Apply for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applications are open for L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program in the United States to honor women postdoctoral scientists for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. The program is the U.S. component of the L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Fellowships program. Benefits The program awards women postdoctoral scientists annually with … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for the Contest- Afrodescendent Communities: Recognition, Justice and Development

Deadline: 15 February 2018 The IberCultura Viva program and the Brazilian representation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched the short film contest "Afrodescendent Communities: Recognition, Justice and Development ". The contest aims to select videos that promote reflection on Afro-descendant communities and the pursuit of the full exercise of their cultural rights and / or value their contribution to the constitution, promotion and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia) and the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland). This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mongolia: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2018 Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 5 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar has announced a call for proposals for the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition. The Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) provides grant support to cultural heritage preservation in developing countries. By assuming a leading role in efforts to preserve cultural heritage, the U.S. government shows its respect for other cultures. Funding Information Floor on Amount of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Djibouti: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

Deadline: 7 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti and the Cultural Heritage Center (“the Center”) of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced the 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition. The AFCP competition demonstrates the United States’ commitment to protecting cultural heritage. In Djibouti, the AFCP competition aims to preserve cultural sites or objects and museum … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Moldova: 2018 Call for Proposals for Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

Deadline: 29 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova has announced a call for proposals for the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grants program. The Ambassadors Fund was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures around the world. Funding Information The minimum amount of an award is $10,000, and the maximum is $200,000. Funding Areas The Ambassadors … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Competition

Deadline: 18 January 2018 U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State has announced the 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Competition. AFCP was established to support countries in preserving their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for other cultures. The AFCP provides funding to preserve cultural sites or objects that … [Read more...]

2017 Call for Applications: Training Workshop on Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development

Deadline: 21 November 2017 The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) will host a Training Workshop on Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development in late November or early December 2017. The objective of the proposed initiative is to promote access of information and ICT innovations through the use of mobile apps in sustainable development by training University students studying Information Technology/Computer Science. The aim of the workshop is to train and guide the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: Seeking Applications for AFCP 2018 Small Grants Competition

Deadline: 24 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy has announced the launch of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2018 Competition. Vietnamese non‐commercial entities may submit proposals of $10,000 or more for projects with the main objective of preserving cultural heritage in Vietnam. Funding Information Proposals can be submitted for $10,000 but not more than $200,000. In FY 2017, awards were given ranging from US $24,000 to US $174,000. Activities CULTURAL SITES: … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

Deadline: 18 November 2017 The U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic has announced a call for grant proposals aimed at preservation of cultural heritage through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) in the following two areas: CULTURAL OBJECTS AND COLLECTIONS-from a museum, site, or similar institution-that includes, but is not limited to, paintings, sculpture, manuscripts, and general museum conservation needs. Activities may include: conservation treatment for … [Read more...]

UNESCO Request for Proposals: Strengthening Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda  

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Regional Office for Eastern Africa has opened a request for proposals for professional services to strengthen Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda. UNESCO requires that bidders, contractors and their subcontractors adhere to the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct during the procurement and execution of UNESCO contracts and do not engage in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO’s “Support to Media in Jordan” Program!

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Applications are open for "Support to Media in Jordan" to help Jordan’s efforts in advancing the Jordanian media to further increase its freedom, independence and professionalism. During the first phase of the project, UNESCO developed a comprehensive study of the Jordanian media landscape on the basis of UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators (MDI). In the second phase of the project, UNESCO has been implementing activities based on the MDI report … [Read more...]

UNESCO Kabul Call for Applications: Bibi Gul Youth and Adult Literacy Contest for Afghanistan

Deadline: 11 October 2017 UNESCO Kabul in partnership with the Office of the First lady, the Office of Second Vice President of the and the Deputy Ministry of Education for Literacy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan have opened call for applications for 2017 ‘Bibi Gul Youth and Adult Literacy Contest for Afghanistan with the theme ‘Literacy For Social Change& Sustainable Development’. The main purpose of Bibi Gul Youth and Adult Literacy Contest for Afghanistan is to recognize and … [Read more...]

SciCom Call for Applications for 8th World Science Forum!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 SciCom is inviting applications for its 8th World Science Forum with an aim to offer a platform whereby print and audio-visual journalists, editors, bloggers and social media can rub shoulders with speakers and delegates to discuss and report on the latest scientific, policy and civil society developments worldwide. After the highly successful 2015 World Science Forum held in Budapest, Hungary, the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan will host the 2017 biennial event … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for GAPMIL Awards 2017!

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Nominations are open for "Global Alliance for Partnership on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) Awards 2017" that will recognize information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL (media and information literacy) in an innovative way in their work and related activities. The GAPMIL Awards are led by the GAPMIL and the Media and Information Literacy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO’s Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Are you between 18 and 30 years old and an advocate for sport as a development tool? Do you run a sports-based social enterprise? Are you a leader in your community?  If yes, then apply for the first ever UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth “Funshop”. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Philippine Sports Commission are inviting young leaders from the ASEAN Member States and Timor-Leste to participate in a Sport & the … [Read more...]

African World Heritage Fund: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Grants

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is seeking proposals for its Conservation Grants to provide grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an intergovernmental organization created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in Africa. … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO’s Photography Contest on “Literacy in a Digital World”!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 On the occasion of International Literacy Day 2017, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting applicants for its Photography contest on the theme “Literacy in a Digital World”. This year, Literacy Day’s theme will examine and highlight what kind of literacy skills people need to navigate increasingly digitally mediated societies, and to explore effective literacy policies and programmes that can leverage the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Queen’s Young Leaders Award Programme!

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Queen’s Young Leaders is inviting applicants for its Queen’s Young Leader Award that recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. Benefits Mentoring As a Queen’s Young Leader applicants will be allocated a mentor with relevant experience and expertise who will support them over the course of the year to continue and develop … [Read more...]

UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: Helping Young People Help the Planet

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Applications are open for MAB Young Scientists Awards to target young researchers carrying out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried out in biosphere reserves. MAB Young Scientists Award applicants are strongly encouraged to take into account the priorities of the LAP, and to identify in their applications how their research contributes to the research-related actions of the … [Read more...]