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 Fscire Research Fellowship Closing date: Rolling basis

The Fscire is accepting applications for one-year fellowships to pursue research on the history, exegesis or theology of Christianity. Fellowships are available to international applicants. Click here for further information 

 African Studies Centre/International Institute for Asian Studies Joint Fellowship Programme – Rolling basis

The TREE Fund solicits applications for its research fellowship grants. These support programmes essential to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry, and designed to empower arboriculture research by emerging scholars. The guiding priority is ‘urban forest sustainability’, and will focus on several issues. Eligible principal investigators should be early-career, pre-tenure assistant or tenured associate rank professor, supervising a PhD student. Applicants at assistant professor or pre-tenure level are strongly encouraged to partner with a tenured professor as co-principal investigator. Click here for further information.

 ISPD Fellowships Closing date: Saturday, 30th September 2017 

The International Society for peritoneal Dialysis has announced fellowship opportunities in Belgium. The purpose of the fellowship is to promote the awareness of peritoneal dialysis by encouraging qualified individuals to extend their knowledge and expertise of peritoneal dialysis by visiting a center of excellence for up to 3 months. Click here for further information  

Inspire Fellowships for Doctoral Degree in Science & Technology in India, 2017. Closing date: 30th September 2017
Scholars Hub Africa Department of Science & Technology (DST) under Ministry of Science and Technology offers Inspire Fellowship for Doctoral Programme in Science & Technology to Indian student. Click here for further information 

Cornell University Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship - Closing Date: Sunday, 1st October 2017.

Cornell University is accepting applications for the “Cornell University Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship”. The fellowship is open to candidates from all areas of research and inquiry, who will be no more than two years past the award date of their doctoral degree at the time of the appointment. Cornell University presidential postdoctoral fellows are high-profile postdoctoral research positions with significant independence and resources to attract some of the world’s best young scholars to interact deeply with faculty and students on Cornell’s Ithaca-based campuses. Click here for further information.

 TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training - Closing Date: Sunday, 1st October 2017.

TWAS offers fellowships to young scientists in developing countries to enable them to spend three to 12 months at a research institution in a developing country other than their own. The purpose of these fellowships is to enhance the research capacity of promising scientists, especially those at the beginning of their research career, helping them to foster links for further collaboration. Eligible applicants for the fellowships are young scientists working in any area of natural sciences who are citizens of a developing country and are employed by a research institution in a developing country. Click here for further information.

 EDCTP -AREF Preparatory Fellowships: Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Friday, 13th October 2017.

The purpose of the EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships is to enhance the competitiveness of upcoming post-doctoral African scientists and clinicians aspiring to win international /regional /national fellowships or grant support, such as the EDCTP Career Development Fellowships, through short-term placements at a host organisation in EU Members States, in countries associated to Horizon 2020 or in Sub-Saharan Africa which will be contracted by the home organisation to host the fellow. Click here for further information.

Rothamsted International Fellowship Scheme - Closing Date: Monday, 16th October 2017.

Rothamsted International (RI) is a charity supporting sustainable agriculture in developing countries. The principal aim of the RI Fellowship Scheme is to support the exchange of skills and technologies between scientists from developing countries and Rothamsted Research. The Scheme (RIFS) supports scientists to train at Rothamsted Research for 6-12 months on a research project they develop jointly with a Project Leader at Rothamsted.Fellowship proposals must be in agricultural, biological, environmental, mathematical or computational sciences. Click here for further information. 


Standard Chartered Bank International Graduate Programme 2018 - Closing Date: Unspecified.
The Standard Chartered International Graduate Programme aims to attract the most sought after graduates in the world and cultivate their talents through a year-long, immersive, collaborative, global experience. The programme comprises of six business streams aligned to each of the bank’s business areas, successful candidates will have the opportunity to select a business area based on their area of interest. The ultimate goal of this streamed programme is to help candidates develop specialist experience right from the start of their career. Click here for further information.

 Young Professionals Program: Internships and Fellowships - Closing Date: Friday, 20th October 2017.

One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns and fellows in several departments in 2018. For twelve to twenty-four weeks (January to April/January to July), interns and fellows will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund's operations. Interns and fellows will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high quality deliverables. Click here for further information.

 Regional Course in International Law Programme - Closing Date: Friday, 20th October 2017.

The 2018 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Africa is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in cooperation with Ethiopia, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union. The Regional Course will be held at the facilities of the ECA in Addis Ababa, from 5 February to 2 March 2018. The Regional Course will be conducted in English. The course will accommodate up to 35 participants. Applications for the 2018 Regional Course for Africa are currently being accepted. Click here for further information.

 Iso Lomso Fellowships for Early Career African Researchers - Closing Date: Wednesday, 15th November 2017.

Iso Lomso Fellowships programme is aimed at African scholars who have obtained a doctoral degree within the preceding seven years and who hold an academic position at a university or research institution anywhere in Africa. Iso Lomso Fellows will enjoy: a three-year attachment to STIAS during which time they may spend a total of ten months in residence at STIAS to develop and pursue a long-term research programme; the possibility of a residency at a sister institute for advanced study in North America, Europe or elsewhere;funding to attend up to three international conferences or training workshops anywhere in the world; among others. 2017 call for applications is open, click here for further information.

 EDCTP Career Development Fellowship: Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Tuesday, 21st November 2017.

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding to actions that aim to support junior to mid-career researchers (‘fellows’) to train and develop their clinical research skills. The Call aims to promote career development and retention of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate medical researchers in the research field and in sub-Saharan Africa; to equip the fellows with the ability to establish themselves as independent researchers and with the skills to initiate and manage their own research at host organisations in sub-Saharan Africa. Click here for further information.  

2018/2019 Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship Program - Closing Date: Friday, 1st December 2017.

Afya Bora Consortium invites application from professionals for the 12-month fellowship program to begin in July 2018. The program seeks to provide participants with a set of practical skills currently not part of traditional training and will prepare them to be future global health leaders. Click here for further information.

The Wadsworth African Fellowships - Closing Date: Friday, 15th December 2017.

 The Wadsworth African Fellowships are intended to provide support for African students undertaking study leading to a Ph.D. at a South African university that can provide them with international-level training in anthropology (including biological anthropology and archaeology). Currently, applications to the University of Witwatersrand or The University of Cape Town are given priority. The annual fellowship is $17,500 and can be used towards travel, living expenses, tuition, student fees, insurance, books, research expenses, and any other relevant categories of expenditure while studying at the Host institution. Click here for further information.

EDCTP Senior Fellowship: Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Friday, 2nd February 2018.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership ("the EDCTP2programme") aims to contribute to the reduction of the social and economic burden of poverty-related diseases (PRDs) in developing countries, in particular in sub-Saharan Africa. The senior fellowship Call for Proposals aim is to provide funding to actions that aim to support capacity development of potential African research leaders using the train-the-trainer model and to mentor junior researchers with emphasis on hands-on research training linked to clinical trials activities conducted in sub-Saharan Africa. Applications should focus on hands-on research activities equipping the fellow with competences to train and mentor junior researchers in a scientific area within the scope of the EDCTP2 programme. Click here for further information.

 EDCTP Senior Fellowship for Co-morbidities PRDs and NCDs: Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Friday, 2nd February 2018.

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding to actions that aim to support capacity development of potential African research leaders using the train-the-trainer model and to mentor junior researchers with emphasis on hands-on research training linked to clinical trials activities in sub-Saharan Africa in the area of prevention, therapeutic management and prognosis of PRD and NCD co-morbidities. Senior Fellows funded under this Call for Proposals will develop into recognized research leaders and contribute to an increased pool of scientific knowledge and mentors in sub-Saharan Africa. Click here for further information.

UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme - Closing Date: Wednesday, 28th February 2018.
The UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research. Fellowships may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC.
Applications are accepted two times a year. In 2018, applications will be accepted within these two phases:
Phase 1: 1-28 February 2018
Phase 2: 16 July – 16 August 2018
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