Agrytech Accelerator: Supporting Startups with Innovations across the Agri-Food Sector

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for Agrytech Accelerator to support startups with innovations across the Agri-Food sector through a yearly 3-phase program: Bootcamp: Up to 30 applicants will be shortlisted to join and will receive a $3,300 grant to build a minimum viable product (MVP) over the period of two months. Acceleration & Validation: Up to 15 startups will be shortlisted and move to this 4-month phase, to validate concept thanks to a $16,000 support grant. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are inviting applicants for its Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Scholarship Program. The program offers 18 students from the Middle East and North Africa region a unique scholarship opportunity to pursue quality higher education and earn a master’s degree in one of the following fields: M.A. in Applied Economics - 30 credits (Beirut Campus) M.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi

Deadline: 28 February 2018 International Institute for Asian Studies has announced call for papers from researchers in any world region who wish to participate in one of the eight thematic workshops at InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi, the sixth in this international conference series. This series showcases innovative research from across the social sciences and related disciplines and explores themes that transform conventional understandings of Asia. Crossing traditional area studies … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are now open for EU Aid Volunteers Initiative which will provide funding to deploy EU Aid volunteers in support of actions that support and complement the provision of humanitarian aid in third countries. It also supports actions aimed at strengthening the capacities of implementing sending and hosting organisations participating / intending to participate in the initiative. The Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Nominations are open for MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 that is a unique international prize dedicated to biodiversity. It honors people who have made outstanding contributions to the objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity and aims to inspires others. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is an international biennial prize co-organised by the AEON Environment Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The prize aims to raise … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 – 2019

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are being accepted for UNESCO/People's Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2018 - 2019. The Government of the People's Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund: Seeking Applications for Information Controls Fellowship

Deadline: 25 March 2018 The Open Technology Fund is currently seeking applications for its Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) that cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance. The ICFP fellowship supports examination into how governments in countries, regions, or areas of OTF’s core focus are restricting the free flow of information, cutting access to the open internet, and implementing censorship … [Read more...]

Migration Media Award: Recognizing and Rewarding the Journalistic Excellence, Relevance and Newsworthiness

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Entries are open for Migration Media Award to recognize and reward the journalistic excellence, relevance and newsworthiness of press pieces dealing with migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region in all its aspects. Categories Video: a video report (6-12 to 52 minutes) or a coherent series of short videos Radio: a radio report from 6-12 to 58 minutes or a coherent series of short reports Print: a long read or page-length spread with multiple elements … [Read more...]

Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Center for European Studies- EPOKA University is seeking applications for Call for Papers- Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe: Lessons Learned. It is the first workshop of the Center for European Studies. This workshop aims to bring together in one platform academicians, policy makers, practitioners and Ph.D. students focused on peace studies and welcomes proposals that: Present research works assessing the status of peace politics in the Western Balkan … [Read more...]

Apply for the WISE Accelerator Program!

Deadline: 24 April 2018 The Qatar Foundation is currently accepting applications for its WISE Accelerator program that support innovative initiatives developing solutions in education technology with high potential for scalability and positive impact. Projects Types Scalability Positive impact in education Eligibility Criteria All education initiatives that use or link technology to their DNA are encouraged to apply! Ideal candidates for the WISE Accelerator will be … [Read more...]

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme. The sustainability movement has reached the business models of nearly every industry in the United States, and many companies, municipalities and states have set aggressive sustainability goals that include how waste stream are being managed.  The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded … [Read more...]

PRIMA Call for Proposals 2018 (Section 1): Supporting a Wide Range of Research and Innovation Projects

Deadline: 17 April 2018 The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) has launched its calls for research and innovation proposals to mobilize the Euro-Mediterranean scientific communities, stakeholders and private entities and to support a wide range of research and innovation projects expected to produce a socio-economic impact in the near future. Through Resarch Collaborative Projects PRIMA aims to build research and innovation capacities and to develop … [Read more...]

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...]

Samir Kassir Award: Continuing the Fight for Freedom of the Press in the Middle East

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The European Union is proud to announce for the 13th time the launch of the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press. This prize bears the heavy responsibility of championing free speech and independent media in a world increasingly threatened by misinformation, and in a region still witnessing a decline in freedom of expression and freedom of the press. Topics Candidates must submit an opinion article, an investigative article, or an audiovisual report centered … [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...]

FAO: Fourth Call for Proposals under the Benefit-sharing Fund

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Benefit-sharing Fund of the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has launched a Call for Proposals for its fourth cycle of projects to enable farmers around the world use and conserve adapted varieties, leading to increased productivity, on-farm incomes and nutrient-rich food, as well as enhanced resilience to production shocks and reduced adverse impacts to the environment. This Call for Proposals also emphasizes new … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking Applications to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is seeking applications to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question … [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...]