The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

november2016

Earth Institute — Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2017

The Earth Institute at Columbia University invites applications for 2-year postdoctoral fellowships that contribute to understanding critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. Specific areas of research include food security, energy systems, climate change, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation. The multi-disciplinary program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who received their […]

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Schlumberger Foundation — Funding for Women in PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies

Schlumberger Foundation’s “Faculty of the Future” supports women in developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD and post-doctoral studies at the international level. Grants are in the physical sciences, engineering, and related fields — including past grants in subjects such as ecology and environment. The period to submit new applications is 12 September 2016 through […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Asian Elephant Conservation Fund 2016

As part of its program “Wildlife Without Borders,” the USFWS makes grants for the conservation of selected wildlife species, including Asian elephants. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in conservation. Preference is for proposals that request less than US$50 thousand and that are […]

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Social Science Research Council — Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa 2016

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the advancement of social science faculty in Sub-Saharan Africa toward completion of doctoral degrees in topics of peace, security, and development. Past topics have included some related to climate change and land issues. The fellowship supports 9-12 months of PhD dissertation research with grants up to […]

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UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) — Commonwealth Scholarships 2017

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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Morris Animal Foundation — Wildlife Health and Welfare 2017

The Morris Animal Foundation supports research on animal health and welfare, including wildlife/exotics. The Foundation invites proposals in several categories (i.e., established investigator; first award; fellowship training; pilot study). The application deadline for wildlife/exotics is 16 November 2016. (Note: The Foundation also manages a wildlife rapid response fund that has no calendar deadlines.) Link

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ARCOS Network — Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

The ARCOS Small Grants enhance collaboration to develop sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region, and the African mountains. The grants program is open to civil society organizations. Governments and for-profit organizations may participate as project partners, or in coalitions where a […]

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Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) — Tailor-Made Training for Organizations

The Netherlands Fellowship Programs (NFP) include Tailor-made Training to build the capacity of an organization’s staff members. The programme is open to organisations in education, research, government, and civil society. Tailor-Made Training accepts proposals of organisations in NFP partner countries submitted jointly with a Dutch training provider. Application forms are available via the Netherlands embassies. […]

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Rothamsted International — International Fellowships

Rothamsted International is a nonprofit organization to advance sustainable agriculture in developing countries. The Rothamsted International Fellowship Scheme has supported around 140 scientists from more than 30 different countries. The program seeks to promote the exchange of skills and technologies between scientists from developing countries and Rothamsted Research. Applications are completed jointly by the candidate […]

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UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office — Chevening Scholarships 2017-2018

The Chevening Scholarships provide full or partial funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year master’s degree, in any subject at any UK university. Chevening Scholars come from 150 countries, excluding the USA and the EU.  Applicants complete the application forms for their chosen universities. The application period for the Chevening Scholarships is […]

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