UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism: 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship Program

Deadline: 15 March 2016 UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking applications for its 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship Program to provide an opportunity to early and mid career journalists to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems. The program is established by Michael Pollan, the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. The fellowship, a project of the Knight Center in Science and … [Read more...]

Captain Planet Foundation: Providing Grants, Environmental Stewardship Opportunities and Education to Inspire Youth!

Deadline: 31 January 2016 Captain Planet Foundation is accepting applications from US and international organisations for grants to serve community through environmental stewardship activities. The Atlanta-based Captain Planet Foundation was co-founded by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle in 1991. The Foundation supports high-quality; hands-on environmental stewardship projects that have enabled more than 1.1M youth across the U.S. and around the world make significant environmental improvements to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa: Supporting Economic and Social Development of Local Communities!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa (MCFEA) is currently accepting applications from organizations throughout Europe and Africa to support projects that align with environmental conservation, environmental education and poverty alleviation. A special priority is projects that combine conservation with the economic and social development of local communities.  Grants are to organizations for one year. The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and … [Read more...]

The Asian Sphere Scholarship Program: Call for Enrollment of Doctoral and MA Students

Deadline: Various MA Students: 1 April 2016 Phd Students: 31 January 2016 The Asian Sphere is offering a unique opportunity for outstanding candidates, at the MA and PhD level, to enroll in a multidisciplinary and inter-university graduate program that deals with the Asian continent. The Asian Sphere is a joint Israeli program between the University of Haifa and the Hebrew University, funded by the Humanities Fund of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council for Higher … [Read more...]

APA Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grants: Call for Applications

Deadline: 11 January 2016 The American Psychological Association is offering grants to psychology departments to support undergraduate research assistantships during the summer of 2016. The purpose of the APA Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Grants is to provide talented undergraduates who have little or no prior laboratory experience with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how scientific research is conducted. These grants are being offered by APA for the first time in … [Read more...]

2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest: How can Africa Achieve Sustainable and Affordable Supply of Energy for all by 2030?

Deadline:  29 January 2016 The Nigeria Energy Forum is delighted to invite young professionals to make submissions for the 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest. The essay contest will take the form of a letter written to the UN Secretary General, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa. Essay Contest Prize Information The winners of the essay contest will receive commendation certificates and prizes, including a unique opportunity to … [Read more...]

Mind and Life 1440 Awards: Reducing Suffering & Promoting Human Flourishing!

Deadline: 5 February 2016 The Mind & Life Institute in partnership with the 1440 Foundation is offering the Mind and Life 1440 Awards, specifically geared towards the investigation of social and relational outcomes of contemplative practice. These awards are intended to promote research that evaluates whether and how contemplative practice can promote inner well-being and healthy relationships in a variety of settings, with a particular interest in evaluating the application of … [Read more...]

USAID: Funding to Promote Human Rights in Southern Africa

Deadline: 23 November 2015 The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are seeking applications for a program entitled "Promoting Human Rights in Southern Africa". The resources will be made available to USAID Missions and Offices who are encouraged to submit applications for projects that will: Respond to urgent or … [Read more...]

Vodafone Americas Foundation: Funding the best Innovations using Wireless Technology to Address Critical Social Issues around the World

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Vodafone Americas Foundation is currently inviting applications for its competition- 'designing the Wireless Innovation Project' to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world. Total awards up to $600,000 will be available to support projects . The Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project (the “competition”) seeks to identify and fund the best innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social … [Read more...]

USAID/West Africa: “Human Rights for All” to Build the Capacity of Local Human Rights Organizations

Deadline: 16 November 2015 The United States Agency for International Development is seeking proposals for a project entitled "Human Rights for All" in order to build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving the understanding of their role as advocates, allies, and spokespersons for highly vulnerable, politicized, and underserved populations. This project will build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving their understanding of their … [Read more...]