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South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) -- Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:40 AM by Site Manager

SANDEE is organizing a Summer School in Environmental and Resource Economics in July 2015. The workshop seeks to introduce economists to different themes in environment and development economics, and to provide skills to teach and carry out research in this area. Economists interested in upgrading their knowledge and developing research proposals for later submission to SANDEE are invited to apply. SANDEE will provide a scholarship of US$2,500 per participant to deserving candidates to cover course material, international travel, food, and accommodation. Participants pay a US$250 registration fee and are responsible for local travel, travel insurance, visa fees, and other personal expenses. The application deadline is 26 April 2015. Link

Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics -- Training Program in Using Earth Observation Data

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:34 AM by Site Manager

GOFC-GOLD is an international program to provide ongoing space-based and in-situ observations of forests and other land cover. These observations are intended to support sustainable management of natural resources, and to help improve understanding of the terrestrial carbon budget. GOFC-GOLD is organizing the fourth Data Initiative in July-August 2015 to provide advanced training on access, management, use, and application of earth observation data, tools and methods. The training program is designed for scientists who are associated with the GOFC-GOLD regional networks, although other scientists from Africa, Asia, and Latin America are welcome to submit a request to become a Fellow. The deadline for applications is 10 May 2015. Link

Visegrad Fund -- Western Balkans Grant Program 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:28 AM by Site Manager   [ updated Apr 20, 2015, 3:29 AM ]

The program Visegrad + Western Balkans calls for grant projects that will facilitate the transfer of know-how between non-governmental and civil society organizations in the Visegrad Group (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary) and the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia). Thematic areas include environment and sustainable development, among others. The program is open to any legal entity or natural person worldwide, with preference for projects submitted by non-profit and non-governmental organizations; public educational, cultural, and research institutions; and municipalities and local governments. Grants are up to €80 thousand for up to 18 months. The application deadline is 15 May 2015. Link

French Ministry of Research and Education -- Supporting International Young Scientists in Marine Sciences

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:20 AM by Site Manager

LabexMER is a program of France's Ministry of Research and Education to address key questions about the global ocean, the deep ocean, and the coastal ocean. LabexMER offers two-year postdoctoral fellowships for international young scientists to propose research projects in marine sciences to be carried out in one or several LabexMER laboratories in western France. Fellowship recipients will receive a net salary of about €2200 per month. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2015. Link

Fondation Yves Rocher -- Photography Award, Environment and the Planet

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:17 AM by Site Manager

The Yves Rocher Foundation's Photography Award shall be awarded to a professional photographer who wishes to make a journalistic study of issues relating to the environment, humanity's relationship with the planet, or the core challenges to sustainability. Eligibility extends to professional photojournalists who are able to write and speak in French or English. The winner will receive an award of €8 thousand. The closing date for applications is 01 June 2015. Link

World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) -- Young Scientist National Awards in Africa 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:06 AM by Site Manager

The AU-TWAS Young Scientist National Awards are co-sponsored by TWAS and the African Union. Monetary prizes of US$5 thousand are offered to young (not over age 40) African scientists in each of two categories: life and earth sciences; and basic sciences, technology, and innovation. Participating countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, and Zimbabwe. Nominations of women scientists are particularly encouraged. The closing date for nominations is 30 June 2015. Link

Captain Planet Foundation -- Grants for Children's Environmental Education

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:03 AM by Site Manager

The Captain Planet Foundation makes grants to inspire and empower children worldwide to create environmental solutions in their homes, schools, and communities. Grants are primarily to schools and other nonprofit organizations in the USA. The Foundation also accepts international requests, favoring projects that have U.S.-based partners. Grants range from US$500 to US$2,500, with preference for projects that supply matching contributions of at least 50%. The application deadlines are 31 January and 30 September of each year. Link

EC Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020) -- Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Program

posted Apr 20, 2015, 3:01 AM by Site Manager

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national, and international programs to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility, and career development. COFUND invites eligible institutions in Horizon 2020 to submit multi-annual proposals for new or existing doctoral or fellowship programs at the regional, national, or international level. The deadline for applications is 01 October 2015. Link

Royal Geographic Society -- Grants with Deadlines in October and November 2015

posted Apr 20, 2015, 2:57 AM by Site Manager

The RGS-IBG makes grants for geographical research, fieldwork, and teaching that include several awards with deadlines in October and November. The application deadline is 04 October for the Journey of a Lifetime Award. The deadline is 23 November for the Ralph Brown Expedition Award; Peter Fleming Award; Thesiger-Oman International Research Fellowships; Postgraduate Research Grants; Geographical Club Award; and Hong Kong Research Grant. The deadline is 30 November for the Land Rover Bursary and the Field Centre Grants. Applicants are generally based in the UK, although the Field Centre Grants also engage early-career field scientists in the developing world. Link

INK Fellows Program -- Innovators and Change Makers 2015

posted Apr 12, 2015, 7:07 AM by Site Manager

The INK Fellows Program brings together young innovators and change makers from India and other emerging economies in a supportive peer group, and offers them media exposure to accelerate their ability to impact society. Candidates range from ages 18 to 40 in any professional field. Past Fellows represent activities in bamboo construction, control of oil pollution, rice agriculture, wildlife photography, and many others. The application deadline is 17 May 2015. Link

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