Securing Water for Food: Inviting Applicants for Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. Aims Harness the power of images to tell a story that raises awareness and inspires action to Securing Water for Food’s commitment to enterprises and organizations with innovations … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Developing the Next Generation of Photojournalists

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Thomson Reuters is seeking applications for its Photojournalism grants program to develop a diverse new generation of photojournalists to tell original human stories from around the world. Reuters Pictures is offering up to eight $5,000 USD grants to passionate photojournalists or students of photojournalism who are interested in working on photo assignments and projects to advance their abilities and tell new stories. The photojournalism grants are being launched … [Read more...]

Mohamed Dekkak: Inviting Applicants for Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Mohamed Dekkak, a Moroccan businessman, investor, art collector, cultural even promoter and philanthropist; is inviting applicants for its Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award . A Moroccan expat, he is best known as the Chairman and Founder of Adgeco Group of Companies. Mohamed Dekkak has been overseas for an extended period. He is a business professional and a successful Moroccon entrepreneur with high academic & business qualifications; Mohamed Dekkak … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its 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...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI’s 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Mandela Washington Fellowship includes: A six-week Academic and Leadership Institute A Summit in Washington, DC An optional six-week Professional Development Experience: Activities in Africa Benefits There is no fee … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Canada Gairdner Awards!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Nominations are open for Canada Gairdner Awards that recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world. The awards Sponsored by the Canada foundation that was establish in 957 with the main goal of recognizing and rewarding international excellence in fundamental research impacting human health. The Gairdner Foundation is committed to increasing the diversity and gender equity of Gairdner awards. More … [Read more...]

IFC: Seeking Applications for Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The International Finance Corporation is seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program that is a unique opportunity to launch applicants career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. The program is open to current students or recent graduates of MBA or similar programs with strong financial skills. Program Features 3 year program with 2 to 3 rotational assignments either in a regional hub or … [Read more...]

Jana Robeyst Trust Fund: Inviting Applications for Small Conservation Grants

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Jana Robeyst Trust Fund (JRTF) is inviting applications for its “Small Conservation Grants” to provide financial resources for non-profit organisations and individuals to carry out vital field conservation work in Africa. The JRTF aims to provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with a clear conservation value. Funding Information Small grants will be awarded up to a maximum of 1,500 euro. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

SciCom Call for Applications for 8th World Science Forum!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 SciCom is inviting applications for its 8th World Science Forum with an aim to offer a platform whereby print and audio-visual journalists, editors, bloggers and social media can rub shoulders with speakers and delegates to discuss and report on the latest scientific, policy and civil society developments worldwide. After the highly successful 2015 World Science Forum held in Budapest, Hungary, the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan will host the 2017 biennial event … [Read more...]

Carey Institute for Global Good: Inviting Applicants for Logan Nonfiction Fellowship

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Carey Institute for Global Good is inviting applicants for Logan Nonfiction Fellowship that supports this belief by advancing deeply reported, long form nonfiction about the most pressing issues of the day and helping to disseminate it on a variety of media platforms to the widest possible audience. The Logan Nonfiction Program seeks to address the public’s need for long form nonfiction to inform the policy debate essential to democracy. Logan Nonfiction … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Seeking EOIs for Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently … [Read more...]

University of Ghana: Inviting Applicants for Fondazione Edu Scholarship

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The University of Ghana is inviting applicants for its Fondazione Edu Scholarship to promote young people's access to higher education in developing countries namely Africa. The scholarship is focused on the disciplines of technical-scientific and agronomic. They offer African students the opportunity to access higher education in their country of origin. They not only support individual growth paths, but also the creation of professionalism that can, in the long run, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The World Water Council (WWC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. Working towards creating global awareness and taking concrete measures to promote the cause of water is the underlying rationale behind the awarding of the prize. Falling within the overarching framework of “Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development of water resources”, this Sixth Edition of the Great Prize will reward the … [Read more...]

Apply for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Applications are open for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program that supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. This Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. Components The ALT Scholarship has two components: An academic component in which the scholars will: Complete a one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Obama Foundation’s Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Obama Foundation is inviting applicants for its Fellowship program to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Caine Prize for African Writing!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Caine Prize for African Writing that is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Benefits Winning and short-listed authors will be … [Read more...]

Entries Open for ACCCRN Storytelling Competition 2017!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) is pleased to announce the ACCCRN Storytelling Competition 2017 that is designed to promote important stories on why and how climate change action should work for everyone. The ACCCRN Network and TRF share the goal of raising awareness about climate change – including how cities are coping with rising temperatures and how the actions could impact … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: WHO-AFRO/TDR/EDCTP Small Grants Scheme to Implement Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 17 November 2017 The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) have jointly announced applications for Small Grants Scheme to implement research on infectious diseases of poverty. The aim of this call is to strengthen capacity for implementation research conducted through close collaboration between researchers and … [Read more...]

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges: Seeking LOIs for Grant Program

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is to promote efforts to protect the natural environment, primarily through the support of … [Read more...]

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