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january2017

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education — STEM Scholars Program

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education offers scholarships to young Arab citizens for university studies in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at any of the Foundation’s partner universities.  Applicants should be ages 15-30 and demonstrate past high academic achievement, as well as financial need.  The application deadline is 15 January 2017.  Link

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Cheng-Long Wetlands — International Environmental Art Project 2017

The Cheng-Long Wetlands are located in a rural area on the south-central coast of Taiwan. To call attention to the changing global environment, with a particular focus on conservation of the Cheng-Long Wetlands, artists from all countries are invited to send a proposal for a site-specific outdoor sculpture that will raise public awareness and enlist […]

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MIT Center for Collective Intelligence — Climate CoLab 2017

The MIT Climate CoLab organizes contests to solicit the world’s best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. Some contests pose social and political questions, while others focus on issues in science and technology.  Each year, the contest winners are invited to a conference at MIT’s campus in the USA, where a pool of […]

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Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs — Coral Reef Research in French Polynesia 2017

The IRCP offers four grants to young scientists for applied or fundamental research on coral reefs in French Polynesia.  The program invites applications from PhD and post-doctoral applicants of French and other nationalities, who are less than age 35.   IRCP will select at least one candidate from the South Pacific Island States. Grants are €4,500 […]

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French Institute for Development Research — Support for International Research Teams 2017

The IRD announces funding to support multidisciplinary international teams (laboratoires mixtes internationaux, LMI) to undertake research that corresponds to IRD’s thematic priorities. These priorities include agronomy and biodiversity; bio-invasions and climate change; sustainable urban development; the ocean-climate interface; micro-biomes in agro-ecosystems; management of water resources; coastal and marine management; and others. Several themes have geographical […]

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Association of Field Ornithologists — Bergstrom Grants for Avian Research in the Americas

The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. The Alexander Bergstrom Memorial Research Awards support avian research in the U.S./Canada and Latin America. Grants are up to US$1,500.  Applicants and/or their primary research supervisors must be members of the AFO. Application […]

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10YFP Trust Fund — Sustainable Food Systems

The 10YFP Sustainable Food Systems Program aims to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The program focuses on awareness raising, capacity development, facilitating access to knowledge and information, and strengthening partnerships all along the food value chain.  Preference is for projects that have complementary […]

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Commonwealth Foundation — Grants for Civil Society in Commonwealth Countries

The Commonwealth Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations in Commonwealth countries to support participatory governance. Note: This could include participatory governance related to the management of forests, wildlife, water supplies, and other subjects in natural resources and environment.  Projects should address one of the following four focus areas: creative expression; capacity development; constructive engagement; […]

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U.S. Department of State – – TechWomen 2017

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, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Zimbabwe. TechWomen […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — African Elephant Conservation Fund 2017

The African Elephant Conservation Fund invites project proposals for the conservation of African elephants. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in elephant conservation. Grants range from US$200 thousand to US$400 thousand for conservation projects at priority sites, but requests for smaller grants are […]

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