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.

Wellcome Trust’s Seed Awards in Science: Supporting Researchers based in the UK, Ireland and LMICs

Deadline: 3 July 2017 Wellcome Trust is currently 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 the Wellcome Trust or elsewhere. Scopes and Methodologies The awards give scope for innovative methodologies and activities, such as: pilot and scoping studies preliminary data gathering proof-of-principle studies planning sessions collaborative network meetings. Funding … [Read more...]

Japan Water Forum Fund 2017: Supporting Grassroots Organizations in Developing Countries to Address Water-Related Issues

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Japan Water Forum (JWF) is currently accepting applications for its funding program 2017 with an aim to support organizations addressing water-related issues at the grass-roots level in developing countries. Successful applicants are provided with grants. JWF Fund is formed and operated by utilizing membership fees of Japan Water Forum and donations to Charity for Water. During the past 13 years, JWF Fund supported 156 projects in 27 countries, benefiting more than … [Read more...]

Astraea’s International Fund: Supporting Groups led by LGBTQI Communities

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking applications for its International Fund to support groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Priorities The fund prioritizes funding to groups that are: Led by and targeted to lesbian/bisexual/queer women Led by and targeted to … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation Call for Proposals: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

Deadline: 1 July 2017 PlanetRomeo Foundation is currently seeking proposals for its grant program to support grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with the focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. Thematic Areas PlanetRomeo Foundation supports projects and initiatives under the following themes: Community Organizing Shelter Sports … [Read more...]

World Social Science Forum 2018: Focusing on Contemporary Global Challenges

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are open for World Social Science Forum 2018 that is the fourth in a series of international, interdisciplinary social science conferences focusing on contemporary global challenges. The Forum will address the issue of security for all people in an equitable and sustainable world. The Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan. The social sciences and humanities have a vital role to play in clarifying and developing principles, … [Read more...]

AWIEF Awards 2017: Contributing to Africa’s Growth and Social Development

Deadline: 19 June 2017 Nominations are open for AWIEF Awards that recognise, honour and celebrate Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners in Africa and across industry sectors, for their economic performance and contribution to Africa’s growth and social development. AWIEF salutes these women for their passion and determination in making a difference in their countries and on the continent. The AWIEF Awards cover emerging and established entrepreneurship in the private and not-for-profit … [Read more...]

Apply for Euromena Awards: Celebrating the Richness and Strength of African Innovation!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 Euromena Consulting is currently accepting applications for its Euromena Awards with an aim to discover and show the world the talents and capacity for innovation in Africa. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the richness and strength of African innovation. The competition rewards creativity, innovation, development and social awareness. The goal of the award is to promote African start-ups focused on new technologies, with a social impact on the … [Read more...]

The Sur International Journal on Human Rights Call for Papers on “Reclaiming civic space: Insights and Learnings from and for Activists”

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Conectas Human Rights and the Fund for Global Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies and institutional reflections – with preference given to activist voices from the Global South – for the 26th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in December 2017. The special edition will focus on the responses to the crackdown on civil society currently seen – to different degrees – around the world. The … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)” programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

FSC Call for Applications: Youth Correspondent Programme 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 Applications are open for the TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize 2017 that rewards scientists for their contribution in an area, albeit multidisciplinary, directly relevant to the science of sustainability. The 2017 prize will be awarded to a female scientist based on scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources rather than environmental advocacy. Award Information It carries a cash award of USD4,000 generously … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Proposals: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently seeking proposals for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”, with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

The Diaspora Challenge: Seeking Business Ideas to make a Social Impact in Africa

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Diaspora Challenge is currently open for applications to mobilise the Diaspora community to build scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa. Thematic Areas The challenge is seeking business ideas that make an impact in these 3 critical sectors: Education How might we harness the potential of technology to bridge the education gap and unlock the potential of the young people of Africa? FinTech How might we connect the … [Read more...]

Apply for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Round 2!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are open for "The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund" which is funded by UK Department for International Development (DFID), and supported by the GSMA and its members. The fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic … [Read more...]

FSC Call for Applications: Youth Correspondent Programme 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry. The … [Read more...]

Apply Now to Become a Young Champion of the Earth!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a big idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a vision for a more sustainable future; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is seeking applications for its programme "Young Champion of the Earth" in order … [Read more...]

TWAS Fellowships for Research & Advanced Training: Inviting Young Scientists from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently inviting young scientists from developing countries for its TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training in order to enhance the research capacity of promising scientists, especially those at the beginning of their research career, helping them to foster links for further collaboration. Benefits The fellowships are offered for a minimum of three months and a maximum of twelve months. TWAS covers … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Integrated Water Management (IWC) Masters Scholarships 2018!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The International Water Centre is seeking applications for its Masters Scholarships 2018 to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane, Australia. The IWC Masters Scholarships are a prestigious award granted annually to high calibre candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as future water leaders. IWC is offering up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, … [Read more...]

Twas’ New Prizes for Developing Careers: Recognizing High-Impact Research from Women Scientists and LDCs

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries with support of key TWAS Fellows and partners, has established three new prizes that recognize high-impact research from women scientists and from Least Developed Countries. Strong motivation brings good results, and rewarding good results fuels motivation. For scientists from developing nations who are often working with limited resources every incentive encourages the pursuit of … [Read more...]

The University of Pavia, Call for Applications: Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The University of Pavia (UNIPV) is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship. The Fund is intended to provide scholarships to students from Developing Countries, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training. The Fund and the selection of the students are managed by a Committee composed by … [Read more...]

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