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Call for Proposals

Call for Applications: 2017 Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development Training Workshop - Closing Date: Tuesday, 21st November 2017

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) will host a Training Workshop on Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development in late November or early December 2017. The objective of the proposed initiative is to promote access of information and ICT innovations through the use of mobile apps in sustainable development by training University students studying Information Technology/Computer Science. The aim of the workshop is to train and guide the participants in mobile apps developing process and to develop apps for sustainable development in the following 5 UNESCO thematic areas: Education, Natural Science, Social & Human Science, Culture and Communication & Information. Click here for more information

TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme- Call for Applications - Closing Date: Friday, 1st December 2017.

The TWAS-UNESCO Associateship was instituted to help counteract the brain drain affecting many developing countries. The programme supports regular visits by researchers from developing countries to centres of excellence in the South. The scheme enables competent researchers from the South to visit these centres of excellence regularly. An associate is appointed for three years during which he/she can visit a Centre twice for a period of 2 to 3 months for research collaboration. Almost 300 centres have been selected to participate in the Scheme. TWAS provides travel support for the associates and a contribution towards subsistence costs up to USD300.00 per month while living expenses are covered by the host centres. Click here for further information.

 Young African Scholars Program - Closing Date: Friday, 15th December 2017.

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation seeks applications from ten scholars whose proposed projects are closely related to the Foundation’s interest in violence and aggression. The program includes a methods workshop, fieldwork research grants of $2,000 USD each, editorial and publication assistance, and sponsorship at an international conference to present research findings. Click here for further information. 

IFS Individual Research Grants: Call for Applications - Closing Date: Sunday, 31st December 2017
The IFS Programme aims to support excellent individual research and to build the capability of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Proposals sought should be under one of three research areas: Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems, water & aquatic resources and Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods. Interested candidates are invited to register and prepare their research application in the online platform. Click here for further information. 

 Commonwealth PhD Scholarship - Closing Date: Wednesday, 31st January 2018.

The Commonwealth Scholarship tenured at Nanyang Technological University is aimed at outstanding international students from Commonwealth countries seeking admissions as full-time candidate pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme by research. This Scholarship is for new, incoming students who are not Singapore citizens or permanent residents. The Scholarship is tenable for one (1) year in the first instance and thereafter may, subject to the Scholar's satisfactory progress, be renewed each semester at the University's discretion. The maximum period of the Scholarship is 4 years for PhD candidates. Click here Click here for further information.

Singapore International Graduate Award - Closing Date: Wednesday, 1st January 2018

The Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) is a collaboration between the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Applications are open to all international students with a passion for research and excellent academic awards. Applications for the August 2018 intake are now being accepted. Click here for further information.

The MasterCard Foundation-RUFORUM Scholarships - Closing Date: Friday, 1st March 2018

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. This is an eight year program (2016-2024) and will support students that are economically disadvantaged as well as those from post-conflict and conflict affected areas of Africa. Interested applicants will undertake their training at Gulu University and Egerton University. Click here for further information.

  Call For Proposals: Joint Digital Rights and Internet Freedom Research/Advocacy Projects - Closing Date: Monday, 30th April 2018.

The Internet Policy Observatory at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites organizations and individuals to apply for funding for research projects that have specific and tangible policy & advocacy impact objectives. Individual or joint applications are encouraged from civil society organizations, those working in digital rights advocacy and policymaking, and those engaged in academic research. The goal of this call for proposals is to generate collaborative research projects on topics of relevance to the internet freedom community that are empirically rigorous as well as pertinent to current international, regional, or local digital rights advocacy efforts. Click here for further information.






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