Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Senegal

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Senegal.

UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 UNESCO is currently inviting governmental and non-governmental entities, civil society actors and individuals active in strengthening foundations for peace and tolerance to propose candidates for the 2018 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. The purpose of the Prize is to reward individuals, institutions and other entities or non-governmental organizations that have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated leadership in … [Read more...]

British Ecological Society: Inviting Applicants for Ecologists in Africa Grant Program

Deadline: 21 March 2018 The British Ecological Society (BES) is currently inviting applicants for its Ecologists in Africa Grant Program to carry out innovative ecological research. The grant is designed to develop their skills, experience and knowledge base as well as making connections with ecologists in the developed world. Grant Information The maximum value of a grant is £8,000 for research. An additional sum up to £2,000 may be requested to fund travel to help you develop … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 WARC Travel Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 The West African Research Association (WARC) is currently inviting applications from West African nationals for its spring 2018 Travel Grant program to promote intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Funding for the WARC Travel Grant Program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Al-Sumait Prize “Health” to recognize best studies, scientific projects, applied research, and innovative initiatives that have a significant impact and lasting influence on advancing progress to economic and social development in Africa. Administered by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and a Board of Trustees, the awards celebrate the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Senegal: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

Deadline: 23 February 2018 U.S. Embassy in Senegal is seeking applications for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program which is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development projects. The purpose of the Special Self-Help Program is to support communities through modest grants that would positively impact on communities. Any legal person or organization / group / community development association … [Read more...]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Call for VR/AR Technologies to Improve Children’s Lives

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Do you have a Virtual or Augmented reality solution that can help improve children’s lives? If yes, then apply for the UNICEF Innovation Fund. UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies can be used to solve real human problems. By providing new, immersive ways of accessing data they can enhance our learning experience, expand … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NEF Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i)!

Deadline: 12 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i) to reward research based innovation and highlight the global impact of African researchers and entrepreneurs. On 26-28 March 2018, the Next Einstein Forum will host its second Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda. A critical component of the NEF is its unique innovation competition, the Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i). Young African scientists and … [Read more...]

Saving Lives at Birth Round 8: A Grand Challenge for Development

Deadline: 28 February 2018 United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have joined together to launch the eighth round of "Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development". The program seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

Call For Application: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the inaugural regional training workshop on science diplomacy to be held in South Africa, from 21 to 25 May 2018. The deadline for submitting applications is 9 February 2018.  Applications are invited from young scientists (up to the age of 40), as well as … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in Western Africa

Deadline: 27 February 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in Western Africa”. The global objective of the PESCAO Programme is to enhance the contribution of fisheries resources to sustainable development, food security and poverty alleviation in West Africa. Priorities Improving the knowledge on the state of shared fish stocks and/or fisheries of common interest Developing and/or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2018-2020

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applications are open for AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme that is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and offers the opportunity of a one-year experience in Germany, including an eight-month internship in a leading German enterprise. Benefits The programme fellows benefit through gaining first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise being exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize 2019!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize 2019. The prizes are awarded to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development. Fields Agricultural Sciences Biology Chemistry Earth Astronomy and Space Sciences Engineering Sciences … [Read more...]

IITA Announces 20 Research Fellowships for 2018, Awards Research Grants Upto $10,000

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has announced 20 research fellowships for 2018.  IITA received a three-year research grant for “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The deadline for submission is 28 February 2018. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals in advance of the deadline electronically in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for King Baudouin African Development Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Nominations are open for King Baudouin African Development Prize to draw public attention to the many inspirational stories, including challenges and successes, emerging from the African continent. The King Baudouin African Development Prize rewards outstanding contributions to development in Africa, initiated and led by Africans. The Prize is awarded every other year by the King Baudouin Foundation. Beyond its monetary value of 200.000 euros, it offers its winners … [Read more...]

WARA Inviting Applications for WARC Library Fellowship Program 2018

The West African Research Association (WARA) is inviting applications for the WARC Library Fellowship Program 2018. It is open to those interested in Africa and Libraries, to students in Information and Library Science,  and to  practicing librarians. The Applications must be submitted online no later than February 1, 2018. This fellowship provides round trip travel to Dakar and a stipend of $2,500 to cover the cost of living for 6 to 8 weeks during June and July of 2018. Estimated work hours … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 12th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Common Fund for Commodities is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental foundation investing in organisations and enterprises pursuing SDG Agenda 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 Developing Countries. … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reports on Transnational Organized Crime Program

Deadline: 16 January 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting African journalists for its program entitled "Reports on Transnational Organized Crime" with an aim to build the capacity of journalists to investigate the issue of transnational organized crime, improving both their knowledge and skills, while developing reporting ideas that can be further explored by the participants following the workshop. The Foundation has developed a training program for reporting on organized crime for … [Read more...]

LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre Opens Opportunity for Two West African Artists

LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre have opened an opportunity for two West African artists currently living and working in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal or Sierra Leone to join the 'New International Voices' residency programme in London from 11-24 June, part of LIFT 2018. This year, LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre will partner with the British Council to support two West African artists to take part in this unique platform enabling significant development in their practice during LIFT’s festival in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Yale Young African Scholars Program!

Deadline: 6 February 2018 The Yale University is seeking applications for its “2018 Yale Young African Scholars Program” that is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. YYAS 2018 will be held in two locations: Rwanda: 29 July - 07 August Ghana: 11 August - 20 August Benefits There is no cost to students to participate … [Read more...]