Worldlabs Elevating Ideas Competition, 2018

WorldLabs’ mission is to help ideas develop and grow by providing the funding, tools and connections needed to thrive. Too many promising entrepreneurial projects fall by the wayside due to lack of resources, help or funding. This is why we created the Elevating Ideas Competition: to give you the ability to showcase your idea, find valuable collaborators and gather the supporters you need to elevate your project to the next level. No idea is too big or too small. Projects can come from any field, and will not be judged…

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WCSJ International Travel Fellowships, Switzerland 2019

WCSJ2019 and the WFSJ are delighted to offer International Travel Fellowships for professional and student attendees from all around the world. These fellowships are intended to enable those who otherwise could not attend to join us at the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) in Lausanne, Switzerland (1-5 July 2019). Eligibility: Anyone who actively writes, edits or produces science news, information or commentary for the independent media, is working as a staff employee or a freelance journalist, or is a member of a WFSJ Member Association, and who normally would…

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Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships Application Opens

These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiative aims to support capacity building in the Global South and to advance future leadership focusing on sustainable global development. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a guiding principle for the TU Delft. TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. From the students we expect that they are willing to act as our ambassadors during their studies and after graduation. Number…

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AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2019 ARE OPEN!

African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to enroll the most outstanding young leaders from across African and around the world  — ALA is not only looking for young people who are smart and excel academically, we are also looking for young people with potential to lead and impact the world around them through their courage, initiative and innovation. Please watch our video if you would like to learn more. Admission Criteria African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to enroll the most outstanding young leaders from across Africa and around the world. ALA is…

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6th Edition SUERF-UniCredit Foundation Prize

NOW OPEN the call for papers for the 6th SUERF/UniCredit & Universities Research Prize, launched in cooperation with SUERF (The European Money and Finance Forum). This competition is addressed to researchers born after 30 September 1983, citizens or residents/students of the EEA, Switzerland, and non-EEA countries in which UniCredit is present (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Serbia, Turkey). Prizes of €2,500 gross will be awarded to up to 2 outstanding papers on topics related to “Green Finance”. The winning papers will be presented at the SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Workshop to be held at…

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THE CHIVAS VENTURE APPLICATION OPENS

At Chivas, we believe that blended is better – in life, in business and in Scotch – and that you don’t need to choose between making money and making the world a better place. This belief was instilled by our founding brothers, James & John Chivas, who supported their local community as their business grew in 19th century Scotland. Today, more than ever, we need to work together to build a more sustainable future for people and the planet. That’s why we launched the Chivas Venture back in 2014, a…

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Atlantic Fellowships for Social and Economic Equity Application Opens

Is the AFSEE Fellowship for you? Are you a social change leader committed to advancing justice and equity? Do you want to understand the processes that are causing and deepening inequalities? Are you willing to join forces with a global network of peers to mount a collective challenge to inequality? Via two tracks, Residential and Non-Residential, the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme combines rigorous academic coursework with practical approaches to fostering social change. Who are we looking for? We are looking for Fellows who are bold, risky, and…

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Apply for Samuel Rubin Foundation’s Grant Program

The Samuel Rubin Foundation is inviting applications for its grant programs to carry on the vision of its founder, Samuel Rubin, whose life was dedicated to the pursuit of peace and justice and the search for an equitable reallocation of the world’s resources. The Foundation believes that these objectives can be achieved only through the fullest implementation of social, economic, political, civil and cultural rights for all the world’s people. Funding Information The majority of grants are $5,000. The Foundation typically does not award more than one grant per fiscal year per organization. Eligibility Information…

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Africa 2018 Investment Dealroom

Africa 2018   The Africa 2018 Forum is an international, landmark event hosted under the High Patronage of H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, aiming to promote greater economic integration through increased investment flows into Africa. This year’s edition will take place from the 8-9 of December 2018 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and is organised by the Government of Egypt – through the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation – and COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA). The Forum will take place over 2…

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IREX J Visa Exchange Program

IREX’s J Visa Exchange Program supports foreign researchers, scientists, and academics to obtain J-1 “exchange visitor” visas. Exchange visitors engage in collaborative research with US host organizations on a visiting basis. Exchange visitors and their US counterparts mutually benefit, gaining cutting-edge skills, fresh perspectives on scientific problems, and lasting relationships with professionals, institutions, and laboratories around the world. Prospective exchange visitors and US host organizations must submit an application and supporting documents to IREX and be accepted into IREX’s program before they can initiate a J-1 visa application. We recommend submitting applications…

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