ASEF Call for Proposals to Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking proposals for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues. Purposes The overall purpose of the exercise will be to: Assess the evolution, relevance, impact and effectiveness of the human rights project series (also the effectiveness of ASEF as the … [Read more...]

Welcome Trust announces Senior Research Fellowships Program to Support Independent Researchers

Deadline: 25 July 2019 Welcome Trust has announced the Senior Research Fellowships Program 2019 to support independent researchers who want to tackle the most important questions in science and who are leaders in their field. Benefits Senior Research Fellowship is for up to seven years. After this time, applicants can apply for one renewal of up to 5 years. The fellowship may be held on a part-time basis. The award includes: A basic salary A fellowship supplement of … [Read more...]

The Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2019

Deadline: 22 March 2019 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is inviting applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2019 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Research Fields The award covers research areas in agriculture, … [Read more...]

Request for Applications: USAID Promoting the Rule of Law in Myanmar

Deadline: 11 April 2019 The USAID Promoting Rule of Law in Myanmar (PRLM) Activity, implemented by Chemonics International, is inviting grantees for implementation of research to better understand the obstacles to justice faced by the people of Myanmar, and to identify practical solutions for addressing these challenges for the government, members of civil society, and donors. PRLM plans to award grants to local and/or international organizations working in Myanmar to conduct original research … [Read more...]

DFID: Education Research in Conflict and Protracted Crisis

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its Education Research in Conflict and Protracted Crisis. DFID is seeking a supplier to deliver a new 6 year programme that will undertake research on the most effective approaches to education delivery in conflict and protracted crisis contexts. This programme will carry out research in six countries/regions. The programme is also expected to engage internationally, promote global … [Read more...]

SEARCA: Travel Grants Program in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 7 June 2019 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is seeking applications for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in ISARD-relevant … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme

Deadline: 21 March 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the 2019 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme. The Orange Knowledge Programme-Tailor-Made Training promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals through short group training courses that are tailor-made to the specific needs of an organisation. They can also be used to train professionals who have a common training need, but who are not staff members of the same … [Read more...]

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Seeking Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships Program

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has announced Australia Awards Scholarship to support people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. Australia Awards Scholarships are long-term awards, they aim to contribute to the development needs of … [Read more...]

AIT: Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarship 2019

Deadline:31 March 2019 Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is seeking Applications for its Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarship 2019that are granted by the Royal Thai Government in honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. Thematic Areas The aim is to assist human resource development in 6 GMS countries in any field of study related to the following four thematic areas: Infrastructure Development Energy Techno Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Development, and Environmental … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

Deadline: 28 May 2019 Nominations are open for the 2019 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls' and Women's Education. The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and is unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Bangkok: 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit

Deadline: 5 April 2019 U.S. Embassy Bangkok is seeking proposal submissions for a grant to design, implement, and oversee the 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit (YSEALI Summit). The four-five day Summit will gather approximately 150 participants aged 18-35. The award recipient should design a high-energy, dynamic YSEALI Summit to give the next generation of Southeast Asian leaders the opportunity to develop solutions, partnerships, and ideas around the 2019 Association of … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: International Training Fellowships 2019

Deadline: 25 April 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its International Training Fellowships 2019 to offer nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level. Benefits An International Training Fellowship is for three years, unless applicants want to hold it on a part-time basis. If they want to do Master's training or a diploma course relevant to the research proposal, the fellowship can last up to … [Read more...]

SAR announces Advanced Seminar focusing on Women and Development in the Global South

Deadline: 30 April 2019 SAR has announced an call for proposal for an Advanced Seminar that focuses on the circumstances of women in the developing world and offers paths to concrete, practical strategies for improving their health, prosperity, and general well-being. Several of the seminar participants must be women scholars or scholars/practitioners from the developing world since one of the goals of the seminar is to foster professional linkages and the sharing of relevant … [Read more...]

UNCDF launched Women MSME FinTech Innovation Fund for Enterprises in Asia-Pacific

Deadline: 30 April 2019 UNCDF, in collaboration with UNESCAP, has launched an Innovation Fund on digital solutions for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in Asia-Pacific. The Innovation Fund seeks to co-fund companies to pilot innovative digital and financial solutions that improve access to finance and/or enhance operational efficiency of women-led MSMEs. Funding Information                  The Innovation Fund is targeted at solutions that are ready for pilot testing and … [Read more...]

Advocacy and Engagement Fund: Inviting CSOs and Independent Local Media Organizations in Myanmar

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), Civil Society and Media (CSM-II) is seeking applications for grants from CSOs and independent local media organizations in Myanmar. The APS aims to address many of the concerns and issues raised by CSOs and independent media organizations during one-on-one consultations, and draws on the findings of analyses conducted by FHI 360 and experience from CSM I. Grants provided under this APS will support projects or … [Read more...]

Apply for 5th Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education

Deadline: 31 March 2019 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its 5th Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED (Global Citizenship Education) from 3 to 9 June 2019. The one-week Workshop aims to build capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, and to carry out innovative initiatives on fostering global citizenship and human … [Read more...]

Sida: International Training Programme on ‘Self-Regulation of Media in a Democratic Framework’

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is currently seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Media Regulation in a Democratic Framework”. Sida has commissioned NIRAS Sweden AB to organise this ITP in cooperation with International Media Support (IMS), FOJO Media Institute/Linnaeus University and Global Reporting Sweden AB. Participants can be nominated by government, media and civil society organisations. Reaching out … [Read more...]

The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund announces Call for Proposals to Save Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 February 2020 The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund has announced a call for proposals to support small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and our natural resources base. The Fund stimulates innovation and cooperation within the nature conservation sector, by challenging itself and others to think outside the box and to exchange … [Read more...]

USAID/Rangoon: Seeking Applications for Burma Leadership Activity

Deadline: 22 April 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Burma) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified US and non-US organizations to implement the Burma Leadership Activity. The Burma Leadership Activity is a scholarship program for promising young individuals in Burma to improve technical competencies and leadership. The scholarship program will also prepare participants to promote respect for ethnic and religious … [Read more...]

Embassy of France in Burma: 2019 Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors (PISCCA)

Deadline: 24 March 2019 The Embassy of France in Burma has launched a call for projects through the Innovative Projects for Civil Society and Coalition of Actors (PISCCA) fund. The 2019- 2020 PISCCA aims at supporting Myanmar civil society organizations (CSOs), in order to enhance their role in the ongoing process of democratic transition in the country. Grant Information Grants will range from 20 000 to 40 000 euros. The contribution from France should not exceed 70 % of the … [Read more...]