Call for Proposals: UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research in Non-Communicable Diseases

Deadline: 20 April 2016 The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Academy of Science, Malaysia (ASM) are currently inviting proposals to the UK-Malaysia Joint Health Research Call on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund. This initiative will provide funding for UK-Malaysian collaborative research projects focused on non-communicable diseases in Malaysia. Funding Available The award of up to £2m of MRC funding available for this scheme, and up to £2m from … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Deadline: 22 April 2016 U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from organisations for its NGO programs to provide benefits to refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Region. Funding Information Applicants may submit multi-year proposals with activities and budgets that do not exceed three years (36 months) from the proposed start date. Project proposals must be under $5,000,000per year per country … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Awards! Recognizing Initiatives for the Advancement of Human Rights in Malaysia

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Nominations are open for Human Rights Awards that will be given to individuals, groups, organisations and agencies that have an outstanding track record in the advancement of human rights in Malaysia. The awards were established in 2011 by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and the introduction of the Awards is part of the Commission’s effort to promote human rights and to honor the contributions made by extraordinary individuals, groups, organisations and … [Read more...]

Apply for YSEALI Professional Fellows Program: Strengthening Leadership Development & Networking!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative is currently seeking applications for its YSEALI Professional Fellows Program, provide participants a month-long fellowship at U.S.-based non-profit or other organizations, government offices or legislative bodies. Fellows will work with community leaders to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills and professional contacts to address issues in their home communities. YSEALI Professionals will have five-week … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Innovative Ideas for World of Food Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is seeking applications for its World of Food Innovation Challenge. The YSEALI Innovation Challenge will consider innovative technology solutions that are most likely to have a positive impact on agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries. Applicants can submit their innovative technology ideas to boost regional food security for a chance to join other young leaders on a weeklong training in Singapore and to participate in … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grants 2016: Supporting Academic & Scientific Research

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme 2016. The Programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance … [Read more...]

Be a Part of Young Scientist Support Program 2016! Build Your Capacity in Climate Science

Deadline: 28 February 2016 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently inviting applicants for its Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2016 that aims to help build capacity in the field of climate science and help increase the application of climate science by utilizing the most advanced scientific knowledge to enhance the socio-economic well-being of member economies and partners around the world. Research Themes Production of climate data and information by operating a real-time … [Read more...]