Martin Ennals Award 2019: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk. This could include physical danger, repressive legal processes, or other forms of harassment. The Award is named after Martin Ennals (1927-1991), an activist who was instrumental to the modern human rights movement and a driving force behind … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Standard Grants

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its Standard Grants which is a request for funding by an experienced project lead. The National Geographic Society awards grants for conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must be novel and exploratory, and be of broad interest. National Geographic Society grant-funded projects should be bold, innovative, … [Read more...]

Sida: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation-Integrated Processes

Deadline: 11 May 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” to contribute to planning and implementation of  better sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of  all citizens, including those of marginalised groups, are taken into account. Priority Themes Framing sustainable urban water and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 Laureate Global Fellowship sponsored by Laureate International Universities. The Laureate Global Fellowship is a pioneering youth social entrepreneurship program working to redefine how young people lead change. It is one of YouthActionNet’s 23 national/regional youth leadership institutions worldwide, whose fellows shape network of nearly 1700 youth driving change in over 90 countries. Launched in 2001, the fellowship … [Read more...]

Apply for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme to  offer young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC. Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the Open Society Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship Programme with an aim to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address new and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality. This proposition is intended as a provocation to … [Read more...]

Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally. The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve … [Read more...]

Applications Open for GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are now open for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. It is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA).  The Prize Ceremony will be held on 28 October 2018 in Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for JFBKK Small Grant Program!

Deadline: 10 May 2018 The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to the projects dedicated to: Cultural or academic activities concerning Japan Promotion of cultural collaboration People-to-people exchange Promotion of Japanese-Language education. Program Priorities Promotion of deeper understanding of Japanese arts and culture among the people of Thailand and this region Joint-research and conferences whose results will be … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019-20 Rotary Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Rotary Peace Fellowship is currently open for applications and invites professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. Benefits … [Read more...]

P4G Partnership Fund: Supporting Innovative Public-Private Sector Partnerships

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund, whose purpose is to support innovative public-private sector partnerships that address global sustainable development needs. The P4G Partnership Fund will contribute to overcoming barriers related to accessing finance by providing catalytic funding necessary to inspire the replication of more public-private sector partnerships. Type of Partnerships The P4G Partnership Fund is open to … [Read more...]

Apply for #EndFGM Challenge! Bringing about Sustained Change in Attitudes and Social Norms

Deadline: 20 March 2018 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with TBA is seeking applications for its #EndFGM Challenge. This challenge is looking for innovative interventions to bring about a sustained change in attitudes and social norms towards ending FGM/C. This challenge is looking for interventions that can demonstrate they have effected a sustained change in attitudes and social norms at community level towards ending the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. This … [Read more...]

Apply for Research Awards for Health Professionals!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is inviting applications for the Research Awards for Health Professionals offering practising health professionals the opportunity to carry out humanities or social science research, in any area of health. Benefits An award will not usually be above £350,000. Support includes: a basic salary (determined by their host organisation) personal removal expenses research expenses Eligibility Criteria Applicant can apply for a Research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are now open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018 which is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they've always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship is overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated … [Read more...]

Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2: Representing the Diversity of Women’s Lives

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 2nd round of its 2018 grant program to represent the diversity of women’s lives globally and supporting the creativity with which women fight the inequalities they face. Set up in 2001, the Trust was funded by Feminist Review. Run as a collective since its inception in 1979 the voluntary work of  Feminist Review’s editorial teams over the years has provided the means for the Trust to share … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterAction’s 16th Annual Photo Contest!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest. Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. They encourage applicants to submit their most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though … [Read more...]

Apply for Belarus in Focus 2017 International Journalism Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2017? If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2017 is for you. This year the competition takes place for the seventh time. Belarus in Focus Information Office in partnership with Press Club Belarus has announced Belarus in Focus 2017 – 7th edition of an international competition for journalists writing about Belarus in international media. The goal is to encourage journalists and … [Read more...]

2018 BCFN YES Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers across the Globe

Deadline: 14 June 2018 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2018 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to improve the sustainability of the food system. The 2018 BCFN YES! calls for concrete research proposals for making more sustainable the agri-food system (in terms of environmental, social, health and/or economic aspects), that are coherent with the BCFN research … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Seeds Systems Support Activity (S3A)

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement to fund a program entitled Seeds Systems Support activity (S3A) to enhance farmers’ access to a full range of seed choices and options to maximize their responsive decision making and planning for production. The Activity seeks to improve functioning of national seed sector in Feed the Future countries and in countries with … [Read more...]

Zis Foundation’s Travel Grants: Inviting Young People across the World!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Zis Foundation is seeking applications from young people of all nations between 16 and 20 for its Travel Grants, a self-organised study trip to Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Funding Information A grant of 600 Euro for a very unique study trip to a foreign country. Applicants will travel alone and applicants get the chance to research a topic of their own choice. Applicant’s project is split into three parts. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]