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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...]

Apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Are you ready to embrace your inner leadership and change your community? If yes, then apply for the eighth and ninth cohorts of the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. The YALI Regional Leadership Centers is currently inviting Young African Leaders for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and … [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...]

Congo Basin Grant Program 2016: Providing Competitive Research Grants of up to $5,000 USD

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Conservation Action Research Network (CARN) is currently seeking applications for its Congo Basin Grant Program 2016 to provide competitive research grants of up to $5,000 USD for African graduate students and early career professionals. The Program will support and encourage young African scientists to conduct novel conservation research and management activities that address the critical challenges facing wildlife, biodiversity and ecosystem health in the Congo … [Read more...]

Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications for its open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. UNICEF works with governments, civil society organizations, and other organizations around the world to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, health, development and participation and is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Eligible … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: EDCTP Grants of up to € 3 million to Clinical Research in Sub Saharan Africa

Deadline: 18 February 2016 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is currently accepting proposals from Sub Saharan Africa for EDCTP Regional Networks Program. The purpose of this Call is to provide funding for actions that aim to support regional networking in sub-Saharan Africa and with Europe in order to build and strengthen regional, national, institutional and individual capacities to conduct clinical trials in line with the International Conference on … [Read more...]

Civil Society Scholar Awards 2016-2017 by Open Society Foundations

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) 2016-2017. The Program will support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region. Competition for CSSA awards is merit-based.  Selection will be made on the basis of proven academic excellence, a clear and … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016 to Identify & Empower Young Leaders across Africa

Deadline: 25 January 2016 YALI Regional Leadership Centers is currently inviting Young African Leaders for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the establishment of Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya will serve 14 countries in East … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition in Sectors of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Energy for Individuals in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Are you a scientist? An entrepreneur? A researcher? An innovator? A student? Or are you just someone who has a great idea or startup company and are looking to change the world?  If yes, GIST Tech-I Competition is for you! Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) is currently inviting applications for its GIST Tech-I Competition. It is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. The GIST Tech-I … [Read more...]

Scholarships are Available for Female students in Developing Countries to Study Human & Health Science at Swansea University (UK)

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Swansea University College of Human & Health Science is currently inviting Female applicants to apply for the Eira Francis Davies Scholarship. Female students ordinarily resident in a developing country (mentioned below)who are admitted to pursue an undergraduate or a Taught Master’s postgraduate course at Swansea University’s College of Human & Health Science shall be eligible to apply for the Eira Francis Davies Scholarship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, … [Read more...]

3ie’s 2016 Request for Proposals: Grants of up to US$7.5 million for Projects Related to Environment, Governance, Infrastructure & Public finance

Deadline: 18 January 2016 The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) requests research organisations or consortia to submit expressions of interest (EOI) for undertaking one or more impact evaluations under 3ie’s new Development Priorities Window (DPW). The window is aimed at promoting rigorous and policy-relevant impact evaluations in a variety of development sectors where high-quality evidence is scarce. In this first call (DPW1), 3ie invites applications for support to produce … [Read more...]

Romanian Government Scholarships 2016-2017 for non EU Countries

Deadline: 15 March 2016 Romanian State to foreign citizens through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently inviting applications for the 85 scholarships program for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania. Scholarship Covers Free-of-charge tuition, Free-of-charge accommodation Financial support 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students. 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization). 85 EURO per month, for post graduate … [Read more...]

Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship Program 2016 to Increase Access for African Researchers

Deadline: 31 December 2015 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa -International Livestock Research Institute (BecA - ILRI) Hub is currently inviting applications for the Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) 2016 to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. Program Objectives Research: enabling research to harness the potential of the biosciences to contribute to increasing agricultural productivity and to improving food and … [Read more...]

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) East Africa Programme 2016 to Empower Young Leaders

Deadline: 30 November 2015 The Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center East Africa is looking for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 35 from East African countries who are ready to embrace leadership and work hard to transform their countries. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is more than a location for learning or a venue for collaboration; it is a philosophy, a forward-leaning culture of diversity that invites dreaming and thinking … [Read more...]

MINDS Regional Civic Education Workshop in Elections and Governance

Deadline: 13 November 2015 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is currently inviting applications for its East Africa Regional Civic Education Workshop in Elections and Governance. The aim of the workshops is to create awareness, enhance knowledge and develop relevant skills in electoral and governance processes and leadership among participants, in order for them to effectively communicate and apply them in influencing and mobilizing other youth to actively participate in the … [Read more...]

International Foundation for Science (IFS): Individual Research Grants for Researchers in Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 December 2015 International Foundation for Science (IFS) is currently inviting early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country. Young researchers wishing to start or consolidate their … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2015

Deadline: 20 October 2015 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting African Leaders for  YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2015 . The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is more than a location for learning or a venue for collaboration, it is a philosophy, a forward-leaning culture of diversity that invites dreaming and thinking differently to define and realize one’s potential. Its programs are inclusive, embracing future leaders regardless of gender, … [Read more...]

Central and West Africa Peace Fellowships 2016

Deadline: 31 October 2015 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Would you like to learn how to develop your own inner peace in order to engage more effectively in your peace work? If yes then apply for these fellowships! Peace revolution is currently inviting applications from African individuals for its Central and West Africa Peace Fellowships 2016. Eligible Countries Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic … [Read more...]

EFN with funding from UPS Foundation launches Reforestation Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2015 and 1 February 2016 Education for Nature (EFN) has launched a special grant opportunity with the funding support of The UPS Foundation for supporting communities in regaining ecological integrity and enhancing human wellbeing in deforested or degraded forest landscapes through forest restoration. EFN is looking for organizations that will use this workshop opportunity to connect corridors, create buffer zones, improve degraded lands, restore watersheds, and expand … [Read more...]

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program: Supporting African Young Professional

Deadline: 2 November 2015. The African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program is offering a great opportunity to young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. The ALT Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances. This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade … [Read more...]

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