Curiosity 2nd Round: Creating Change for Disadvantaged Children and Young People in UK

Deadline: 12 April 2019 BBC Children in Need and Wellcome have partnered and launched the Second Round of "Curiosity"- a one-off scheme to use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. They expect to make no more than 35 small awards, and no more than 15 large awards in total in this final round. This means that only the strongest ideas will have a full assessment and they strongly recommend … [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...]

Innovate UK: Open Grant Funding Competition 2018 Round 3

Deadline: 14 November 2018 Innovate UK is inviting applicants for its "Open Grant Funding Competition 2018 Round 3" to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research. Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering, including arts, design, media or creative industries, and be applied to any part of the economy. Scope a … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme for Journalists

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme to support pan-African science journalism. Created by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) of the government of South Africa, the annual Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) meeting is the largest pan-African general science gathering dedicated to scientific research and innovation. The two-and-a-half-day programme will bring more than 3500 participants together for discussion and debate in … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries

Deadline: 31 December 2019 The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) is seeking applications for Young Scientists Mobility Grants to develop scientific collaborations between Switzerland and countries of the MENA region. Mobility represents a strategic element to develop new partnerships between countries. Through the exchange of students and researchers, higher education institutions can establish new partnerships, thus enlarging their international … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Chevening Research Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship

Deadline: 10 October 2018 Applications are open for Chevening Research Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship with an aim to mid-career professionals with very high potential in the fields of science, innovation, and business from India and Sri Lanka. The programme is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The main academic strands of the CRISP Fellowship include science, innovation, leadership and management, as well as wider issues including global challenges, politics, and … [Read more...]

DST Call for Applications: Indo-Finnish Joint Call for Mobility of Researchers

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Academy of Finland have launched a call for application to support mobility of researchers between the two countries in fields of natural sciences and engineering. The aim of this call is to support long-term and systematic research collaboration with a view to promoting the mobility of researchers between India and Finland.   Mobility from India to Finland: Indian researchers in fields of natural sciences and … [Read more...]

British Embassy in Phnom Penh: Call for Project Proposals 2018/2019

Deadline: 19 August 2018 The British Embassy in Phnom Penh has announced a call for Project Proposals for the fiscal year 2018-19. The purpose of this call for bids is to promote and enable women from across the whole of Cambodia to succeed in STEM, TVET and wider fields. Focus Areas Increasing understanding and highlighting opportunities in TVET (Technical & Vocational Education & Training) and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) for women across Cambodia by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for British Academy’s Newton Mobility Grants!

Deadline: 5 September 2018 The British Academy is seeking applications for its Newton Mobility Grants to provide support for international researchers based in a country covered by the Newton Fund to establish and develop collaboration with UK researchers around a specific jointly defined research project. These one-year awards are particularly suited to initiate new collaborative partnerships, between scholars who have not previously worked together, or new initiatives between scholars who … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 2 October 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Funding Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for a duration of up to two years. Benefits research expenses, including research assistance staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research … [Read more...]

Apply for Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Fellowships 2019!

Deadline: 12 September 2018 The Australian Academy of Science is inviting Australian early- and mid-career researchers to apply for the Australia–India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Fellowships 2019. The EMCR Fellowships provide support (up to A$16,500) for Australian researchers to travel to India and work with leading researchers at major Indian science and technology organisations for a period of between 1 and 3 months. They are intended to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ASEAN-India Science & Technology Cooperation Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Applications are open for ASEAN-India Science & Technology Cooperation program. Objectives The main objectives of ASEAN-India Science, Technology and Innovation cooperation are based on following principles- Encourage and promote cooperation in science, technology and innovation, including through joint research activity, and development on cross-sectoral areas such as health, communicable and emerging infectious diseases, environmental management, climate … [Read more...]

Women for Africa Foundation: Seeking Applications for Science by Women Programme

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Women for Africa Foundation (FMxA) is seeking applications for the 4th edition of its Science by Women Programme with the aim to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer and to foster the capacity of the research centres in their home countries. The main goal is to enable African women researchers and scientists to tackle the great challenges faced by Africa through research in health, agriculture and food security, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Mahathir Science Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Nominations are open for the Mahathir Science Award in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. The Mahathir Science Award (MSA) is established to be Malaysia’s most prestigious international Science Award for tropical sciences, administered by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF). Objectives To bestow on scientists, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Fiji: Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Regional Environmental Office of the Pacific (REO) based at the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, has announced an open competition for its "Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State" to support local or regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region. Projects should seek to meet local or regional needs, involve local expertise and know-how in the design and implementation … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals to Support Participatory Science

Deadline: 3 October 2018 National Geographic Society is seeking proposals to support Participatory Science through the development or innovative use of data-driven, technology-powered tools that will increase the understanding, preservation, and protection of our planet. Applicants should design and/or implement tools that support citizen science work, particularly data collection or data analysis, in ways that create learning experiences for citizen scientists, including … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women of the Year in Technology Award!

Deadline: 11 August 2018 Nominations are open for Women of the Year in Technology Award to empower and educate women and girls about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) by educating middle and high school girls, and young women in college, and by sharing the stories of successful professional women in STEAM. Award winners will be announced at WIT Awards – Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Georgia Aquarium – across four categories: Large/Enterprise … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards 2019!

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Applications are open for the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards 2019. Scientists and scientific institutions around the world are invited to present and nominate the most qualified candidates for the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards. Their active participation will ensure that the best female researchers from each continent are recognized and rewarded for their scientific excellence. For the first time, the 2019 Awards will designate five … [Read more...]

APSA Challenge 2018: Technologies and Innovations for Sustainable Development in Africa

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are now invited for the APSA Challenge 2018 to promote research, innovations in science and technology (S&T), and entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Africa. The competition is organized by the Association for the Promotion of Science in Africa (APSA). The candidates will submit a project or a Prototype describing the characteristics of an innovative device they wish to propose as part of the Challenge. By device, it should be understood … [Read more...]

UK Government grants £144m to support Education Campus in Northern Ireland

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has announced £144m of UK Government funding to support major education campus in Northern Ireland. This will offer collaborative education opportunities and experiences to students across the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) area of the curriculum. The Strule Project will be the largest shared educational campus in Northern Ireland, bringing together over 4,000 pupils, from all backgrounds, … [Read more...]

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