Scholarships for Journalism Courses

Posted on June 20th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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).

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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... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Foundation Workshop “Reporting Taboos” for Journalists

Posted on March 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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.

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Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships in Switzerland

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 staf (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); f unit for international relations at ETH Zurich. It fosters international partnerships in research and education and enhances the institution’s visibility abroad.

Eligibility All university graduates with... Read More »

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 le (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ad 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.

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UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships

Posted on March 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 e (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); nhancing 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,... Read More »

The Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarships for Developing Countries

Posted on January 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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-qua (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); lified 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.

Eligibility A national of an ADB borrowing member (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible... Read More »

FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries

Posted on December 30th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); providing innovative, reliable and best practice solutions.

Eligibility 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... Read More »

University of Groningen Talent Grant for Developing Countries

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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.

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PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries at KU Leuven

Posted on September 24th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 November 2015 Open to: applicants with MA from developing countries Scholarship: the stipend of EUR 1,415 per month


As one of its contributions to development cooperation, KU Leuven offers scholarships every academic year to exceptional students from developing countries to course their PhD in the largest university of Flanders, Belgium. The programme is organised and managed by IRO, the University’s Interfaculty Council for Development Cooperation. Over the past ten years, the (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... Read More »

CfP: “Labour Market Transitions of Young People in Developing Countries”

Posted on September 8th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2015 Open to: researcher with a keen interest in problems of labour market transitions Venue: February 2016, Geneva, Switzerland


The ILO “Work4Youth” Project and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research papers relevant to labour market transitions of young women and men in developing countries. This call for papers will culminate at the second Global Research Symposium on “Labour Market Tr (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ansitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 30 ‘school-to-work transition survey’ (SWTS) datasets” which will be held during February 2016. More detailed information on the venue and date will made available later this year.

The aim of the symposium is to... Read More »