Deadline: 25 February 2016 The Nobel Women’s Initiative is seeking nominations for the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program—geared at young women’s rights activists who would benefit from advocacy training and hands-on skill building within an international setting. The mentorship program will commence with a six-week residency period at the Nobel Women’s Initiative office in Ottawa, Canada (late-August to October 2016). Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has … [Read more...] about Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program
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...] about Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!
Deadline: 12 February 2016 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC has jointly announced applications for Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, … [Read more...] about Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!
Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS) give candidates from selected developing countries an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through study in specific subject areas which will assist in the development of their home country. Awardees are … [Read more...] about New Zealand Development Scholarships for Candidates from Selected Developing Countries!
Deadline: 15 March 2016 The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program seeks single-country proposals for its Local Grants Program. The Local Grants Program serves as a MEPI’s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. MEPI supports citizens’ efforts aimed at economic, social, and political empowerment; expanding opportunities for women and youth; and helping communities create positive change. MEPI … [Read more...] about MEPI Local Grants of up to $150,000: Supporting CSOs/ NGOs in Selected Middle East and North African Countries
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...] about Civil Society Scholar Awards 2016-2017 by Open Society Foundations
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...] about GIST Tech-I Competition in Sectors of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Energy for Individuals in Developing Countries
Deadline: 21 January 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently inviting applications for its Creative Force programme 2016. The Creative Force programme provides funding for collaborative initiatives involving organisations in Sweden and in the focused regions mentioned below with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. Focus Areas The programme supports projects that aim to promote human rights, transparency and democracy … [Read more...] about Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2016 for Middle East, North Africa & South Asia: Get Seed & Collaborative Funding for your projects addressing Human Rights
Deadline: 21 January 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently inviting applications for its Creative Force programme supports collaborative projects 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 work with either culture or the media to bring about change. Funding categories Two types of … [Read more...] about Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2016: Get Funding for Your Small/ Start-up Projects or Collaborative Projects
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...] about Romanian Government Scholarships 2016-2017 for non EU Countries