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Women and Gender Constituency — Gender Just Climate Solutions Award 2022

The Women & Gender Constituency invites applications for the Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet, such as non-technical climate solutions, technical climate solutions, and transformational climate initiatives with a women or gender perspective. Three winners will each receive €5,000 and a chance to attend the COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh. All types of activist, grassroots and women-led organizations working on issues related to climate change from all over the world are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2022. Details

U.S. Department of State — TechCamp for Climate Action

The United States Department of State announces the 2022 Young Pacific Leaders TechCamp for Climate Action. The TechCamp will bring young leaders from across the Pacific together with regional and U.S. leaders in the field of climate science and science communication to identify innovative approaches to climate resiliency and mitigation. Applicants must be at least 23 years and have demonstrated professional experience in the field of climate science. Applications will be accepted until 10 August 2022. TechCamp for Climate Action

U.S. Mission to New Zealand — Small Grants Program

The U.S. Mission New Zealand announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a comprehensive small grants program with training workshops for emerging leaders in the Pacific region. The program should bring together emerging leaders, ages 25-35, and provide them with practical leadership skills related to environment/resource management and economic/social development. The location of the in-person training workshops should be in New Zealand. The estimated total program funding is US$250 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and institutions of higher education. The closing date for applications is 13 August 2022. Know more

Clean Cooking Alliance — Clean Cooking Women Leaders Award

The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) invited applications for the Clean Cooking Women Leaders Award (WLA). The award recognizes women who are advancing clean cooking solutions in emerging markets. Winners will receive a sponsorship to attend the Clean Cooking Forum 2022 in Ghana (October 2022) and a financial sponsorship toward leadership coaching. Applicants may nominate themselves or nominate others who fit the qualification criteria. The deadline for nominations is 14 August 2022. Clean Cooking Women Leaders Award

West African Research Association — Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships

The West African Research Association (WARA), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, announces support for young West African scholars through its Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowship program. The Fellowship program will award three doctoral research grants of US$4 thousand each. Priority will be given to research projects focusing on women, technology, entrepreneurship, and a wide range of other fields. (Note: This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.) The program is open to doctoral students under age 35 who are based in West African institutions of higher education, for research on the continent. The deadline for applications is 14 August 2022. Ideas Matter Doctoral Fellowships

Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs — Climate Leaders Fellowship

The Yale Emerging Climate Leaders Fellowship offers 16 young climate and clean energy practitioners from across the Global South the opportunity to broaden their technical skills and deepen their professional networks through an eight-month training program. Applicants should be between five and ten years into their professional careers and come from developing countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America or the Caribbean. All fellows’ costs will be covered by the program (airfare, hotels, transfers etc.). The deadline to submit applications is 15 August 2022. Emerging Climate Leaders Fellowship

Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries — Major Research Grant Development Finance

The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) Program invites expressions of interest for Major Research Grant projects on the role of development finance in stimulating private sector development, as well as projects related to climate change and environmental compliance. Major Research Grants are grants of £100 thousand or more. There is no formal upper limit, but past MRGs have averaged around £300 thousand. These grants will fund research assistance, data collection and new surveys in Africa and South Asia. EOIs must be submitted by 15 August 2022. Link to Major Research Grants

Climate Tracker — COP27 Journalism Fellowship

Climate Tracker funds 10 journalists to participate and report at the UN Climate Negotiations (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt, November 2022). Fellows get training and cover the critical issues for their country and region throughout the negotiations. Fellows can opt to be with the team in Egypt or to be part of a virtual team. In-person fellows receive travel, accommodation, stipend, and giving 1 month of pre-COP27 online-training. The deadline to apply is 19 August 2022. COP27 Journalism Fellowship

SEED — Starter Workshop for Eco-Enterprises in Kenya

SEED offers valuable resources and professional support to expand entrepreneurial ideas while learning from peers during interactive SEED Starter workshops. SEED Starter workshops consist of a team of 2-5 members that bring in a business idea for addressing environmental, social and economic challenges. Successful alumni are invited to apply for a SEED Grant for up to €1,000 which pays for resources required to establish the new enterprise. Eco-Entrepreneurs from Kenya are invited to apply for the next starter workshop. Applications must be received by 22 August 2022. More

World Bank Group — Africa Fellowship Program 2023

The Africa Region of the World Bank Group seeks application for the 2023 WBG-Africa Fellowship Program for Ph.D. Students and recent Ph.D. graduates who are Sub-Saharan nationals. Fellows will spend a minimum of six months at the World Bank offices in Washington, D.C. or in a Sub-Saharan country, getting hands-on experience in development work. While benefiting from research and innovation in multiple sectors, fellows will also work on economic policy, technical assistance, and lending for eliminating poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Fellows will receive consultant fees, economy class air travel, and worker’s compensation insurance. The program invites applications from recent Ph.D. graduates, or current doctoral students, in disciplinary fields that include agriculture, energy, and others. The deadline to submit applications is 25 August 2022. Link to the fellowship