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...]

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...]

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...]

Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for the Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship that encourages and promotes their scholarship, leadership, community service or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be the next generation of leaders. AWIB is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, … [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...]

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Grants 2016-2017 for Wildlife Conservation in Asia

Deadline: 31 January 2016 The Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong (OPCFHK) is currently inviting applications for its conservation funding projects in Asia 2016-2017. The Foundation support projects on other threatened amphibians, reptiles, birds, fishes, invertebrates and other aquatic and terrestrial mammals, as well as their habitats throughout Asia. OPCFHK envisions a world where Asian wildlife remains biologically diverse under the stewardship of humans, corporations and … [Read more...]

National Geographic Foundation’s Young Explorers Grant (YEG) Programme

Deadline: 15 January 2016 The National Geographic Foundation in partnership with Luce Foundation is currently inviting applications from the individuals for the Young Explorers Grant (YEG) Programme, providing them with increased funding opportunities for fieldwork in 18 Northeast and Southeast Asian countries. The YEG offers opportunities to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs, including: the … [Read more...]

MAC AIDS Fund’s International Grants of up to $75,000 USD for NGOs Providing Direct Services for Individuals living with HIV/AIDS

Applications are considered throughout the year The MAC AIDS Fund supports organizations that provide direct services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and that address the link between poverty and AIDS.  The aim is to help fund those direct care services most needed in a particular community based on HIV/AIDS prevalence and the availability of other public or private funding sources. Examples of the kinds of services eligible under this program include, but are not limited to: food and … [Read more...]

NIHONGO Partners Program: Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia

Deadline: 12 January 2016 The Japan Foundation Asia Center, with an aim to foster awareness of empathy and coexistence as neighbours living together among the residents of Asia, currently invites applications from the secondary educational institutions mainly in 10 ASEAN countries for the NIHONGO Partners Program, in order to support the local Japanese language teachers and students. The program will be dispatched in 10 ASEAN countries- Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, … [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...]

Apply for Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program!

Deadline: 1 December 2015 The Asia Foundation is accepting applications for the Asia Foundation Development Fellows program which is designed to be a multifaceted experience, enhancing leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure for Asian professionals. The program also provides the flexibility for Fellows to custom-tailor their own professional development component and to stay in their current occupations while participating in the … [Read more...]

The Asia Foundation Improving Lives across Developing Asia

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, its programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century—governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. The foundation works with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance path-breaking … [Read more...]

FY-16 Competition: Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Awards

Deadline: 13 November 2015 The United States Government is inviting applicants for the FY 2016 competition for the Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar awards. The Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Benefits The award will cover: a direct-flight, round trip international airfare (economy class) on an American carrier a monthly stipend of between $2,710 and $3,145 depending on … [Read more...]

NGOs invited to apply for ESCAP Trust Fund Call for Proposals

Deadline: 30 September 2015 The ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness is inviting NGOs, governments, intergovernmental-agencies, UN agencies, academic institutions and others to apply for funding to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards. The 2013-2016 strategy of Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness has three main pillars: Regional … [Read more...]

US Embassy invites applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)

 Deadline: 15 July 2015 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok Thailand invites grant proposals of up to $250,000 to develop and manage a four-day workshop on the theme of education as part of President Obama’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The initiative aims to bring together young Southeast Asian leaders to help them work across ASEAN borders to solve common issues including economic development, education, environmental protection, and civic … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Shunji Murai Award 2015

Deadline: 19 August 2015 The Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (JSPRS), Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS) and the ACRS 2015 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) are currently inviting applications for the Shunji Murai Award 2015. A young scientist who has submitted the best paper in advance to the coming ACRS shall be awarded the Shunji Murai Award 2015. The prize shall be a certificate and travel funds. The winner will attend the coming Asian Conference on Remote Sensing … [Read more...]

Asia/New Zealand Co-Commissioning Fund: Submit Proposals for Collaborative Arts Projects

Deadline: 18 May 2015 Creative New Zealand is calling for proposals for collaborative arts projects between New Zealand and Asia-based organisations with grants offered by the Asia/New Zealand Co-Commissioning Fund. The fund is targeted to Focus on Asia initiative launched last year to build stronger artistic and cultural connections, and to increase presentation opportunities for new work in New Zealand and targeted countries in Asia. The Asia Artform Exchange Fund aims to build creative … [Read more...]

YSEALI Power of Entrepreneurship: Regional Exchange Workshop 2015 in Vietnam

Deadline: 8 April 2015 The Youth Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is currently accepting applications for its regional exchange workshop- Power of Entrepreneurship to be held on held on 27-31 May, 2015 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. YSEALI Generation: Power of Entrepreneurship is a 5-day entrepreneurship regional exchange workshop for early-stage entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs (an inside entrepreneur, or an entrepreneur within an existing organization, who uses entrepreneurial … [Read more...]