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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation — International Climate Protection Fellowships 2023

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers 15 fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany and pursuing long-term collaboration. The fellowship (up to €2,670 per month) allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection. Fellows choose their own hosts. The fellowship includes intensive language training and an orientation program during the introductory phase. The deadline for applications is 01 February 2023. Climate Protection Fellowships

Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation — Science without Borders Challenge 2023

The Science Without Borders (SWB) Challenge is an international student art competition. The theme for this year’s challenge is “The Sixth Extinction.” Students are asked to use their artistic talents to create a piece of art that highlights the beauty and importance of a marine species that is on the brink of extinction. The SWB Challenge is open to primary and secondary school students (aged 11-19 years) from all around the world. The winners will receive scholarships of up to US$500. The deadline is 06 March 2023. Science Without Borders Challenge

MDPI — Water Paper Award 2023

MDPI, a publisher of peer-reviewed, open access journals, invites applications for the Water 2023 Best Paper Award for research and review articles published in Water in 2021. Two reviews and two research articles will receive an award each. The prize consists of CHF800. Applications have to be submitted by 31 March 2023. Details

MDPI — Water Young Investigator Award 2023

MDPI, a publisher of peer-reviewed, open access journals, invites nominations for the Water 2023 Young Investigator Award. The winner will receive CHF 2000. This prize will be given to two young investigators in recognition of their excellence in the field of all aspects of water, including water science, technology, management, and governance. Candidates must be under 35 years and be nominated by senior researchers. The deadline for nominations is 30 April 2023. More information

Stockholm Resilience Center — SwedBio Collaboration Program

The SwedBio Collaboration Program contributes to ideas, methods, and policies regarding how biodiversity, ecosystem services, and resilience help sustain livelihoods. SwedBio welcomes submissions of concept notes for project ideas. SwedBio contributes to shorter projects through a small-grants program (max. SEK 500 thousand). Preferred partners include regional and international network organizations; action-oriented research institutes; think-tank institutions; and civil society organizations based in developing countries. Concept notes can be submitted anytime. About collaboration with SwedBio

Noel Buxton Trust — Promoting Livelihoods in Africa

The Noel Buxton Trust makes grants up to £5 thousand per year for up to three years for projects in Africa that promote economic development or support the care of street children. Past recent projects in the theme of economic development include examples in livestock raising, aquaculture, and credit for women-led businesses. The Trust especially welcomes applications in support of initiatives that help build sustainable futures in the semi-arid areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan. The Trust invites applications from registered civil society organizations in Africa, and from UK-based charities for projects in priority countries. Applications can be submitted at any time. How to apply

Tools with a Mission — Tools for Livelihoods in Africa

Tools with a Mission (TWAM) supports livelihood projects in DR Congo, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The program ships tools and school books to registered charities and NGOs either working in Africa or based in Africa. Organizations can apply for different kits, including the Agricultural Tool Kit, the Electricians Kit, and the Plumbers Tool Kit. Tools with a Mission lists the available equipment and books on its website. There is no application deadline. Find out more