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U.S. Mission to India — Environment-focused Short Film Contest and Festival

The U.S. Mission to India seeks to promote climate action by encouraging climate-conscious citizens to create films that spur wider awareness and inspire community action. Therefore, the U.S. Consulate General of Mumbai seeks a partner that will organize film-making workshops, a crowd-sourced film contest, and execute follow-on activities to involve youth and civil society in environment conservation. The estimated total project funding is US$40 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, civil society organizations, educational institutions, individuals, and governmental institutions. All applications must be received by 09 February 2023. Link

EKOenergy — Solar and Wind Energy Projects

EKOenergy seeks project proposals to provide funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries. The funding will be made available to renewable electricity projects aimed at alleviating energy poverty. All projects are managed by experienced organizations and are implemented in cooperation with local NGOs. EKOenergy will support 15-20 new projects of €15 thousand to €40 thousand each. The implementing organization must have experience in the field of renewable energy and prove strong involvement of local organizations. The deadline for proposals is 10 February 2023. EKOenergy

Cultural Survival — Indigenous Community Media Fund

The Indigenous Community Media Fund provides opportunities for Indigenous community radio stations and media outlets to strengthen their broadcast infrastructure and systems.  Indigenous community radio stations can apply for a grant of up to US$6 thousand. Radio networks represented by at least three or more Indigenous radio stations can apply for funding of up to US$12 thousand. Proposed projects must be completed within a period of 6 to 10 months. Indigenous communities in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Malaysia are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 15 February 2023. Indigenous Community Media Fund

Campus France — Research Cooperation between France and Morocco

Partenariats Hubert Curien (PHC) Toubkal supports research cooperation between France and Morocco. PHC Toubkal finances the mobility of researchers and doctoral students, exchanges between researchers, training initiatives, and innovative joint research proposals. Eligible fields of research include environmental sciences, agronomic and veterinary sciences. The average funding amount is €30 thousand for three years. The closing date for applications is 22 February 2023. PHC Toubkal

Royal Society — Prize for African Scientists

The Royal Society Africa Prize recognizes research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the sciences. This year, the Society is encouraging nominations of joint collaborations, groups or teams for almost all its medals to better represent how contemporary science is undertaken. The prize consists of a medal and £2 thousand. The Royal Society Africa Prize is open to African citizens. The application deadline is 24 February 2023. Royal Society Africa Prize

Mahathir Science Award Foundation — Award for Tropical Sciences

The Mahathir Science Award recognizes scientists, institutions or organizations worldwide who have made contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology. This award accepts nominations in the following fields: Tropical Agriculture; Tropical Architecture and Engineering; Tropical Medicine; and Tropical Natural Resources. The winner receives US$100 thousand, a gold medal and a certificate. The nomination for the award closes on 01 March 2023. Mahathir Science Award

Right Livelihood Award — Annual Nominations 2023

The Right Livelihood Awards are annually made to individuals and organizations offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today. The Award is sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Past laureates include several whose work in issues of environment and natural resources advances social justice and grassroots development in the developing world. Normally, the Foundation makes three cash awards and one honorary award each year. Nominations are invited from anyone worldwide (excluding self-nominations, close relatives, and Foundation staff and jury). The deadline for nominations is 01 March 2023. Nominate

Siemens Gamesa — Student Climate Competition

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launch the “Universities for Goal 13” student competition. The competition engages students in the fight against climate change. The winning solution will be awarded US$10 thousand in prize money for further development and implementation. The Competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in the universities that are participating in the contest. Deadline to submit a proposal via online form is 01 March 2023. Universities for Goal 13

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — Scholarship Program for South Africa

The IHE Delft/FirstRand Scholarship provides full funding for one South African student a year to study for an MSc in Water and Sustainable Development at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education. Before applying for the scholarship, prospective students first need to apply and be admitted to the MSc in Water and Sustainable Development from IHE Delft. The closing date for scholarship applications is 02 March 2023. Know more

Iridescent — Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls

Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Girls work with women mentors, find a problem in their community and develop a mobile app to launch a startup. Categories may include environment, poverty, health, and others. Eligibility extends to teams of up to 5 girls (aged 8-18 years). Registration deadline is 22 March 2023. Learn more about the Technovation Competition