Apply now for the Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2016: Call for Applications under Step it up for Gender Equality Initiative!

Deadline: 17 January 2016 Registrations are open for the Youth for Gender Equality Forum under Step it up for Gender Equality initiative that is an interactive and inspiring initiative to promote dialogue, exchange, learning and networking for people engaged in promoting gender equality in their daily lives. The forum will be held from 2 to 4 March 2016 at European Parliament in Brussels. The initiative has been organized by the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and … [Read more...]

World Habitat Awards 2016/17: Rewarding Innovative Solutions to Current Housing Needs & Problems of the World

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Building and Social Housing Foundation is currently inviting individuals/organisation from all over the world to apply for its World Habitat Awards 2016. The World Habitat Awards is presented at the World Urban Forum and UN-Habitat Governing Council events in April of each year, increasing opportunities for international exposure, networking and dissemination of the award winning approaches. Two awards are given annually to projects that provide practical and … [Read more...]

Cuban Heritage Collection: Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program 2016-2017

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Cuban Heritage Collection is seeking applications for the Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program that will provide assistance to doctoral students who wish to use the research resources available in the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) in support of dissertation research. The goal of the Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowships is to engage emerging scholars with the materials available in the CHC and thus contribute to the larger body of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Performing Arts & Literature Grant Award from $2,500 to $10,000

Deadline: 14 January  2016 CEC ArtsLink is seeking applications from artists in order to support exchange between artists and arts organizations in the United States and the eligible countries. ArtsLink Awards is provided by generous individuals, the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, the Kettering Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council and the Trust for Mutual Understanding, with additional support from the Polish … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Human Rights Essay Award 2016: Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law in Washington

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is currently inviting essay submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award 2016. The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. Awardees will receive a full scholarship to attend … [Read more...]

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant: Promoting Innovative Cancer Research

Deadline:  12 January 2016 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant program, it’s a joint effort to promote and support innovative cancer research. This grant is available to full time, independent junior and senior investigators to develop and study new ideas and innovative approaches. The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and … [Read more...]

Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme: Supporting Emerging Entrepreneurs across Africa!

Applications Open: 1 January 2016 Deadline: 1 March 2016 The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced second annual round of Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) to support emerging entrepreneurs across Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation believes that the private sector holds the key to unlocking Africa’s economic potential.  To that end, its mission is to catalyse economic and social development in Africa through entrepreneurship. Objectives Identify 10,000 African startups … [Read more...]

Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative: Six Grant Awards of up to $30,000 Each

Deadline: 15 January 2016 The First Nations Development Institute is seeking proposals for Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative (NACBI). The grants are awarded to strengthen the organizational, managerial, and programmatic capacity of Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs that have existing program initiatives in place to serve the field of Native American arts and artists in tribal communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and … [Read more...]

DPRI Call for Proposals: Academic Research on Natural Hazards and Multidisciplinary Studies for Disaster Mitigation

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Kyoto University's Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) is seeking proposals for collaborative research projects that are in line with its mission to carry out "academic research on natural hazards. and multidisciplinary studies for disaster mitigation". DPRI promote practical research for disaster reduction to meet the urgent needs of society, by integrating various research fields related to disaster reduction. Research Areas great earthquake … [Read more...]

Applications Open: L’ORÉAL 2016 “For Women in Science” Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2016 L’Oréal USA has announced the start of the 2016 application period for the For Women in Science Fellowship Program that recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations. The For Women in Science program brings women's contributions to light with the underlying belief that the world needs science and … [Read more...]

The Asian Sphere Scholarship Program: Call for Enrollment of Doctoral and MA Students

Deadline: Various MA Students: 1 April 2016 Phd Students: 31 January 2016 The Asian Sphere is offering a unique opportunity for outstanding candidates, at the MA and PhD level, to enroll in a multidisciplinary and inter-university graduate program that deals with the Asian continent. The Asian Sphere is a joint Israeli program between the University of Haifa and the Hebrew University, funded by the Humanities Fund of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council for Higher … [Read more...]

FfWG’s Foundation Grants: Helping Women Graduates

Deadline: 1 March 2016 Funds for women graduates (FfWG) is offering Foundation Grants to help women graduates with their living expenses (not fees) while registered for study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain. FfWG is an educational charity whose objective is to promote the advancement of education and promotion of higher education and wider learning of women graduates by providing grants specifically for living expenses to Women during their UK … [Read more...]

2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest: How can Africa Achieve Sustainable and Affordable Supply of Energy for all by 2030?

Deadline:  29 January 2016 The Nigeria Energy Forum is delighted to invite young professionals to make submissions for the 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest. The essay contest will take the form of a letter written to the UN Secretary General, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa. Essay Contest Prize Information The winners of the essay contest will receive commendation certificates and prizes, including a unique opportunity to … [Read more...]

Apply for the Sloan Fellowship Program: Inviting Postdoctoral Researchers!

Deadline: 7 December 2015 The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) has launched the “Sloan Fellowship on Aging and Work” to provide opportunities for research and leadership training in a two-year, non-degree program for postdoctoral researchers in the field of aging population and the labor force. The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) uses a multidisciplinary approach, integrating population health, and social and economic sciences to … [Read more...]

RBC Blue Water Project: Apply for the Two Grant Programmes!

Deadline: 18 February 2016 The Royal Bank of Canada’s Blue Water Project is inviting organisations for its two levels of grants: Community Action Grants Leadership Grants Community Action Grants: These grants range from $1,000 to $10,000, and are awarded to local or community-based organizations in Canada, the United States or the Caribbean. Leadership Grants: These grants range from $10,001 to $100,000 and are awarded to organizations that are leaders in providing programs in North … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Annual Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting!

Deadline: 31 December 2015 Applications are open for the annual Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting that honours investigative reporting that best promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics. Financial support for the Goldsmith Awards Program is provided by an annual grant from the Goldsmith Fund of the Greenfield Foundation. The program is administered by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy … [Read more...]

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program: Scholarship to Promote Understanding between United States and Other Countries

Deadline: 1 January 2016 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to promote mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries. This international educational and cultural exchange program will bring future leaders to the United States to experience the U.S. educational system, enhance their knowledge, … [Read more...]

Apply for Charles Wallace India Trust Awards 2016-17!

Deadline: 30 November 2015 The British Council in India is currently inviting applications from the Indian citizens for the Charles Wallace India Trust Awards 2016-17, with an aim to provide early to mid career practitioners, a chance to study or gain wider experience and exposure. Priority Areas CWIT covers the following Arts and Heritage Conservation fields of study: Arts Visual Arts Performance, e.g. Dance, Drama, Music, Directing Film - including Script Writing and … [Read more...]

USAID: Funding to Promote Human Rights in Southern Africa

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are seeking applications for a program entitled "Promoting Human Rights in Southern Africa". The resources will be made available to USAID Missions and Offices who are encouraged to submit applications for projects that will: Respond to urgent or … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation: Funding the best Innovations using Wireless Technology to Address Critical Social Issues around the World

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Vodafone Americas Foundation is currently inviting applications for its competition- 'designing the Wireless Innovation Project' to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects . The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project (the “competition”) seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social … [Read more...]