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Think Different Global — International Fellowship Program

The Great Thinkers International Fellowship Program seeks young enthusiastic people with ideas and passion to push humanity forward by working on the UN SDGs. The program is open to all kinds of changemakers, including, but not limited to, keynote speakers, authors, philosophers, travelers, artists, musicians, poets, activists, and entrepreneurs. During the fellowship, fellows will be engaged in producing online blogs, talks, events, etc. and gain access to a global network of thinkers. The application deadline is 26 January 2023. Visit Think Different Global

MasterCard Foundation — Scholarships for Africans at the University of Edinburgh 2023

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program funds citizens and residents of Sub-Saharan Africa for graduate studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. The fields of study include Environment; Sustainable Energy Systems; and others. The Foundation will provide 3-year part-time online Master’s scholarships and 2-year part-time postgraduate diploma scholarships, which will cover the full tuition fees and expenses for accommodation and maintenance. The application process closes 27 January 2023. Scholarship for Africans

European Plant Science Organisation — Young Plant Scientist Award

The European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) offers two awards to young scientists to attend the Science Day of the EPSO General Meeting in June 2023. The awards will cover registration and travel. The awardee can present a lecture on his/her research and will receive €200. Applications are invited from PhD students working on either fundamental or applied aspects of research on plants. Applications must be received by 31 January 2023. EPSO Young Plant Scientist Award 2023

Borlaug Global Rust Initiative — Support for Women in Wheat Research

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) offers the Jeanie Borlaug Laube award for the professional development of women working on wheat research during the early stages of their careers. The award is made only to women. Priority is given to women at the pre-professoriate level.​ The application deadline is 31 January 2023. About the early-career award

Curtin University — PhD Stipends in Marine Bioacoustics

The Centre for Marine Science and Technology at Curtin University offers 4 PhD stipends in marine bioacoustics. The  stipends are part of a 4-year research project entitled “The Quieter Western Indian Ocean” (QWIO). Each stipend includes an international tuition fee scholarship for 3.5 years. In addition, the stipend covers annual living costs (total €31 thousand). Students would ideally be citizens of Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, or South Africa. However, applicants from the broader Indian Ocean will be considered. Applications close on 31 January 2023. Information

International Center for Journalists — Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling honors journalists in Africa who strengthen people’s voices and show the transformational change taking place on the continent. The ICFJ seeks a wide variety of topics, not limited to health and social issues. This includes stories and initiatives about global climate change, development challenges, or the environment. The winner receives a US$5 thousand cash prize. The deadline to apply is 31 January 2023. Visit the website

Association of Avian Veterinarians — Wild Bird Health Fund 2023

The Association of Avian Veterinarians seeks research projects addressing wild bird health. Projects of interest include epidemiology of disease in wild populations, ecotoxicology, diagnostic testing and treatment of wild birds, and conservation medicine. Grants are limited to US$5 thousand per project. Pre-proposals must be submitted by 01 February 2023. Find the call

Wilson Ornithological Society — Research Grants 2023

The Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS) offers four types of research awards to fund avian research anywhere in the world. Awards support ornithologists, graduate students, young professionals and independent researchers without access to funds. Eligibility is open to citizens of all countries. Grants range from US$1,000 to US$2,500 — varying with each award program. WOS membership is required. The next application deadline is 01 February 2023. Research Grants

American Ornithological Society — Student and Postdoctoral Research

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) makes student grants of up to $2,500 to support research in various areas of avian biology by undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs. AOS encourages undergraduate students from any region to apply. Applicants must be members of AOS. Latin American students are particularly encouraged to apply for the Alexander Wetmore Memorial Research Award for research in avian systematics, paleo-ornithology, biogeography, and especially neotropical biology. Other AOS grant programs may also be of international relevance. Applications are due by 03 February 2023. AOS Research Awards

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — Coral Reef Conservation Fund 2023

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awards grants to address negative impacts to coral reefs to improve coral reef management and conservation. Projects should focus on reducing land-based sources of pollution, advancing coral reef fisheries management, increasing capacity for reef-scale restoration, or increasing the natural recovery and resiliency of coral reef systems. Priority is given to U.S. coral jurisdictions (American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands). Applications for projects in international jurisdictions will be accepted by invitation only. NFWF welcomes applications from all persons and organizations (except U.S. federal agencies and for-profit entities) within and outside the USA. Most grants range from US$80 thousand to US$400 thousand for international projects of up to 24 months. Projects should be 6 months to 3 years in duration. The deadline for pre-proposals is 09 February 2023. Coral Reef Conservation Fund