Applications Open for GenH Challenge!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Applications are open for GenH Challenge that is based on the notion that new thinking and new ways to apply everyday ideas can support those on the front lines of health care worldwide. Working together, we can spark the next great idea that will change the trajectory of health. In the landscape of competitions, the GenH Challenge is committed especially to a high standard of openness, fairness, and transparency. Their goal is to provide value for everyone who … [Read more...]

Apply for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The program expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship … [Read more...]

Participate in 2019 Symposium on Disrupting Global Health Narratives!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The University of Edinburgh's Global Health Governance Programme is inviting applications from early career researchers to attend its 2019 Symposium “Disrupting Global Health Narratives” at the Brocher Foundation Centre. University of Edinburgh especially encourages women and scholars from non-OECD countries to apply. The Symposium draws on their Economic Gaze project (PI Devi Sridhar), which explores the emergence of the World Bank’s global health framework. It will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund!

Deadline: 1 February 2018. Applications are open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund that supports small, preferably local initiatives worldwide towards the conservation of endangered species (flora & fauna), or initiatives that in other ways promote the conservation and wise use of nature and their natural resources base. The fund envisions a biodiverse world with healthy ecosystems and a sustainable, wise use thereof. Funding Information The grants do not exceed US$ 15.000 or € … [Read more...]

2018 Gro Brundtland Award: Inviting Female Scientists from Taiwan and Developing Countries

Deadline: 24 November 2017 Applications are open for the 2018 Gro Brundtland Award that offers an opportunity to young female scientists to meet and discuss with other female researchers in the same field and establish the international connection. It’s a great chance to introduce their own research to other international research groups and it promotes future collaborations between institutions. Benefits Round-trip economy class airfare to Taiwan, 6-days’ accommodation, some meals and … [Read more...]

Aidsfonds Call for Proposals: Bridging the Gaps

Deadline: 4 October 2017 Launched in 2011, Bridging the Gaps is a key populations programme focused on the health and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, including men who have sex with men (MSM), people who use drugs (PWUD), and sex workers. The programme is implemented in 15 countries, by nine alliance partners: Aidsfonds, Aids Foundation East West (AFEW), COC Netherlands, Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), Global Network of People Living with HIV … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Digital Africa Challenge Program!

Deadline: 22 October 2017 The Digital Africa is inviting applicants for its Challenge Program that is an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa. The first edition of the Digital Africa contest, launched in October 2016, received more than 500 entries and rewarded 10 startups winners who convinced the jury by the potential impact of their innovation. Strengthened by this success, AFD and Bpifrance confirm their commitment and renew the experience with … [Read more...]

PEDL: Seeking Applications for Major Research Grant Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking applications for its Major Research Grant Program with an aim to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in Low-Income Countries (LICs). The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets in LICs and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in these … [Read more...]

CEPI Call for Proposals: Enabling Rapid Vaccine Development for Epidemic Prone Infections

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has announced a second funding opportunity for the development of vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to identify and fund proposals for vaccine platform technologies that enable rapid vaccine development, fast scale up, and achieve clinical benefit quickly for reactive use in outbreaks of novel or previously unrecognised viruses. Proposals can include new … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2018 in order to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others to expand their support. Focus Areas Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering Established record of achievement Demonstration of long-term sustainable impact … [Read more...]

Safari Club International Foundation: Call for Proposal for Large Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Safari Club International Foundation is inviting applicants for its large grants to contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources or the advance of constructive wildlife research. Conservation projects are awarded grants for their relationship to sustainable use of wildlife, their ability to work towards maintaining healthy ecosystems and providing quality habitat for all wildlife species. The mission of SCI Foundation is to fund and direct wildlife … [Read more...]

Visionaria Network: Seeking Applications for Empowered Entrepreneur Training Fund (EETF)

Deadline: 12 October 2017 Visionaria Network is currently accepting applications for its Empowered Entrepreneur Training Fund (EETF), a small grants fund designed to partially subsidize training programs for organizations working to sell cookstoves and other energy products in East Africa to train their sales staff or entrepreneurs in critical business, empowerment and leadership training. The EETF will support organizations in conducting trainings using the Empowered Entrepreneur Training … [Read more...]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: International Climate Protection Fellowships for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking applications for its International Climate Protection Fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries. The fellowships enables prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under … [Read more...]

NIESBUD: Seeking Applications for Project Management Training and Certification Program

Deadline: 5 October 2017 The National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), a premier Institution of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India is offering fully funded International Training Programme on “Project Management Training & Certification” under ITEC fellowship which is flagship capacity building programme of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The project management now becomes a professional … [Read more...]

DHHS/NIH’s H3Africa Programme: Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers” to establish Collaborative Centers to study ethical, legal and societal issues (ELSI) of human genome and environmental health research across the African continent. In order to enhance the capacity for genomics research, in Africa … [Read more...]

Voice’s Uganda Sudden Opportunity Grants: Inviting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Through this Sudden Opportunity grant, Voice in Uganda is calling on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake a collective action to address specific anticipated threats to marginalized and discriminated groups such as women at risk of exploitation, abuse and/or violence, youth, the elderly, indigenous minority groups and/ or people living with disabilities in one or more of the Voice impact themes. It is an opportunity for strategic advocacy, mobilization of … [Read more...]

DHHS-NIH: Human Heredity and Health in Africa- Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program

Deadline: 6 December 2017 The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking proposals for funding a opportunity entitled "Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program." This FOA solicits applications for research projects that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by genomic and environmental health research and technology that pertain to … [Read more...]

Center for Ethics and Education: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

Deadline: 7 November 2017 The Center for Education and Ethics has announced a Research grant program that encourages applicants to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions. Topics the proper content of moral education and of the rights of parents to choose its … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Increasing Gender Equality between Women and Men by Using Statistics as a Tool

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Gender Statistics” with an aim to contribute to increased gender equality between women and men by using statistics as a tool. Objectives The objective for the programme is that an organizational change should take place so that participating organisations: implement gender statistics in their ongoing work work with, maintain … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Voice’s Uganda Empowerment Grants!

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Is your organisation target-led by one of the below-mentioned target groups? Are you working in Karamoja, Acholi, Lango or West Nile region? Is your organisation’s or group’s annual budget smaller than Euro 50,000? If yes, then apply for Uganda Empowerment Grants. Voice is seeking applications from (informal) groups or organizations for its Uganda Empowerment Grants to raise awareness, develop trans-formative leadership, build skills and confidence of the Voice target … [Read more...]

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