Daily Archives: September 29, 2019

European Commission: Inviting applications for ‘ERC Synergy Grant’ to enable substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, stemming, for example, from the cross-fertilization of scientific fields, from new productive lines of enquiry, or new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines.

Funding brief: The aim is to provide support for a small group of two to four Principal Investigators to jointly address ambitious research problems that could not be addressed by the individual Principal Investigators and their teams working alone. Synergy projects should enable substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, stemming, for example, from the […]

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF): Inviting applications for ‘Funding competition’ to support projects that address one or more of the global societal challenges recognised in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the development of innovative processes, products and services.

Funding brief: The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) will invest up to £9.3 million in demonstration-stage projects. The projects must have the potential to transform lives in developing countries, through market-creating innovation. They will support projects that address one or more of the global societal challenges recognised in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through […]

The Commonwealth: Inviting applications for ‘Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development’ to raise the profile of young people and highlight the contribution they are making towards developing a fairer, sustainable, peaceful, and prosperous future for the Commonwealth.

Funding brief: The Commonwealth Secretary-General will launch the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work on August, 28th. Are you a young change maker that fits the below criteria? Do not miss out on the opportunity to nominate yourself or a youth leader working on achieving the 17 SDG’s in your community Young […]

International Scholarship for Women (ISW): Inviting applications for ‘International Scholarship for Women’ to the women for full-time research or study.

Funding brief: In the United States (US) Universities, the International Scholarship for Women (ISW) will be granted to the women for full-time research or study. At recognized Canadian or U.S. institutes, both graduates, as well as postgraduate educations, are supported under this scholarship sponsored by SheBegan Women’s Magazine. Since 1998, international Scholarship for Women (ISW) […]

Chivas Holdings (IP) Limited: Inviting applications for ‘Chivas Venture’ to find entrepreneurs on a mission to solve the world’s biggest social and environmental issues.

Funding brief: At Chivas, they believe in blending profit with purpose. That’s why every year, they give away $1 million in no-strings funding to social entrepreneurs that have a positive impact on the world. They’re looking for entrepreneurs on a mission to solve the world’s biggest social and environmental issues. If your business was created […]

Rockefeller Foundation, Acumen: Inviting applications for ‘On Campus Competition’ to provide Acumen resources that pull from our decades of experience backing companies, leaders, and ideas and ‘Virtual Competition’ for every student who doesn’t have access to an existing campus competition.

Funding brief: There are two tracks for this challenge: on-campus competitions and a Virtual Challenge. On-Campus Competitions They have partnered with four competitions that reach 30+ universities: Big Ideas@Berkeley, Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge, MIT IDEAS, and Innovation in Action. They are supporting the students in these on-campus competitions through our library of online courses, workbooks, […]

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT): Inviting applications for ‘MEXT Scholarship’ to enhance the international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.

Funding brief: This scholarship is awarded to outstanding international students who are recommended by APU. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) provides this scholarship with the aim of enhancing the international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities. Donor Name: The Japanese Ministry of Education, […]

PEN America: Inviting applications for ‘2020 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers’ to recognize twelve emerging fiction writers for their debut short story published during a given calendar year in a literary magazine or cultural website and aim to support the launch of their careers as fiction writers.

Funding brief: The PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers each year recognizes twelve emerging fiction writers for their debut short story published during a given calendar year in a literary magazine or cultural website and aims to support the launch of their careers as fiction writers. Each of the twelve winning writers will receive […]

The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE): Inviting applications for ‘research concept notes’ to provide research support to South Asian researchers and institutions interested in the connections between economic development, the environment, and the use of natural resources.

Funding brief: The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is an initiative of ICIMOD under its MKAN Regional Programme. SANDEE is a research capacity-building network that provides research support to South Asian researchers and institutions interested in the connections between economic development, the environment, and the use of natural resources. ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing […]

GreenMatch: Inviting applications for ‘Sustainability Scholarship’ to bring the aspect of sustainability to the life of a student.

Funding brief: GreenMatch provides renewable energy solutions for homeowners in the UK. All services aim to facilitate the research process of thousands of customers by connecting them with relevant companies that offer solar panels, heat pumps, windows, doors and boilers. They highlight and promote the use of clean energy with the goal of engaging more homes and families in sustainability. Being […]

Conrad Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘the Conrad Challenge’ to bring science and technology studies to life through a student-driven, project-based approach.

Funding brief: The Conrad Challenge brings science and technology studies to life through a student-driven, project-based approach. There are no theoretical tasks here! Students identify relevant real-world challenges that don’t necessarily have a clear answer and learn how to innovate by creating solutions. They give students between the ages of 13-18 the chance to become […]

International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX): Inviting applications for ‘Community Solutions Program (CSP)’, a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender.

Funding brief: The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. For 2020–2021, up to 80 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, […]

Planning and Visual Education (PAVE): Inviting applications for ‘Student Design Competition’ to promote “real world” design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry.

Funding brief: The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes “real world” design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. Students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising, interior design and branding programs are encouraged to participate in creating a dynamic design space for Bank of America. Students participating in our competition […]

East-West Center: Inviting applications for ‘Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship’ to bring together people who want to co-create the future as self-reflective, resilient agents.

Funding brief: The East-West Center is pleased to accept applications for the 2020 Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship (APLP), June 21-November 16, 2020. The APLP is the center of excellence for leadership education in the Asia Pacific region and a signature program of the East West Center. Applications are due by November 15, 2019. Please […]