Deadline: 15 July 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Child and Youth Institute that will be held for two (2) weeks, from 17 to 28 October 2016 to strengthen the analytic capacities of young African researchers on issues affecting children and… [Read More]
CODESRIA/CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa
Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and The Centre for African Studies Basel (CASB) call for applications for the 2nd CODESRIA/CASB Summer School in African Studies and Area Studies in Africa. The Summer School sets out to stimulate and consolidate interdisciplinary approaches in research on… [Read More]
European and African Union Commissions Call: Supporting Research on Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Deadline: 29 April 2016 The European and African Union Commissions together with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are currently inviting applications from policy officers and scientists for its evidence and policy event to support research in the field of the Water-Energy-Food nexus. Goals Enhance participants skills in integrating evidence into policy-making. Create… [Read More]
Applications Open for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards!
Deadline: 26 April 2016 Applications are open for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards in order to raise the profile of Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa by recognizing the important role with professional media practitioners and citizen journalists play in the environmental discourse. Objectives To propagate the African narrative on… [Read More]
Apply for 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship: Providing Exceptional Educational Opportunities!
Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Mandela Rhodes Foundation is currently accepting applications from young Africans for its 2017 Mandela Rhodes Scholarship, whose aim is to provide exceptional educational opportunities, develop a network of leaders, and thereby help to build leadership capacity in Africa. Benefits Tuition and registration fees as set by the institution. A study… [Read More]
MINDS: Call for Applications for African Researchers
Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is accepting applications from distinguished African researchers to conduct research on the subject of institutional development in Africa examining one of these three (3) aspects: Nation building in Africa: This paper will examine case studies of post-independence-era attempts at nation building in Africa, interrogating… [Read More]
Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Supporting Collaborative Projects in the Target Countries
Deadline: 17 May 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for its Creative Force Programme with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who… [Read More]
EU-Africa Joint Call for Proposals on Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme
Deadline: 15 June 2016 The European Commission is currently inviting proposals for its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa. The programme’s specific objective is to improve the skills and competences of students and staff… [Read More]
Apply to Participate in CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016!
Deadline: 24 March 2016 Applications are open for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition 2016. The objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa’s development and to reward, recognise and encourage journalistic talent across all media disciplines. Benefits Each finalist will receive a cash prize, with each category winner also… [Read More]
Apply to Participate in CODESRIA Gender Symposium!
Deadline: 25 March 2016 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) announces the organization of the CODESRIA Gender symposium on 9 – 10 May in Cairo, Egypt. This year, the topic of the annual forum will be “Women’s Struggles Today”. CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal and was established in… [Read More]