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 Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for the G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Buenos Aires for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. Delegates contribute the economic and social issues facing girls & women in their countries to a Communique delivered to world leaders in advance of the G20 Summit and leave the Summit with increased confidence, … [Read more...]

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls

Deadline: 23 April 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its program "Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls." Scope The Accelerating Climate Action call will focus on the following three themes, collectively addressing current knowledge gaps in socially-transformative climate research: Climate and disaster resilience: Research projects focusing on socially-equitable development planning that enhances … [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...]

ALC Call for Applications: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

Deadline: 8 April 2018 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) has announced a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2018/2019. This Fellowship is an intellectual and financial award to those who are able to portray convincing demonstrable or potential capacity to bring about intellectual, policy or other change in their field. The Fellowship is a postgraduate non-degree programme and does not lead to an academic qualification. Purpose The Peace … [Read more...]

UNESCO U40 Empowered: Women Entrepreneurs Powering the Digital Creative Industries

Deadline: 16 April 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a new initiative with Sabrina Ho “U40 Empowered: Women entrepreneurs powering the digital creative industries”. This initiative expands the actions of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity by supporting projects from national and international NGOs that promote young female cultural entrepreneurs working in the digital creative industries. It is designed to increase … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or … [Read more...]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Funding for Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects and Initiatives

Deadline: 1 April 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a 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. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more...]

German Academic Exchange Service: Seeking Applications for A bridge to Africa Scholarship

Deadline: 30 April 2018 As part of the Pan African Soil Challenge, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ethiopia is offering a journalistic scholarship within the project "A bridge to Africa". The scholarship includes a one-month stay at the German Research Centre in Jülich and a one-week trip to Accra. The project on the pan-African challenge of soil as a resource will build a scientific bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and African partners. Against the background of the … [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...]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Application for Investigator Awards in Science

Deadline: 12 March 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science enabling independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Collaborative Awards in Science

Deadline: 24 April 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The scheme fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to the proposal staff materials and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant 2018

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its programme “AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant”. The AGNES Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking in Africa through active co-operation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. Funding Information A maximum Grant amount of EUR 2 300 and EUR 3 000 is earmarked for 1 and 2 months stays, … [Read more...]

USAID/Senegal: Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal

Deadline: 18 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development in Senegal (USAID/Senegal) is seeking applications for cooperative agreements from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund programs in support of the activity Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal. Program Approaches respond to communities and target populations they serve; maximize the number of children served; build on existing and past successful community efforts and the work … [Read more...]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Community Based Initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit Photo Competition!

Deadline: 13 April 2018 Have a great shot of rainforests in the region? Submit it to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) Photo Competition for your chance to win cash prizes. Center for International Forestry Research is looking for photographs that highlight the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. These can include photos of rainforests and forest landscapes, the communities who live in and around forests, forest products for trade, health or nutrition, diverse plants … [Read more...]

Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018: Seeking Applications to Innovate and Develop Entrepreneurial Spirit of Students

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018 to encourage students from all over the world to innovate and to develop their entrepreneurial spirit, offering the winners the opportunity to create their own start-ups. The aim is to reward an innovative project, whether it is a technological innovation or an idea for new ways to use cars. The 9 finalist teams will have 15 weeks to accelerate their project with the help of Valeo and external experts … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 2 April 2018 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; 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 their planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize In 2018, seven … [Read more...]

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!

Deadline: 22 March 2018 Applications are open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award that is given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. The BBC will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Entrepreneurship Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business or idea in Africa? Join the journey to receive free, online mentoring from over 400 entrepreneurs, investors and business owners. African Entrepreneurship Award 2018 is now accepting applications. Throughout the journey, you’ll receive one-on-one mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and investors to sharpen and hone your idea. Mentors will help define your market & put your scalability to the … [Read more...]