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Applications Open for Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize!

Applications Open for Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize!Deadline: 25 April 2018 Feed the Future is currently accepting applications for its Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs prize to access investment advice, business analysis, and other services to take their agribusinesses to the next level. This prize will help women take their businesses to the next level by providing winners with acceleration services including investment readiness consulting, investor matchmaking support, and business analysis. This prize will help woman-led enterprises … [Read more…]

Fund for Internet Research and Development: Africa Grants 2018

Fund for Internet Research and Development: Africa Grants 2018Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Fund for Internet Research and Development (FIRE) is currently accepting applications for its Africa Grants 2018. The beneficiaries will be provided with series of institutional strengthening and capacity building activities aimed at providing the knowledge, tools and contacts needed to further advance successful initiatives. The FIRE Africa Grants program designed to encourage, support and develop innovative online solutions to Africa’s education, information, … [Read more…]

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

ICNL: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil SocietyDeadline: 30 March 2018 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced the availability of four (4) new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during June – August 2018 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society and civic participation. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal … [Read more…]

USAID: Seeking Applications for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD) Program

USAID: Seeking Applications for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD) ProgramDeadline: 27 April 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement(s) from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD)”. CEP-NTD seeks to support disease-endemic countries to control and/or eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with proven, cost-effective public health interventions. Building on the successes that have been … [Read more…]

Submit Applications for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights!

Submit Applications for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights!Deadline: 31 March 2018 Conectas Human Rights invites contributions in the form of articles, case studies, institutional reflections and artistic pieces with preference given to activist voices from the Global South for the 27th edition of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, to be published in July 2018. The objective of the Sur International Journal on Human Rights, published by Conectas, is to influence the global human rights agenda by producing, fostering and disseminating … [Read more…]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in Science

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in ScienceDeadline: 24 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science that enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses inflation allowance … [Read more…]

Applications Open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 to mobilize Innovation Potential of Africa!

Applications Open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 to mobilize Innovation Potential of Africa!Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 which is an Africa-wide and home grown initiative aimed at harnessing the innovation potential of the continent. The goal is to engage as many people as possible in order to build a broad constituency in support of innovation in Africa. The basic fact is that Africa cannot outsource its development. It aims to mobilize the people and, especially those with the ‘power to act’, including investors, the … [Read more…]

Cerebro Labs: Seeking Applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge

Cerebro Labs: Seeking Applications for its Cerebro Startup ChallengeDeadline: 23 March 2018 Cerebro Labs is seeking applications for its Cerebro Startup Challenge to help startups create a disruptive value proposition, innovate their business models, and accelerate their business growth through an array of business support services. The challenge aims to assist startups to connect with a network of domain experts, investors, advisors, and corporate partners. Cerebro Labs is a tech business incubator and accelerator for pre-seed and early stage startups … [Read more…]

Apply for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition!

Apply for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition!Deadline: 1 June 2018 Applications are open for 2018 Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition that is a unique global challenge in which three university students are rewarded for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry. This competition defines the wellness industry broadly and is looking for innovations in sectors as varied as architecture/design, beauty, education, fitness, hospitality, investment, medicine, nutrition, real estate, spa, technology, travel, … [Read more…]

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in LMICs

Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in LMICsDeadline: 5 June 2018 The Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust (WT) jointly fund the Health Systems Research Initiative. Aims The funders aim for a significant majority of research projects within the portfolio to focus on low-income countries. Generate evidence on how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in low- and middle-income countries. … [Read more…]

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!

Applications Open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund!Deadline: 15 April 2018 Applications are open for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to provide selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic impact. For the third round, the Fund will be supporting start-ups willing to work with mobile operators. The fund is … [Read more…]

Apply for International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition!

Apply for International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition!Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you running International Women’s Day activity? Could it be an example of ‘best practice’? Might further groups benefit from seeing and understanding your success? Can you provide engaging content and photographs as evidence of your activity and its impact? If so, the International Women’s Day 2018 “Best Practice” Competition could be for you. This competition encourage groups to strive, helps progress the gender agenda and sets a worldwide ​expectation for … [Read more…]

Apply for International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) Fellowship Programme!

Apply for International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) Fellowship Programme!Deadline: 10 June 2018 The International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) is seeking applications for its fellowship programme through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international … [Read more…]

Applications Open for Ghana Climate Innovation Centre Incubation Programme!

Applications Open for Ghana Climate Innovation Centre Incubation Programme!Deadline: 19 March 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre Incubation Programme to support entrepreneurs and new ventures in Ghana involved in developing profitable and locally-appropriate solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Sectors & Criteria To be eligible to apply to the GCIC, the business should fall into one of the following 5 sub sectors: Energy Efficiency: Ghana’s power sector continues to face difficulties in closing … [Read more…]

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and Education

European Student’s Union: Seeking Applications to Unite Students and Refugees for Integration in Society and EducationDeadline: 15 April 2018 European Student’s Union(ESU) is inviting applications for‘Together, Moving Forward’ Programme which is a small grant programme aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe. ESU encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in their communities. This programme was started in 2016 and since then ESU has supported several valuable projects, shared views with … [Read more…]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social ScienceDeadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master’s courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more…]

Apply for G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina!

Apply for G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina!Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for the G(irls)20 Summit in Argentina. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Buenos Aires for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. Delegates contribute the economic and social issues facing girls & women in their countries to a Communique delivered to world leaders in advance of the G20 Summit and leave the Summit with increased confidence, … [Read more…]

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls

IDRC’s Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and GirlsDeadline: 23 April 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its program “Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls.” Scope The Accelerating Climate Action call will focus on the following three themes, collectively addressing current knowledge gaps in socially-transformative climate research: Climate and disaster resilience: Research projects focusing on socially-equitable development planning that enhances … [Read more…]

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: Call for Proposals for Julia Taft Refugee Fund

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: Call for Proposals for Julia Taft Refugee FundDeadline: 23 March 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Accra, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), is seeking proposals via the Julia Taft Refugee Fund from potential partners working in the area of refugee protection in Ghana. The intent of this initiative is to provide ambassadors with the means to respond to critical low-cost gaps in refugee protection and assistance that have not been addressed in larger multilateral refugee … [Read more…]

EU Call for Proposals: Promoting Local Economic Development in Ghana

EU Call for Proposals: Promoting Local Economic Development in GhanaDeadline: 27 April 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Promoting Local Economic Development in Ghana” to support actions aimed at promoting local sustainable development. Program Lots The program is divided in to two lots: Lot 1 “Actions implemented by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and their CoApplicant(s)”: EUR 3,900,000.00. Lot 2 “Actions implemented by Metropolitan, Municipal or District … [Read more…]

Call for Applications: 2018 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme

Call for Applications: 2018 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship SchemeDeadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme to encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable … [Read more…]

ALC Call for Applications: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women

ALC Call for Applications: Peace and Security Fellowship for African WomenDeadline: 8 April 2018 The African Leadership Centre (ALC) has announced a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2018/2019. This Fellowship is an intellectual and financial award to those who are able to portray convincing demonstrable or potential capacity to bring about intellectual, policy or other change in their field. The Fellowship is a postgraduate non-degree programme and does not lead to an academic qualification. Purpose The Peace … [Read more…]

UNESCO U40 Empowered: Women Entrepreneurs Powering the Digital Creative Industries

UNESCO U40 Empowered: Women Entrepreneurs Powering the Digital Creative IndustriesDeadline: 16 April 2018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a new initiative with Sabrina Ho “U40 Empowered: Women entrepreneurs powering the digital creative industries”. This initiative expands the actions of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity by supporting projects from national and international NGOs that promote young female cultural entrepreneurs working in the digital creative industries. It is designed to increase … [Read more…]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement Fund

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Public Engagement FundDeadline: 3 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or … [Read more…]

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Funding for Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects and Initiatives

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Funding for Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects and InitiativesDeadline: 1 April 2018 PlanetRomeo Foundation is seeking applications to provide funding up to € 5,000 to grassroots emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives, with a focus on achieving societal change in order to improve the position of LGBTI people throughout the world, with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged regions and communities. The Foundation gives high priority to small-scale projects which are initiated and implemented by the LGBTI community itself and/or by emerging LGBTI groups … [Read more…]

German Academic Exchange Service: Seeking Applications for A bridge to Africa Scholarship

German Academic Exchange Service: Seeking Applications for A bridge to Africa ScholarshipDeadline: 30 April 2018 As part of the Pan African Soil Challenge, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ethiopia is offering a journalistic scholarship within the project “A bridge to Africa”. The scholarship includes a one-month stay at the German Research Centre in Jülich and a one-week trip to Accra. The project on the pan-African challenge of soil as a resource will build a scientific bridge between Forschungszentrum Jülich and African partners. Against the background of the … [Read more…]

Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development

Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban DevelopmentDeadline: 14 May 2018 The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) is seeking proposals to support up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) that will explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. The call for pre-proposals aims to identify collaborative research projects in … [Read more…]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Application for Investigator Awards in Science

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Application for Investigator Awards in ScienceDeadline: 12 March 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science enabling independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses … [Read more…]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Collaborative Awards in Science

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Collaborative Awards in ScienceDeadline: 24 April 2018 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Science to promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. The scheme fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Benefits The support includes: Research expenses directly related to the proposal staff materials and … [Read more…]

Call for Applications: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant 2018

Call for Applications: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant 2018Deadline: 6 April 2018 The African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its programme “AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant”. The AGNES Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking in Africa through active co-operation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. Funding Information A maximum Grant amount of EUR 2 300 and EUR 3 000 is earmarked for 1 and 2 months stays, … [Read more…]

Hilden Charitable Fund: Community Based Initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People

Hilden Charitable Fund: Community Based Initiatives for Disadvantaged Young PeopleDeadline: 6 April 2018 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Priority Areas In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. … [Read more…]

Four Local Non-Governmental Organizations receive US$348,612 Grant from Japanese Government

Four Local Non-Governmental Organizations receive US$348,612 Grant from Japanese GovernmentFour local non-governmental organizations have received a grant of US$348,612 to undertaking different community projects in the country from the Japanese Government. The grant is part of the Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Program (GGHSP). Recipients include the Community Healthcare Initiative (CHI), Community Safety Initiative (CSI), Peer Vision Educational Network Liberia (PEVEN) and Nay-Yougor Wulakellen Empowerment Program (NAY-WEP). Community Healthcare … [Read more…]

Applications Open for 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit Photo Competition!

Applications Open for 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit Photo Competition!Deadline: 13 April 2018 Have a great shot of rainforests in the region? Submit it to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) Photo Competition for your chance to win cash prizes. Center for International Forestry Research is looking for photographs that highlight the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. These can include photos of rainforests and forest landscapes, the communities who live in and around forests, forest products for trade, health or nutrition, diverse plants … [Read more…]

Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018: Seeking Applications to Innovate and Develop Entrepreneurial Spirit of Students

Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018: Seeking Applications to Innovate and Develop Entrepreneurial Spirit of StudentsDeadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018 to encourage students from all over the world to innovate and to develop their entrepreneurial spirit, offering the winners the opportunity to create their own start-ups. The aim is to reward an innovative project, whether it is a technological innovation or an idea for new ways to use cars. The 9 finalist teams will have 15 weeks to accelerate their project with the help of Valeo and external experts … [Read more…]

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Apply for Young Champions of the Earth Prize!Deadline: 2 April 2018 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for their planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for “Young Champions of the Earth” with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize In 2018, seven … [Read more…]

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!

Applications Open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award!Deadline: 22 March 2018 Applications are open for BBC World News Komla Dumor Award that is given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future. Benefits The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK and for their visa. The BBC will also arrange and pay for the winner’s accommodation in … [Read more…]

Applications Open for African Entrepreneurship Award 2018!

Applications Open for African Entrepreneurship Award 2018!Deadline: 30 April 2018 Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business or idea in Africa? Join the journey to receive free, online mentoring from over 400 entrepreneurs, investors and business owners. African Entrepreneurship Award 2018 is now accepting applications. Throughout the journey, you’ll receive one-on-one mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and investors to sharpen and hone your idea. Mentors will help define your market & put your scalability to the … [Read more…]

UNESCO: Call for Proposals on School-wide Mobile Learning

UNESCO: Call for Proposals on School-wide Mobile LearningDeadline: 16 March 2018 The recently launched Call for proposals on School-wide Mobile Learning Models under the UNESCO-Fazheng project encourages schools, groups of schools and other school education providers and stakeholders to submit proposals on school-wide mobile learning models that have been implemented and proven effective. If selected, the schools’ models will be recognized by UNESCO as best practices in using mobile learning at the school level, and will be profiled as case studies … [Read more…]

African Union Commission: Call for Proposals for 2018 African Union Research Grants Programme  

African Union Commission: Call for Proposals for 2018 African Union Research Grants Programme  Deadline: 22 May 2018 The African Union Commission has launched its Second Open Call for Research Proposals under Phase II of the African Union Research Grants programme. The objective of this Call for Proposals is to award grants to finance research projects that aim to Eradicate Hunger and Ensure Food and nutrition security. It is highly envisaged that the deployment and the improvement of science and technology research in this challenging area will effectively contribute to Africa’s … [Read more…]

Applications Open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships!

Applications Open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships!Deadline: 17 April 2018 Applications are open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships that are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. Themes Areas Science and technology for development Strengthening health systems and capacity Promoting … [Read more…]


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