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.

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s 2018 New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

Apply for King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award 2017!

Deadline: 10 October 2017 Applications are open for the King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award 2017 with an aim to empower young people and give them the attention, encouragement and motivation needed. It will encourage all eligible participants to improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to allow them to be effective and productive citizens contributing to their communities. Objectives Stimulate Different Sectors to Empowering Young People Encourage Various Sectors … [Read more...]

Kectil Program: Identifying and Nurturing Youth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Kectil Program is inviting highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. Program Categories Web-Based Mentoring Program: Monthly Kectil Talks with Leaders in Science, Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Public Service Assignments & Sharing: Connect with other students on social media (Facebook & Twitter) with facilitated web-based group discussions … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 AWARD Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 7 October 2017 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is inviting applications for its fellowship program that is a career-development program that since 2008 has, through tailored fellowships, equipped top women agricultural scientists across sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate agricultural gains by strengthening their science and leadership skills. This fellowship is a catalyst for innovations with high potential to contribute to the prosperity and wellbeing of … [Read more...]

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program: Offering Full Scholarships to School Students and Recent Graduates

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is offering American high school students and recent graduates full scholarships to study for one academic year in countries with significant Muslim populations. The YES Abroad program is a cultural exchange between the U.S. and countries with significant Muslim populations. YES Abroad participants live with a host … [Read more...]

AAU Call for Volunteer Young Social Media Reporters!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Association of African Universities (AAU) has organised key events to mark the 2017 African University Week. The theme for the African University Week is “[email protected]: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for Sustainable Development in Africa”. This year the AAU Secretariat will use Social Media with the help of Volunteer Social Media Reporters to create awareness about the African University Week. Roles of Young Volunteer Social Media Reporters Selected … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The program expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund!

Deadline: 1 February 2018. Applications are open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund that supports small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The fund envisions a biodiverse world with healthy ecosystems and a sustainable, wise use thereof. Funding Information The grants do not exceed US$ 15.000 or € … [Read more...]

2018 Gro Brundtland Award: Inviting Female Scientists from Taiwan and Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Gro Brundtland Award that offers an opportunity to young female scientists to meet and discuss with other female researchers in the same field and establish the international connection. It’s a great chance to introduce their own research to other international research groups and it promotes future collaborations between institutions. Benefits Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: International Climate Protection Fellowships for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking applications for its International Climate Protection Fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries. The fellowships enables prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under … [Read more...]

NIESBUD: Seeking Applications for Project Management Training and Certification Program

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering fully funded International Training Programme on “Project Management Training & Certification” under ITEC fellowship which is flagship capacity building programme of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The project management now becomes a professional … [Read more...]

PFAN/ECREEE/CTCN Call for Proposals: Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises in West Africa

Deadline: 20 November 2017 The ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to facilitate the initiation and management of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for Africa Climate Change Leadership Program that seeks to build local climate change leaders who can shape understanding of the extent and severity of climate-related stressors on African economies and ecosystems, and propose solutions on how countries can build resilience to these impacts. The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to … [Read more...]

Apply for Nordic Climate Facility’s 7th Call for Proposals!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has announced its 7th call for proposals which is a challenge fund set up and administered by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) to finance innovative climate change projects. The theme of this year’s call for proposals is Climate as Business – Testing innovative green business concepts. Focus Areas The call focuses on testing innovative green business concepts and ideas that could become commercially viable. Projects … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tusk Conservation Awards 2018! A Chance to Celebrate Extraordinary People

Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across the continent. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 25 years of experience … [Read more...]

Apply for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Applications are open for the  Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme that exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Focus Project Project applications will score more highly during the selection process if they: Are likely to have a direct conservation impact. Are collaborative and involve a local conservation organization. Are logistically feasible, … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to Promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 January 2018 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities on Environment and Wildlife Conservation!

Apply for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2018! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2018 to support outstanding nature conservationists around the developing world. Aims Find and fund the most effective grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Support the scale-up of projects with a track record of success, founded on scientific evidence and community involvement. Fund … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women 2017 Edition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in partnership with the African Union is implementing the 2017 Edition of the “Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women” to promote the participation of women in science and technology across the continent. The award programme contributes to the promotion of Africa and regional development and integration through science, technology and innovation. Objectives To award and honour outstanding … [Read more...]