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UK Natural Environment Research Council — Understanding Risk Forum 2018

Young professionals with passion for risk communication are invited to apply for the Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at the 2018 Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City, 14-18 May 2018. Up to 20 professionals and students from all around the world will test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication […]

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UK Royal Society — International Exchanges 2018

The Royal Society’s International Exchanges Scheme makes grants to UK scientists who seek new international collaborations. The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, except clinical medicine. For the standard program (i.e., not specific to countries and/or focal areas), the next application deadline is 13 March 2018. Link

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African Leadership Academy — Anzisha Prize for Young Innovators 2018

The Anzisha Prize is awarded to young innovators ages 15-22 in Africa who develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities. Past awards include innovations in energy, agriculture, and ecological consumer products. The grand prize winners will share prizes worth US$100 thousand. The next application cycle is 15 February to 01 April 2018. […]

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Women’s World Summit Foundation — Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life

The WWSF awards this Prize of US$1 thousand per laureate to honor women and women’s groups for exceptional creativity, courage, and commitment to improve the quality of life in rural communities. Each year, WWSF awards the Prize to between 5-10 creative rural women and women’s groups around the world. Nominations include biographical data about the […]

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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation — Environmental Grant Making

The Foundation’s grant making for environment includes important international dimensions. The program “Transforming Development Finance” aims to guard against unwise capital investments in large-scale dams, extractive industries, and other major projects which threaten environmental sustainability and local economic opportunity in China, Latin America, and other regions of the developing world. The program “Advancing Climate Change […]

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American Academy for the Advancement of Science — Global Innovation through Science and Technology 2018

The program Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) invites scientists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and innovators in 136 emerging countries to compete in the GIST Tech-I Competition 2018. The competition is open to everyone between the ages of 18 to 40 in any sector who has either an idea or a startup in the form of […]

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U.S. National Science Foundation — International Research Experiences for U.S. University Students 2018

Through the program IRES, the National Science Foundation supports U.S. university students (graduate and undergraduate) to engage in international research. Past fellowships include several in developing countries in subject areas such as ecology, renewable energy, climate change, and others. Full proposals are due 30 January 2018. More information

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United Nations University — Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships 2018

The United Nations University offers postdoctoral fellowships to young scholars and policymakers, especially from the developing world. One fellowships program is with the UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); the other is with the UNU’s Center for Policy Research (UNU-CPR). The research themes include ecosystem services; water and urban development; governance for […]

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King Baudouin Foundation — African Development Prize 2018/2019

The King Baudouin African Development Prize aims to reward individuals or organisations who are making an outstanding contribution to development in Africa. (Note: This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory). The winners receive €200 thousand and the opportunity to promote their cause to international audiences. The Prize will be […]

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Boston University: West African Research Association (WARC) — Travel Grants for West African Nationals

The WARC Travel Grant supports African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. Travel grant funds may be used to attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research; visit libraries or archives in support of the applicant’s current academic work; engage in collaborative […]

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