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AuthorAID — Small Grants for Researchers in Developing Countries: Travel Grants

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. AuthorAID posts the list of eligible developing countries. The deadline to apply for travel grants […]

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Future Africa — Africa Science Leadership Programme 2018

The Africa Science Leadership Programme seeks to identify and select leading African researchers in basic and applied science, engineering, among others. (Note: This may include one or more relevant categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.) Participants will receive training in the areas of thought leadership, team management and research development. All applicants should commit […]

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Cisco — Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

Cisco is looking for innovative technology solutions from student entrepreneurs around the world that solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university. A total of US$300 thousand will be awarded for the adoption and development of breakthrough technologies, products, and […]

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German Federal Environmental Foundation — PhD Dissertation Fellowships 2018

The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) offers 60 research fellowships per year to young scientists in Germany and internationally across all disciplines of environmental protection. DBU welcomes subjects of international importance, although the work has to be done mainly in Germany, and with a clear reference to the German environmental situation. There are two deadlines […]

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UK Department for International Development — Commonwealth Scholarships 2018

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funds the Commonwealth Scholarships for master’s and PhD studies in the UK for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are awarded annually across all subjects, with priority for applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development. There is a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships in each Commonwealth country, with […]

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UK Royal Society — Newton Advanced Fellowships 2018

The Newton Advanced Fellowships provide established international researchers with opportunities for training, collaboration, and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. Awards are up to £37 thousand each year for 3 years. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent research experience and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible university or research […]

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Swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network — Consortia for North-South Education and Research (2nd Call)

The Swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC) calls for various types of Swiss higher education institutions to partner with each other and with partners in the Global South to develop Consortia for Education and Research (COFER). COFER will aim for stronger integration of research, education, and implementation through new collaborative networks oriented towards the Sustainable […]

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Lawrence Foundation — Grants for Environment 2018

The Lawrence Foundation makes grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations for projects in environment, human services, and other themes. There is no restriction on the geographical area where grant activities can be implemented. The average grant size is approximately US$10 thousand. The deadlines for applications are 30 April and 01 November of each year. Link

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ETH Zurich — Seed Grants for Swiss-Asian Research Collaboration 2018

In partnership with Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), ETH Zurich promotes scientific cooperation with key institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. ETH Zurich currently calls for proposals from Swiss researchers with partners in China (incl. Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea, and the ASEAN region. The call is open for activities […]

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U.S. Department of State — TechWomen 2018

TechWomen will offer professional mentorship and exchange to 100 emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics from the developing world. The program is open to qualified women in Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan or Zimbabwe. […]

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