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British Council — Scholarship Program Sustainable Energy

The EU-ECOWAS Scholarship Program provides scholarships for masters’ degrees in the sustainable energy sector at specialized universities in West Africa (Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo). The program offers two types of scholarships: Mobile Scholarships and Stationary Scholarships. Applicants must be nationals of a member state of ECOWAS or Mauritania. Work experience in the energy sector in West Africa is an added advantage. The deadline for submission is 10 February 2023. Link

Water Science Policy — Photo Competition

Water Science Policy seeks photo stories on water, partnerships and cooperation for the UN 2023 Water Conference. Submissions should tell stories of how people come together to improve water resources, celebrate life and value nature. Three winners will receive a cash prize. Photo stories can be submitted until 14 February 2023. More information

U.S. Government — International Environmental Governance Capacity Building

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeks applications for a collaborative program that would enhance environmental governance capacity in several regions in Central America and the Caribbean, South America, the Middle East and North Africa, and other bilateral initiatives, including Mexico, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Sub-Sahara Africa, Ukraine, and Brazil. Applications will be accepted from local governments; international organizations; public and private universities; and non-profit institutions. Award amounts are expected to range from US$750 thousand to US$7 million. Application must be submitted no later than 01 March 2023. Details

Credit Suisse — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 (Life Below Water)

The Young One World Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 14 seeks solutions that could protect and/or restore existing ocean based resources. The challenge welcomes solutions from entrepreneurs with for-profit enterprises. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project startup grant and 12-months of mentorship from Credit Suisse. The application deadline is 01 March 2023. Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 14

European Institute of Innovation and Technology — Reconnecting with Nature

New European Bauhaus supports European startups or scaleups developing innovative solutions aligned with “reconnecting people with nature.” Companies accepted into the program will benefit from a €10 thousand grant and active support in the form of workshops and events. The submission deadline is 13 March 2023. Link to New European Bauhaus

UNESCO — Award for Biosphere Reserve Management

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) sponsors the Michel Batisse Award for outstanding achievements in biosphere reserve management. The award is US$12 thousand and international travel and allowances in Paris to present the winning case study to the MAB-ICC session. The deadline for applications (English, French) is 15 March 2023. Award for Biosphere Reserve Management

Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen — Networking Civil Societies

The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) promotes tandem cooperations between civil society organizations from Germany and partner countries (listed in the announcement). CCP Synergy is aimed at employees from two organizations who are planning a joint initiative. The purpose of such a collaboration could be, for example, the planning and implementation of joint events, fact-finding missions, research or artistic undertaking in the fields of sustainable development or climate justice. CCP Synergy supports both cooperating organizations with a total of €4,500. The call for applications is open until 15 March 2023. CCP Synergy

Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area — Water-Energy-Ecosystem-Food Nexus

The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) aims to leverage knowledge on the Nexus management of Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems resources in the Mediterranean region. PRIMA seeks concepts and practical solutions that address the interdependency of food, water and energy securities by analyzing trade-offs and synergies between sectors and potential impact on social stability due to resource shortages and climate change. Projects can request up to €3.1 million for a period of 36 months. Companies/enterprises, non-profit organizations, NGOs, public research organizations, and universities from the following non-EU countries are eligible: Israel, Tunisia, Turkey, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco. The deadline for pre-proposals is 22 March 2023. Link to Water-Energy-Food-Nexus

Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area — Award

PRIMA WEFE Nexus Award is assigned to research teams and practitioners that have devised and demonstrated the successful implementation of combined management practices of water, energy, food and ecosystem resources at the local or regional scale in the Mediterranean area. PRIMA will award two winners with €10 thousand each. The contestants for the prize must be a legal entity. The deadline for nominations is 22 March 2023. PRIMA Award

Future Africa Leaders Foundation — Future Africa Challenge

The Future Africa Challenge is a competition to explore the creative potentials of young Africans in Africa and the diaspora. The Challenge seeks projects or solutions of young innovators within 7 categories: Education, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Humanitarian, Agriculture, Advocacy and Movie. Applicants must be between the ages of 15-25 years. The winners of each category receive a cash grant of US$10 thousand. The application deadline is 31 March 2023. Future Africa Challenge