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Energy, Climate Change

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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Schneider Electric — Energy and Power Distribution Challenge

Schneider Electric invites students from across the world to participate in a new challenge with the aim to develop sustainable and eco-friendly solutions to power the new digital economy. Projects may focus on energy efficiency, power distribution, microgrids or equipment efficiency. Finalists will pitch their project in front of Schneider Electric’s top management and executives […]

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UNESCO and the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development — Training in Russia on Energy Resources 2018

UNESCO, in collaboration with the ISEDC in Russia, offers 20 fellowships for a one-month program of capacity-building in sustainable and renewable energy. The program in October 2018 is open to applicants from developing countries and countries in transition that are UNESCO member states. Instruction will be in English. The application deadline is 03 April 2018. […]

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International Geosphere-Biosphere Program — PAGES Workshops and Educational Meetings 2018

PAGES (Past Global Changes) supports research aimed at understanding the earth’s past environment in order to make predictions for the future. PAGES encourages international and interdisciplinary collaboration, including the participation of scientists from developing countries. The program offers funding to qualified organizers of workshops and educational meetings in support of PAGES objectives. The next deadline […]

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Franklin Institute — Bower Award for Science Achievement 2019

The Bower Award of US$250 thousand is made to individuals who have made significant contributions to understanding and quantifying perturbations of natural systems within the biosphere, atmosphere, or hydrosphere in the age of the Anthropocene. The competition is open internationally. Self-nominations are accepted. Notices of intent to nominate should be sent by 30 April 2017. […]

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ENEA Access — Support for Energy Initiatives in Africa and Asia-Pacific

The ENEA Access Program offers 30 to 100 days of professional consulting services on a pro-bono basis to advance initiatives for energy access in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. The program is relevant for nonprofit organizations and NGOs, technology developers, and social entrepreneurs. Activities that can be considered for ENEA’s support include feasibility studies, market […]

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