Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

Apply for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016!

Deadline: 21 March 2016 Are you ready to embrace your inner leadership and change your community? If yes, then apply for the eighth and ninth cohorts of the YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. The YALI Regional Leadership Centers is currently inviting Young African Leaders for its YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Support to UN Women Community Integrated Program in South Sudan

Deadline: 29 February 2016 UN Women is seeking proposals from qualified proposers for its Community Integrated Program in South Sudan to empower women and men, girls and boys at the community level through an integrated programme delivery approach while also engaging the community. The model uses an integrated approach to address gender issues affecting at the community level and is considered as an innovative approach towards advancing gender equality and women empowerment in South Sudan … [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...]

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...]

SIDA Short Course on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’: Professionals from Africa & Asia can Participate!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) International Training Programme (ITP) is organizing the training on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’.  The Part 1 of this training will be held from Oct 3 to 28, 2016 in Malmö, Sweden and the Part 2 training in April 24-29, 2017 in one of the participating countries. The International Training Programme in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is designed for individuals holding positions in … [Read more...]

International Women’s Media Foundation: Inviting Women Journalists from all over the World for Reporting Trips to South Sudan and Tanzania

Deadline: 12 February 2016 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications from women journalists from all over the world for its first ever-reporting trip to South Sudan and second reporting trip to Tanzania from 1st-14th May, 2016. Six women journalists will report on development and humanitarian issues in South Sudan. Concurrently, another group of six journalists will cover stories related to conservation in Tanzania. All Fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, … [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...]

YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016 to Identify & Empower Young Leaders across Africa

Deadline: 25 January 2016 YALI Regional Leadership Centers is currently inviting Young African Leaders for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa Programme 2016. YALI promotes three models designed to identify and empower young leaders: the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship, YALI Network, and now the establishment of Regional Leadership Centers across Africa. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, located at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya will serve 14 countries in East … [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...]

KSP Excellence Scholarship 2016 for Students in Least Developed Countries Planning to Enrol in a Master program at Sciences Po

Deadline: 10 January 2016 The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po is currently inviting applications for its KSP Excellence Scholarship 2016 to supporting research and teaching of excellence in the social sciences and the humanities with special emphasis on the study of the Arab World and the Gulf Region. The Kuwait Program expands its Excellence Scholarship flagship program which was first established in 2013. Building on this success, scholarships are now offered to an even larger group of … [Read more...]

NORHED Call for Partnerships : 2016 NORHED Funding Programme addressing Education for Development

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Norway invites university partnerships to submit applications for its Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) funding. NORHED aims at strengthening Higher Education Institutions within key areas for development. The focus for this call is quality improvement for primary and lower secondary education. Eligible Countries Ethiopia, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal, Niger and South Sudan Thematic priorities The … [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...]

Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowship Program 2016 to Increase Access for African Researchers

Deadline: 31 December 2015 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa -International Livestock Research Institute (BecA - ILRI) Hub is currently inviting applications for the Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) 2016 to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. Program Objectives Research: enabling research to harness the potential of the biosciences to contribute to increasing agricultural productivity and to improving food and … [Read more...]

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) East Africa Programme 2016 to Empower Young Leaders

Deadline: 30 November 2015 The Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center East Africa is looking for young men and women between the ages of 18 and 35 from East African countries who are ready to embrace leadership and work hard to transform their countries. The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is more than a location for learning or a venue for collaboration; it is a philosophy, a forward-leaning culture of diversity that invites dreaming and thinking … [Read more...]

Peace Revolution Fellowships 2016 for African Young Leaders

Deadline: 1 December 2015 Are you a young African peace activist who desires to overcome the aforementioned challenges? Do you want to unlock the door to your inner peace and self-development to help you in your studies, work and life?  Peace Revolution offers you the opportunity to cultivate a strong peace culture based on the principle of Peace In, Peace Out. Peace Revolution is currently inviting applications for its Amandla East and Southern Africa Fellowship 2016 in Lilongwe, … [Read more...]

MINDS Regional Civic Education Workshop in Elections and Governance

Deadline: 13 November 2015 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is currently inviting applications for its East Africa Regional Civic Education Workshop in Elections and Governance. The aim of the workshops is to create awareness, enhance knowledge and develop relevant skills in electoral and governance processes and leadership among participants, in order for them to effectively communicate and apply them in influencing and mobilizing other youth to actively participate in the … [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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