Applications Open for 2018-2019 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications for 2018-2019 WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship Programme are now open which enables an outstanding early-career social scientist residing and working in a low- or middle-income country to conduct research at WZB for up to six months. Through their Global Fellowship Programme, the WZB and the ISSC aim to contribute towards building a new generation of outstanding social scientists in low- or middle-income countries, who are willing and able to contribute to … [Read more...]

Maurice & Phyllis Paykel Trust: Inviting Applications for Project & Equipment Grants

Deadline: 1 October 2018 The Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust is inviting applications for its Project & Equipment Grants to support research projects in any field relevant to human health, including basic biomedical sciences. The Trust encourages the development of health-related research in New Zealand by providing funds for research support. Types of Grants Project Grants provide limited research support for individuals or groups working in any health-related sciences, including … [Read more...]

Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO: Seeking Applications for For Women in Science fellowships 2019

Deadline: 11 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 2019 which allows excellent female scientists to boost their scientific career. This program aims to increase career prospects of female researchers and the number of women professors in the Netherlands, only applicants with a permanent or temporary position at a Dutch university or a research institute based in the Netherlands will be taken into account. The program consists of … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition that is a unique global challenge in which three university students are rewarded for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. This competition defines the wellness industry broadly and is looking for innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness, hospitality, investment, medicine, nutrition, real estate, spa, technology, travel, … [Read more...]

France Government launches 4 new Programmes under the Umbrella of Make Our Planet Great Again Initiative

The French government has launched four new programmes build on the interest of the country’s Make Our Planet Great Again Initiative aimed at attracting international students and academics that are keen to study and research earth sciences, climate change, sustainability and the transition to renewable energy. The new schemes will provide grants to master’s and PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. The schemes was launched by President Emmanuel Macron last year in response to US … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Falling Walls Lab Vietnam 2018!

Deadline:  6 April 2018 The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is currently accepting applications for The Falling Wall Lab Vietnam program. The Falling Walls Lab is a challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for outstanding talents. It offers the opportunity to excellent academics and professionals to present their innovative ideas, research projects and social initiatives. The DAAD has brought an innovative, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for aspiring researchers for … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Sir Henry Dale Fellowships

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Sir Henry Dale Fellowships to support postdoctoral researchers who aim to become independent scientists leading their own groups. It is a partnership between the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust. Benefits A Sir Henry Dale Fellowship is for five years. It may be held on a part-time basis and you can apply for renewal for an additional three years. The award includes: A basic salary (determined by your host … [Read more...]

French Embassy, Australia: Seeking Applications for its FASIC PHC Program

Deadline: 2 April 2018 France-Australia Science and Innovation Collaboration Grants is seeking applications for its FASIC PHC Programme which aims to support the launch and the critical early-stage development of bilateral research projects between France and Australia. It also aims to support the strategic scaling-up of science and technology collaborations. The FASIC PHC program will contribute to initiate or reinforce bilateral research collaborations, will enable scientists from France … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Australian APEC Study Centre is seeking applications for its Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship that will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. This fellowship aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers from the APEC region. It is designed to assist with the particular … [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...]

Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development

Deadline: 14 May 2018 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) that will explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in … [Read more...]

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation: Inviting Applications for Inlaks Scholarship in India

Deadline: 15 April 2018 The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation is seeking applications for its “Inlaks Scholarship” to young people with exceptional talent in any field to broaden their vision abroad and improve their skills to operate in society, thus making them a future vehicle of change in their environment. Types of Scholarships The scholarships are of two types: University Courses: Scholarships are granted at top American, European and UK institutions, for funding requirements … [Read more...]

AREF: EXCELL Researcher and Leadership Development Programme

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is seeking applications for "EXCELL Researcher and Leadership Development Programme" to enhance research capacity in global health – by African scientists in Africa for Africa. Through this 2-year programme, AREF will work closely with four to six research institutions from Sub-Saharan Africa, selected competitively. The pilot of AREF’s Excell researcher and leadership development programme will: Help accelerate the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Australian APEC Study Centre is seeking applications for its Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship that will provide financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies to pursue research opportunities in partnership with Australian education and research institutions. This fellowship aims to encourage the mobility of post-doctorate female researchers from the APEC region. It is designed to assist with the particular … [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...]

Apply for “Youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is seeking applications for “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa”. Scope They seek research project fellows for the study of Youth Engagement in Agribusiness and Rural Economic Activities in Africa. This is not a one-time invitation for applications, but rather a continuing call for research on this topic in … [Read more...]

WWF’s Russell E. Train Fellowships: Current & Aspiring University Faculty for Conservation

Deadline: 1 March 2018 To build local capacity in Asia, Africa and Latin America, EFN is offering fellowships to current and aspiring faculty members to enable them to pursue their PhD. EFN is providing fellowships to support current and aspiring university faculty that are affiliated with or currently employed at African, Asian and Latin American universities to pursue doctoral degrees in conservation-related fields. After completing a degree, the individual must enhance, expand, or establish … [Read more...]

Apply for Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cell (MSC) Research Award!

Deadline: 31 March 2018 Biological Industries USA is now accepting applications for its Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cell (MSC) Research Award which is intended to help scientists achieve their MSC research objectives. The aim is to provide a culture of excellence through scientific consultation and MSC media products and protocols that support the maintenance and propagation of undifferentiated and differentiated cells. The MSC Research Award provides the winning scientists with BI’s MSC cell … [Read more...]

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Short Term Grant for Armenian Studies

Deadline: 22 December 2018 The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is currently inviting qualified students, academics and researchers in Armenian Studies to participate in activities related to their field of studies, encouraging academic interaction and exchange of knowledge and ideas. Established in 1956 as a Portuguese foundation for the whole of humanity, the Foundation’s original purpose focused on fostering knowledge and raising the quality of life of … [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...]

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