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The Global Change Leaders Program for Women in Developing Countries

Deadline: 9 January 2015 Women in developing countries with demonstrated leadership in a development sector for at least four years who are still considered an emerging leader are invited to submit applications for the Global Change Leaders Program. This is a program by the Coady International Institute, Canada. Successful candidates are provided full scholarship that includes […]

The ARES Scholarship Opportunities for Youth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 12 January 2015 The Academie De Recherche Et D’Enseignement Superieur (ARES) invites scholarships applications from individuals in the below mentioned developing countries for postgraduate programs and training programs oriented towards young professionals from developing countries. For 2015-16, ARES will grant 150 scholarships for participation into the masters and 70 scholarships for participation into the […]

Apply for the Netherlands Fellowship Program to participate in the Wageningen UR CDI Short Courses

Before beginning with this series of Short Courses designed by Wageningen UR Center for Development Innovation (CDI), please read our previous article entitled The Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) on Wageningen UR Creating Capacities for Change – Courses 2015 published on 7 August 2014. This article tells you about the short courses for 2015. More, you […]

The Global Innovation Fund: Stages of Financing


The Global Innovation Fund has three stages of Financing – Pilot, Test & Transition and Scaling Up. Pilot At the Pilot stage, GIF provides seed capital to support the start up and field-testing of innovations. The goal of this stage is to refine the basic concept or business model and establish the viability of an […]

Eligibility criteria to acquire the Global Innovation Fund

Following are the criteria to acquire the Global Innovation Fund and make your proposed solution to major global problem a success: The innovations should benefit people living on less than the equivalent of $5 per day (PPP) in developing countries, especially the people living on less than $2 per day (PPP). Innovations that benefit vulnerable […]