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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...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [Read more...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Programme 2016: Building a Diverse Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The Young African Leaders Center is currently inviting African Leaders for its YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa Programme 2016. The objective of the programme is to provide the platform and tools to empower dynamic young Africans and to awaken their innate leadership potential for the benefit of Africa and its global partners. Aims Create critical thinkers Solve complex and multidisciplinary problems Foster entrepreneurial … [Read more...]

The SEED Awards: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Extended up to 31 March 2016 Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues? Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise? If yes, then apply for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development. Applications are open for SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development with a motive to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up … [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...]

Southern Africa Prosperity Fund 2016/17 to Promote Economic Reform & Development

Deadline: 15 February 2016 The British High Commission Pretoria has announced a Prosperity Fund over the next 5 years to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Funding priorities will include improving the business climate, competitiveness and operation of markets, energy and financial sector reform, and increasing the ability of partner countries to tackle corruption. The Fund will primarily be focused on ODA eligible middle income countries, … [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...]

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...]

Apply for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme and managed by MFAT. The selection process in New Zealand is managed by Universities New Zealand. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The CSFP was established at the first … [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...]

USAID/Southern Africa invites NGOs to apply for Funding: Promoting Inclusive Development

Deadline: 11 January 2016 USAID (United States Agency for International Development) is inviting NGOs across South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia and Botswana to apply for the FY15 Disability Funding to: Increase the participation of people with disabilities in USAID programs/activities; Strengthen the capacity and services of civil society organizations run by and for people with disabilities; herein referred to as Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs). Projects may be stand-alone, … [Read more...]

SANBio/BioFISA II Mobility Grants : Research Grants of Up to ZAR 30,000 to Address Southern Africa’s Challenges in Health & Nutrition

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Southern African Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is currently inviting applications for its SANBio/BioFISA II Mobility Grants Programme which aimed to address Southern Africa's challenges in health and nutrition.  It is one of the five Networks under the Consolidated Plan of Action for Science and Technology (African Biosciences Initiative). The BioFISA Programme is aimed at strengthening the NEPAD SANBio Network and in this second phase it focuses on boosting … [Read more...]

OSISA has announced a call for grant applications for its 2016 grants program.

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has announced a call for grant applications for its 2016 grants program. OSISA supports innovative programs working towards open society ideals and which advocate for these ideals in southern Africa. The programs it supports will look beyond immediate symptoms and seek to address structural problems that reproduce poverty, inequality, exclusion and discrimination. For the 2016 strategy year, OSISA invites … [Read more...]

Be a Part of OSISA’s Marginalisation and Inequality Course: A Policy Lens on Social Exclusion and Marginalisation!

Deadline: 17 January 2016 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa is seeking applications for its Marginalisation and Inequality Course that will provide a policy lens on social exclusion and marginalisation, by laying out a theoretical framework for understanding the process by which certain groups are systematically disadvantaged. The course will be held from the 7 – 18 March 2016 in Johannesburg. Participants must arrive on the 6 March 2016 and cannot leave before the course ends on … [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...]

Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa: Non Registered Entities can Submit Proposals for Innovative Grant Programme 2016

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is currently inviting applications for its 2016 Innovative Grant programme. The programmes support beyond immediate symptoms and seek to address structural problems that reproduce poverty, inequality, exclusion and discrimination. Priority Areas Human Rights, Access to Justice and the Rule of Law Democracy and Governance Social and Economic Justice Natural Resources Governance Youth Arts and … [Read more...]

Applications are Now Open for Commonwealth Foundation Grants of Up to £30,000 for Sustainable Development in Commonwealth Countries

Deadline: 5 January 2016 The Commonwealth Foundation awards annual grants for sustainable development projects that contribute to effective, responsive and accountable governance with civil society participation. The grants are open to civil society organisations (CSOs) working in Commonwealth Foundation eligible member countries. (List mentioned below). The Commonwealth Foundation’s mission is to develop the capacity of civil society to act together and learn from each other to engage with … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Israel (MASHAV) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016 for African & Caribbean Countries

Deadline: 1 December 2015 UNESCO/Israel (MASHAV) is currently inviting  applications for its Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016  to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries through intensive training and to enhance international understanding and friendship among peoples of the world and the people of Israel. The Government of Israel is placing at the disposal of UNESCO a number of fellowships for the benefit of certain Member States (especially the least developed … [Read more...]

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