Deadline: 27 June 2016 Nominations are open for the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognize innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment. Objectives Doubling renewable energy Doubling energy efficiency Clean energy access Prize Ceremony The Zayed Future […] … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize!
Deadline: 30 May 2016 Best Climate Practices observatory and the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) are currently accepting proposals for its Best Climate Practices contest 2016 that will focus on ideas and projects designed to raise and drive financial support toward local, small-scale mitigation and adaptation actions. The focus of the 2016 contest will be on "Expanding access to climate financing". Focus Topics (including but not limited to) clean energy land … [Read more...] about Best Climate Practices Contest 2016: Expanding Access to Climate Financing
Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Wilson Center is seeking abstracts from graduate students for its 7th annual paper competition on urban poverty in the developing world. Competition Topics Climate Change: Cities are grappling with the impacts of a changing climate, and the urban poor are the most adversely affected, especially women and children who experience difficulty in accessing resources, services, and decision-making opportunities. Arrival Cities: Responding to Migrants and Refugees: … [Read more...] about Call for Papers: Urban Poverty in the Developing World
Deadline: 14 May 2016 Are you ready to implement a plan to save the lives of children under age five? If yes, then apply for the Children’s Prize 2016. The Children's Prize Foundation is currently accepting applications from individuals, teams and organizations from around the globe to submit their proposals to reduce child mortality to save lives. The Prize promote connections between donors and recipients, encouraging modern networking technology while trying to add a new technique to the … [Read more...] about Apply for Children’s Prize 2016: A Chance to Win $250,000 USD!
Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Swiss Re Foundation is currently accepting proposal for its International ReSource Award 2016 to support social entrepreneurial initiatives addressing water-related challenges with new and innovative approaches. The ReSource Award is focused on social entrepreneurial approaches applied to water-related social and/or ecological issues. Award Information In addition to the USD 20 000 received while a finalist, the winner will be further supported financially … [Read more...] about Apply for International ReSource Award 2016 to Enhance Resilience in Water Management!
Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is accepting applications from distinguished African researchers to conduct research on the subject of institutional development in Africa examining one of these three (3) aspects: Nation building in Africa: This paper will examine case studies of post-independence-era attempts at nation building in Africa, interrogating the ideals, objectives and methodologies by which the objectives were pursued. The … [Read more...] about MINDS: Call for Applications for African Researchers
Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Watson University is currently accepting applications from next generation Social Entrepreneurs from across the world for its Fall 2016 semester program or degree track. Watson provides a 15 week incubator like experience in which selected candidates complete short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people and more; intensive … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: Watson University’s Fellowships for Social Entrepreneurs
Deadline: 16 May 2016 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is currently inviting applicants from developing countries for its 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize. The prize will be given for outstanding achievements in Chemical Sciences. Award Information The prize carries a monetary award of USD100, 000, generously provided by Lenovo, a medal and a certificate bearing a citation highlighting the major contributions for which the prize is awarded. Eligibility Criteria Candidates must be … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize of USD100, 000!
Deadline: 6 April 2016 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is currently inviting applicants for its Midwives4all Prize 2016 with a motive to increase the visibility of their good work in saving the lives of mothers, new born and families. The Midwives4all Prize, a certificate of recognition, is awarded to an exceptional midwife who has demonstrated her/his achievements as a change-agent in the midwifery profession through education, provision of services, regulation, research, … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for Midwives4all Prize 2016: Saving the Lives of Mothers, New born & Families!
Deadline: 29 April 2016 The Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are currently inviting applicants from South Africa for its Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) 2016 to promote clean technology innovation and supporting SMEs and start-ups in developing and emerging economies. Focus Areas Energy Efficiency Water Efficiency Renewable Energy Waste Beneficiation Green … [Read more...] about Call for Applications 2016: Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa