Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in LMICs

Deadline: 5 June 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more...]

The IFREE Small Grants Program: Promoting Human Betterment through Experimental Economics

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to promote Human Betterment through Experimental Economics to Improve the Understanding of Exchange Systems. IFREE funds primary research in market and personal exchange systems. IFREE sponsors: participatory, hands-on, educational, workshops, interdisciplinary academic discussions, outreach programs for those outside the … [Read more...]

Allard Prize for International Integrity: Protection of Human Rights and Fight against Corruption

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, has currently launched nominations for the Allard Prize for International Integrity, awarded biennially to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law. Corruption and human rights violations are serious global issues … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more...]

Apply for International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you running International Women's Day activity? Could it be an example of 'best practice'? Might further groups benefit from seeing and understanding your success? Can you provide engaging content and photographs as evidence of your activity and its impact? If so, the International Women's Day 2018 "Best Practice" Competition could be for you. This competition encourage groups to strive, helps progress the gender agenda and sets a worldwide ​expectation for … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals for its FY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity for global programming to further innovation in addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in conflict-affected humanitarian emergencies. This announcement is for submissions that advance GBV programming and practice at the field level, with a particular focus on initiatives and efforts that improve quality and accessibility of … [Read more...]

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and Education

Deadline: 15 April 2018 European Student's Union(ESU) is inviting applications for‘Together, Moving Forward’ Programme which is a small grant programme aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe. ESU encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in their communities. This programme was started in 2016 and since then ESU has supported several valuable projects, shared views with … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for the G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Buenos Aires for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. Delegates contribute the economic and social issues facing girls & women in their countries to a Communique delivered to world leaders in advance of the G20 Summit and leave the Summit with increased confidence, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for USAID’s WomenConnect Challenge!

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a global call for solutions designed to close the digital gender divide. The WomenConnect Challenge (WomenConnect) will identify and accelerate comprehensive solutions that empower women and girls to access and use digital technology to drive positive health, education, and livelihood outcomes for themselves and their families. USAID will identify and support solutions that empower women and girls … [Read more...]

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its program "Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls." Scope The Accelerating Climate Action call will focus on the following three themes, collectively addressing current knowledge gaps in socially-transformative climate research: Climate and disaster resilience: Research projects focusing on socially-equitable development planning that enhances … [Read more...]

Women PeaceMakers Program: Offering a Unique Opportunity for Women Building Peace

Deadline: 2 April 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Women PeaceMakers Program (WPM) to offer a unique opportunity for women building peace to engage in a cycle of learning, practice, and reflection through participation in a 10-month fellowship. The internationally-renowned Women PeaceMakers program is honoring 16 years of documenting the diverse roles women play in peacebuilding. Knowing the power of women’s full participation in peace and security decision-making to building more … [Read more...]

For Creative Girls: One-on-One Virtual Mentorship Guidance Programme!

Deadline: 21 March 2018 Are you a female Creative or Professional uncomfortable with the stage your art/career is? Do you want to receive tips, guidance, resources and get your work evaluated by one of these amazing women? This mentorship program is tailored for you. Applications are now open for For Creative Girls: One-on-One Virtual Mentorship Guidance Programme that will hold for 2 months causing accelerated growth in a person who is thirsty for growth in their chosen field. For Creative … [Read more...]

Apply for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the World!

Deadline: 2 April 2018 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? If yes, then apply for the D-Prize! Applicants are invited to apply for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. The world has already invented ways to end poverty, yet the best interventions are not being distributed at mass-scale. Challenges Girl’s Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education Governance … [Read more...]

EVAWI: Seeking Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

Deadline: 1 May 2018 End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is seeking proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access which promotes innovative techniques and promising practices for responding to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes. Objectives Improve responses to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 JAUW International Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW) is seeking applications for its 2018 International Fellowship Program to allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate /research institute etc. in Japan. This program is to offer core funding to financially help applicants come and stay in Japan when applicants have found that it is preferable or very important for applicants to stay in Japan to further … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 WWSF Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) is currently inviting applicants for its 24th annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life in order to honor women and women’s groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities. The Prize aims to draw international attention to laureates’ contributions to sustainable development, food security and peace, thus generating … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards Program!

Deadline: 28 March 2018 Applications are open for Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards Program to honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping each other. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology. The program is called “Pass-It-On” because it comes with the moral obligation to “pass on” … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme to encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IWMF’s Courage in Journalism Award!

Deadline: 16 March 2018 Nominations are open for the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Courage in Journalism Award to honor women journalists for their extraordinary bravery. In facing and surviving danger to uncover the truth, they raise the bar for reporting under duress. The IWMF also recognize the pioneers who kicked down barriers to make it possible for women all over the world to find their voices and make them heard. The Courage in Journalism Awards show people that female … [Read more...]