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World Academy of Sciences — Short Course on Science and Diplomacy

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) seek candidates for the third AAAS-TWAS course on science and diplomacy. The 5-day course is for young scientists whose work has brought them into the international policy-making arena; policymakers interested in science-based themes that might influence their work; administrators of research institutions; and research funders focused on building international networks. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 05 March 2023. Click here

European Commission — Boosting Food Production in Rwanda

The European Commission (EC) aims to promote sustainable food production of socially and environmentally inclusive agriculture value chains targeting local markets in Rwanda. Applicants may request up to €700 thousand in project funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in the European Union or Rwanda. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 10 March 2023. More information

Charity Entrepreneurship — Incubation Program on How to Start a Charity

Charity Entrepreneurship accepts applications for a two-month, fully cost-covered boot camp open to individuals who want to create, start, and operate an effective charity. The Incubation Program covers management, fundraising, impact analysis, and on-hands knowledge of established non-profit organizations. New organizations will receive seed grants of up to US$200 thousand in addition to legal support, and connections to donors, mentors, and potential employees. There is no geographical restriction for applicants. The deadline for applications is 12 March 2023. Apply to the Incubation Program

Panthera — Grants for Research and Conservation of Wild Cats

Panthera makes grants for research and conservation of the world’s populations of wild cats. The Kaplan Graduate Awards Program (up to US$15 thousand) supports conservation efforts of young biology graduate students working on all wild felids in situ, with a particular focus on threatened species. The Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program supports in situ conservation efforts on the snow leopard in Asia. The Small Cat Action Fund (up to US$15 thousand) supports in situ conservation and research on many of the world’s 31 small cat species. The Winston Cobb Memorial Fellowship is made to an exceptional early-career conservationist to undertake a field-based internship for training and experience on a wild cat conservation project selected by Panthera. Letters of Interest for all programs have to be submitted by 15 March 2023. Learn More

New England Biolabs Foundation — Grants for Grassroots Conservation 2023

The New England Biolabs Foundation makes grants to grassroots and charitable organizations to support conservation of biological diversity; ecosystem services; community food security; and marine environment. The geographical scope focuses on regions (specified on the website) in Central America; South America, and West Africa. The maximum grant size is US$10 thousand. Most grants are US$3 thousand to US$8 thousand. The deadline for submission of LOIs is 15 March 2023. Link

Goethe-Institut Bangkok — Science Film Festival

The Goethe-Institut Bangkok invites submissions to its annual Science Film Festival. The Film Festival is open to all formats as well as all genres of films on science, technology and the environment. The festival makes six awards with a cash prize of €1,000 each. The Science Film Festival is open to worldwide submissions from broadcasters, producers, filmmakers, film students, researchers, scientific organizations, NGOs, public organizations, and online channels. The application form must be submitted by 20 March 2023. Science Film Festival

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in the Dominican Republic

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in the Dominican Republic. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water and plastic waste management, and other thematic priorities. The average CFLI contribution is C$30 thousand to C$50 thousand. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 20 March 2023. CFLI Dominican Republic

Audi Environmental Foundation — One Young World Scholarship

The Audi Environmental Foundation supports research into new technologies and scientific methods that protect the natural necessities of life for humans, animals, and plants. Audi Environmental Foundation offers scholarships to 15 inspiring young leaders to attend the 2023 One Young World Summit (Belfast, UK). This scholarship is intended for young leaders driving change and tackling the climate crisis through innovative new technologies. Nationals between the ages of 18-30 from all countries will be eligible to apply. The application deadline is 22 March 2023. Know more

British Academy — International Fellowships Program

The International Fellowships Program provides support for early-career researchers to establish and conduct their research in the UK. Applicants may apply for research expenses of up to £12 thousand and relocation costs of up to £8 thousand. The applicant must have a PhD and hold a citizenship other than UK. The deadline date for research proposals is 28 March 2023. Know more

Future Food Asia — Future Food Asia Award 2023

Future Food Asia invites nominations for the Future Food Asia Award 2023. The Future Food Asia Award aims to recognize the leading start-ups in the domain of AgriTech and FoodTech across Asia Pacific. The award is an opportunity to gain exposure to investors, corporates, industry leaders, mentors and media. The grand prize winner will receive US$100 thousand in funding. The application deadline is 31 March 2023. Future Food Asia Award