UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]

Georg Arnhold Program 2018/2019: Promoting Education for Sustainable Peace

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is seeking applications for its Georg Arnhold program on Education for Sustainable Peace 2018/2019 with an aim to promote education for sustainable peace with a particular focus on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The objectives of this program are to support international scholarly communication and translate research findings into … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Accelerators Program!

Deadline: 19 August 2017 Applications are open for Humanitarian Accelerators program which is a first of its kind initiative in the Arab World connecting start-ups and established companies from around the world with the UAE’s humanitarian sector to tackle social, cultural and environmental challenges in the Arab region. The program is taking place from October 1st to November 29th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The inaugural program focuses on empowering refugees through education and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Merdeka Award is seeking applications for its grant program that is designed to make it possible for qualified and deserving Malaysians, between the ages 22-35 to engage in short-term collaborative projects/programmes of up to three months, at an internationally-recognised host institution in select disciplines (education, arts, sports, community/social work, environment, health, science and technology). The aim of this program is to help the recipient build on … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Wire Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) is offering three grants for the most promising international collaborative projects from at least two different countries on the topics of clean energy, climate policy and the shift to a low-carbon economy. Funding Information Clean Energy Wire CLEW will support successful applicants’ stories with a grant of between EUR 4,000 and 6,000.The three successful journalist teams will be invited to the 2017 Clean Energy Wire CLEW Network … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Harry Ransom Center: Seeking Applications for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Harry Ransom Center is seeking applications for Research Fellowships that support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. The Harry Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Types of Fellowships One To Three Month Fellowships $3,500 Per … [Read more...]

The Lancet : Establishing a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Lancet is looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission. The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. Eligibility Criteria Successful applicants will be between 18-24 years; however applicants up to 29 years are also encouraged to apply. … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Advocacy Fellows Program 2018

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Applications are open for Advocacy Fellows Program 2018 to expand and strengthen the capacity of civil society advocates and organisations to monitor, support and help shape biomedical HIV prevention research and rapid rollout of new effective interventions in low- and middle-income countries with HIV burdens. The Advocacy Fellows Program pairs emerging leaders in advocacy and activism with existing organizations to develop and execute creative, context-specific … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017 that is presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is the nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How has the nominee brought new thinking to … [Read more...]

IBM: Inviting Applicants to Support their Climate Change or Environmental Projects

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The IBM is currently inviting applicants to apply for free crowdsourced supercomputing power, weather data and cloud storage to support their climate or environmental research project. They welcome scientists around the world. Through World Community Grid, Applicants computational research calculations are distributed to thousands of volunteers around the world who perform these calculations on their computer or Android devices. In doing so, they get 24/7 access to … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation: Seeking Applications for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program's aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

The Darwin Initiative: Seeking Applications for Post Project Funding

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Department for International Development are seeking applications for 24th Round of Darwin Initiative's Post Project Funding. Post project funding may be considered where there is a specific need to do more work on a successful and completed Darwin project. The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas … [Read more...]

Apply for European Commission’s ERC Synergy Grant Programme 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its "ERC Synergy Grant" with an aim to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Seeking Applications for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Department for International Development are seeking stage 1 applications for 24th round of Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding. The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas Territories (OTs). The Darwin is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin … [Read more...]

Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Sustainable Water Fund to Improve Water Security in Developing Countries

Deadline: 8 December 2017 The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is seeking concept notes for the  2nd round of its Sustainable Water Fund programme (FDW) with an aim to support Public Private Partnerships (PPP) that contribute to inclusive green growth by improving water security and water safety in developing countries. The FDW programme is divided into two phases: the development phase and the implementation phase. The development phase begins with a call for ideas. This is an invitation from … [Read more...]

Stigler Center: Inviting Applicants for Journalists in Residence Program

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The Stigler Center is seeking applications for its Journalists in Residence Program that provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting. The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at Stigler Center's Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, … [Read more...]

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges: Funding Communication Projects mitigating Anthropogenic Climate Change

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is seeking applications for its grant program to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The projects that have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions are provided with the funding support. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the … [Read more...]

FP 2020’s Rapid Response Mechanism Youth Outreach: Small Grants for Youth-Led & Youth-Focused Organizations

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Are you a youth-led or youth-focused national organization with a big idea to promote young people’s right to access and use family planning services and information? Do you see a timely opportunity to support the rights of adolescents and youth to decide, freely and for themselves, whether and when to have children? If yes, then Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) can help you fund that activity through the Rapid Response Mechanism’s Youth Outreach! The Family Planning 2020 … [Read more...]

International Labour Organization (ILO): 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status … [Read more...]

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