Call for Proposals: MRLG Grant Facility Innovation Fund

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Mekong Region Land Governance (MRLG) supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Luxembourg Government Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) has announced its 2nd Call for Innovation Fund proposals. The purpose of innovative project proposals must align with the MRLG project goal to pursue multi-stakeholder collaborations that will improve the … [Read more...]

Apply for YSEALI Professional Fellows Program: Strengthening Leadership Development & Networking!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative is currently seeking applications for its YSEALI Professional Fellows Program, provide participants a month-long fellowship at U.S.-based non-profit or other organizations, government offices or legislative bodies. Fellows will work with community leaders to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills and professional contacts to address issues in their home communities. YSEALI Professionals will have five-week … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Submit Your Innovative Ideas for World of Food Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is seeking applications for its World of Food Innovation Challenge. The YSEALI Innovation Challenge will consider innovative technology solutions that are most likely to have a positive impact on agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries. Applicants can submit their innovative technology ideas to boost regional food security for a chance to join other young leaders on a weeklong training in Singapore and to participate in … [Read more...]

Apply for the UNCDF’s SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking applications from women for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund. SHIFT seeks to advance economic empowerment and market participation for low-income consumers, microenterprises and SMEs, with a specific focus on women, by unlocking access to financial services. The theme of the Programme is “Fostering innovative business models for women’s financial inclusion” Grant … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grants 2016: Supporting Academic & Scientific Research

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme 2016. The Programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities Development in Laos

Deadline: 31 March 2016 European Commission is seeking applications from organisations for the thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities 2014-2020” to strengthen civil society organisations and local authorities in EU partner countries. The overall objective of this call is to strengthen the capacity of Lao Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Local Authorities (LAs) to contribute to the achievement of national development goals in Lao PDR. Objectives To … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: TDR/WPR Small Grants for Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Deadline: 15 March 2016 The World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WPR) and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2016-2017 call for applications for the Joint TDR/WPR Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. Objectives Strengthen the research capacity of relevant national individuals and institutions in conducting implementation research. Facilitate and strengthen … [Read more...]

Be a Part of Young Scientist Support Program 2016! Build Your Capacity in Climate Science

Deadline: 28 February 2016 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently inviting applicants for its Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2016 that aims to help build capacity in the field of climate science and help increase the application of climate science by utilizing the most advanced scientific knowledge to enhance the socio-economic well-being of member economies and partners around the world. Research Themes Production of climate data and information by operating a real-time … [Read more...]

United States Mission to ASEAN: Science and Technology Fellowship for Residents of ASEAN Member State

Deadline: 21 February 2016 Are you a scientist from ASEAN? Are you interested in driving policy debates and data-based decision making to address the most pressing regional and national level challenges? Would you like to expand your professional network within ASEAN and to learn first hand how ASEAN works on issues related to S&T? If you answered yes to these questions, the year-long ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship may be for you! United States Mission to ASEAN is seeking … [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...]

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...]

Regional Human Rights Research Initiative: Supporting Human Rights Research around Asia

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is currently inviting applications from the researchers and professors/ lecturers affiliated to the academic institutions to participate in an Asian Human Rights Research Initiative. The initiative aims at strengthening the capacities of researchers and lecturers/professors at academic institutions to effectively conduct human rights research in line with international standards, to increase the … [Read more...]

IFS-SEARCA Collaborative Research Grants of up to USD 45-75,000: Research on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Deadline: 31 January 2016 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has announced collaborative research grants 2016. The Programme focuses on research on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCHAM) as it relates to agriculture and rural development. Eligible Countries Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste or Vietnam. Grants available The … [Read more...]

SEAMEO Youth Leadership Forum: Providing Regional Platform for Youth Representatives!

Deadline: 29 January 2016 Southeast Asian Ministers Education Organisation (SEAMEO) is seeking applications for its Youth Leadership Forum from young people with strong potential who are eager to develop their leadership knowledge and skills and want to lead the future generations of ASEAN citizens. SEAMEO, as a leading organization in developing Southeast Asian human capital, has a critical role in ensuring that the region youth are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that … [Read more...]

New Zealand ASEAN Scholarship: Empowering Individuals to Contribute towards Development!

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand ASEAN Scholarships (NZAS) funded by the New Zealand Government’s international aid and development programme. They are managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. NZAS is to recognize New Zealand’s close cultural, economic, and geographic ties with Southeast Asia. It seeks to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to the economic, social, and political development of their region. … [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...]

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...]

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