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Coady International Institute — Women’s Leadership 2017

The Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program to enable women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities at the Coady Institute, affiliated with St Francis Xavier University in Canada. The program offers successful candidates a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals. Applicants should have at least four years […]

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Asia Foundation — Development Fellows 2017

The Asia Foundation’s Development Fellows program provides qualified young Asian professionals with an opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s critical development challenges. The year-long program offers short courses, conferences, and study tours in Asia and the USA. Applicants should be less than age 40 and have demonstrable experience in […]

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French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Sustainable Development — French Cooperation with Pacific Islands and Territories 2017

The government of France makes grants through a regional fund (Le Fonds Pacifique) for economic, social, and cultural collaboration in the Pacific region. Funding priorities include actions to address climate change and the prevention of natural disasters; food security; sanitation; and other thematic areas. Grants are up to €30 thousand per project, and up to […]

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U.S. National Science Foundation — Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide 2016-2017

The program GROW provides funding support to U.S. graduate students to engage in international research cooperation. Collaboration is with partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, and Switzerland.  Eligible fellows must must be enrolled at U.S. institutions, and have completed at least […]

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Global Social Venture Competition — Competition 2017

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is a partnership of business schools in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and funding to support their social ventures. Past winners include plans for water supply, energy micro-credit, agricultural processing, ecological building materials, and other environmental themes. The GSVC will award […]

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Inter-American Foundation — Research on Grassroots Development in Latin America 2017-2018

The Inter-American Foundation supports PhD research in Latin America and the Caribbean on themes related to grassroots development. Past projects have included topics in agriculture, watershed management, and climate change (among others). The competition is open to citizens of the USA and citizens of independent Latin American and Caribbean countries (except Cuba) who are PhD […]

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis — Young Scientists Summer Program 2017

IIASA invites doctoral students worldwide to participate in its Young Scientists Summer Program held at IIASA’s headquarters in Laxenburg, Austria. The selected participants work with IIASA’s senior scientists in research on energy, ecosystem services, water, risk policy and vulnerability, and other topics. Scholarships are available from IIASA’s national member organizations. A limited number of scholarships […]

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Scientific Exploration Society — Explorer Awards 2017

The SES makes awards to “pioneers with purpose” who combine innovative field expeditions with important research contributions, including in subject areas related to environment and conservation. The awards are intended to provide a financial contribution to the overall cost of the fieldwork phase of scientific exploration. For 2017, the SES announces seven award categories. The […]

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Heinrich Böll Foundation — University Studies in Germany 2017

The Heinrich Böll Foundation annually funds approximately 1,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students across all subjects and nationalities for university studies in Germany. Preference is for applicants working in the subject areas of the Foundation such as climate and energy, resource governance, and ecology and green development (among others). The special focus regions for international […]

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Principle 10 — Grants to Promote Environmental Justice in Latin America

Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development seeks to ensure that every person has access to information, can participate in the decision-making process, and has access to justice in environmental matters. The Small Sub-Grants Fund offers up to US$2 thousand to registered nonprofit NGOs in Latin America and the Caribbean for actions […]

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