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The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help scholars build their research network and develop essential skills to become leaders. Global Scholars are researchers within five years of their first academic appointment from anywhere in the world.
Application Deadline: 22nd February 2018
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): Canada
About the Award: The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR),
The 2017 MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Competition seeks to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas into new geographies or a new customer segment in rural and agricultural areas.
Application Deadline: The fourth call for applications is now open with a closing date to be announced soon.
International competition for early-career architects to win $100,000 traveling fellowship now accepting applications
Application Deadline: 14th January 2018
Eligible Countries: International
To Be Taken At (Country): Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
About the Award: The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to announce the 2018 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize,
This scheme provides established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research group through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. The skills and knowledge gained should lead to changes in the wellbeing of communities and increased economic benefits.
Application Deadline: 28th February 2018
Eligible Countries: Brazil,
AuthorAID announces its second round of small travel grants to support researchers in developing countries with travel and workshops. AuthorAID plans to award five travel grants of US$1,500 each for early-career researchers to present their research at an academic conference.
Application Deadline: 3rd January 2018.
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To Be Taken At (Country):
About the Award: Five AuthorAID travel grants (USD 1500 each) for early-career researchers to present their research at an academic conference.
Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have teamed up to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, The Rotary Foundation will provide grants to Rotary clubs and districts to select and sponsor a limited number of students each year.
The French Committee for International Solidarity (Comité Français pour la Solidarité Internationale – CFSI), in partnership with Fondation de France, funds projects that support small-scale farming in West Africa.
Application Deadline: 26th February 2018
Eligible Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
This call is for early-career scientists in IFS (International Foundation of Science) 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.
The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned.
The U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help and U.S. African Development Foundation programs (SSH/ADF) share the goal of providing small-scale assistance directly to Zambian community-based organizations as part of an ongoing commitment by the U.S. government to support Zambian-driven development activities at the local level.
Application Deadline: 28th February , 2018.
This program aims to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries.
Application Deadline: 1st March 2018
Eligible Countries: All
To Be Taken At (Country): Developing Countries
About the Award: The Elsevier Foundation –
Within the framework of Danish development cooperation, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for research proposals between Denmark and researchers in partner countries.
Application Deadline: 2nd February 2018 (Phase 1)
- Window 1: Research-based institutions in Denmark, Ghana, and Tanzania are encouraged to apply.
The CLIFF-GRADS program invites applications from students from developing countries currently enrolled in PhD programs for short-term scientific training and research stays on topics related to measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems.
Application Deadline: 31st December 2017.
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
About the Award: CLIFF-GRADS is a joint initiative of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (CCAFS) low emissions agriculture flagship and the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA).
The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth.
Application Deadline: 29th January 2018
Eligible Countries: See List in Program Webpage (Link below)
- USADF will only consider proposals from 100% African-owned enterprises,