Twas’ New Prizes for Developing Careers: Recognizing High-Impact Research from Women Scientists and LDCs

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries with support of key TWAS Fellows and partners, has established three new prizes that recognize high-impact research from women scientists and from Least Developed Countries. Strong motivation brings good results, and rewarding good results fuels motivation. For scientists from developing nations who are often working with limited resources every incentive encourages the pursuit of … [Read more...]

The University of Pavia, Call for Applications: Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The University of Pavia (UNIPV) is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge Scholarship. The Fund is intended to provide scholarships to students from Developing Countries, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training. The Fund and the selection of the students are managed by a Committee composed by … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of 6 new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during July-December 2017 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal environment for civil society by … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Forest Stewardship Council’s Youth Correspondent 2017 Program!

Deadline: 14 July 2017 Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student? Are you passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have an interest to communicate about it? Do you want to make a difference and engage the youth of today to care about the future of tomorrow? If yes, then join Forest Stewardship Council 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible … [Read more...]

UNOY Peacebuilders Call for Participants: Starting UNSCR 2250 Implementation Locally and Nationally

Deadline: 10 June 2017 Are you a young peacebuilder who feels a strong commitment to building meaningful intergenerational partnerships for peace? Would you like to build your knowledge and skills to hold meaningful discussions with decision-makers? If so, UNOY Peacebuilders invites participation in Act on 2250, an online training course, which will help participants translating international policies into local realities. This training will be held online, starting on 3 July and ending on 1 … [Read more...]

Institut français: Seeking Applications for Bamako Encounters 2017

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Ministry of Culture of Mali and Institut français, co-producers of the Bamako Encounters, open the Call for Applications to the Pan-African Exhibition of the Bamako Encounters 2017. Organised by the Malian Ministry of Culture and Institut français, the Bamako Encounters is the first and principal international platform dedicated to contemporary photography and new images in Africa. A sustainable platform for discovery, exchanges and interaction, the Bamako Encounters … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping preserve writing for a new generation, contribute to the appreciation of cultural … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Supporting Doctoral Schools, Re-building Scholarly Infrastructures and Academic Communities in the Social Sciences and Humanities in African Universities

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for a new intervention targeting support to doctoral schools and rebuilding scholarly communities in the social sciences and humanities in African universities. The initiative carries forward CODESRIA’s work in strengthening the institutional bases for knowledge production in the social sciences and humanities in African universities. This … [Read more...]

CAPPP’s Conservation Stewards Program: Supporting Biodiversity Conservation & Ecosystem

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Conservation Agreements Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) is currently inviting applications for its Conservation Stewards Program (CSP) in order to catalyze private sector participation in biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service maintenance. CAPPP’s goal is to protect at least 1 million hectares of high biodiversity areas, by supporting conservation agreements with at least 30 communities around the world and engaging at least 15 private sector … [Read more...]

Lisle International: Seeking Applications for Global Seed Grant Program

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Lisle International is seeking applications for its Global Seed Grant Program to support innovative projects which further the mission and goals of Lisle — improving intercultural understanding by bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to share, work together, and learn from one another. Lisle International is committed to broadening the ideal of a global community and increasing the appreciation of all cultures. It does so by bringing together persons of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Future Innovator Scholarship!

Deadline: 1 June 2017 StudySoup is seeking applications for its Future Innovator Scholarship. Through StudySoup online portal, Students can upload notes to StudySoup to lighten their financial burden. However, they still felt like they could do more to give back to the future leaders of the world and have developed the Future Innovator Scholarship Program. StudySoup empowers the top students of every class to help their peers, and make money, by posting their best study materials … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for Best Media Coverage of the United Nations and U.N. Agencies

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) is currently inviting journalists from all countries to submit entries for its 21st annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Funding Information The prizes amount to over $60,000 to be distributed among the prize categories and winners. Types of Awards The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial … [Read more...]

ARASA Call for Submissions: Second Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and the Law

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Are you protected from discrimination or unfair treatment because of your HIV status or your TB status? Or does discrimination persist? What has changed, if anything, in the last 5 years? As a woman living with HIV, do you still experience violence from partners, stigmatisation, blame, or discrimination from health carers because of your HIV status? Has there been any positive change in laws, practices or the actions of others in the past 5 years? Are you better … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship Program 2017/2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa -International Livestock Research Institute (BecA – ILRI) Hub is currently inviting applicants for its Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) fellowship program 2017/2018 with an aim to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. Mission Research: enabling research to harness the potential of the biosciences to contribute to increasing agricultural productivity and to … [Read more...]

Apply for Watershed’s Creative Producers International Programme!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Expanding and leveraging the networks and ethos of Playable City™, which puts people and play at the heart of cities across five continents. Successful participants will gain the skills and abilities to have a new kind of conversation … [Read more...]

The DO School’s Future of Audio Entertainment Challenge!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Are you driven by a meaningful vision ? Are you brimming with bright ideas ? Do you want to make a real difference, perhaps with a business that benefits the community, or a project in the cultural sector, or with a technology that addresses a specific problem in your home country. What are you waiting for? Let’s turn your ideas into action. The DO School of  Innovation  is seeking applications for its Entrepreneurship for good program that is a one year funded … [Read more...]

Apply for TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 26 June 2017 Applications are open for "Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme" for young scientists from developing countries (other than India) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in … [Read more...]

AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)" programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Super Happiness Challenge under the Project HeHa!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 How can we help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world? Join the Super Happiness challenge if your idea or startup can make the world a happier place. The Super Happiness Challenge is one of the first initiatives of Project HeHa - a worldwide movement to help people achieve super happiness, and co-create a happier world. At Project HeHa (Super Happiness comes from a Chinese word “爽” shuǎng meaning a state of deep and fundamental happiness), it … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Program: Identifying and Empowering Young Leaders

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting applicants for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa with an aim to promote three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and the Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, is located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya Tracks of Study Business and Entrepreneurship Civic … [Read more...]

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