Open Society Foundations: Palestinian Rule of Law Awards 2019–2020

Deadline: 15 February 2019 The Open Society Foundations is currently seeking applications for its Palestinian Rule of Law Awards 2019–2020 that provide scholarships for one-year academic master of laws (LLM) programs for qualified applicants from the West Bank and Gaza for study at selected law schools in the United States. Benefits Tuition and mandatory university feesMonthly stipend for room, board, and other living expensesProgram-related travelAccident and sickness insurance during … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 2 January 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from around the world to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Sparkplug Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 13 April 2019 The Sparkplug Foundation is accepting applications to fund start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education and community organizing. Its aim is to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies. Eligibility Criteria Sparkplug gives preference to projects run on small budgets, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2019!

Deadline: 26 February 2019 Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in 2011 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the WISE Prize for Education is the first distinction of its kind to recognize an individual or a team for an outstanding, … [Read more...]

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund: Encouraging Sustainable Solutions around the World

Deadline: 30 April 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to work with purpose and passion on behalf of wildlife and habitats worldwide, encouraging sustainable solutions through support of species research, animal rescue and rehabilitation and conservation education. Priority Areas Species Research: Marine Fish Sustainability: Research that contributes to the ability to create sustainable populations of marine fishes through … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (50,000 USD)!

Deadline: 31 December 2018 The May 18 Memorial Foundation is currently seeking nominations for the following Prizes: The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (GPHR) The Special Prize of the GPHR (SPGPHR) To promote the spirit of the May 18 Democratization Movement, in which the people of Gwangju resisted against brutal military forces for the sake of democracy and human rights in 1980, the May 18 Memorial Foundation recognizes the exemplary efforts of individuals and organizations … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 3 February 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Dalai Lama Fellowship 2019 that offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for their common humanity. Fellows cultivate practices in mind training for increasing self-awareness, self-care and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building … [Read more...]

Apply for Culture and Animals Foundation’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Culture and Animals Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support artists and scholars in advancing their understanding of and commitment to animals. The foundation aims to advance animal advocacy through intellectual and artistics expression. Grant Categories The Foundation funds academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about concern for animals, awarding grants in three categories: Research (scholarly … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2019 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest

Deadline: 3 January 2019 World Press Photo is inviting entries for its 2019 Digital Storytelling Contest that rewards those producing the best forms of visual journalism enabled by these changes. Categories Interactive Long Short Prizes The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries and is seen by more than 4 million people each year. The winning pictures are also published in the yearbook, which is available in multiple … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 Russell Sage Foundation’s Future of Work Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families. The Program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women’s STEM Award 2019!

Deadline: 17 March 2019 STEM graduates women from all over the world are invited to nominate themselves for the Women’s STEM Award 2019. Growth Fields Internet of Things: The Internet of Things has long been more than just an abstract vision. Market researchers estimate that by 2020 some 30 billion "things" worldwide, such as elevators, cars and refrigerators, will be connected via the Internet. Solutions from the Industrial Internet allow companies to automate workflows, optimize … [Read more...]

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its program entitled “Behavioral Economics” that support novel research that uses insights and methods from psychology, economics, sociology, political science and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. The program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the social, economic and political consequences … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund: Inviting Women Journalists around the World

Deadline: 4 January 2019 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalist for its Kim Wall Memorial Fund. The grant will fund a female reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and the Kim Wall Memorial Fund honors this legacy. The fund was established by Kim’s parents, her brother Tom Wall, her partner Ole … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for World Journalist Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 January 2019 Applications are open for World Journalist Fellowship to provide support to international journalists who enroll in one of their graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of their nine concentrations: Business and Economic Reporting Cultural Reporting and Criticism Global and Joint Program Studies Literary Reportage Magazine Writing News and Documentary … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: Girls Impact the World Film Festival

Deadline: 20 January 2019 Entries are now open for the Girls Impact the World Film Festival which is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program. High school and undergraduate students, submit their 3-6 minute short films that address global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Energy Management Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Clean Energy Ministerial is seeking nominations for its Energy Management Leadership Awards to recognize leading organizations for their energy management achievements and raise the profile of the ISO 50001 energy management system as a proven, broadly applicable solution to global energy and climate challenges. Categories CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management: The winners will be honored at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10), which takes place … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Arrell Food Institute is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards to recognize global excellence in food innovation and community impact. Arrell Food Institute recognizes global leaders who are ensuring future food security for the planet, and hopes to inspire new leaders to take bold steps towards change. Scientific excellence and community engagement are necessary to overcome the challenges our world will face in feeding 9 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!

Deadline: Various National Awards: 19 January 2019 International Award: 28 February 2019 Applications are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life. Types of Awards There are three National Awards and one International Award as listed below: National Awards ( for India) Constructive Work following … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ISN/CTR: Open Source Research and Capacity Building to Counter Nonproliferation Challenges

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The Department of State’s Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (ISN/CTR) has announced an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). ISN/CTR sponsors foreign assistance activities funded by the Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining and Related Programs (NADR) account, and focuses on mitigating proliferation and security risks from state and non-state actors. Objectives By the end of the award’s period of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Artists to Submit their Arts and Win up to $3,000!

Deadline: 15 October 2019 Embracing Our Differences is seeking applications to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Featuring 45 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of their theme "enriching … [Read more...]

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