CRDF Global: Seeking Proposals for 2016 U.S. MENA Joint Research Competition

Deadline: 15 June 2016 CRDF Global is accepting proposals for its 2016 U.S.-MENA Joint Research Initiative, to support research projects between young Arab female investigators in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) and U.S. researchers in the agricultural sciences. CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training, and services. Goals Support high-quality, … [Read more...]

MEPI Local Grants Program to Support Organisations and Individuals!

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program is seeking single-country proposals for its Local Grants Program with an aim to serve as MEPI’s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. The Middle East Partnership Initiative Program offers assistance to groups and individuals striving to bring constructive, peaceful and positive change to the Middle East and North … [Read more...]

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture: Young Arab Women in Agricultural Science

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in collaboration with CRDF Global is seeking applications for a joint research grant competition for young Arab women scientists collaborating with US researchers in agricultural science with an aim to facilitate international research partnerships between American researchers and women Arab scientists that will form the basis of long-term, sustained scientific engagement. ICBA is an international, non-profit … [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...]

Google AdCamp 2016: Inviting Students from Across Europe, Middle-East and Africa

Deadline: 1 March 2016 Google invites students to participate in its AdCamp program, offering a collaborative curriculum focused on Google’s advertising sales and services operations, an overview of Google’s ad products and insight into the industry. Up to 50 current university students will be selected to participate in an all-expense-paid AdCamp experience at one of Google’s offices. The AdCamp programs for Europe, Middle-East and Africa will take place from 13 - 15 of July 2016 at Google's … [Read more...]

Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program

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...]

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...]

MEPI Local Grants of up to $150,000: Supporting CSOs/ NGOs in Selected Middle East and North African 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...]

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...]

London School of Economics Emirates Masters Scholarships 2016/17 to Support Students from Arab states

Deadline: 29 April 2016 London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre is currently inviting applications for the Emirates Scholarship 2016/17. The Scholarship will support students from Arab states studying for a Master’s degree at LSE and who intend to focus their studies on the Middle East. Three scholarships will be offered each year. Eligible Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine (West Bank, … [Read more...]

Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship: Grab the Chance to Study in London

Deadline: 13 January 2016 The Royal College of Art is accepting applications from eligible countries for the Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship to support outstanding recipients who lack the financial resources to pay for their own studies. The Abraaj Group is recognised as a leading investor in growth markets with a long-standing track record of engaging with stakeholders. Consistent with its desire to be fully integrated in the markets in which it operates, Abraaj is delighted to expand … [Read more...]

The SAIMA Prize for Arab Contemporary Creation: Promoting Creativity in Arab World!

Deadline: 15 December 2015 Applications are open for the SAIMA Prize for Arab contemporary Creation that promotes creativity in the Arab world. The aim to SAIMA prize is to reward artists in the states of the Arab League whose work are still relatively unknown and also want to contribute development and dissemination of the AWI’s (Arab World Institute) cultural activities. The 2016 edition of the ‘SAIMA Award for contemporary creation’ will be organized in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Les … [Read more...]

Education UK Alumni Awards 2016: Honouring Outstanding Achievements

Deadline: 31 October 2015 British Council is inviting applicants for UK Alumni Awards 2016, open for applicants to honour the outstanding achievements made by business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders across the globe who can demonstrate how their UK education has contributed to their subsequent success. The prestige of winning an Education UK Alumni Award is far reaching, the benefits to award winners include enhanced global status and strengthened professional … [Read more...]

Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition 2016 : Young Students to Win a Trip to Korea!

Deadline: 30 October 2015 Samsung Engineering is currently inviting young students to participate in its Environmental Leadership Competition 2016. The applicants must be students from Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand and Worldwide. Winners will get certificate trip to Korea for 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership summit. Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit (GYELS) which is the biggest global environment forum for youth in Korea by sponsoring the respective winners of the Eco-generation … [Read more...]

Ford Motor Company’s Conservation and Environmental Grants Programme 2015

Deadline: 15 August 2015 The Ford Motor Company's Conservation & Environmental Grants programme is seeking applications in order to empower individuals and non-profit groups donating their time and effort to preserve the environmental well-being of their communities. The company hopes to encourage the multiplication of similar grassroots efforts that will serve as catalysts for change across the globe. The Ford Grants support ongoing and non-profit projects focused on Conservation … [Read more...]

Middle East Partnership Initiative in Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 16 October 2015 The US Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs is seeking single-country proposals for its local grants program. The Local Grants Program serves as Middle East Partnership Initiative, MEPI’s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. Objectives Promote positive change, advocacy, and civic activism; Strengthen civil society; Support citizens’ efforts to achieve economic, social, and political … [Read more...]

Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Project to Empower Civil Society

Deadline: 4 May 2015 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) invites applications for Leaders for Democracy Fellowship project. This is to advance inclusive governance and empower civil society in the Middle East and North Africa by providing emerging democracy and civil society leaders with academic and skill-based training, as well as linkages with other counterparts across the region. Award … [Read more...]

Submit Communications on Women Human Rights Violations to UN Women

Deadline: 1 August 2014 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women, Commission on the Status of Women accepts communications in the form of complaints, appeals or petitions on the Status of Women. The communication must contain information relating to alleged violations of human rights that affect the status of women in any country in the world. Such communications are part of the Commission's annual program or work. They help the Commission identify … [Read more...]

Peace Projects : The Journalists and Writers Foundation Grant Program for NGO Projects promoting Peacebuilding

Deadline: 30 September 2014 The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) invites grant applications for Peace Projects, the grant program that supports NGO projects promoting peaceful coexistence through dialogue and reconciliation; fostering pluralism, good governance, freedom of belief; advancing social and economic development and environmental responsibility; upholding respect for human rights, and gender equality and empowerment and other broad range of disciplines. The JWF is a … [Read more...]

Participate in Marlegno Prefabricated Wooden’s Buildings Designing the Future Competition 2014

Deadline: 31 August 2014 Participants from around the globe are invited take part in Marlegno Prefabricated Wooden's Buildings Designing the Future Competition organized by Marlegno Prefabricated Wooden Buildings, in collaboration with the Association of Architects of Bergamo. The mission of organizing this competition is to obtain different architectural solutions, starting from a few basic elements/modules. Prizes: First place 5.600,00 euro Second place 2.800,00 euro Third place … [Read more...]

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