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...]

Women’s Empowerment Fund III: Building Capacity of Enterprises & Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 21 March 2016 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its third annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. WEF’s goal is to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. Focus … [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...]

Inter-American Development Bank: Promoting Regional Public Goods in Latin America & the Caribbean

Deadline: 7 April 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced 2016 call for Proposals under the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation. Cross- cutting Issues Gender equality and diversity Climate change and environmental sustainability Institutional capacity and the rule of … [Read more...]

New England Biolabs Foundation: Submit LOIs for Small Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 March 2016 The New England Biolabs Foundation is seeking letters of inquiry (LOIs) from community-based nonprofit organizations. The Program encourages proposal for community-based projects in settings where small grants can make a big impact. The Program’s mission is to foster community-based conservation of landscapes and seascapes and the biocultural diversity found in these places. Objectives Creating and/or ensuring effective management and governance of protected areas, … [Read more...]

Capital Magnet Fund: Serving Low-income Families and Communities across America

Deadline: 30 March 2016 The Community Development Financial Institute (CDFI), U.S. Department of Treasury is seeking applications from organisations for Capital Magnet Fund to spur investment in affordable housing and related economic development efforts that serve low-income families and low-income communities across America. The CDFI Fund was established by the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994, as a bipartisan initiative. Through the Capital Magnet Fund, … [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...]

Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!

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...]

New Zealand Development Scholarships for Candidates from Selected Developing Countries!

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...]

Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund: 2016 Scholarships Programme for Higher Education

Deadline: 18 March 2016 Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) is accepting applications for Higher Secondary Scholarship program 2016. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan. Eligible Counties Asia pacific: Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands ,Burma (Myanmar), Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, … [Read more...]

Rahem Al-Farra Memorial Journalist Fellowship Programme: An Open Opportunity for Journalist from Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 March 2016 The United Nations Department of Public Information is currently seeking applications from young journalists and broadcasters for the 2016 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme. The fellowship is for junior and mid-level broadcasters and journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The Programme was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution and renamed in September 2003 “Reham Al-Farra … [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...]

Call for Proposals: Regional Human Rights and Democracy Activity in Targeted Countries in Central America

Deadline: 28 January 2016 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is currently seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from eligible U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations for the Regional Human Rights and Democracy Activity program. The aim of the program is to strengthen the human rights protection system in targeted countries in Central America including- El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. This Activity will also support discrete interventions in Mexico and … [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...]

2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call 2015-2016 on Research & Innovation for Europe, Latin-America & Caribbean Countries

Deadline: 10 March 2016 European Commission is currently inviting applications for its 2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call 2015-2016. The aim of the Programme is to start new, sustainable and multilateral research cooperation between researchers from Europe, Latin-America and the Caribbean countries. The fundamental principles of the call guiding the selection of projects to be funded are: Transparency.:The process for reaching funding decisions will be clearly described and available to any … [Read more...]

Monsanto Fund: Improving Lives in Farming Communities

Applications Open: 1 January 2016 Deadline: 28 February 2016 The Monsanto Fund is inviting applicants in order to improve the lives of farming communities around the world – as well as supporting the communities. The Monsanto Fund accepts grant proposals for programs outside of the U.S. in the following areas: Providing basic education support designed to improve education in farming communities around the world, including supporting schools, libraries, science centers, farmer … [Read more...]

Trellis Fund Empower Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries

Deadline: 18 January 2016 The Horticulture Innovation Lab is currently inviting applications for its funding horticultural projects with development organizations through the Trellis Fund Project. The goal of the Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund is to link knowledgeable graduate students in the United States to small-scale organizations in eligible developing countries through a unique funding structure. The Trellis Fund aims to empower smallholder farmers with new information as … [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...]

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