The Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017: Celebrating the Lives of Ordinary Women

Deadline: 16 June 2017 Policies and laws, working hours and conditions - set to bring equality to our everyday lives. Many feel that gender discrimination has been addressed. But still much of the work of the everyday women is taken for granted, passing unnoticed, unrecognized and unsung. YOUMANITY is inviting applications from the creative photographer for its Everyday Heroine Photography Award 2017 that aims to celebrate the lives of ordinary women who perform extraordinary jobs. It is … [Read more...]

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards: Recognizing Inspirational Young People from all over the World

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for "The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards" to support and celebrate inspirational young people from all over the world with existing initiatives, products or services that are tackling some of the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges. The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards will recognise up to eight winners in 2017. Two finalists in each of the four priority areas will be selected from a video interview process and invited to an … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Build Peace Fellows Programme 2017-2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Applications are open for Build Peace Fellows Programme 2017-2018 for exceptional individuals who want to work at the intersection of peacebuilding, arts, research and technology. The program builds local innovative potential for individuals and organisations embedded in peacebuilding processes. Fellowship Components Training Fellows come together for a joint, week-long training course on participatory methodologies, user-centered design and conflict … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 The International Catalan Institute for Peace (ICIP) is seeking applicants for its ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2017 with an aim to reward and publicly recognize individuals, organizations or institutions that have made a significant contribution toward promoting and fostering peace. The purpose of the ICIP is to promote a culture of peace in Catalonia as well as throughout the world, to endorse peaceful solutions and conflict resolutions and to endow Catalonia with … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Research in Germany Press Tour on Seas and Oceans

Deadline: 31 May 2017 You are an international science journalist and interested in ocean research? Apply now for the “Research in Germany” press tour on Seas and Oceans! The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites 15 international science journalists on a press tour to Germany on marine research from 22 to 27 October 2017.  Areas of Interest The focus of the tour will be on three fields of action: Oceans as a source of raw materials and energy Oceans as "weather kitchen" … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for the 2017 Global Citizen Award. It was established to pay tribute to individuals who have worked towards improving and supporting the global community, and whose actions or thinking have contributed to a more just, peaceful and tolerant world. The Award Committee typically looks for an inspirational individual who demonstrates extraordinary vision, courage, and … [Read more...]

Apply for HIF’s Rapid Community Engagement Projects!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is seeking proposals for its innovative projects that use rapid community engagement to understand the sanitation needs and practices of communities affected by emergencies and make sure that these are adequately reflected in early stage sanitation provision. The project is part of a broader challenge around improving user-centered sanitation design through rapid community engagement. Funding Information Funding of up to £100,000 … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Experts: Civil Registration & Vital Statistics Systems Experts

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is inviting experts in “Civil Registration, Information Technology, Public Health, Statistics, Law and Social and Behaviour Change for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Systems Strengthening”. Funded by Global Affairs Canada and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and housed at IDRC, the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems is a global resource hub that … [Read more...]

Apply for Leakey Foundation’s Research Grant!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Leakey Foundation is currently inviting applications for its research grants with an aim to promote the sharing of data in an appropriate manner consistent with the needs of grantees, but with the recognition that different fields of study require different approaches to data sharing. The Leakey Foundation exclusively funds research related specifically to human origins. Priority of funding is commonly given to the exploratory phases of promising new research … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Applications are open for the ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017 that is a representative program among Korea’s cultural official development assistance programs, offering five months’ residency (July to November 2017) to selected participants. The main objective of the program is to enhance international exchange in the ICH field by inviting young professionals from the Asia-Pacific region. The participants have an opportunity to build their … [Read more...]

Call for Applications and Nominations: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2017

Deadline: For Applications: 31 May 2017 For Nominations: 14 June 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting applicants for its International Literacy Prizes (ILP) 2017 under the theme “Literacy in a Digital World” to support effective literacy practices and encourage the promotion of dynamic literate societies. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 475 … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Computing

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Facebook, with the commitment to advancing women in technology, has excitedly announced the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship! It shall be joined by thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for its tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria - PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Children’s Prize! A Chance to win $100,000 for Your Project

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The Children’s Prize Foundation is inviting all Master’s and Doctorate students for its 2017 global prize who are driven to save children’s lives to submit a brief proposal online. The Foundation seeks the best and most effective project proposal that will save the greatest number of children’s lives. Applicants are expected to include a science-based approach that will measure and evaluate the impact of lives saved as proposed in their projects. The Prize aims to … [Read more...]

The NextGen Global Competition: Inviting Young Entrepreneurs from around the World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Applications are currently open for the NextGen Global Competition that engages young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry. Program seeks 20 outstanding young entrepreneurs who are poised to take off if given the mentoring and support from franchise business leaders who are the best in the world at scaling concepts. Award Criteria Contest winners will receive: A trip to IFA’s Annual Convention, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Development Awards Competition for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are now open for "The Global Development Awards Competition" that is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Award … [Read more...]

Apply for Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Women in Photography has announced a grant program entitled "The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program" that will provide one female photographer with a $5000 grant to produce work and a year of mentorship with four art professionals. Launched in June 2008, Women in Photography is an innovative website founded by artists Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips that showcases the work of women artists. The internet-based project focuses on exhibiting work … [Read more...]

Women PeaceMakers Program: Offering Unique Fellowship for Peacebuilders

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), at the University of San Diego’s Kroc School of Peace Studies, is currently accepting applications for its Women PeaceMakers Program. The new Women PeaceMakers program will offer a unique fellowship for peacebuilders, focused on strengthening and improving peace efforts around the world. The 10-month fellowship will do this through building an engaged community of four peacebuilders from conflict-affected … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Improving Retention of Breastfeeding Women LWHIV on ART

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Positive Action Challenges in collaboration with Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) & Every Woman Every Child, currently seek to Identify effective solutions at the community level to improve retention of mothers living with HIV on ART through pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding and beyond to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. This may include development of innovative approaches or scale-up of proven interventions. Innovative and novel … [Read more...]

TWAS: OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS are currently seeking nominations for an award to recognize and spotlight talented early career women scientists living and working in developing countries. Benefits Five women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrated each year for their research excellence, receiving a cash prize of USD5,000, a year’s free … [Read more...]

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