Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: Developing countries
Scholarships: USD 500 per month
Applications are invited for Czech Government Scholarships available for foreign nationals from developing countries to pursue Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree program at public universities in the Czech Republic. The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals.
The scholarships are intended solely to promote the studies of adults who are foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. A limited number of scholarships are also offered to applicants from selected developing countries through UNESCO.
Foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. Neither a citizen of the Czech Republic, nor a citizen of a member state of the European Union, nor any... Read More »
Deadline: 01 October, 2016
Open to: young scientists from developing countries, holding at least an MSc or equivalent degree
Grants: covers international low-cost airfare plus a contribution towards subsistence amounting to a maximum of USD 300 per month.
If you are from developing country and willing to conduct your research in the natural sciences at an institution in a developing country other then your own, then this is the opportunity for you to apply for a 3 to 12 month fellowship offered by the World Academy of Sciences..
Areas to consider include: Agriculture; Ecology; Forests; Biodiversity; Climate change; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Soil science; Water management
In order to be eligible to apply you should:
Hold at least an MSc or equivalent... Read More »
Deadline: 22 July 2016
Open to: midcareer journalists from several developing countries
Fellowship: fellowships cover travel costs, accommodation and the course fee
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) are accepting applications for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC). NFP is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and run by the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC).
Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.
An NFP or MSP scholarship will cover the full cost of your travel and visa (if required), accommodation and meals, insurance, and the course fee.
How to apply?
Registration deadlines for the individual courses vary. The individual applications are available... Read More »
Deadline: 25 April 2016
Open to: journalists working for domestic media in developing countries or countries in transition
Venue: 11-15 July 2016, London, UK
The Thomson Reuters Foundation is hosting the workshop “Reporting Taboo” from 11-15 July 2016 in London. The workshop will cover how to report on sensitive issues in an impartial way. Topics include story conception and planning; interviewing techniques; finding multiple sources to speak about sensitive issues; and more.
Participants will be asked to submit and develop story ideas which will be the focus of the programme. There will be an intensive workshop in London during which the participating journalists will develop and refine their story ideas and pitch them to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning editorial team.
Journalists working for domestic media... Read More »
Deadline: 31 March 2016
Open to: all university graduates with a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree
Scholarship: amounts to a maximum of 2/3 of the first-year gross salary for doctoral students (based on 100% salary), paid out every month
Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is offering Engineering for Development (E4D) doctoral scholarships for the year 2016. The goal of the Engineering for Development (E4D) programme is to promote the development of products or methods which are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. ETH Global is the staff unit for international relations at ETH Zurich. It fosters international partnerships in research and education and enhances the institution’s visibility abroad.
All university graduates with a Master’s degree or... Read More »
Deadline: 15 April 2016
Open to: Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs
Grant: the maximum amount requested from the IFCD for each project is USD 100,000
UNESCO announces the International Fund for Cultural Diversity’s (IFCD) seventh call for applications from Parties, NGOs and INGOs that aim to foster the emergence of dynamic cultural sectors in developing countries.
The main objective of the IFCD is to invest in projects that lead to structural change through the introduction and elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct effect on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural expressions, including cultural goods, services and activities.
Since 2010, the IFCD... Read More »
Deadline: 30 April 2016
Open to: applicants from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean who hold the Bachelor’s or M.Sc. degrees
Fellowship: monthly allowance of 1,350 PLN (1 USD = approximately 3.9 PLN)
Applications are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships. Fellowships will be given to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering.
The fellowships are offered with a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland.
Since its creation UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one... Read More »
Deadline: 31 March 2016
Open to: nationals of an ADB borrowing member countries pursuing postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields
Scholarship: full tuition fees, monthly subsistence and housing allowance, allowance for books and instructional materials, medical insurance and travel expenses
Government of Japan offers ADB-Japan scholarship program for students in 2016-2017 academic session. Scholarships will be awarded to undertake postgraduate studies. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.
A national of an ADB borrowing member (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship);
Gained... Read More »
Deadline: 1 March 2016
Open to: PhD degree students registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme
Scholarship: up to 4,000 EUR
The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships to PhD students for applicants from low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy. This international organization is representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. As a fellow you will support society, environment and economy by providing innovative, reliable and best practice solutions.
Be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying;
In a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy (see HERE);
Must have had a... Read More »
Deadline: 15 January 2016
Open to: students from developing countries applying for Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), PhD programme
Grant: tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance
University of Groningen through its Eric Bleumink fund offers talent grant for the students of developing countries. Grants are available for pursuing master programme, master (MSc/MA/LL.M.) and PhD programme at University of Groningen.
Academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors;
Contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country;
Perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen.
The grant is provided by University of Groningen, awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s... Read More »