in Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019-20 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Rotary Peace Fellowship is currently open for applications and invites professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. Benefits … [Read more...]

Apply for #EndFGM Challenge! Bringing about Sustained Change in Attitudes and Social Norms

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with TBA is seeking applications for its #EndFGM Challenge. This challenge is looking for innovative interventions to bring about a sustained change in attitudes and social norms towards ending FGM/C. This challenge is looking for interventions that can demonstrate they have effected a sustained change in attitudes and social norms at community level towards ending the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. This … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are now open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018 which is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they've always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship is overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2: Representing the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 2nd round of its 2018 grant program to represent the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterAction’s 16th Annual Photo Contest!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest. Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. They encourage applicants to submit their most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though … [Read more...]

Apply for Belarus in Focus 2017 International Journalism Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2017? If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2017 is for you. This year the competition takes place for the seventh time. Belarus in Focus Information Office in partnership with Press Club Belarus has announced Belarus in Focus 2017 – 7th edition of an international competition for journalists writing about Belarus in international media. The goal is to encourage journalists and … [Read more...]

2018 BCFN YES Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers across the Globe

Deadline: 14 June 2018 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2018 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to improve the sustainability of the food system. The 2018 BCFN YES! calls for concrete research proposals for making more sustainable the agri-food system (in terms of environmental, social, health and/or economic aspects), that are coherent with the BCFN research … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Seeds Systems Support Activity (S3A)

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement to fund a program entitled Seeds Systems Support activity (S3A) to enhance farmers’ access to a full range of seed choices and options to maximize their responsive decision making and planning for production. The Activity seeks to improve functioning of national seed sector in Feed the Future countries and in countries with … [Read more...]