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Leaky Foundation Research Grants: Inviting Researchers from Around the World

Deadline: 10 January 2017 The Leaky Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Research Grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to exploratory phases of promising new research projects that meet the … [Read more...]

Earth Institute’s Postdoctoral Fellowship: Addressing Social Issues in Global Sustainable Development

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The Earth Institute is providing "Postdoctoral Fellowship" for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. The Program provides innovative postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to build a foundation in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute (i.e. social, earth, biological, engineering, and health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the breadth of … [Read more...]

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change: Call for Proposals for Financial Support for India

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change is inviting research proposals from eligible entities to provide financial support during the financial year 2016-17 on various thrust areas mentioned below. Thrust areas Development of strategies/technologies for prevention and/or control of pollution including waste recycling, management of hazardous substances, development of biodegradable plastics/eco-friendly alternatives and Instrumentation … [Read more...]

ERC Consolidator Grants: Supporting Researchers from around the World!

Deadline: 9 February 2017 European Research Council (ERC) is seeking proposals for its "Consolidator Grants" to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. The fundamental activity of the ERC is to provide attractive, long-term funding to support excellent investigators and their research teams to pursue groundbreaking, high-gain/ high-risk research. Funding Information … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Concept Papers for Resilience in Sahel Enhanced (RISE) Strategy in Niger and Burkina Faso

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from eligible organisations for activities related to the Mission’s Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced (RISE) strategy with an aim to increase the resilience of chronically vulnerable people, households, communities and systems in targeted agro-pastoral and marginal agriculture livelihood zones in Niger and Burkina Faso. USAID/Senegal’s Sahel Regional Office seeks to develop new and … [Read more...]

DST Call for Project Proposals: Indian-Israeli Joint Research Cooperation on Healthcare and Cyber Security

Deadline: 5 January 2017 The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (DST) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space of State of Israel (MOST) are seeking project proposals to provide financial support for joint research activities carried out by Indian and Israeli researchers. Research Themes Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Security in Cyber Space Funding Information The maximum funding available for all research projects approved under this Call … [Read more...]

2017 Hult Prize Challenge on “Refugees – Reawakening Human Potential”

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Do you love challenges? Do you have sustainable, scalable start-up enterprises and can change the world with US$1 million? Do you need guidance for startup enterprises to create value along the entire supply chain of services supporting refugees? Can you craft new business models that will measurably restore the rights and dignity of 10 million refugees along one of five dimensions of the human experience: place, community, learning, ownership, and opportunity? If yes, … [Read more...]

Bureau of DRL: Promoting Legislative Capacity and Enhancing Government Accountability in Ecuador

Deadline: 24 October 2016 The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is inviting organizations interested in submitting 24-month project entitled “Promoting Legislative Capacity and Enhancing Government Accountability in Ecuador” with an aim to improve governance in Ecuador by promoting accountability and transparency within the Ecuadorian government. Funding Information DRL anticipates having approximately $700,000 available to support … [Read more...]

USAID/Bangladesh Broad Agency Announcement: Advancing Universal Health Coverage Activity

Deadline: 5 November 2016 The United States Agency for International Development in Bangladesh (USAID/Bangladesh) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) for a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) from qualified U.S and non-U.S. organisations to fund an activity entitled "Advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Bangladesh" with an aim to significantly expand access to safe, affordable and quality health services in Bangladesh, while increasing financial protection, particularly of the poor, in … [Read more...]

Asian Cultural Council Grants: Seeking Applications from United States and Asia

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The Asian Cultural Council is inviting proposals from individual to support transformative cultural exchange by awarding grants to artists, scholars, and arts and humanities professionals, as well as organizations and educational institutions from the United States and Asia for research, study, and creative work in the United States and Asia. Disciplines Funded Archaeology Architecture Art History Arts Administration Arts Criticism Conservation … [Read more...]

DFID: Improving the Health of Vulnerable Groups Research Programme Consortia in LMICs

Deadline: 4 November 2016 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme- Improving the Health of Vulnerable Groups Research Programme Consortia in LMICs. DFID is looking for multi-disciplinary research that will build upon the existing evidence base and provide new knowledge with practical relevance to decision makers in the field in low and middle income countries. Research Areas It is expected that collectively the research … [Read more...]

Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action: Accepting EOI from Researchers and Financial Service Providers

Deadline: 4 November 2016 The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries. Priority will be given to projects that focus on the area of women’s empowerment through digital financial services.  IPA encourage research teams to look beyond heterogeneous … [Read more...]

FORTE Call for Proposals: Swedish-Indian Research on Ageing and Health

Deadline: 12 January 2017 The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health Working Life and Welfare, is seeking proposals from researchers in the field of ageing and health, focusing on developing affordable and appropriate innovative assistive technology for the disabled elderly and methods of home based care interventions for the elderly. The call is open for joint proposals from research teams based in India and Sweden. The call will … [Read more...]

Apply for Global Challenges Junior and Senior Fellowships 2017-2018!

Deadline: 17 November 2016 Applications are open for the "Global Challenges Fellowship Program" with a goal to encourage fresh perspectives on some of the most pressing global public policy challenges by forging closer ties between policy practitioners and academics from Europe and outside the “established West.” The aim of the Global Challenges Fellowship Program (GCFP) is to invite researchers and practitioners from nine emerging countries to the School of Public Policy at Central European … [Read more...]

2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security: Inviting Civil Society Organisations Worldwide

Deadline: 25 January 2017 The Agropolis Fondation is seeking applicants for its 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security with an aim to advance knowledge and recognise innovation in world food security, by rewarding an outstanding research project for its potential impact on the availability, affordability, accessibility or adequacy of food. The Prize will support the innovation’s further development and contribution to global food security, in support of the UN’s Sustainable … [Read more...]

DFID: Infectious Diseases – Research Programme Consortia (RPC) in LMICs

Deadline: 4 November 2016 DFID anticipates launching a competition for Infectious Diseases - Research Programme Consortia (RPC) in low and middle income countries. The research programmes will take an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to help DFID and the development community better understand what works most effectively to tackle infectious diseases. Grant Information It is anticipated one or two contracts will be awarded, each with a value of £6m - £8m. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications from journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized UN agency, the … [Read more...]

USAID/Ethiopia: Improving Health and Well-being Outcomes for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Deadline: 15 December 2016 The United States Agency for International Development in Ethiopia (USAID/Ethiopia) is seeking applications from qualified and eligible organizations for a five-year activity to improve health and well-being outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). Under this activity, USAID seeks to improve health and well-being outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in selected priority areas, categorized as “scale-up to saturation” and “aggressive scale-up” … [Read more...]

DBT-VINNOVA Call for Proposals: Supporting Indo-Swedish Research Cooperation in Field of Health

Deadline: 16 January 2017 The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India (DBT) and the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) have jointly announced a call for proposals during 2016-2017 to promote Indo-Swedish research and innovation cooperation.  The goal of the programme is to support long-term Indo-Swedish research and innovation collaboration in the field of Health. Scientific Areas Medical diagnostics: Addressing and improving needs of understanding … [Read more...]

3ie Call for Proposals: Impact Evaluation of a Health Intervention in Cameroon

Deadline: 14 November 2016 The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is seeking proposals for a programme entitled "Impact evaluation of a health intervention in Cameroon" with an aim to contribute to the development of healthy human capital that is productive and capable of contributing to strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Objectives Improve maternal and neonatal health, and child and adolescent health, especially in the northern regions Control … [Read more...]

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