Government of Japan Internship Program 2017

Posted on June 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Open to: young foreign nationals of developing countries Internship: fully funded


As Japanese companies take on young foreign talent from abroad for Internships, Japan achieves greater internationalization for its people and organizations through knowledge building aimed at new developments and expansion of overseas business for Japanese companies, and by changing awareness through working with foreigners and experiencing cross- cultural communication.

Eligibility Young foreign nationals of developing countries; Agreeing with the spirit of this program, and through the internship promoting the internationalization of Japanese companies, developing the overseas business of Japanese companies, and working together to construct networks with overseas universities etc; Holding citizenship of an eligible country or region; Proficiency in Japanese language (JLPT level N3 or higher) or proficiency in English; As... Read More »

International Fund for Cultural Diversity

Posted on April 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 April Open to: parties and NGOs coming from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention Grant: USD 100,000


On 3 March 2017 the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) launched its eighth call for funding requests. Since 2010, the IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to apply.

Eligibility Parties (public authority/institution) to the 2005 Convention from developing countries; Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) coming from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, which meet the definition of civil society* and criteria regulating admission... Read More »

Japan Foundation Scholarships: Master & PhD in Sustainability Science

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 Febuary 2017 for Master studies/  28 April 2017 for the doctoral degree programme Open to: graduates from developing countries, who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance Scholarship: fully waived tuition fees with 1,200 USD stipend for a maximum of 24 months


UNU-IAS is now accepting applications for September 2017 admission to our postgraduate degree programmes, the Master of Science in Sustainability, and the PhD in Sustainability Science. Those who expect to receive a required degree before September 2017 are also eligible to apply.

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The Japan Foundation for UNU (JFUNU) Scholarship is available for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance, and they will be considered as candidates... Read More »

Scholarships for Developing Countries at University of Bonn

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

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: applicants from developing countries with a first, higher education qualification (Bachelor’s Degree) in Geography or a related / comparable professionally certified study programme Scholarship: eight fully funded scholarships will be granted


The University of Bonn and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are offering up to eight fully funded scholarships for developing countries. These scholarships are available for pursuing Joint Master of Science (M.Sc.) programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security.”

The ultimate goal of the scholarship is to foster intercultural exchange and enable the students to contribute to the sustainable development of their home countries by applying the knowledge they acquired during the study program.

Eligibility Applicants must... Read More »

Global Change Leaders

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

Deadline: 15 November 2016 Open to: women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities Scholarship: The Global Change Leaders program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodations, and meals


Established in 2011, the Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program offered by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. This program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. Program participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coady’s core thematic areas. Through a shared learning environment with other emerging women... Read More »

Czech Republic Government Scholarships

Posted on August 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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.

Eligibility 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 »

Fellowships for Young Scientist from Developing Countries

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

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

Eligibility In order to be eligible to apply you should: Hold at least an MSc or equivalent... Read More »

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).


Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.

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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 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.

Eligibility Journalists working for domestic media... Read More »

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 staff 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 a Master’s degree or... Read More »