Apply for ESD Scholarship Programme 2016-2017 in Estonia!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD) is currently inviting applicants from young diplomats and civil servants for its training program International Relations and European Integration taking place at the Estonian School of Diplomacy in Tallinn. The training course includes three thematic modules: International Relations European Studies Diplomatic Studies Scholarship Covers tuition fee monthly allowance (450 EUR) accommodation in Tallinn (incl. … [Read more...]

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...]

Call for Applications: MENA Leadership Academy Training Program to Strengthen Civic Engagement and Participation in the MENA Region

Deadline: 10 April 2016 The Konrad Adenauer Foundation has currently launched a regional training program under MENA Leadership Academy, designed for young adults in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The overall objective of the training program is to enhance knowledge of professional methodology; strengthen the understanding of the role of civil society, and of the concept of participation; to increase the CSO contribution to economic and social development as well as its role as … [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...]

European Union: Enhancing the Employability of Egyptian Youth

Deadline: 28 April 2016 European Union is seeking proposals from organisations for the programme entitled "Support to the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform in Egypt - Phase II"  with an objective to enhance the employability of Egyptian youth and unemployed/low-skilled workers and improve their transition to employment, through development /update and implementation of training programmes, in particular, retraining and entrepreneurship programmes with the contribution of … [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...]

Apply for the 2016 Dialogue Fellows Programme: Youth as Drivers of Change

Deadline: 10 March 2016 Civil Society Facility South is seeking applications for its Dialogue Fellows Programme 2016. The Fellowship programme invests in the mobilisation of youth as drivers of change and democracy which aims to involve Youth into policy making and dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean region. The goal of the Programme is to foster young leaders and build their capacity to facilitate initiatives through democracy, participatory and empowering approaches, at national, regional … [Read more...]

UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: Deepening Youth Knowledge and Understanding!

Deadline: 25 March 2016 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is seeking applications from young people for its World Heritage Youth Forum 2016 entitled “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” that will  be held from 29 June, 2016 - 12 July, 2016. The Forum will provide the opportunity to exchange ideas, broaden their outlook and contribute to the discussions and immerse in topics such as urban life and its culture, natural landscape, importance and … [Read more...]

MINDS North and West Africa Civic Education Workshop in Elections & Governance

Deadline: 19 February 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is currently seeking applications for its North and West 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 … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2016 for Middle East, North Africa & South Asia: Get Seed & Collaborative Funding for your projects addressing Human Rights

Deadline: 21 January 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently inviting applications for its Creative Force programme 2016. The Creative Force programme provides funding for collaborative initiatives involving organisations in Sweden and in the focused regions mentioned below with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. Focus Areas The programme supports projects that aim to promote human rights, transparency and democracy … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2016: Get Funding for Your Small/ Start-up Projects or Collaborative Projects

Deadline: 21 January 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently inviting applications for its Creative Force programme supports collaborative projects with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who work with either culture or the media to bring about change. Funding categories Two types of … [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...]

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