Wellcome Trust: Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Science to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Benefits A Research Fellowship is for up to three years, or applicant can hold it part-time over a longer period. An award will not usually be above £275,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for up to five … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Are you a dynamic conservation leader or do you know of one? If yes, then apply for the WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2019 to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Objectives Find, recognise and fund proven grassroots conservation leaders in resource-poor, biodiversity-rich countries. Champion and repeat fund the most effective … [Read more...]

SHRIM Call for Proposals: Supporting the Implementation of Security and Human Rights

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Security and Human Rights Implementation Mechanism (SHRIM) has launched its first call for proposals to support the implementation of security and human rights good practices at the local level in contexts of fragility. An important wider objective of the SHRIM is to foster greater public-private cooperation; the Mechanism promotes partnerships with local, regional and international stakeholders. This objective is shared by other actors in the security and human … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations and Nippon Foundation’s Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The United Nations and The Nippon Foundation of Japan are seeking applications for its Fellowship Programme with an aim to provide capacity-building and human resource development to developing States Parties and non-Parties to UNCLOS through a new Fellowship Programme. The Programme is executed by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) of the Office of Legal Affairs. Programme Structure The 9-month Fellowship Programme is composed of … [Read more...]

INSPIRE Fund: Supporting INSPIRE Awareness-Raising and Engagement Activities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The INSPIRE Working Group has launched a call for proposals to support INSPIRE awareness-raising and engagement activities in low- and middle-income countries. To enable leaders from Low- and Middle-Income Countries increase INSPIRE awareness and engage civil society and governments at national and regional levels, and from those experiences to actively exert leadership in shaping and driving INSPIRE globally. Funding is made possible by the New Venture Fund and Ignite … [Read more...]

Sida Training Programme: Increasing Gender Equality between Women and Men by Using Statistics as a Tool

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Gender Statistics” to contribute to increased gender equality between women and men by using statistics as a tool. Objectives The main objective for the programme is that an organisational change should take place so that participating organisations: implement gender statistics in their ongoing work work with, maintain and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence

Deadline: 5 September 2018 The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) has announced a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing and responding to gender-based violence. SVRI and the World Bank Group will disburse more than US$1 million to advance evidence-based interventions to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in low- and middle-income countries. Types of Projects Piloting, adaptation, testing and/or … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Addressing the Needs of Girls and Women in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 11 September 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan-ASEAN Research Collaboration 2018!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Applications are open for Japan-ASEAN Research Collaboration 2018. Together with the their headquarters and joint laboratories in Thailland, Indonesia and Malaysia, JASTIP-Net also plays an important role in strengthening the Japan-ASEAN research collaboration networknetwork, as well as widening and deepening the coverage of the JASTIP activities across the ASEAN region. It expands the outreach of JASTIP by seeking prospective and promising partners to launch new … [Read more...]

Apply for OFID Development Leaders Scholarship!

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Applications are open for OFID Development Leaders Scholarship which will sponsor 20 young leaders who are active in international development to participate in the One Young World Summit 2018 which takes place in The Hague, Netherlands from 17 - 20 October. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to the developing countries. OFID works in cooperation … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund

Deadline: 11 September 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access … [Read more...]

Digital Earth Fellowship 2018-2019: Inviting Artists and Designers based in Africa or Asia

Deadline: 25 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Digital Earth Fellowship 2018-2019 which is a 6 month-long fellowship for artists and designers based in Africa or Asia, working across a variety of media, who would like to investigate current technological reality. It is a unique research support programme, which supports experienced artists to reflect, research, experiment and produce work. The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend for work and production costs, mentorship and … [Read more...]

IRDR Call for Application: International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

Deadline: 24 August 2018 The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is seeking applications for its International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction. DBAR is an international research program for promoting cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road route to advocate and demonstrate the smart use and application of “Big Earth Data” in support of the sustainable development of people and economies at the local, national and regional levels. “Disaster … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australian Government’s Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) Round 3!

Deadline: 10 August 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 3rd round of its Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) to “create scalable shared value partnerships that advance Australia’s economic and social development objectives”. These partnerships are being created in the following ways: Reconceiving products and markets. Redefining productivity in the value chain. Enabling local cluster development. The Australian Government aid program works to solve … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 13th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental institution which provides financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

UNODC: Call for Proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre Grants 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018 UNODC is seeking proposals for Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2018 to strengthen the capacity of civil society working in low- and middle- income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that: Are focused on prevention of substance use; Are targeting youth; Support the active participation of youth in their communities and are … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 2018 Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development in Low & Lower-Middle-Income Countries

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The World Bank’s Development Data Group (DECDG), in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development” to encourage collaboration, experimentation, learning and capacity development in the field of sustainable development data. The collaborations should take place in low-income countries and lower-middle-income countries, and be … [Read more...]

Apply for Telenor Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: Various Do you want to be part of a year-long program that challenges young leaders to tackle big, social issues? If yes, then apply for Telenor Youth Forum 2018. In collaboration with the Nobel Peace, the Telenor Youth Forum that brings together young leaders from around the world to develop digital solutions that reduce inequalities and empower societies. As a selected Telenor Youth Forum delegate, applicant will attend the kick-off event in Oslo, from December 8-11, 2018. … [Read more...]