ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund: Strengthening Capability for Research and Innovation

Deadline: 6 September 2016 The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is seeking applicants for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Centres competition 2016 in order to strengthen capability for research and innovation within both UK and developing countries, providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need. Aims develop interdisciplinary relationships within and beyond the social sciences around key global research challenges build strong … [Read more...]

Horowitz Foundation’s 2016 Awards: Understanding the Major Fields of Social Sciences

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy is seeking applicants for its 2016 Awards in order to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences. Aim to support emerging scholars through small grants to promote scholarship with a social policy application to encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences Award Categories Donald R. Cressey Award: For the most outstanding … [Read more...]

USDA: Seeking Applications for Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Deadline: 14 September 2016 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from organisations for Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area Program. The aim of the program is to support research, education, and extension work by awarding grants that address key problems of national, regional, and multi-state importance … [Read more...]

Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies: Inviting Applicants for Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women’s Studies

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa is inviting applications for its Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women’s Studies for 2017-2018. The purpose of this fund is to attract highly qualified researchers working on feminist, women’s or gender issues. The Visiting Scholar will be required to present their ongoing research project in conferences and/or seminars and to interact with the community of students and colleagues. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship for Master of Public Health

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) at BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh is accepting applications for WHO TDR International Post Graduate Training Scheme (TIPS) for its 13th batch of Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme beginning in January 2017. It is a 12-month full-time programme which promotes problem-based experiential learning. The training will be focused on courses relevant to a career in implementation research. Implementation research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for CAS SEE Rijeka Fellowship Program 2016

Deadline: 20 July 2016 CAS SEE is currently inviting applications for CAS SEE Fellowship Programme 2016. The CAS SEE Rijeka is an international researcher mobility program that offers up to five months residencies in Rijeka and in the countries of the Balkans region. The Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Three Funding Programmes by Graham Foundation

Deadline: Various The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts is seeking applications for its 2016 grants and awards programs. The Foundation makes project-based grants to individuals and organisations each year and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. Grant and Award Information The proposed amount for grant programs should not exceed $30,000. … [Read more...]

AICGS: DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies

Deadline: 31 August 2016 The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) awards the DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies in recognition of exceptional work in one of the Institute’s three major areas of research - Foreign & Domestic Policy Studies; Business & Economics; and Society, Culture & Politics. The central aim of this prize is to foster a new generation of American scholarship on Germany and encourage innovative … [Read more...]

RWJF: Integrating Cost-of-Care Conversation Resources into the Clinical Workflow

Deadline: 27 July 2016 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is currently inviting applications for its Integrating Cost-of-Care Conversation Resources into the Clinical Workflow program with an aim to support patients in making health care choices based on their needs and preferences, in collaboration with their care providers. This solicitation seeks to establish best practices for how tools/resources that support cost-of-care conversations (e.g., cost estimator tools, conversation … [Read more...]

RWJF: Optimizing Cost-of-Care Conversations between Clinicians and Vulnerable Patients

Deadline: 27 July 2016 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is currently inviting applications for its Optimizing Cost-of-Care Conversations between Clinicians and Vulnerable Patients program with an aim to provide opportunity, vulnerable populations include people with incomes less than 400 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL), who are newly insured, belonging to racial and ethnic minorities, or for whom English is a second language. This solicitation aims to fund studies that … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH Diversity Action Plan: Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics

Deadline: 25 May 2019 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan” with an aim is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce in genomics. It seeks to expose underrepresented students at the undergraduate, … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Seeking Applications for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline: 10 August 2016 The National Endowment for the Humanities is currently inviting applications for its Public Humanities Projects with an aim to support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to illuminate significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art, or to address challenging issues in contemporary life. NEH encourages projects that involve members of the … [Read more...]

SSRC Abe Fellowship: Seeking Proposals from Research Professionals to Foster their Skills

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) has announced the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP. The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics … [Read more...]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Seeking Applications for Taiwan Fellowship

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is seeking applicants for its Taiwan Fellowship in order to encourage foreign experts and scholars in the fields of social sciences and humanities interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region and Chinese studies to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Funding Information One direct round-trip economy-class ticket and monthly … [Read more...]

Africa Thesis Award: A Chance to Win € 500

Deadline: 10 July 2016 The African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) is currently inviting applications for its Africa Thesis Award with an aim to encourage student research and writing on Africa and to promote the study of African cultures and societies. It is presented annually to a student whose Masters thesis has been completed on the basis of research conducted on Africa. Funding Information The award consists of a prize of € 500,- and publication of the winning thesis in the ASCL’s African … [Read more...]

Science Forum South Africa 2016: Promoting International Science,Technology & Innovation Partnerships

Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Science Forum South Africa is currently inviting applicants for thematic session proposals for the 2016 Forum. The 2016 Forum will have a specific focus on the social sciences and humanities, as well as the role of science in Africa’s development. The theme for the Science Forum South Africa 2016 is Ignite Conversations about Science. Objectives To create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation in society To … [Read more...]

Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA): Identifying Experts with in-depth Knowledge and Experience

Deadline: 1 July 2016 The Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) have launched Call for Experts in order to identify experts with in-depth knowledge and experience of selected topics related to development challenges of Nigeria. The Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) is an independent, non-partisan public policy think-tank committed to rigorous research to support public policy. The experts will carry out academically rigorous research and preparation of technical papers to … [Read more...]

SSRC Abe Fellowship: Inviting Research Professionals to Foster their Skills

Deadline: 1 September 2016 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) has announced the annual Abe Fellowship Program competition. Funding for the Abe Fellowship Program is provided by CGP. The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics … [Read more...]

World Bank’s Young Professionals Program Open for Selection Process 2017

Deadline: 27 July 2016 The World Bank is currently inviting applications for its Young Professionals Program with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The Program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to the WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Media Projects Grants

Deadline: 10 August 2016 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently inviting applications for its Media Projects Grants with an aim to support film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Projects must also demonstrate an … [Read more...]

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