European Commission: Seeking Applications for Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme 2017

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The European Commission is currently seeking applications for its Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme with an aim at continuing the action "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs" in order to foster entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial culture across the EU. Objectives By awarding grants to promote the mobility of new entrepreneurs, the Commission's specific objectives are: to provide on-the-job-training for new entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises … [Read more...]

Entries Open for COAL Prize 2017! Inviting Artists from all over the World

Deadline: 20 July 2017 Applications are open for "COAL Prize 2017", supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the European Union and the Imagine2020 network in partnership with the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea. The Coal Prize will be awarded in October 2017. The COAL Prize, created in 2010 by the COAL Art and Ecology nonprofit organisation, has become a vehicle of identification, promotion and diffusion of these artists, to the general public, … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Financial Mechanism Office (“the FMO”) has announced a call for concept notes for grants for transnational projects under the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment (“the Fund”). The Fund operates on the basis of calls designed and launched by the Donor States Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein with support from their secretariat the FMO. Its supports projects that promote sustainable and quality youth employment. EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth … [Read more...]

Apply for Clements Worldwide Expat Youth Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Clements Worldwide is currently seeking applications for its Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) program, that is designed exclusively for students aged 13 to 21 experiencing life in foreign countries amidst unfamiliar cultures. The EYS contest is a testament to Clements’ ongoing commitment to the international expatriate community. Funding Information Clements will award US$ 10,000.00 in scholarship funds to the winners. Age Categories Ages 13-16 First Place- … [Read more...]

2017 Seif Awards: Inviting Europeans for Social Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for the "2017 Seif Awards" with an aim to follow on its tradition to celebrate and promote innovation drivers for change at national and international level. The seif Awards for Social Entrepreneurship rewards ventures, applying innovative business ideas to current social and/or environmental problems. Award Categories A total of 50.000 CHF in cash prize is available to be divided among the winners of each of the following five categories: … [Read more...]

EU Aid Volunteers Initiative: Strengthening the Capacity and Resilience of Vulnerable & Disaster Affected Communities

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently seeking proposals for its initiative to provide funding to support actions aimed at deployment of EU Aid Volunteers to support and complement humanitarian aid in third countries in projects focusing on disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness and linking relief rehabilitation and development. The objective of the call is to fund projects involving the deployment of EU Aid Volunteers. These projects will contribute to … [Read more...]

Apply for the Falling Walls Fellowship for Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Falling Walls Fellowship for Journalists is currently open for applications, in an effort to keep the public informed on life-changing scientific breakthroughs. It is aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience, and who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences. Benefits The Fellows get the opportunity to attend the Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Venture, the Falling Walls Conference as well as an additional … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Millennium Technology Prize 2018!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is currently seeking nominations for its Millennium Technology Prize 2018. The Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The Prize is worth one million euros and it is awarded every second year. The Prize highlights the extensive impacts of science and innovation on society, even on humanity at large. The Millennium Technology Prize encourages further cutting-edge research and development and is thus not intended … [Read more...]

Apply for ESD Okayama Award 2017: A Chance to Win Up to US $3,000!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 with an aim to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD. Project integrates environmental, social, and economic dimensions of ESD. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Inviting Researchers for IRDR Young Scientists Programme

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for "Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Young Scientists Programme" to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and … [Read more...]

European University Institute: Seeking Applications for Young Policy Leaders Fellowships Program

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The European University Institute is seeking applications for its Young Policy Leaders Fellowships Program that is offering 3 to 12 months fellowships for the academic year 2017-18 to policy makers, civic leaders, civil servants, journalists or young scholars with a key interest in policy issues. The Fellows will be part of the European University Institute, one of Europe’s leading academic and research communities, and will in particular be involved in the activities of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities Programme 2016-2017 in Zimbabwe

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2016-2017” to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting equality and empowerment of young women and men in Zimbabwe. The objective of this call for proposals is to enhance Civil Society Organisations' participation in Zimbabwe's public policies and programmes to promote a more equitable, open and democratic … [Read more...]

Bakken Invitation Award: Rewarding People Contributing in Communities through Medical Technology

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Medtronic Foundation invites eligible applicants for the Bakken Invitation Award, celebrating and connecting people, who with the help of medical technology, are contributing in communities all around the world through charitable service and volunteerism. It embraces the legacy of Medtronic co-founder and humanitarian Earl Bakken. Award The applicants receive around $20,000 grant. Eligibility Criteria Individuals who, with the help of medical … [Read more...]

Apply for NIESBUD’s Fully Funded International Training Programmes 2017-2018!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering various fully funded International Training Programmes during the year 2017-18 under ITEC/SCAAP which are flagship capacity building programmes of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Starting from 3rd July 2017 till 11th August 2017, NIESBUD is organizing 6 weeks … [Read more...]

Apply for European Photo Competition “My Europe, My Rights”!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Group of the Party of European Socialists (PES Group) in the Committee of the Regions (CoR) is seeking entries from amateur and professional photographers for its European Photo Competition depicting “My Europe, My Rights”. Recent events including the abuse of power, violence and attacks on essential values in Europe and beyond show that nothing, not even the most fundamental rights, must be taken for granted. Fundamental human rights that were developed as … [Read more...]

Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation Grant Program: Promoting Human Health around the World

Deadline: 20 May 2017 Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to promote human health by supporting the development of better food, natural medicines and healing practices, and to support research for a healthier way of life, which in itself may have a disease preventive effect. A central idea is to focus more on preventive active care than reactive care to combat symptoms. The same applies to the agricultural and food areas where the focus should be to find … [Read more...]

USAID/Nepal: Seeking Concept Papers for Health System Strengthening (HSS) Activity

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Health System Strengthening.” USAID/Nepal anticipates awarding a 5-year Cooperative Agreement to improve health outcomes, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups, by improving access to and quality of maternal, child and reproductive health services, with … [Read more...]

UN-OHCHR Call for Applications: Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking applications for its Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP) 2018, a comprehensive human rights training programme that was established by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in the context of the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995-2004). The programme contributes to build the capacity and expertise of indigenous representatives on … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 11 May 2017 The  Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation is currently seeking applications for its research grant that is provided to assist original and challenging international research which meets social as well as academic demands in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Research activities of social, academic and international needs in the areas of humanities and social sciences which promote international understanding and/or coexistence of Nature and Mankind. Those … [Read more...]