Start-Up Chile Seed: Acceleration Program for Startups in Chile

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Chilean Government is seeking applications for its "Start-Up Chile Seed Program" which is executed by Corfo, that attracts world class entrepreneurs in early stage to start their business in Chile, strengthening enterprise environment, supporting the culture of innovation in our country, and connecting with Latam to grow from this region to the world. The goal of the program is to position Chile as the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of Latin America. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize with an aim to award outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth or contributing to one of the Jacobs Foundation’s thematic priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, … [Read more...]

National Institute of Health: Seeking Applications for Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institute of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications with an aim to provide support for research on Zika virus (ZIKV) and its complications. The participating NIH institutes are issuing this FOA to determine whether ZIKV infection causes microcephaly and other congenital abnormalities in babies and the potential rapid spread of ZIKV to the United States. Priorities (Not Limited) Demonstrate the causative role of … [Read more...]

STARTS Prize 2017: Honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts throughout the World

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are seeking applications for its "STARTS Prize 2017" to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to … [Read more...]

IUCN Call for Papers: Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP)

Deadline: 5 February 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is inviting applicants for its Global Forest and Climate Change Programme (GFCCP) that will contribute new knowledge and innovative solutions for combatting deforestation while accelerating restoration. Objectives Developing sustainable forest and land use scenarios Upscaling deforestation-free food and commodity production that relies on restoration strategies Achieving private sector … [Read more...]

Frame Call for Applications: Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts and to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and appearances and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Public Service Awards 2017! Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Public Services Worldwide

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations has begun accepting nominations for the 2017 UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA), aimed at promoting and recognizing innovation and excellence in public services supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the transformative agenda to boost prosperity around the world and ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) recognizes excellence in public service at the global level. … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Noplag Scholarship Essay Contest and Win Up to $3500!

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The Noplag has announced the start of Noplag Scholarship Essay contest with a goal to help participants, become successful. The contest not only, will award scholarship, but also provide a good chance to test and enhance the writing skills. The essays are required to be creative, inspiring, detailed, vivid, interesting and engaging. Award Information Successful participants may win scholarship of up to $3500. Eligibility Criteria Participants must include high … [Read more...]

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for 2017 Biodiversity Story Grants Round 2

Deadline: 17 February 2017 The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking applications for its second round "2017 Biodiversity Story Grants" to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. Funding for this series is being provided by the Arcadia Fund. The Earth is home to millions of species whose interactions keep our ecosystems and our planet in balance. This biodiversity provides the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MERICS European China Talent Program 2017!

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is seeking applicants for its European China Talent Program 2017 in order to deepen their engagement with contemporary China. The three-day program, which is organized by the MERICS European China Policy Unit, will take place from 25 to 28 April 2017 in Berlin. The MERICS European China Talent Program gathers a select group of 15 young China experts from across Europe in Berlin to give them an opportunity to discuss … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Sharing Good Practice of Educational Leadership for Digital Transformation across the Globe

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the project D-Transform and International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is currently inviting potential speakers leaders, managers and experts from the practice field for its “Educational Leadership for Digital Transformation” at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to share their experiences, good practices and lessons learnt from leading digital … [Read more...]

2017 NextWorldNow Grant: Improving the Well-Being of Communities Worldwide!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The NextWorldNow (NWN) Community Investments is accepting applications for its 2017 Grant program. NextWorldNow believes that communities throughout the world can work together in an informed way to improve the well-being of each community. The program is designed for individuals who share a view of a larger self, have decided that they have enough means to live comfortable lives, and want to share their resources with others in a creative and smart way. Types of … [Read more...]

Apply for Future News Worldwide 2017 Program!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its journalism competition "Future News Worldwide" with an aim to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures. Underlying this, the programme will help build strong and lasting connections to the next generation of media leaders across the globe. The programme centres around a 2-day annual conference … [Read more...]

Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship 2017: Inviting Young European Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The 2017 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program is currently open for applications. In 2017, the YTILI Fellowship will engage up to 100 young European entrepreneurs in a series of professional development and leadership activities that are designed to support the growth and development of commercial and social business ventures in their home communities. YTILI Fellows will build networks, linkages and lasting partnerships to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s International Youth Fellowship in Thailand!

Deadline: 25 February 2017 Do you want to give a try to meditation and start a true change from within? If yes, then apply for the International Youth Fellowship in Thailand. The Peace Revolution is currently seeking applications for its International Youth Fellowship in Thailand, a free online self-development program is a 42-day challenge teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. Objectives Tools for Inner Peace: Support the fellowship … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Objectives To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’. To promote … [Read more...]

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration: FY 2017 Request for PRM Humanitarian Research Concept Notes

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking concept notes for PRM Humanitarian Research. Concept notes must respond to one of the following research questions: Financial Inclusion for Refugees: What financial tools are most effective at different stages of humanitarian assistance for refugee populations? What tools are most sustainable? We are interested in proposals that explore whether and to what extent … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Shiffon Startup Competition! Supporting Budding Entrepreneurs driven to Empower Women

Deadline: 18 January 2017 Are you a budding entrepreneur passionate about launching enterprise that is driven to empower women and provide employment opportunities? Are you in the ideation/early stages of a social venture, or are launching a new subsidiary or offshoot of an existing social enterprise? Are you in need of mentorship in addition to capital is crucial for the success of young businesses? If answer to all these questions is yes, then apply for Shiffon Startup competition. To … [Read more...]

Knight Science Journalism Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to … [Read more...]

ESRC-CREST Call for Applications: Research for Understanding, Mitigating and Countering Security Threats

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) is seeking to fund innovative and forward-looking economic, behavioural and social science research that will contribute to our understanding of contemporary security threats, or enhance the UK’s capacity to detect and mitigate such threats. Individual researchers and research teams in academic institutions, research organisations, SMEs, and industry are eligible for commissioning funds. Thematic … [Read more...]

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