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Energy, Climate Change

Dutch Postcode Lottery — Green Challenge 2018

The Dutch Postcode Lottery offers the Green Challenge to encourage the development of products and services that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The competition is open globally. The winner will receive €500 thousand to help bring his or her plan to market. An additional €500 thousand will be divided between the runner-ups. The Green Challenge accepts […]

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AXA Research Fund — Research on Risk Management, Academic Chairs 2018

The AXA Research Fund supports research to help understand risk management and prevention, including risks related to natural disasters and climate change. Applications can be submitted by pre-registered research institutions in EU member states and collaborating countries — including a selection of developing and emerging countries in the Asia-Pacific region; Africa and the Middle East; […]

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Wuppertal Institute — Sustainable Energy Project Support

WISIONS of Sustainability is an initiative of the Wuppertal Institute to nurture innovative energy projects and to foster knowledge exchanges between practitioners. The supporting scheme SEPS (Sustainable Energy Project Support) has launched its first call for proposals in 2018 to focus on projects and knowledge exchanges for the Caribbean, Latin America, and Southern and Southeast […]

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SEED Awards — Low Carbon Awards

SEED supports small-scale eco-enterprises in the developing world which integrate social and environmental benefits into their business models. Applicants should be able to explain how the enterprise will be financially viable in the long term and be in the set-up phase and in the early stages of implementation. The eligible countries are Colombia, India, Tanzania, […]

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Graduate Institute Geneva — Geneva Challenge on Climate Change

The Graduate Institute Geneva invites graduate students from all around the world to register teams for the Geneva Climate Change Contest. Contributions should be theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problems. The winning project will receive CHF10 thousand. This year, five prizes will be distributed; one in each of the […]

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United States-India Educational Foundation — Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship 2018

The Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship aims to build long-term capacity in the USA and India by engaging both countries in research and education on climate change. The program offers research fellowships for PhD students in India who will affiliate with a U.S. institution for six to nine months. It also offers post-doctoral fellowships of eight to […]

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World Energy Council — Future Energy Leaders

The World Energy Council looks for bright young professionals from all around the world to join its Future Energy Leaders’ programme (FEL-100). Future Energy Leaders (FELS), form a community and have the chance to shape the global energy agenda. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in an energy-related field and not […]

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United Nations University — Climate Fellowship Programme

The UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries the opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years. Climate Fellows will be able to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience […]

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UK Department for International Development — Research on Economic Growth in Developing Countries (Phase 3)

The IGC invites proposals with focus on delivering research and policy products to developing countries with the aim of creating jobs and reduce poverty. The topics include improving access to and quality of energy services for households and firms; rural electrification; energy efficiency; and the effects of energy consumption on health and the environment. Applications […]

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Nigeria Energy Forum — Africa Energy Innovation Competition 2018

The NEF invites applications for the 2018 Africa Energy Ideas Competition that is set to accelerate the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. The competition is open to early-stage energy entrepreneurs from Africa to collaborate with local research institutions or industries. Young professionals between the ages of 18 and 35 years from Africa are […]

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