Latest Grants , Funding Opportunities and Resources in Swaziland

Here is a list of the latest grants, funding opportunities and resources for NGOs, individuals and other organizations in Swaziland.

Call for Applications: MRC-AHRC Global Public Health Partnership Awards

Deadline: 8 June 2017 Applications are open for MRC-AHRC Global Public Health Partnership Awards, offering a unique opportunity for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) to launch a global public health initiative that responds to the challenge of bringing together expertise in medical science and health interventions in developing countries, with an understanding of local knowledge and history, cultural dynamics, community engagement, and … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust Call for Applications: Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in LMICs

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine, offering research experience and training to early-stage researchers from low- and middle-income countries. The scheme aims to support research that will improve public health and tropical medicine at a local, national and global level. Benefits A Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine is normally for three years, and can be held … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 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 our 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 Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The European Commission-Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is seeking proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017 with an aim to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and highly qualified professional manpower in Africa. Aims Contribute to the improvement of the quality of higher education through the promotion of internationalisation and … [Read more...]

NEF Ambassadors Programme: Inviting Young Scientists from Africa

Deadline: 27 May 2017 The Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors Programme is currently open for applications and invites young science practitioners from African countries. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. In particular, the NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global Gatherings. The … [Read more...]

2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: Advancing Economic and Social Development in African Continent

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education” in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving people’s access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Other Foundation is seeking expression of interests for its Research Grant to work with the data from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [Read more...]

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) is currently accepting applications to provide local project developers and originators in Africa with the technical expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to fruition. Access Power aims to contribute its project development expertise and resources to catalyze power projects across the African continent. The partner with local power developers, and assist them through the project development stage … [Read more...]

Africa Food Prize 2017: Leading the Effort to Change the Reality of Farming in Africa

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans. Building … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2017: Supporting Young People of Ghana and Africa with Quality Education

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkurmah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) is currently open for applications. The program provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education.  The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to … [Read more...]

AWHF Call for Applications: Moses Mapesa Research Grant

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is seeking applications for its Moses Mapesa Research Grant to support African Doctoral and Masters Students in the field of heritage. The AWHF was launched in 2006 to support African States Parties in implementing the UNESCO 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an inter-governmental organisation that was launched in 2006 with the mission to … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for African Countries

Among all the continents in the world, Africa is the second-largest and second-most-populous one with 54 sovereign countries—the most on any continent. Poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition and inadequate water supply and sanitation, as well as poor health, affect a large proportion of the people who reside in the African continent, which is required to be prevented by means of philanthropic approaches to help them prevail over this present state. To help into getting the opportunities which can … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is seeking applications from innovators for its "Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)" grant programme. Innovative solutions based on indigenous knowledge systems covering the impact areas of human and animal health and … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition" grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: A Chance to Win Up to 1 Million!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize "Education" in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving peoples access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries … [Read more...]

MRC-DFID-NIHR Call for Research: Improving Adolescent Health in the LMICs

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Medical Research Council (MRC), in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID), National Institutes of Health Research (NIHR), are currently seeking applications for its programme to provide the research evidence needed to effect real and practical changes to improve adolescent health in Low and Middle Income Countries. Program Scope Areas of particular research interest include: Life course approaches to mental health including … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Youth Council Call for Applications: International Youth Task Force for Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are currently open for the Commonwealth Youth Council's International Youth Task Force for Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018. The CYC is making a call for the composition of the International Youth Task force who will be responsible for the organisation of CYF 2018. The IYTF will be divided into four committees: Programmes Committee, Media and Communications Committee, Policy, Drafting and Reporting Committee and Logistics Committee. Eligibility Criteria The … [Read more...]