Deadline: 27 February 2017
Open to: international students
Remuneration: stipend of 1300 USD per month (or fraction thereof) which will be provided
Applications are invited from Civil and Environmental Engineering students in countries outside Australia who have completed 2 or 3 years of study at the undergraduate level to work with strong research groups at UNSW for an 8-week duration each year. Interns will be selected based on their academic qualifications and referee reports and placed with strong research groups in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering to assist with ongoing research projects. The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering regularly ranks highly in international league tables for its research excellence. The objective of the internship program is to attract... Read More »
Deadline: 1 September 2016
Open to: young people under 35 years of age affiliated with environmental CSO’s in developing countries
Grants: ten grants are available per round: 2.500 to 7.000 EUR
In order to promote lasting change towards a more sustainable world the environmental movement is in constant need of inspirational and skillful leadership. Young people working for environmental CSOs, especially in developing countries, often have few opportunities to develop leadership skills due to a lack of resources for schooling, training or practical learning.
The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative creates opportunities for young people in the environmental sector in developing countries to unfold their full potential. By giving small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, the Initiative aims to strengthen environmental... Read More »
Deadline: 17 June 2016
Open to: practitioners and policy-makers working on economic, environmental, and social challenges at the urban and regional levels with at least seven years of experience
Fellowship: awards up to USD 8,000 per fellowship
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) is currently inviting applicants for its Urban and Regional Policy Fellowship Program 2016, with an aim to support research proposals that explore strategies for enhancing equity and inclusion in transatlantic cities.
The Fellowship provides opportunities for practitioners and policy-makers working on economic, environmental, and social challenges at the urban and regional levels.
The goal of the Urban and Regional Policy Fellowship Program is to allow fellows to expand their professional expertise, networks, and ability to effectively... Read More »
Deadline: 20 May 2016
Open to: young journalists from Bulgaria, Macedonia and Serbia
Venue: 4-7 June, Bulgaria
This event is a part of the Journalists and Policy Makers Boost Green Economy project, organised by the Green European Foundation, with the support of the BlueLink Foundation (Bulgaria), the Association for Sustainable Social-Economic Development Sunrise (Macedonia) and Drugi Novi Centar Association (Serbia).
The training represents a great opportunity for the young journalists and professionals with an interest in the practice of watchdog journalism in the public interest. It will provide the participants with important insights in the cross-border environmental issues in the Balkans and the Green policies as the alternative solutions. This experience will serve as a platform for knowledge exchange and a chance to enhance the professional skills of... Read More »
Deadline: 10 May 2016
Open to: master students, post-graduates and independent researchers aged 18 to 30, dealing with anthropology, architecture, economics, engineering, geography, history, design planning, political science, sociology, and culture studies
Venue: 29 June – 11 July 2016, Slavutych, Ukraine
Master students, post-graduates and independent researchers are invited to submit applications to participate in an interdisciplinary summer school “The Idea of the City: Reality Check” that will take place during June 29 – July 11, 2016, in Slavutych, Ukraine.
The goal of an interdisciplinary summer school is to combine learning and research formats while using integrated approaches and methods of different disciplines in urban studies. The school curriculum will include social, humanitarian, environmental and economic prospects in planning and functioning of a modern city, also... Read More »
Deadline: 1 April 2016
Open to: everyone (no limits are placed on nationality of film-makers)
Award: specific awards in certain categories
They are looking for your environmental movies to promote environment awareness and make things change! EFFA school aims to present Environmental Education initiatives taken by schools in Albania and in the world. The EFFA organisation will support schools movies, offering to the students and schools the possibility to personally present their work during EFFA 16, and offering them media attention. The EFFA organisation will also stream the information through international networks of festivals to spread these movies worldwide even after EFFA 16.
Films that meet the following conditions will be considered by the jury for selection:
The call for EFFA... Read More »
Deadline: 5 February 2016
Open to: early to mid-career journalists from all media with a strong interest in environmental topics
Venue: 5-12 June 2016, Rhode Island, USA
The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting, a global leader in providing science training for journalists, is accepting applications for its competitive 18th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems, 5-12 June 2016. The workshop will be held at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, one of the nation’s premier oceanographic research institutions and home to Metcalf Institute.
Using the world’s best-studied estuary, Narragansett Bay, as a living laboratory, the workshop gives journalists opportunities to explore and understand the effects of human... Read More »
Deadline: 31 October 2015
Open to: individuals, multi-disciplinary teams or community groups with an objective to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges
Prize: USD 100,000 for winner, two finalists will receive USD 25,000 each
The St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an environmental initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland, which attracts scholars of international repute and carries out world-class teaching and research, and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips. Recognising significant contributions to environmental conservation since its launch in 1998, the prize has attracted over 4,000 entries from around the world on a wide range of diverse topics including biodiversity, sustainable development, urban regeneration, recycling, health, water and waste issues and renewable energy. The submissions for the prize... Read More »
Deadline: 15 October 2013
Open to: journalism projects’ makers focused on environmental topics
Grant: US$50,000 to be divided among at least 5 projects
Internews Network and Internews Europe developed the Earth Journalism Network (EJN) to empower and enable journalists from developing countries to cover the environment more effectively. EJN establishes networks of environmental journalists in countries where they don’t exist, and builds their capacity where they do, through training workshops and development of training materials, support for production and distribution, and dispersing small grants.
From 2006 to 2012, we’ve trained over 2,200 journalists from dozens of developing countries in a wide variety of environmental issues, including climate change, biodiversity, water, environment health, and oceans and coastal resources. As a direct result of our activities,... Read More »
Deadline: 1st of April 2012
Open to: professional and emerging photographers
Prize: $5000 grant
The Photocrati Fund offers $5000 grants to photographers to undertake important humanitarian and environmental photography projects. The goal is to identify outstanding photographers and to provide the resources necessary to pursue projects that will have a tangible and positive effect on the world.
This grant is intended for both pro and emerging photographers. The grant is open to photographers over 21 years of age from any country worldwide, but applicants should have a proven ability to produce outstanding imagery and coherent photo essays, as well as the background necessary to carry out the proposed project. This means that for photographers planning to complete a project in a country other than... Read More »